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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
The members of the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) have ratified a five-year labour contract with the union representing longshore and warehouse workers on the West Coast.
UK mother, baby and children's goods retailer Mothercare said it has made progress against all six strategic pillars set out in its turnaround plan as it revealed lower pre-tax losses for the year.
The first quarter revealed that retail revenues compared to expectations fared far worse than earnings expectations amongst apparel retailers, according to Ken Perkins of Retail Metrics. Aeropostale booked a mixed quarter as losses narrowed but sales slid nearly 20%. New York & Co is optimistic it can return to profit in its next quarter after its losses widened. Bon-Ton Stores also widened its net loss, while Ross Stores reported better-than-expected results for the quarter.
Men’s wear retailer Moss Bross Group says it is on course to deliver anticipated levels of growth after revealing an improvement in trading performance, in line with market expectations.
Australian retail business Oroton Group saw its earnings slide in the first half as the company worked through a period of brand repositioning and expansion of its distribution reach.
American Eagle Outfitters saw its earnings soar in the first quarter on the back of strong sales and margins.
David Dyer, the president and chief executive of US women's wear retailer Chico's, has announced his intention to retire.
US denim specialist The Buckle has booked first-quarter earnings that missed analyst expectations as both sales and margins fell.
Ted Marlow, the CEO of US lifestyle retailer Urban Outfitters Group, has announced his intention to retire.
A documentary aimed at highlighting the human and environmental costs created by the global apparel industry, and factors for change, has been launched.
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