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Monday, June 18, 2018
Eurojersey to add heat-bonded taping to sportswear  (2018-06-13)
  Italian knitter Eurojersey has partnered with Framis Italia, a market leader in the application of polyurethane heat bonded applications for the apparel industry, to add heat-bonded taping to sports apparel from its Sensitive Fabrics brand.
OECD publishes sector-wide human rights guidelines  (2018-06-13)
  The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has outlined a comprehensive set of sector-wide recommendations it wants global companies to adopt in order to prevent and tackle human rights abuses and other harmful impacts in their supply chains.
Strong operating performance boosts Inditex Q1  (2018-06-13)
  Spanish clothing giant Inditex booked increases in both earnings and revenues in its first-quarter, underpinned by what it says was a strong operating performance and global growth in both its online and store network.
Amazon set to redefine global supply chains by 2028  (2018-06-13)
  The impact of e-commerce means global supply chains will be transformed within a decade, with giants like Amazon completely redefining global shipping and logistics, according to one research analyst.
Kraig Biocraft deploys new way to make spider silk  (2018-06-13)
  Kraig Biocraft Laboratories, the developer of spider silk based fibres, has been trialling a faster way to create larger and more complex spider silk proteins that will give improved silk strength, toughness and elasticity.
Bangladesh Accord mandate renewed for three years  (2018-06-13)
  The Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh has been given a three-year extension to its mandate by the Bangladesh government - from 1 June - after a court order preventing this was lifted.
UK and EU clash over unpaid Chinese clothing duties  (2018-06-13)
  The UK Government is to dispute a multi-billion euro charge handed to it by the European Commission in relation to alleged unpaid duties on Chinese imports of clothing and footwear over several years.
Aldo chooses tool to optimise online orders  (2018-06-12)
  Multinational footwear retailer Aldo is hoping to intelligently leverage store inventories to fulfil online orders with the adoption of predictive analysis and real-time optimisation.
Gant promotes Grevy to CEO  (2018-06-12)
  Brian Grevy has been named as chief executive officer of lifestyle brand Gant, succeeding Patrik Nilsson who is stepping down from the company after four yeas at the helm.
Renewed Apparel firm receives funding boost  (2018-06-12)
  The Renewal Workshop, which recovers and renews clothing so it can be resold, has received a funding boost from Buckhill Capital in an equity round with other investors. 
Brand appeal drives Ted Baker sales increase   (2018-06-12)
  UK lifestyle brand Ted Baker hailed the continued expansion across all of its distribution channels in the first half, driven by the strength and appeal of its brand and despite the impact of unseasonal weather in the period.
Boohoo reaffirms FY guidance on strong Q1 sales growth  (2018-06-12)
  Online fashion retailer Boohoo has reaffirmed its full-year revenue guidance on the back of strong growth in its first-quarter.
New Look FY results show a "disastrous" year  (2018-06-12)
  New Look has swung to a full-year loss amid tumbling sales at its stores and online in what one analyst calls a "disastrous" year for the UK fashion retailer.
Researchers use insect chitin for fabric finishing  (2018-06-12)
  German researchers are exploring ways of using chitosan, derived from a component of insect skin called chitin, to replace toxic chemicals in the production of textiles.
ABG snaps up Nine West, Bandolino brands for $340m  (2018-06-12)
  Nine West Holdings has sold its Nine West and Bandolino footwear and handbag business to Authentic Brands Group (ABG) in a deal valued at more than US$340m.

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