In a step closer to beginning spider silk production in Vietnam, Kraig Biocraft Laboratories has been awarded an Investment Certificate for the production of high technology silk in the country's Quang Nam province.
German fashion group Tom Tailor Holding has said it expects its realignment plan to have a positive impact this year, but admitted it still has "quite a way to go" as it revealed a net loss for fiscal 2016.
South Korea's Sae-A Trading, one of the world's largest apparel manufacturers and exporters, has reiterated its commitment to Haiti, where it employs more than 10,000 people, by opening a second school in the country.
US outdoor sporting goods retailer Sportsman's Warehouse has tapped former Walmart executive, Jon Barker, as president and chief operating officer, assuming responsibility for the company's supply chain.
As part of a bid to streamline its international trade activities in China, German sportswear giant Adidas Group has invested in an automated solution to help simplify the import and export process and allow the company to respond more quickly to regulatory changes.
The World Federation of the Sporting Goods Industry (WFSGI) has named Rakhil Hirdaramani, owner and director of Sri Lanka based apparel manufacturing giant Hirdaramani Group, as chairman of its manufacturers committee.
As part of a bid to grow its business in Asia, Amsterdam-based jeans maker Denham Group has inked a joint venture with international fashion conglomerate Trendy International Group to distribute the Denham brand in Greater China.
G-III Apparel Group has inked an exclusive licensing agreement with Macy's for its recently acquired DKNY brand, in a move that will see the retailer serve as the sole US department store for sales of DKNY women's apparel and accessories.
Carbon-binding nylon made from biomass and solar energy instead of oil, vegetal leather made from wine production waste, and an idea that turns cow manure into biodegradable textiles are just some of the winners named by the non-profit H&M Foundation in the second edition of its Global Change Award.