Daily apparel and textile news - from just-style.com
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New - albeit sketchy - details are starting to emerge on a draft cotton policy being trialled with Chinese cotton farmers in the region of Xinjiang, which will pay subsidies when the market price falls below a pre-set benchmark.
Following the launch of an online campaign aimed at raising awareness of animal cruelty in Spain's fur industry, a number of fashion brands have moved to defend their position.
A number of fashion brands have moved to defend their position following the launch of an online campaign aimed at raising awareness of animal cruelty in Spain's fur industry.
Adriano Goldschmied, the creator of iconic denim lines Diesel, Replay and AG Adriano Goldschmied and adviser to many other denim brands, is joining the speaker line-up at the annual IAF World Fashion convention taking place later this month.
Dollar General has once again reaffirmed its commitment to acquiring Family Dollar Stores, which has advised shareholders to reject a tender offer from its rival.
The US has imposed stringent security checks on ships that have called at a Cambodian port.
The latest findings from an ongoing survey into the popularity of US athletic footwear and apparel brands suggest there has been a huge leap for Under Armour among female consumers.
Australian apparel, footwear and accessories retailer Oroton Group has booked a double-digit increase in full-year profit, helped by strong revenue growth.
After seeing a substantial increase in sports retail profits over the last year, JD Sports now has the opportunity to push ahead with developing its concept in Europe, analysts have said.
As part of its international growth strategy to open 250 new international stores by 2016, Marks & Spencer (M&S) is to expand into Scandinavia via a franchise agreement.
The Cotton made in Africa (CmiA) initiative designed to help African cotton farmers, generated licensing revenues of more than EUR1m (US$1.3m) for the first time last year, with more than 85,000 tons of cotton sold through the scheme.
The American Apparel and Footwear Association (AAFA) has emphasised the importance of Congress renewing the Nicaragua TPL trade agreement for US textile jobs, as the expiration date nears.
French Connection has narrowed its loss in the first half as initiatives to turnaround the UK fashion apparel retailer continue to gain traction but remain a "work-in-progress".
Authorities in Bangladesh have been urged to start making plans to ensure building and fire safety in the ready-made garment industry is upheld once the current support from external stakeholders comes to an end.
Footwear business Skechers USA has filed a lawsuit against rival DB Shoe Company for selling footwear that it claims infringes on its Go Walk product line.
Apparel prices in the US dropped in August, following three consecutive months of growth, according to new figures.
Upscale department store retailer Neiman Marcus Group has swung to a loss in its fourth-quarter due to an increase in interest expenses and flat margins.
Outdoor lifestyle footwear and apparel brand Timberland is on track to grow revenues by $1.4bn over the next five years, parent company VF Corporation said today (17 September).
A near-shore fashion sourcing event set to take place later this month will include a debate on the challenges and opportunities for men's wear.
Organisers of next year's Texprocess trade fair are hoping to help apparel retailers, brands and manufacturers navigate a range of industry challenges, including new sources of production and technologies to help improve productivity.