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Updated: 1 hour 37 min ago

WORLD: Textile dye prices rise on environmental pressure

5 hours 8 min ago
Tougher environmental controls in the production of raw materials and intermediate chemicals in Asia, especially in China, are leading to higher prices for textile dyes.

EU: Bangladesh GSP benefits depend on labour reforms

5 hours 42 min ago
The European Union says Bangladesh must make more progress on labour issues if it wants to continue to benefit from preferential access to the EU market.

US: Poor weather hurts Destination Maternity Q2 profit

5 hours 54 min ago
Destination Maternity has blamed adverse weather and challenging economic conditions for a 45.8% decline in second-quarter profit.

CHINA: Manufacturing activity remains weak in April

6 hours 22 min ago
Manufacturing activity in China continued to remain weak in April, contracting for the fourth month in a row but showing a slight improvement on March.

US: Superior Uniform Group Q1 earnings tumble

6 hours 58 min ago
Career and workwear manufacturer Superior Uniform Group saw earnings tumble in its first-quarter as a result of poorer sales in its uniforms and related product segment.

NICARAGUA: AAFA lobbies Congress on renewal of Nicaragua TPL

8 hours 4 sec ago
The American Apparel and Footwear Association (AAFA) say it will continue to lobby Congress over the renewal of the Nicaragua TPL trade agreement, which links over 1,000 US textile jobs, before it expires later this year.

UK: Analysts have high hopes for Primark's US launch

8 hours 3 min ago
The news that Primark will open its first store in the US next year has been well received by analysts, with one saying it will significantly increase the UK value fashion chain's long-term growth potential.

US: Innovation drives Under Armour Q1 profit surge

8 hours 44 min ago
Continued investment in innovative new products helped performance apparel, footwear and accessories brand Under Armour to almost double its profit during the first quarter.

US: Round Rock deal to help Avery Dennison RFID uptake

9 hours 48 min ago
RFID solutions specialist Avery Dennison says its licensing deal with Round Rock Research will reduce time, energy, and risk for US-based apparel retailers and brands using its inlays.

US: Avery Dennison RFID tracking reduces risk for apparel brands

9 hours 48 min ago
RFID solutions specialist Avery Dennison says its licensing deal with Round Rock Research will reduce time, energy, and risk for US-based apparel retailers and brands using its inlays.

HONG KONG: Advisory Committee brainstorms on cashmere forum

10 hours 18 min ago
An advisory committee for the Cashmere World forum is developing a programme of speakers for this year's event, which it says will be designed to "propel the industry to another level".

US: More progress needed for Bangladesh to regain GSP

10 hours 25 min ago
The US has indicated that "much more work" is still needed to improve Bangladesh's labour standards before the Generalised System of Preference (GSP) benefits can be reinstated.

US: LC Waikiki to optimize supply chain performance

10 hours 29 min ago
Turkish apparel retailer LC Waikiki is to implement warehouse and performance management systems to optimize the accuracy and performance of its supply chain.

US: Body Central to review strategic alternatives

10 hours 52 min ago
Body Central Corp has retained Houlihan Lokey Capital as its financial advisor to help the value apparel retailer review various financing, transactional and strategic alternatives.

US: Unifi Q3 profit soars on improved sales

11 hours 9 min ago
US yarn manufacturer Unifi saw its third-quarter profit more than triple, thanks to higher sales and lower domestic depreciation expenses.

NORWAY: Hansen Protection deploys PLM system

11 hours 17 min ago
Protective clothing and life-jacket maker Hansen Protection has implemented Gerber Technology's YuniquePLM product lifecycle management solution to manage the design, development and manufacturing of its product lines.

US: Higher costs hit Rocky Brands Q1 profit

11 hours 26 min ago
US apparel and footwear company Rocky Brands has reported a double-digit decline in first-quarter profit, blaming lower margins and increased costs.

UK: SuperGroup appoints ex-Asda exec to head up e-commerce

11 hours 29 min ago
UK clothing retailer SuperGroup has poached Asda executive John Wragg as its new e-commerce chief.

CHINA: Brands urged to uphold responsibility at Yue Yuen

11 hours 37 min ago
Hong Kong-based advocacy group Globalization Monitor has issued an open letter to brands sourcing from the striking Yue Yuen factory in China - Adidas, Nike, and Timberland - demanding they uphold their corporate social responsibility.

CHINA: Demand for brands to bear social responsibility over strike

11 hours 37 min ago
Hong Kong-based advocacy group Globalization Monitor has issued an open letter to sourcing brands of the striking Yue Yuen factory in China - Adidas, Nike, and Timberland - demanding they bear their corporate social responsibility.

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