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Report Links Brands to 'Slavery' in Indian Mills

A new report alleging “modern-day slavery” in five Indian textile mills prompted Western retailers linked to the factories to pledge to take action.

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Biocouture's Suzanne Lee on the Future of Fashion

Suzanne Lee foresees a future in which "the frontier of fashion will be where designer jeans meet designer genes."

The Fiber Price Sheet: October 28, 2014

The last Tuesday of every month, WWD publishes the current, month-ago and year-ago fiber prices.

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Premium Brands Staying Close to Home in L.A.

Rising costs and mounting statutory requirements are failing to push upscale jeans companies outside their California hub.

Brands Sign On to Textile Exchange's Responsible Down Standard

H&M, Eddie Bauer and The North Face are among a group of international fashion, outdoor and bedding brands to adopt the standard.

Cambodia Factory Floor Collapses, Injures Seven

Garment workers were injured when the floor of a factory producing clothing for Swedish retailer H&M partially collapsed.

Unifi Launches Sorbtek Staple

The fiber provides permanent moisture management through a proprietary “Catch, Move, Release” technology.

Nilit Signs Deal for Invista Site in Brazil

The manufacturer intends to continue the site’s operations.

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Bangladesh Factories Seek Remediation Funds

Garment factory owners are considering the costs of improvements once again, and their ability to finance them.

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FIT's Natural Dye Garden Set for Next Step

The student-led sustainability project is going forward with laboratory testing and exploration of product development and marketing opportunities.

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New Sourcing Model Seen at L.A. Textile Show

The show got a boost from emerging designers and independent brands.

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