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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
Consumer goods colossus Li & Fung has seen full-year profits decline following a year “of transition and investment” for the Hong Kong-listed business.
Greenpeace has launched its second “Detox Catwalk” – an online platform designed to assess fashion brands’ records on removing toxic chemicals from the supply chain.
Founder and chairman Li Ning is returning to the day-to-day running of his eponymous sports business after it reported its third straight annual loss.
Lifestyle brand business Ted Baker posted another full-year net profit increase thanks to double-digit revenue surges across the business.
The impact of the strong dollar sent fourth quarter net profit down by nearly a quarter for fashion business Guess, the company reported.
Sporting goods business Adidas has completed the full screening of chemicals used in its apparel manufacturing – a step towards full transparency on the company’s “input chemicals”.
A new multicolour laser process unveiled by garment finishing business Tonello is set to “revolutionise” the laser finishing market, the company claims.
The boss of surf-led apparel business Quiksilver said he was “encouraged” after the company reported an 18% cut to its first quarter net loss.
Retail clothing giant Inditex marginally beat market expectations with a 5% boost to full-year net profit, while group revenues were up 8% on last year.
Clothing retailer J Crew slid to a fourth quarter and full-year loss, impacted by large-scale charges related to impairment and refinancing.
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