Featured reports from just-style's research store this week include company briefings on Arcadia, H&M and Next, a look at the trends in world textile and clothing trade, and global and regional trends in mill fibre consumption and man-made fibre production.  

  • Arcadia company briefing
    This briefing looks at how the incorporation of BHS has impacted Arcadia's overall performance over the last three years, and how the retailer has dealt with this. It identifies which clothing sectors offer Arcadia the most growth potential, how it can differentiate its clothing offer and compete with growing rivals like Primark, Inditex and H&M.
  • H&M company briefing
    Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) continues to expand its physical presence around the world, with new stores in China, the US and Eastern Europe driving future growth. Its focus on new brands, with the launch of & Other Stories in spring 2013 will also broaden its appeal. This company briefing looks at its activities and includes estimated sales data and market shares for H&M's total clothing, women's wear, men's wear, children's wear and accessories.
  • Next company briefing
    What is Next's share of the UK market for women's wear, men's wear, children's wear, accessories and footwear? What is their market share forecast? How have Next's clothing sales and densities developed and how is this likely to change? This briefing seeks to answer these and other questions.
  • Trends in world textile and clothing trade, January 2013 edition
    This report identifies key trends in the world textile and clothing trade and includes information on: textile trade flows, clothing trade flows, intra-Asian textile and clothing trade, and textile and clothing deficits and surpluses. It also analyses the trade activities of the world's leading textile and clothing exporting and importing countries and regions.
  • Profile of Miroglio: a leading vertically integrated textile and apparel group in Italy
    Miroglio Group is one of the largest textile and garment producers in Italy. This report highlights the company's development, divisions, competition, financial performance, and corporate social responsibility (CSR). It serves as an indispensable case study for those who want insight on a market leader in the industry and one which has weathered the effects of the global economic crisis.
  • Survey of the European fabric fairs for autumn/winter 2013/14
    The latest update in this series of reports summarises the trends which were evident at the European fabric fairs for the autumn/winter 2013/14 season. Despite the uncertain economic outlook, there was a positive air at the fairs and one of excitement. The author of the report visited Munich Fabric Start, Première Vision and Milano Unica where she interviewed exhibitors and found out first-hand which trends are proving to be the most popular.