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Saturday, September 21, 2019
Centric Software integrates PLM and multiple 3D tools  (2019-09-20)
  Centric Software is introducing a fully digital, 3D design and development workflow with integration to multiple leading 3D fashion solutions including those offered by CLO, Browzwear and EFI Optitex.
Amazon plans to meet Paris Agreement 10 years early  (2019-09-20)
  Jeff Bezos, CEO and founder of Amazon, says the e-commerce giant has decided to use its "size and scale to make a difference" by co-founding a new climate pledge as part of a commitment to meet the Paris Agreement ten years early.
Cambodia raises garment worker wage by 4.4%  (2019-09-20)
  Cambodia today (20 September) announced that next year's monthly minimum wage for workers in the country's garment and footwear sectors will rise to $190 - an increase of 4.4%.
Dillard's to launch British shoe brand Carvela in the US  (2019-09-20)
  US department store group Dillard's is to exclusively launch British footwear mainline label Carvela in 75 stores across America and online this holiday season.
Top stories this week on just-style...  (2019-09-20)
  Top stories this week on just-style include a look at how Rwanda is stepping into Africa's apparel sourcing mix with a new export-led garment factory quickly making up for lost time, a new study claims social audits fail "spectacularly" to protect garment workers, and Uniqlo is partnering with materials maker Toray Industries to produce clothing made from recycled down and fabric.
Shoe Carnival shakes up executive team  (2019-09-20)
  Cliff Sifford, CEO of Shoe Carnival, has relinquished the title of president as part of a leadership shakeup at the US footwear retailer as it creates a new management structure aligned with its long-term strategic plan.
Karnataka garment workers demand agreed minimum wage  (2019-09-19)
  A delay by the government of India's Karnataka state in announcing minimum wages for garment workers sparked "massive" protests last week, unions have said.
AI "transforming manufacturing" predicts expert  (2019-09-19)
  Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are "transforming manufacturing as we know it" and already helping to improve profits and inventory levels, one manufacturing and supply chain expert believes.
Low prices behind factory closures says BGMEA boss  (2019-09-19)
  The head of the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association has blamed low prices paid by international brands and retailers as one of the reasons so many factories have closed down over the last year.
Which merchants and mills source most Better Cotton?  (2019-09-19)
  A new ranking released by the Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) has revealed the top 20 cotton merchants and top 50 mills based on their total Better Cotton sourcing volumes in 2018.
New Fujitsu tape measure uploads data automatically  (2019-09-19)
  Japanese technology company Fujitsu is to begin sales of a new tape-measure based device it says will allow for more efficient measurements in the apparel industry.
Vietnam garment and footwear exports rise in August  (2019-09-19)
  Vietnam's textile and apparel exports during August grew 2.2% to US$3.37bn year-on-year according to new data from customs officials.
Gerry Weber gets green light on insolvency plan   (2019-09-19)
  Insolvent German women's wear retailer Gerry Weber International has had its insolvency plan approved by the majority of its creditors.
JD Sports' Footasylum bid raises competition concerns  (2019-09-19)
  The early findings of an investigation by UK Government watchdog the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) into JD Sports' proposed takeover of competitor Footasylum has raised concerns that the merger could result in a worse deal for customers, both in-store and online.
Toast launches Circle in-store clothes swap  (2019-09-19)
  UK womenswear brand Toast is launching an in-store clothes-swap initiative next month at its stores across the UK in a bid to encourage customers to embrace circularity.

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