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Sunday, September 24, 2017
New facility opens for digital textile printing technology  (2017-09-22)
  A new demonstration and training facility for digital textile printing technology has been opened in the Netherlands.
Destination XL connects customer, product, profit data   (2017-09-22)
  Men's wear retailer Destination XL Group has invested in a data analytics tool to connect customer, product and profit data across its business.
Top stories this week on just-style...  (2017-09-22)
  Top stories this week on just-style include a look at the myth of fast fashion's 'circular economy', China's indispensable role as the dominant player in apparel sourcing, how discounter Lidl is making money on its latest fashion range, and a new recycled natural leather product developed by Nike. 
TAL Apparel speeds up migration to cloud ERP  (2017-09-22)
  Hong Kong based manufacturing giant TAL Apparel Limited has finished the first phase of migrating its legacy enterprise resource planning (ERP) system to a cloud-based alternative in a bid to achieve significant cost reductions and operational efficiencies.
China's Best bets on agile logistics with $450m US listing  (2017-09-22)
  Alibaba-backed Chinese logistics and supply chain technology firm Best Inc has raised $450m in its US initial public offering, making this the largest US IPO of a Chinese company this year.
American Eagle Outfitters expands to India  (2017-09-22)
  Clothing retailer American Eagle Outfitters Inc is to enter India - the world's largest youth market - through licensed stores.
Inditex, H&M, Adidas among top 15 European supply chains  (2017-09-22)
  Zara brand owner Inditex, Swedish fast-fashion retailer H&M, and German sportswear giant Adidas have some of the best supply chains in Europe, according to a new review
Messe Frankfurt takes over Source Africa event  (2017-09-21)
  Trade show organiser Messe Frankfurt is strengthening its activities in Africa after acquiring two of South Africa's largest textile, footwear and apparel shows - including Source Africa.
Building on standard operating procedures in Bangladesh  (2017-09-21)
  A workshop in Bangladesh has outlined the importance of standard operating procedures (SOPs) relating to unfair labour practices and trade union registrations.
UK sourcing masterclasses supported by M&S  (2017-09-21)
  The UK Fashion & Textile Association (UKFT) is to roll out a series of masterclasses at five UK universities to help give students a better understanding of sourcing, production and manufacturing, with support from Marks & Spencer.
International Denim Days festival heads to New York City  (2017-09-21)
  The first-ever New York Denim Days festival is shaping up next week to connect denim insiders, designers, brands, buyers and consumers - with a range of events putting a spotlight on the global denim scene from a completely New York perspective.
Clothing to drive UK e-retail spend and return rates  (2017-09-21)
  Clothing and footwear are set to be the biggest contributors to growth of the UK online shopping market in the years to 2022, according to a new report, which also suggests the two categories will also account for 70% of all online returns.
Clothing outpaces UK retail sales growth in August  (2017-09-21)
  UK retail sales rose year-on-year in August, with clothing and footwear among the sectors to see a rise in spending as consumers continued to buy more from non-food stores.
Outdoor brands to help tackle microplastic pollution  (2017-09-21)
  Outdoor brands Polartec and Vaude, along with German sportswear giant Adidas and WWF Germany, are among nine organisations supporting a EUR1.7m (US$2.0m) project funded by the German Federal Ministry for Education and Research to try to reduce the impact of microparticle pollution.
Six killed in latest fire at Bangladesh textile mill  (2017-09-20)
  Six people have reportedly been killed after a blaze broke out at a textile mill in Bangladesh this week.