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Michelle Russell

Michelle RussellBiography

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

Analysts offer their views on AsosAsos FY profit drop: What the analysts say 21 October 2014

Online apparel retailer Asos this morning (21 October) booked a mixed set of full-year results as sales soared but profits fell due to a combination of factors including a strong pound, operational investments and the impact of a fire at its main warehouse.

Transparency boosting Cambodia factory improvements 21 October 2014

Transparent reporting of garment factory compliance in Cambodia is continuing to help to improve conditions for workers, according to a new report.

Asos said it has endured “a challenging year”Asos FY profit dips on strong pound 21 October 2014

Online apparel retailer Asos has booked a mixed set of full-year results as sales climbed but profits fell due to the combination of a strong pound, operational investments and the impact of its warehouse fire.

Greg Sullivan has been appointed SVP global business transformationCrocs appoints business transformation SVP 21 October 2014

US footwear business Crocs has made a number of key management appointments, including that of global business transformation SVP as the company looks to turn its fortunes around.

Finish Line appoints Sato as president 21 October 2014

US athletic apparel and footwear retailer The Finish Line has appointed Samuel Sato, formerly president if the Finish Line brand, as group president.

Anya Hindmarch to deploy apparel PLM 21 October 2014

Handbag designer Anya Hindmarch has selected Centric Software's Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software, to support its growth ambitions.

Sears said its board has approved the rights offering to sell up to $625m in debtSears seeks to raise more cash 21 October 2014

Sears Holdings has announced its intention to raise as much as US$625m through an unsecured loan and equity warrants in a bid to generate additional liquidity and shore up its balance sheet.

Ascena's Justice & Brothers CEO Rayden retires 21 October 2014

Michael Rayden, the president and CEO of the Justice & Brothers subsidiary of US fashion business Ascena Retail Group, is to retire.

New CEOs for Bottega Veneta and Christopher Kane 21 October 2014

French luxury goods group Kering has appointed new chief executives for its Bottega Veneta and Christopher Kane brands as part of a management reshuffle.

Jynwel Capital is expected to make an offer for Reebok “imminently”Adidas "Reebok sale" would be admittance of defeat 20 October 2014

Should Jynwel Capital succeed in a reported deal to acquire Adidas's Reebok brand, it would be an admittance of defeat by the German sporting goods giant, analysts believe.

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