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Richard Woodard

Richard WoodardBiography

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

Gap is "not close" to finding the right formula to turn around its namesake brand’s fortunes in the USGap’s woes “not so easy to fix” 24 April 2015

Gap Inc is "not close" to finding the right formula to turn around its namesake brand’s fortunes in the US market, an analyst believes.

Government urged to act on clothing sustainability 24 April 2015

Government support is needed to help retailers address the issue of sustainable clothing consumption, according to new research.

Hanesbrands has lifted its full-year projections Acquisitions drive Hanesbrands record Q1 24 April 2015

Apparel business Hanesbrands announced record revenue figures for the first quarter, buoyed by the impact of new acquisitions DBApparel, Maidenform and Gear for Sports.

Bayer launches eco-friendly polyurethanes 24 April 2015

Bayer Materialscience has unveiled Impranil Eco – a new range of waterborne, bio-based polyurethane (PU) dispersions with a renewable content of up to 65%.

India garment unions plan joint organisation 24 April 2015

Unions in India’s textile and garment sector have agreed to work towards the joint organisation of workers.

Some 590 workers went on strike at the beginning of this monthMyanmar garment workers strike deal 23 April 2015

Striking garment workers in Myanmar have ended their action after securing a 37% pay rise and other benefits.

AAFA wants Cambodia union case “resolution” 23 April 2015

The American Apparel and Footwear Association (AAFA) has written to Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen to urge a “timely resolution” to court cases against union leaders in the country.

Internet of Things “to generate US$8trn” 23 April 2015

The Internet of Things (IoT) could generate some US$8trn in value over the next decade, driving higher efficiency in the global supply chain, says a new report.

Sales surged 41% to $768m during the quarter Skechers profit surges again in Q1 23 April 2015

Fast-growing footwear business Skechers posted another quarter of record revenues, with net profit nearly doubling on last year’s first-quarter.

Cotton Campaign urges continued Uzbek action 23 April 2015

A number of organisations have written to US Secretary of State John Kerry to urge continued action against the government of Uzbekistan over its forced labour record.

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