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Rob Wayss

Bangladesh Apparel Firms Hit by Nepal Earthquake

The two consortia of brands, retailers and unions formed in the wake of the Rana Plaza disaster are now conducting post-earthquake inspections of a designated number of factories.

Repreve Recycled Fiber on Graduation Tour

During the spring graduation season, more than 300,000 students around the U.S. will graduate wearing Oak Hall Repreve-based gowns, using 8 million recycled plastic bottles.

The Fiber Price Sheet

The Fiber Price Sheet: April 30, 2015

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

Huntsman, DuPont Team for Zelan R3 Sustainable Finish

Mills and brands that use Zelan R3 finish will now be able to provide consumers with durable water-repellent fabrics utilizing an environmental sustainability solution.

Woolmark Reveals India, Middle East Nominees

India, Middle East nominees named for the International Woolmark Prize

The OEKO-TEX Made in Green Traceable Consumer label.

Oeko-Tex Creates Made In Green Label

Label would certify product as free of harmful substances.

Spinning yarn at Unifi.

Unifi Income Up 53% in Third Quarter

Driven by strong polyester yarn sales in North and Central America, Unifi Inc. reported net income increased 53 percent to $10 million, or 55 cents a share, in the third quarter.

Study Shows Industry Interest In East African Sourcing Rising

Africa’s potential as fertile ground for apparel manufacturing is starting to take seed.

Jill Tucker Talks About Cambodia’s Sourcing Challenge

Between October 2011 and December 2014, Jill Tucker worked as chief technical adviser to the International Labour Organization’s Better Factories Cambodia program.