Top stories this week on just-style include an interview with Senol Sankaya, CEO of Yesim Tekstil, on how the company adapted to Covid-19 and why it is optimistic going forward. US textiles and apparel sales could shrink by more than 50% this year due to the pandemic, which is the biggest concern facing today's US fashion industry executives, and digital mapping technology has tracked garment factory closures in Bangladesh since the outbreak of coronavirus.
A pilot scheme that aims to tackle the issue of plastic polybag waste in the fashion industry has relaunched in the UK this week after coming to a pause earlier this year due to the outbreak of coronavirus.
Brands stocked by Asos with a UK manufacturing presence have been asked by the online fashion retailer to make four new ethical manufacturing commitments as a condition to their products being sold on the company's website.
Global fitness brand Reebok is rolling out a new digital platform that acts to minimise waste by enabling consumers to collectively determine whether a particular footwear design should enter production.