Here are Just Style’s top trending stories of the week:
Honduras strengthens position as US near-sourcing partner as recession looms
Honduras strengthens its position as a near-sourcing partner to the US apparel industry by having the second highest FTA sales of textiles and finished goods to the US, after Mexico.
Watch out for US and Nicaragua fashion sourcing as Biden takes action
US President Joe Biden signed an Executive Order (EO) targeting the Nicaraguan government. Dr. Sheng Lu, an apparel industry expert, has advised US fashion companies sourcing from the region to monitor the situation closely, as the Nicaraguan regime says it violates human rights.
Boohoo Eyes U.S. Sales Growth With First In-State Warehouse
British fast-fashion retailer Boohoo is partnering with DHL Supply Chain to help grow its business in the US with a new in-state warehouse.
Ripple effects on apparel if UK finds Xinjiang cotton ‘illegal’ in public hearing
British officials face court hearings this week after campaigners claim the UK failed to block imports of Xinjiang cotton that may have been made with forced labor, and the lawyers in the case told Just Style. Exclusively, it said there could be ripple effects in the wider apparel sector.
ABG Completes Acquisition of Ted Baker
Authentic Brands Group (ABG) has completed the acquisition of British lifestyle brand Ted Baker.
Fashion brands must embrace sustainable clothing production
Dr. Alan Hudd, founder of Alchemie Technology, a digital textile dyeing and finishing company, writes that it’s time to convince fashion’s high street brands to adopt a more sustainable approach to clothing production. increase.