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Stuart 'emigrated' from north-east England to France over 20 years ago, setting up initially as a freelancer covering French business developments for the English-language press across a broad range of sectors. He then spent several years with Reuters in Paris, before returning to freelancing. He began working for just-style and other 'just' titles in 2002.
Articles by Stuart Todd
Upmarket French lingerie maker Maison Lejaby is to axe one-third of its workforce - around 50-60 workers - blaming the political crisis between Russia and Ukraine for a fall in international sales.
The Europe-Vietnam Alliance (EVAlliance), Garment Manufacturers Association of Cambodia (GMAC) and Cambodian government have signed a draft agreement, aimed at making the country's textile and garment industry more competitive.
French women's shoe maker Samson has been placed under judicial administration, citing significantly weaker demand from Russia, the main outlet of its export trade.
Vivarte chairman and CEO Marc Lelandais has stepped down after failing to reach an agreement with the fashion retailer's new shareholders on its future strategy.
British fashion designer John Galliano has joined Paris-based Maison Martin Margiela as creative director.
France's leading fashion retailer Vivarte is to open nearly 200 stores across Asia within the next four years as part of a new distribution agreement with GRI Retail.
France's largest fashion retailer, Vivarte, has tapped Thierry Jaugeas, former head of women's wear chain Camaieu, to head its newly-created clothing division, whose major component is troubled brand La Halle.
Jean-Paul Gaultier is to shutter its ready-to-wear business in a bid to stem the French fashion label's losses, in a decision expected to lead to around 40 job cuts.
Loss-making online fashion retailer La Redoute, now under new ownership, has unveiled plans for a new order processing centre, which it says will be the most innovative in Europe.
France's biggest fashion retailer Vivarte has sealed a major financial restructuring deal with its creditors, ending six month's of uncertainty over the company's future.
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