just-style authors and correspondents
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
Value fashion giant Primark said it has completed paying more than 95% of long-term compensation payments to the 668 victims of its Rana Plaza supplier New Wave Bottoms.
US apparel giant Ralph Lauren is to receive US$3.2m in a settlement from Indian textile maker Arvind Lifestyle following a lawsuit the US luxury fashion brand filed in 2013.
Macellum Advisors has criticised the board of US women's wear retailer Christopher & Banks, suggesting the company consider a sale.
Investment firm TowerBrook Capital Partners is to acquire multi-channel women's fashion retailer J Jill.
Apparel retailer Ever-Glory International Group said the business maintained stable growth last year as it revealed an increase in earnings and sales.
US apparel business Perry Ellis International has extended its licensing deal with sporting goods giant Nike.
Fashion retailer H&M and luxury lifestyle group Kering have joined forces with start-up Worn Again to test a new chemical recycling technology that aims to address the growing issue of clothes-to-landfill.
Myanmar's textile and garment industry is set to benefit from the country's new export strategy - a five-year roadmap aimed at strengthening smaller companies and fuelling exports and trade diversification.
Fast Retailing says it is working to raise the bar across the apparel industry, after facing criticism earlier this year of factory conditions at two of its suppliers in China. Detailing some of its efforts in its latest CSR report, the Japanese business says it has ramped up inspection efforts at its garment and textile suppliers, and set out a new initiative to spread best practices.
Men's wear presents a great opportunity for fashion brands looking to diversify their product portfolios, a new report has suggested, with the category set to contribute US$40bn to the global apparel market by 2019.
- Speed to market key to Adidas 2020 growth plan
- SuperGroup to adapt sourcing model for speed
- GAFTI gears up for change in apparel auditing
- Fast Retailing ramps up sustainability efforts
- FOCUS: Topshop suffers a setback in Japan
- Transparency call for German apparel firms
- Strike at Adidas and Nike shoe factory in Vietnam
- Lululemon Athletica on “strong growth” track
- Myanmar garments to benefit from export strategy
- H&M and Kering trial recycling technology
- Myanmar's Garment Sector - Opportunities & Challenges in 2015
- Global market review of workwear - forecasts to 2019
- Management briefing: Outlook 2015: Apparel industry issues in the year ahead
- Outdoor performance apparel: peaks, valleys, and green fields
- Apparel Retail: Top 5 Emerging Markets Industry Guide