Bangladesh’s opposition party has called for an extension to the 72-hour hike, changing it instead to 120 hours—reportedly the fifth time the party has extended a scheduled strike. Now the strike … Read More
For all the fuss about free trade agreements (FTAs) and duty-free concessions, in 2014 they had a peculiarly patchy effect on where buyers chose to ...
Global trade and sourcing is constantly in flux, and each year brings both familiar challenges and new angles to analyze for sustaining a successful business. Sourcing ...
Omnichannel retail is nothing new. For the past several years industry experts and analysts have increasingly told retailers, big and small, that in order to ...
The apparel industry is keeping a watchful eye on Myanmar, also called Burma, where labor disputes and continued concerns over factory safety compliance and other ...
India's Gujarat government’s finance minister, Saurabh Patel announced last week in a state budget presentation that the government will impose a 5 percent Value Added Tax (VAT) on technical … Read More
“Made in Britain” may not conjure notions of an exploited workforce, but according to a new report, workers in the country’s Leicester and East Midlands garment sectors are being paid as little has … Read More
Pantone and its parent company X-Rite Incorporated, a global leader in color science and technology, unveiled Monday a new series of tools for accurate color measurement across the supply … Read More
Instances of child labor have often been buzzed about in low cost countries, but a new International Labour Organization (ILO) study on the subject found that nearly 17 million children between ages … Read More
Global trade and sourcing is constantly in flux, and each year brings both familiar challenges and new angles to analyze for sustaining a successful business. Sourcing Journal partnered with … Read More
India's government launched two new initiatives in Nagaland to bolster apparel and textile growth in the North East Region. The country's Minister of State for Textiles, Shri Santosh Kumar Gangwar, … Read More
Omnichannel retail is nothing new. For the past several years industry experts and analysts have increasingly told retailers, big and small, that in order to survive they need to deliver a seamless … Read More
Personalized shopping experiences are helpful not only in capturing faithful customers, but they are also helping to decreasing cart abandonment and increasing online sales. According to an … Read More
Mid-tier U.S. department store operator Kohl’s Corporation (KSS) posted financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2014 that beat Wall Street expectations. Kohl's announced that for … Read More
Victoria’s Secret parent L Brands posted financial performance that topped Wall Street estimates on both the top- and bottom-lines for the fourth quarter and full fiscal year. Net sales for the … Read More
Gap Inc., owner of the Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy, Athleta and other brands, announced fourth quarter and full fiscal year financial results. For the quarter ending Jan. 31, net sales were up 3 … Read More
Global apparel and home fashions off-price leader TJX Companies (TJX) announced above-plan sales and earnings results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended Jan. 31, and accelerated store … Read More
Textiles moving in and out of Bangladesh could face more delays as the country’s opposition party has called a 72-hour hartal, or strike, starting Sunday to protest the current crossfire with the … Read More
The J.C. Penney Company (JCP) announced financial results Thursday for its fiscal fourth quarter and fiscal year 2014. Although fourth-quarter sales topped Wall Street estimates, earnings missed, … Read More
It’s official: Brands and retailers without a mobile-optimized website risk losing out on potential sales. According to the seventh annual MyBuys “Personalization Consumer Survey,” published Feb. 20, … Read More
American manufacturing may be picking up pace at least in South Carolina, once a relevant textile production hub, as Venus Group, Inc., a textile manufacturer specializing in linens, aprons, uniforms, … Read More
Building the best product requires a painstaking exercise in quality management which begins at the initial stages of material design and continues through production. But quality management alone lacks critical business foresight; compliance management is an often overlooked step in the development process.
Gain critical insight into why incorporating compliance requirements into product design is paramount for next-gen organizations and learn three critical steps you can implement today to make it happen.