A move by the Fair Labor Association (FLA) to require its company affiliates to publicly disclose their supplier lists is being seen as a significant development towards greater transparency and corporate accountability for garment workers' rights in global supply chains.
Performance footwear and apparel retailer Brooks Running has named Dan Sheridan as its new executive vice president, chief operating officer, with responsibilities that include leading the brand's sales, e-commerce and digital, supply chain and IT teams.
The United Nations (UN) has officially launched the 'UN Alliance on Sustainable Fashion' with the goal of creating an industry-wide push for action to reduce fashion's negative social, economic and environmental impacts.
Ten new start-ups focusing on innovative data management, new materials, dyeing technology, and end of use solutions are among the latest batch of innovations that will be nurtured for their potential to accelerate the shift to a circular fashion industry.
The Fair Labor Association (FLA) has accredited US sportswear brand Under Armour's social compliance programme in a move that confirms the company has strong policies and practices in place to set goals, monitor, and remediate problems to improve conditions for the workers within its global supply chain.
February proved a truly dismal month for the handful of US apparel retailers still reporting their monthly sales, with all booking a fall in monthly comps and two announcing the end of their monthly same-store sales reports.