The organisers of denim trade show Kingpins have outlined plans for the next edition of its online-only event Kingpins24, which will also feature a new online sourcing platform that digitises denim collections from mills around the globe.
A new global survey has found while there is clearly still a need for strong fundamental skills in the fashion industry - such as apparel costing, sourcing, and supply chain management - there is a gap in so-called "future" skills that combine 3D digitalisation and data skills with technical skills.
The Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) has launched a new campaign to raise industry awareness of the importance of sourcing materials from sustainably managed forests and outlined a roadmap to help brands and retailers ensure their businesses supports and benefits from sustainable forest management.
The organisers of Performance Days have cancelled this year's physical December edition of the functional fabric fair in favour of a digital event amid an increasing number of Covid-19 infections and further international travel bans.
Kohl's is to launch a new private label speciality athleisure brand, produced using sustainable methods and materials, as the US department store retailer looks to strengthen its position in active and casual apparel to tap into consumer demand for more comfortable clothing.
UK fashion sustainability campaign Fashion Revolution has called for more transparency beyond the first tier of garment manufacturing to include the disclosure of processing facilities and textile mills.
The Covid-19 crisis has hit the garment sector in the Asia- Pacific region hard, with plummeting retail sales in key export markets affecting workers and enterprises throughout supply chains, new research from the International Labour Organization (ILO) shows.