As Donald Trump prepares to take office, the Trump family readies for the transition. Ivanka Trump, the President-elect’s daughter, recently removed herself from her eponymous label as well as from any dealings in the Trump Organization. Though the soon-to-be First Daughter has no official role in the administration, the family has been under pressure to remove any appearance of impropriety. Ivanka’s husband Jared Kushner is also separating himself from his role and ownership of The New York Observer ahead of stepping into the position of senior adviser to the president. Read more on Vamp.
Faced with a mountain of debt and suppliers in retreat, Toys R Us filed for bankruptcy this week.Read more
Labeling could be a boon for retailers who are looking to address consumer preferences and prioritize sustainability measures.Read more
The Chinese government’s ongoing program to inspect factories throughout the country seems to have only a minor impact on apparel and textile facilities.Read more
If the world has been forever altered by the swipe left, swipe right culture of online dating, apparel sourcing may be forever changed by Foursource.Read more
When a company like MAS Holdings, a major Sri Lanka-based intimates, activewear and leisure wear supplier that produces more than one million garments every day starts eyeing startups, it’s clear where the industry is headed.Read more
Tempur Sealy taps American Textile for sleep line, Welspun certified for Made in Green and Microban picks U.K. distributor.Read more
New research on how animals spin silk could open the door for more sustainable synthetic fiber production.Read more