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Michelle Russell brings to just-style a decade-long career as a journalist, with experience in both consumer and trade publications. As the site's deputy editor she writes news, comments and insight on the latest apparel industry issues, in the process interviewing and building relationships with many key figures. Particular interests include industry data, sustainability and the challenges related to supply chains.
Articles by Michelle Russell
As Great Britain's Olympic medallists touched down on home soil today (23 August), Simon Jersey, the British designer of the team's kit, is hoping for a legacy of its own from the games thanks to the interest in the athletes' flashing shoes.
A new textile finish has been developed that provides a sensory cooling effect and is aimed at products for therapeutic use and for treating sports injuries.
Weakened domestic and overseas demand for textile products and volatile cotton price fluctuations weighed on results for Weiqiao Textile Company in the first half of the year.
Upscale department store retailer Neiman Marcus has eliminated around 50 jobs across buying, IT and alterations as it completes its omni-channel transformation.
Vietnam's garment and textile industry has called on the government to create a development strategy to 2025, with a vision toward 2040, in order to help firms take advantage of opportunities and overcome challenges brought by free trade agreements.
Brand management company Sequential Brands has appointed Andrew Cooper as its president in a move it says will help strengthen the company's infrastructure and drive its long-term goals.
Investment group Olympus Asia has teamed up with Korea's Panko Corporation to build a 500-acre garment zone in Myanmar through a joint venture agreement.
US omni-channel sports retailer Dick's Sporting Goods is looking to grow its footprint in the youth sports technology space through the acquisition of Affinity Sports.
US apparel and footwear company Rocky Brands has set out plans to cut costs, reorganise and refocus its sales efforts and increase operating efficiencies as part of a strategy to drive long-term sales and earnings growth.
US sporting giant Nike has formed a supply chain partnership with private-equity firm Apollo Global Management in a move designed to speed up delivery, increase regional manufacturing capabilities and drive investment in sustainability.
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