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Monday, October 26, 2020
Apparel trade activity bounces back in Q3  (2020-10-21)
  After a difficult Q2, trade activity in the apparel industry bounced back 14% in the third quarter, according to a new analysis of orders placed and invoices processed during the period.
Equal partnerships key to accelerating sustainable change  (2020-10-20)
  An equal partnership between a brand and its suppliers is the only way to successfully accelerate sustainability, one industry executive has said, with collaborative action key.
Textile waste key to fashion's circular future  (2020-10-20)
  Textile waste must become the industry's new raw material, according to an inclusive, task-oriented consortium, which has issued a call to action for brands and retailers, waste collectors, and recyclers alike as part of its vision to prove the feasibility of textile-to-textile circular systems.
Manhattan Associates rolls out omnichannel-centric solution  (2020-10-20)
  Supply chain software firm Manhattan Associates has introduced what it claims is the first allocation solution specifically engineered for today's omnichannel marketplace.
True Religion emerges from bankruptcy  (2020-10-20)
  Upmarket US denim brand True Religion has emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy, under a plan of reorganisation it says paves the way for its growth plans.
Ugg launches 'Feel Good' sustainability platform  (2020-10-20)
  Footwear brand Ugg has unveiled a new 'Feel Good' platform to give context to its long-term sustainability goals and help consumers hold the company to account.
Asos commits to tackle supply chain slavery risks  (2020-10-20)
  UK online fashion retailer Asos has signed the Anti-Slavery International Charter, committing to help eradicate slavery, forced labour, and child labour in fashion supply chains. 
Forensic science to verify origin of South African mohair   (2020-10-20)
  Moves are underway to verify the origin of half of the world's supply of mohair to give manufacturers, brands and consumers greater insight into the provenance of the raw material used in their products.
ABG drives Forever 21 footprint in Latin America  (2020-10-20)
  Authentic Brands Group (ABG) has partnered with Latin American-based brand and retail operator AR Holdings to further Forever 21's retail presence across the region. 
Asos commits to eradicating slavery risks in supply chains  (2020-10-20)
  UK online fashion retailer Asos has signed the Anti-Slavery International Charter, committing to help eradicate slavery, forced labour, and child labour in fashion supply chains. 
Six workers die at Pakistan garment factory  (2020-10-20)
  Six factory workers died at a garment factory in Karachi, Pakistan, at the weekend while cleaning a chemical tank.
Alibaba to buy controlling stake in Sun Art Retail  (2020-10-20)
  China's Alibaba Group Holding Limited is to take a majority stake in Sun Art Retail Group Limited, one of the country's largest big box retailers.
3DLook rolls out body analytics tool to fix poor fit  (2020-10-19)
  Body data platform 3DLook has rolled out a body shape analytics tool, designed to help apparel companies tackle the problem of poor fit.
US apparel retailer bankruptcies among top in 2020  (2020-10-19)
  Apparel and footwear companies are amongst the three retail industries to have suffered the most this year through bankruptcies as a result of the pandemic, new figures show, with the outlook remaining bleak.
UK government to mull solutions to support garment workers  (2020-10-19)
  The UK government says it will continue discussions on what solutions are available for the garment industry to support its commitment to eradicate modern slavery, amid calls for a licensing scheme to tackle illegally low paid and unsafe conditions in some garment factories.

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