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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
Crystal Apparel has become the first denim jeans maker in China to sign a licence with US-based laser technology firm RevoLaze after patent infringement lawsuits were filed with the International Trade Commission (ITC) in January.
Fashion business Burberry has offered a cautious outlook for the year but delivered what it says was a “robust” performance in its second half.
Denim giant Levi Strauss has offered an upbeat outlook for the year despite booking a decline in first quarter earnings and sales hit by unfavourable currency effects.
If proof was ever needed of the commercial benefits of better working conditions in garment factories, a recent study from Better Work Vietnam suggests both productivity and profitability improve.
Stockmann Group is putting around 1,100 jobs at risk after failing to negotiate a new lease deal for its Oulo department store, and has revealed plans to make further cuts.
US retailer Dick's Sporting Goods has reaffirmed its full-year update and outlined plans to grow its domestic market share and e-commerce business.
Online fashion retailer Asos has appointed debt management executive Helen Ashton as its finance chief.
Cambodia's economic growth is expected to slow over the next three years on the back of increasing headwinds including rising production costs and stronger garment export competition, data shows.
German sportswear giant Adidas has launched what it claims is the lightest football boot of all time.
The World Trade Organization (WTO) is to establish a dispute settlement panel, after consultations between the US and China failed to resolve concerns over a Chinese export subsidy programme affecting the apparel and textile sector.
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