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Saturday, September 22, 2018
New Zealand bans controversial mulesing practice  (2018-09-18)
  New Zealand's wool industry is about to become more ethical after the country's government banned the practice of mulesing sheep, with businesses facing a fine of up to NZ$25,000 (US$16,484) for a breach.
Rothy's diverts over 15m bottles for sustainable footwear line  (2018-09-18)
  US sustainable women's footwear firm Rothy's has diverted more than 15m plastic bottles from landfill since its founding, as the company grows its portfolio.
UK leads Europe in online exports, clothing ranked top  (2018-09-17)
  The UK has been named Europe's largest online exporter according to a new report from Ipsos conducted on behalf of PayPal, with clothing the most popular category for cross-border purchases.
Bangladesh textiles bill hopes to boost RMG investment  (2018-09-17)
  The Bangladesh Parliament has passed a textiles bill which it says is planned to promote investment in the country's readymade garments sector.  
Perry Ellis personalises global customer experience   (2018-09-17)
  US apparel business Perry Ellis International (PEI) has selected Oracle Retail customer engagement solutions to better personalise the shopping experience for customers across the United States and United Kingdom.
Sustainable trade convention tackles responsible sourcing  (2018-09-17)
  The UN Forum on Sustainability Standards and the Quality Council of India have together launched a conference aimed at tackling a number of green barriers to the fashion industry.
Savers shops to phase out plastic bags by end of 2018  (2018-09-17)
  US thrift retailer Savers has announced plans to phase out plastic bags from stores across the United States and Canada by the end of the year as part of its Rethink Reuse campaign.
Clothing helps boost US retail sales in August  (2018-09-17)
  Sales at US clothing stores have again helped to lift total retail sales during August, albeit at a much slower pace than previous months.
H&M returns to sales growth in Q3  (2018-09-17)
  Shares in Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) were up by almost 13% this-morning (17 September) as the Swedish fashion retailer regained its upward trajectory after two straight quarters of flat sales growth.
Boohoo taps Primark's John Lyttle as new CEO  (2018-09-17)
  Online fashion retailer Boohoo has tapped rival Primark's chief operating officer, John Lyttle, as its new CEO.
Investors call for continuation of the Bangladesh Accord  (2018-09-17)
  A group of 153 investors representing US$2.8 trillion in assets has warned against the premature termination of the Bangladesh Accord for Fire and Building Safety - saying that lingering risks in the country's garment factories threaten workers, brands and investors.
Roadmap launched for Sustainable Development Goals  (2018-09-14)
  Accountancy giant KPMG has partnered with Textile Exchange to provide a roadmap for companies seeking to integrate Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into their supply chains, offering practical guidance for engagement.
Myanmar garment productivity project gains momentum  (2018-09-14)
  A three-year project taking place in Myanmar's garment industry to enhance productivity and improve workplace health and safety is generating great interest, organisers have told just-style, and feeds into a wider goal of improving productivity by 25% over the next ten years.
C&A uses Roica stretch yarns for sustainable C2C jeans  (2018-09-14)
  Fashion retailer C&A has launched what it claims are the world's most sustainably made Cradle-to-Cradle Certified jeans.
True Fit boosts shopping experience with new releases  (2018-09-14)
  Size prediction firm True Fit has launched two new products powered by its Fashion Genome - what it claims is the largest connected data set for apparel and footwear.

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