Tag : manufacturing
85% of Bangladesh factory repairs completeSubscription
Garment factories under the Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety have completed 85% of all required repairs, in its fourth year of operating.
Womenswear brand and manufacturer David Nieper has outlined plans to set up a new fabric-printing facility at its base in Derbyshire.
Why fashion needs an orderly BrexitSubscription
As the UK government attempts to secure a transitional deal to ease our exit from the European Union, we explore how this could benefit the fashion and textiles industry.
The Bangladeshi government has given the Bangladesh Accord on Fire and Building Safety the go-ahead to operate for another three years.
Good sourcing, VietnamSubscription
Vietnam is evolving as an attractive sourcing destination for clothing and footwear retailers, even against the broader shift to “near shoring” for speed to market. Drapers finds out why
The government should consider enforcing an embargo on goods made in factories that fail to pay workers the minimum wage, director of labour market enforcement Sir David Metcalf has said.
Pure London launches sourcing showSubscription
London trade show Pure is launching a new sourcing event, which aims to provide a “gateway” for international manufacturers to break into the UK market.
Industry hits out at Brexit workforce flightSubscription
Retailers and manufacturers have criticised the lack of certainty surrounding Brexit, which has resulted in some European Union workers leaving the UK, causing a skills gap and workforce shortage.
Representatives from New Look and Asos have met with more than 50 representatives of textile industry regulators and enforcement agencies to discuss stamping out unethical practices in factories in the Leicester area.
Hard Brexit to cost UK manufacturers £17bnSubscription
Manufacturers throughout the UK will be hit by a £17bn fall in revenue following a hard Brexit, a new report has found.