A new standard for regenerative organic agriculture, including cotton production, has been developed by a group of farmers, ranchers, non-profits, scientists, and brands - including outdoor apparel company Patagonia.
Ailing US retailer Destination Maternity has seen its share price jump after revealing it is analysing potential strategic alternatives in a bid to return to profitability through streamlining and investment in e-commerce.
A specialised training programme has launched for entrepreneurs and start-ups in Africa's textile, apparel and accessories industry, as part of plans to increase the continent's competitiveness in the sector.
UK retail footfall dropped by more than 1% for the third consecutive time in September, an unwelcome sense of déjà vu that drove the three month rolling average down to its lowest point since August of last year.
Cambodia's garment manufacturers have urged the government to push for the fabric-forward rule during negotiations for the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) - a move that could hurt the sector if not included.
Luxury UK fashion group Burberry is looking to affect "real change" in the leather goods supply chain via a partnership with Elvis & Kresse that sees the latter use Burberry's leather offcuts to reproduce homeware and accessories for sale.
Apparel retailer Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) has hit back at press reports it sends "tonnes" of unused clothing to incinerators rather than recycling it, insisting this is a "rare" practice, only done in the event products do not meet the required safety regulations.
Global unions have been given the green light to proceed to the next stage of arbitration in a case against two "leading fashion brands" for non-compliance with the Bangladesh Accord on Fire and Building Safety.
America's first contract to supply US-grown textile grade hemp for use in apparel production has been agreed with a Los Angeles-based clothing company, marking a milestone in the use of the previously outlawed fibre.
Leather chemicals and coatings company Stahl has opened a new Application Lab in Arzignano in Italy, and has joined forces with New Zealand's Lowe Corporation which will use the company's EasyWhite Tan tanning system.
A workshop in Vietnam has seen 33 trade union leaders from Inditex supplier garment factory unions review their network's activities for 2017, exchange best practices and set the agenda for 2018 as part of their role to implement a pledge made by the Spanish clothing giant to protect and promote labour conditions throughout its entire supply chain.
Five members of the World Trade Organization (WTO) have questioned China's import ban on solid waste, particularly for certain scrap materials, that could have a negative impact on the global textile recycling progress.