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Top stories this week on just-style... 12 Sep 2014

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include news that the Philippines is set to be granted GSP+ status by the EU, Primark ploughs on with sales growth and US expansion plans, and China and Vietnam continue to see gains in US apparel imports in July.


just-style's research roundup 12 Sep 2014

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The latest reports from just-style's research store include a global market review of denim and jeanswear, a look at wool's future role in the textile value chain, and a country report on Ethiopia.


US apparel retailers' August 2014 sales roundup 5 Sep 2014

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Against an improving economic backdrop and a highly promotional retail environment, back-to-school shopping helped to push comparable store sales up for most US apparel chains in August.


Top stories this week on just-style... 5 Sep 2014

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include the findings of Gap's audits at its two new supplier factories in Myanmar, plans by Abercrombie & Fitch to lose logos, and discord between the two groups working to improve safety in Bangladesh's ready-made garment industry.


just-style's research roundup 5 Sep 2014

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The latest reports from just-style's research store include a global database of the top 1,000 apparel knitting mills, a look at the jeans market in Colombia, and a country report on Turkey.


IN THE MONEY: Abercrombie & Fitch to lose logos in fashion focus 2 Sep 2014

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Teen apparel retailer Abercrombie & Fitch Co is aiming to remove the logos from its garments on sale in North America by next spring as it focuses instead on more on-trend merchandise.


Global news roundup 2 Sep 2014

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The following is a round-up of apparel and footwear news from the world's local media. just-style has not checked these stories so cannot guarantee their accuracy.


Top stories this week on just-style... 29 Aug 2014

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at the shifts in manufacturing costs that are driving companies to re-think their global production strategies, a closer look at Li & Fung's three-year strategy, and the continued unrest in Cambodia's garment industry.


VIEWPOINT: Fitness fashion propels Athleta towards $1bn sales 27 Aug 2014

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Any talk of Gap Inc's portfolio invariably focuses on its Gap, Banana Republic and Old Navy brands. But new number crunching suggests the company's Athleta women's athletic wear line is also gaining momentum.


Top stories this week on just-style... 22 Aug 2014

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at the potential impact of TPP on the US textile industry, comments on the challenges of hazardous chemical removal, and why Cambodia's future outsourcing prospects are uncertain.


Top stories this week on just-style... 15 Aug 2014

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include news that Ralph Lauren does not intend to join the Bangladesh safety pacts, the US reaffirmed its support for Myanmar but says more reforms are needed, and cotton prices are set to slip on changes to Chinese policy.


just-style's research roundup 15 Aug 2014

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The latest reports from just-style's research store include a look at apparel and footwear in Argentina, opportunities and applications for digital textile printing, and world textile and apparel trade and production trends in South Asia.


IN THE MONEY: New Look halts Russia expansion as tensions rise 13 Aug 2014

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After booking a "stellar" first-quarter performance, UK value fashion retailer New Look has put the brakes on its expansion into Russia, citing concerns over the worsening political situation in the country.


Global news roundup 13 Aug 2014

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The following is a round-up of apparel and footwear news from the world's local media. just-style has not checked these stories so cannot guarantee their accuracy.


IN THE MONEY: Adidas "remains committed" to Russia 8 Aug 2014

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German sporting giant Adidas says it remains "fully committed" to the Russian market, despite plans to close stores and significantly pare back the opening of any new ones in the country this year and next.


Top stories this week on just-style... 8 Aug 2014

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at supply chain sustainability initiatives, comments on the challenges of integrating sustainability into fashion businesses, and new figures that point to a potential supply shortage of organic cotton.


US apparel retailers' July 2014 sales roundup 8 Aug 2014

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Aggressive promotions by US apparel retailers in August provided consumers with incentives to shop - leading to better-than-expected comparable store sales growth for the month. The focus is now turning to the upcoming back-to-school shopping season.


just-style's research roundup 8 Aug 2014

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The latest reports from just-style's research store include a global database of the top 1,000 apparel producers, a look at apparel and footwear in Colombia, and a profile of US retail giant Gap Inc.


VIETNAM: To gain from China sourcing cutback? 5 Aug 2014

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Rising costs in China have forced an increasing number of Western apparel brands and retailers to look at cutting back on sourcing in China, and have more of their apparel manufactured elsewhere, a new report suggests.


Top stories this week on just-style... 1 Aug 2014

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include an analysis on East African countries courting clothing and textile business, Fung Capital investing in a PLM software provider, and a look at why diversification is key for Under Armour.


just-style's research roundup 1 Aug 2014

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The latest reports from just-style's research store include an overview of clothing retailing in the UK, a look at insect repellent apparel, and a country report on Myanmar.


Top stories this week on just-style... 25 Jul 2014

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at how clothing is likely to remain a focus for Tesco despite its upcoming CEO change, a snapshot of Myanmar's textile and apparel industry, and the Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety annual report, which reveals that progress is far from over a year on from its inception.


just-style's research roundup 25 Jul 2014

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The latest reports from just-style's research store include a look at global trends in fibre prices, production and consumption, product developments and innovations in textile and apparel, and the smart wearable technology market.


Top stories this week on just-style... 18 Jul 2014

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include an aggressive recovery plan unveiled by Mothercare's new boss, why Nicaragua apparel makers fear a bleak future from TPP, and Brandix takes new steps to encourage innovation in the country's textile and apparel industry.


just-style's research roundup 18 Jul 2014

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The latest reports from just-style's research store include a case study of US fashion apparel retailer American Eagle Outfitters, a global review of denim and jeanswear, and a country report of Vietnam.


Global news roundup 15 Jul 2014

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The following is a round-up of apparel and footwear news from the world's local media. just-style has not checked these stories so cannot guarantee their accuracy.


Top stories this week on just-style... 11 Jul 2014

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include June's UK clothing retail prices falling to their lowest level since 2006, Inditex renewing an agreement to monitor its supply chain, and a look at the decline in US apparel imports in May.


US retailers' June 2014 sales roundup 11 Jul 2014

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An improving employment picture, favourable weather for purchases of summer clothing, and heavy promotions fuelled better-than-expected sales for US apparel retailers in June - but analysts have warned that headwinds remain.


just-style's research roundup 11 Jul 2014

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The latest reports from just-style's research store include a global review of denim and jeanswear, a look at trends and developments in supply chain software, and a country report on Bangladesh.


Top stories this week on just-style... 4 Jul 2014

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include the trends and developments of PLM systems, an analysis on why compliance is still a concern in Cambodia's garment industry, and the challenge of ethical standards for Burmese investors.

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