Ensure tags & other packaging meet the Global Organic Textile Standards (GOTS)

Today’s environmentally conscious consumer is looking for products that help them to minimise their environmental impact. The Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) is recognised as the world’s leading processing standard for textiles made from organic fibres. It defines high-level environmental criteria along the entire organic textiles supply chain and requires compliance with social criteria as […]

CheckProof – helping you to work smarter, not harder

Simplify your development process by using our virtual sampling as part of Checkpoint’s updated CheckProof global development solution. Checkpoint continues to innovate the digitalization and automation of your label development process, enabling you to complete more with less resources and while you and your team are working remotely. – Eliminate emails clogging your inbox with […]

Can you be sure your suppliers are working ethically?

Apparel retailers in the Covid-19 world need to be more mindful than ever of ethical treatment of workers.  Not only are consumers increasingly influenced by sustainability and the ethical creation of the garments they buy, but so are investors.  It’s therefore a business imperative to ensure that the suppliers you choose do more than simply […]

Why is it important to choose the right label partner?

Interview with Miguel Guillo, General Manager of Checkpoint ALS Iberia & Morocco Why are labels so important? Labels are a fundamental part of any garment or piece of footwear. Labels provide important information to the consumer, size, price, care instructions. Labels also communicates the Brand to the consumer, therefore, they play an important part in […]

Recycled yarns? Have confidence of full chain of custody with Checkpoint

The Global Recycled Standard (GRS) is a globally recognised holistic certification for products with recycled content. The aim of the GRS is to provide brands more accurate labelling.  It encourages innovation in the use of reclaimed materials and establishes more transparency in the supply chain, enabling you, the brand owner, to provide better information to […]

Checkpoint supports Maje with sustainable labelling

Checkpoint Systems, a global leader in source-to-shopper solutions, is helping French fashion retailer MAJE fulfil its commitment to protecting the planet, by supplying it with a new range of sustainable labels, made from recycled polyester. MAJE is part of the SMCP Group, together with other fashion brands Sandro, Claudie Pierlot and de Fursac. In 2019, […]

What is a sustainable ink?

Soy-based. Vegetable-based. Water-based. What are these inks and which is considered to be the most sustainable option? First, you need to understand the make-up of inks. They contain three main components: 1. Pigments: these give inks their colour and account for about 10-20% of the final product 2. Additives: these improve performance, like smudging and […]