Italian textile manufacturer Cifra has certified and patented its Warp Knit Seamless supply chain technology on an international level, while also giving sustainability a boost with a new commitment by the firm.
Hong Kong-based apparel manufacturing giant Crystal International has embarked on its third set of five-year sustainability targets, adding new social indicators to the goals it hopes to accomplish by 2022.
The Bangladesh government is being urged to improve the country's logistical efficiency - in particular connectivity to ports and roads - if it hopes to capitalise on new domestic and international trade opportunities.
China has hit back at US President Donald Trump with new tariffs on US$60bn of US goods in response to his move yesterday (18 September) to proceed with new duties on an additional US$200bn worth of goods from the East Asian country.
The Corruption and Human Rights Initiative has raised "serious concerns" over the methodology and ethical procedures employed by the International Labour Organization (ILO) over its third-party monitoring of forced and child labour in Uzbekistan's cotton harvest.
The National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO) has welcomed President Donald Trump's latest move to proceed with a 10% tariff on an additional US$200bn worth of goods from China and renewed its request for added duties on Chinese textile and apparel end items.
Shop Direct CEO Henry Birch has hailed the potential of the online fashion retailer as it announced full-year results he said show a good underlying performance in a competitive external market, thanks, in the main, to its Very brand.
Sri Lankan apparel and fabric manufacturing giant MAS Holdings has been recognised as Exporting Conglomerate of the Year thanks to its work towards positioning the country as an ethical and sustainable sourcing destination.
Lululemon Athletica has made its third senior executive appointment this year with the promotion of Sun Choe to the role of chief product officer as the Canadian yogawear retailer thrives under its new chief executive.