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A trained newspaper journalist, Richard Woodard spent eight years working for the East Anglian Daily Times, a regional daily newspaper in England.
In September 2000, he joined drinks trade magazine Wine & Spirit International as editor, and was responsible for writing, commissioning and producing a broad range of business-related content relevant to the international drinks industry.
Richard left Wine & Spirit International at the end of 2005 to pursue a freelance career. Since then, he has written news and feature articles regularly for just-style.com, as well as for a variety of drinks magazines and websites, including sister site just-drinks.com.
Articles by Richard Woodard
World manufacturing recorded a fresh decline in the second quarter of 2014, with apparel and footwear among the worst-affected sectors.
Formal clothing specialist Men’s Wearhouse recorded a slight increase in net profit for the second quarter, with sales boosted by its recent acquisition of rival Jos A Bank.
UK retail business The John Lewis Partnership recorded a double-digit first-half profit increase thanks to rising revenues, with online clothing sales a highlight.
The new CEO at troubled retailer The Wet Seal says he will “move quickly” to restore growth after the women’s wear business posted a loss in the second quarter.
Retailers and fashion businesses have joined forces to call on the US International Trade Commission (ITC) to abandon a patent investigation into laser-abraded jeans.
Superdry brand owner SuperGroup recorded another period of double-digit revenue growth in the first quarter, but suffered a like-for-like sales fall.
A robust performance from Tommy Hilfiger helped PVH Corp post a second quarter profit, with revenues almost breaking through the $2bn barrier.
Retail leaders are increasingly embracing an omnichannel strategy, with some 70% of executives linking their stores with websites, mobile apps and social media.
Women’s wear retailer Christopher & Banks returned to profitability in the second quarter, with revenues, comparable store sales and margins all improving.
Cotton production is set to exceed consumption in 2014/15 for the fifth successive season, leading to rising stocks outside China and falling prices.
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