Tag : supply chain
The supply-chain tie-up with Chinese sourcing giant Li & Fung is a vote of confidence in the flagging retailer.
MPs support the idea of fines for businesses that repeatedly fail to pay suppliers within 30 days, but is this realistic, or even wanted, for fashion retailers and suppliers in the current trading climate? Drapers finds out
Consumers want brands and governments to be doing more about the social and environmental impacts of garment manufacturing and production, according to new research conducted by Fashion Revolution.
Businesses which fail to disclose their strategies for tackling modern slavery in their supply chain risk being publicly named by The Home Office.
Faced with the possibility of a no-deal departure from the European Union in six months’ time, British fashion businesses are scrambling to put contingency plans in place.
As artificial intelligence starts to replace human resource, Drapers examines how retailers are using the technology to leverage business opportunities
Is Turkey's supply chain unravelling?Subscription
As the Turkish lira slumped to a record low earlier this month amid political and economic turmoil in the country, Drapers investigates what impact it might have on the fashion industry.
Retailers demand action on slaverySubscription
Marks & Spencer, Clarks and Tesco have joined the Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner in calling for government to take stronger action to eliminate slavery in the supply chain.
Administrations, company voluntary arrangements (CVAs), credit insurance cuts and factories demanding upfront payments are all putting unbearable pressure on suppliers in an already-stretched market, industry sources have told Drapers.
Rebranded Make it British Live wins ethical fansSubscription
Exhibitors at newly rebranded London sourcing event Make it British Live reported higher footfall this year prompted by greater interest in supply chain transparency.