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Katie Smith is a reporter for just-style and the newest member of the editorial team. Since she joined parent company Aroq Ltd she has written for both just-style and its sister site just-food, as well as completing a post-graduate training course in magazine journalism.
As part of her current role, Katie is building on her knowledge of the global apparel and footwear industry by generating, researching and writing news stories and insights.
Articles by Katie Smith
UK business associations have expressed their relief as the referendum on Scottish independence resulted in a no vote, meaning they will remain part of the union.
The most-read stories on just-style this week include news that clothing and footwear is the item most purchased online by UK consumers, Adidas defending its position despite investor unrest, and the latest progress on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) talks.
The US Senate has confirmed the appointment of Robert Holleyman as deputy US Trade Representative (USTR) following calls to do so before the election break.
Apparel and footwear giant VF Corp has tapped Sudhakar Puvvada to the newly-created role of vice president of its Global Jeanswear Innovation Center.
The American Apparel and Footwear Association (AAFA) is calling for the swift appointment of Robert Holleyman as deputy US trade representative (USTR) as negotiations on key free trade agreements enter a "critical juncture".
Clothing and footwear is expected to take the lion's share of the significant growth expected in 'click & collect' sales in the UK over the next five years.
A near-shore fashion sourcing event set to take place later this month will include a debate on the challenges and opportunities for men's wear.
Australian apparel, footwear and accessories retailer Oroton Group has booked a double-digit increase in full-year profit, helped by strong revenue growth.
As part of its international growth strategy to open 250 new international stores by 2016, Marks & Spencer (M&S) is to expand into Scandinavia via a franchise agreement.
French Connection has narrowed its loss in the first half as initiatives to turnaround the UK fashion apparel retailer continue to gain traction but remain a "work-in-progress".
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