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Tuesday, August 21, 2018
House of Fraser cancels online orders amid dispute  (2018-08-17)
  UK department store retailer House of Fraser is cancelling all online orders and refunding customers following a reported dispute with its warehouse operator.
Yesim Textile pilots new joint auditing model  (2018-08-17)
  Yesim Textile, one of Turkey's leading vertically-integrated manufacturers of knit products for US and European retailers, has been piloting a new joint auditing model where brands supervise their suppliers under a single social compliance audit.
Young men revealed as UK's most prolific shoe buyers  (2018-08-17)
  British men aged 16-24 have stepped into pole position when it comes to purchasing shoes, with new research showing they are now Britain's number one footwear buyers.
Customer experience drives supply chain innovation  (2018-08-17)
  Customer experience is driving the next wave of supply chain innovation, according to a new report, but market leaders are also giving short shrift to emerging technologies like blockchain and drones.
Fat Face hails strong year thanks to investment  (2018-08-16)
  UK fashion retailer Fat Face has hailed a strong year for the company as it booked higher sales and earnings, boosted by investment in areas including in e-commerce.
TUV Rhineland latest to become ZDHC certifier  (2018-08-16)
  German inspection services group TUV Rhineland has become the newest Accepted Certification Testing Standard for Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) Manufacturing Restricted Substances List conformance.
FineLine eyes global tagging growth with Traderplus buy  (2018-08-16)
  FineLine Technologies is extending its global service bureau presence to South Africa, Australia and China with the acquisition of South Africa-based barcode tag and RFID label provider Traderplus.
Delta Galil acquisition costs weigh on Q2 earnings  (2018-08-16)
  Israeli apparel major Delta Galil Industries has reaffirmed its full year outlook, despite booking a drop in earnings and relatively flat sales in its second quarter.
C2C Certified toolkit launched for denim and materials  (2018-08-16)
  Fashion for Good, a global initiative trying to make fashion more sustainable, has launched what it claims is the world's first comprehensive toolkit to get fashion brands, retailers and manufacturers started on the development of Cradle to Cradle Certified products.
Research underway to develop non-creasing cotton  (2018-08-16)
  A team of scientists in Australia is working on a project to develop the next generation cotton fibre - which could feature many of the properties of synthetics, such as being stretchy, non-creasing and even waterproof, while retaining its natural fibre feel.
Clothing contributes to US retail sales rise in July  (2018-08-16)
  Sales at US clothing stores rebounded in July, helping to lift total retail sales during the month and kicking off the third quarter a on solid footing.
Resale sites pose a threat to mainstream UK retailers  (2018-08-15)
  The majority of millennials in the UK are choosing to purchase clothing from resale websites in a move that could be a cause for concern for high street fashion heavyweights, the findings of a new survey show.
China viscose sector sets sustainability roadmap  (2018-08-15)
  Ten of China's largest viscose fibre producers - who between them represent over 50% of the world's viscose staple fibre production - have released details of a three-year roadmap to improve the sustainability of the viscose industry from sourcing to production.
Destination Maternity CFO David Stern resigns  (2018-08-15)
  David Stern, executive vice president and chief financial officer of US retailer Destination Maternity, has stepped down after just over two years in the role.
ITMA 2019 a "sell-out" despite two additional halls   (2018-08-15)
  Organisers of one of the world's leading textile and garment technology exhibitions, ITMA 2019, have hailed the demand for space at next year's event, adding that it is already fully booked despite the addition of two extra halls to the floor plan.

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