Women’s Wear Daily
04.24.2014

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Rob Wayss, Bangladesh, Accord on Fire and Building Safety, IndustriALL, Rana Plaza, anniversary, worker safety, factory, collapse, Dhaka, wages, factory inspections, manufacturing, apparel, exports,

The Accord Staffs Up for Task at Hand in Bangladesh

Rob Wayss, executive director of Bangladesh operations for the Accord on Fire and Building Safety, discusses the situation in the country today.

Bangladesh, Ali Ahmed Khan, Rana Plaza, anniversary, worker safety, factory, collapse, Dhaka, ILO, wages, Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety, Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh, Obama administration, factory inspections, manufacturing, apparel, BRAC, exports, Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association, BGMEA

Bangladesh Marks Anniversary of Rana Plaza Tragedy

As the one-year anniversary of the tragedy nears, there are a host of reminders of the lost lives, but also of some lessons learned.

Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association, Shahidullah Azim, BGMEA, interview, Bangladesh, Rana Plaza, anniversary, worker safety, factory, collapse, Dhaka,  wages, factory inspections, manufacturing, apparel, BRAC, exports,

Fostering Change From the BGMEA

The association's vice president Shahidullah Azim talks about the changes that have taken place in the Bangladesh industry since the Rana Plaza disaster.

The Big Picture in Bangladesh From the ILO Perspective

Srinivas B. Reddy, the country director for the International Labor Organization, looks back at the last year and what lies ahead.

Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety, Ian Spaulding, Rana Plaza, Bangladesh, anniversary, worker safety, factory, collapse, Dhaka, wages, factory inspections, manufacturing, apparel, exports,

Alliance: Looking at Bangladesh From the Ground Level

The team at the Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety has a strong local mix and getting the operations off the ground is clearly happening rapidly.

Sidney Kimmel, Jones New York, the quiet giant, interview, Q&A, Jones Group, Sycamore, Sidney Kimmel Entertainment, Malibu, Nine West, Lauren Ralph Lauren, Polo, W.R. Grace, Marvin Traub, Frank Doroff, Michael Gould, Kal Ruttenstein, Gloria Vanderbilt, Evan-Picone, Jones Sport, Giraffe, Anne Klein, Kasper, Norma Kamali

In Conversation With Sidney Kimmel: 'The Quiet Giant' Tells His Story

Now that the sale of the Jones Group has been completed, the founder of the Jones New York label has some things he’d like to say.

Chinese Woker Strike Spreads to Jiangxi

The strike involving tens of thousands of workers at factories in Dongguan has now spilled over into manufacturing facilities located in another province.

Hazaribagh, Dhaka, Bangladesh, leather, toxic waste, Tanneries, Bangladesh Tanners Association, environmental law, workers, health risks, leather production, manufacturing,

Bangladesh's Toxic Tanneries

More than 50 years of weak regulation has led to severe environmental effects and has deteriorated workers’ health, according to an industry association.

Fashion Access, APLF, hong kong, janet wang, minimalism, alfredo gil, charo garcia, bethany mak, ben fashion, mardiana ika, ika butoni,

Attendance Strong at Fashion Access in Hong Kong

APLF’s fair celebrated its 30th anniversary with an increase in visitor numbers, but the lackluster economy stopped it from really sparkling.

Leon Green, Talbots, Fall, 2014, collection, store, alpaca, fashion review, retail

Talbots Fall 2014

“Town and country living” is how Leon Green, senior vice president of design at Talbots, described the retailer’s fall collection.

Mass Protest at Chinese Sneaker Factory

Plant manufactures shoes for Adidas, Nike, Reebok, New Balance and more.

woolmark, prize, joseph altuzarra, rosie assoulin, whit, nonoo, m patmos, jonathan simkhai, timo weiland, International Woolmark Award, CFDA, Council of Fashion Designers of America, IMG Australia; British Fashion Council, Chambre Syndicale de la Couture, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Madrid.

U.S. Finalists for International Woolmark Prize Revealed

For the first time, there will be one overall winner for women’s wear and one overall winner for men’s wear.

VF Opens Chinese Distribution Center

Company invests $60 million, takes option to allow for expansion.

Tents@Project, New York, Tommy Fazio, Project, Liberty, MRket, Capsule, Agenda, new york, nyc, trade show,

Project to Bring The Tents to N.Y.

The trade show operator will add its elevated offering of men’s designer and luxury brands to the July edition of its show.

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