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Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Lunelli Group picks PLM to boost speed to market  (2019-03-26)
  Brazilian fashion group Lunelli Group has invested in a PLM system to support its digital transformation and boost speed to market.
UK firm develops plastic free glitter for fashion  (2019-03-26)
  A UK-based supplier of metal powders and glitters has today (26 March) launched what it claims is the world's first plastic-free glitter for the fashion industry, based on natural materials and designed to decompose like a leaf in the natural environment to leave no trace.
Guess launches green apparel collection with Candiani Denim  (2019-03-26)
  Fashion retailer Guess Inc has partnered with fabric producer Candiani Denim to develop a new capsule collection for men and women made with environmentally conscious materials and manufacturing processes. 
Boohoo bolsters portfolio with MissPap acquisition   (2019-03-26)
  Online fashion retailer Boohoo has acquired women's pureplay fashion brand MissPap in a move expected to provide the group with another vehicle to drive rapid growth.
Nike earns third Fair Labor Association reaccreditation   (2019-03-26)
  US sporting goods giant Nike has received its third accreditation from the Fair Labor Association (FLA) for its social compliance programme - a move that confirms the company continues to have policies and practices in place to monitor and fix labour abuses in its supply chain. 
Asos urges third-party brands to tackle modern slavery  (2019-03-26)
  UK online fashion retailer Asos has renewed a call for its third-party brands to actively increase transparency and build capability to tackle modern slavery in their global supply chains.
Moss Bros shares tumble 10% on FY loss  (2019-03-26)
  Shares in Moss Bros Group were down by more than 10% this afternoon (26 March) as the men's wear retailer swung to a loss for the year ended 26 January on factors including lower retail store sales, weaker sterling and significant cost headwinds.
Aldi Nord and Aldi Sud commit to responsible water use  (2019-03-25)
  German discount supermarkets Aldi Nord and Aldi Sud have committed to responsible use of water in their textile supply chains. 
Ascena to sell stake in Maurices chain for $300m  (2019-03-25)
  Shares in Ascena Retail Group, owner of the Ann Taylor, Loft and Lane Bryant chains, have jumped more than 12% after the company said it is selling a majority stake in its Maurices women's clothing business for $300m.
PVH to take back control of Tommy Hilfiger in SE Asia  (2019-03-25)
  US apparel giant PVH Corporation is taking back more direct control of its Tommy Hilfiger business in Central and South East Asia ahead of plans to expand the brand in the region.
Jeanologia steps closer to eradicating textile industry discharge  (2019-03-25)
  Denim finishing technology specialist Jeanologia says it has launched a new technology with the potential to "completely eliminate" discharge in the textile industry.
US removes Uzbekistan cotton from child labour list  (2019-03-25)
  The US may be able to start sourcing cotton from Uzbekistan again following the Department of Labor's determination that the use of forced and child labour in the cotton harvest has been significantly reduced.
George at Asda to list second-tier supplier factories  (2019-03-25)
  George, the fashion and homewares arm of UK supermarket group Asda, is taking a number of steps to improve the ethical and environmental impact of its products - including using only polyester that is sourced from recycled materials by 2025, and publishing a list of its second tier apparel supplier factories.
Administration looming for Debenhams?  (2019-03-22)
  Struggling UK department store retailer Debenhams today (22 March) revealed it is seeking a cash injection of up to GBP200m (US$263m) from existing lenders - just minutes before Sports Direct International offered to buy its Danish business Magazin du Nord for GBP100m.
NCTO elects Glen Raven CEO as 2019 chairman  (2019-03-22)
  The National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO) has elected Leib Oehmig, CEO of Glen Raven Inc, as its new chairman for 2019.