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Top stories this week on just-style... 27 May 2016

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at how M&S plans to revamp its clothing business amid falling sales, criticism of Gap Inc for labour abuses at supplier factories, and a report on how yarn-forward rules of origin may weigh on Vietnam's potential under the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal.


Global news roundup 24 May 2016

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The following is a round-up of apparel and footwear news from the world's local media.


Global news roundup 18 May 2016

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The following is a round-up of apparel and footwear news from the world's local media.


Top stories this week on just-style... 13 May 2016

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at the role of the supply chain manager, a downgrade for troubled US fashion retailer Gap, and Marks & Spencer's move to simplify its management structure to drive speedier decision making.


Global news roundup 12 May 2016

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The following is a round-up of apparel and footwear news from the world's local media.


Top stories this week on just-style... 29 Apr 2016

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include the news that retailer BHS filed for adminstration, Hanesbrands acquired Australia's leading underwear firm Pacific Brands, a look at the last three years since the Rana Plaza disaster, and an interview with Guido Schlossmann, the CEO at low-cost fast fashion sourcing specialist Synergies Worldwide.


Global news roundup 27 Apr 2016

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The following is a round-up of apparel and footwear news from the world's local media.


Top stories this week on just-style... 22 Apr 2016

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include the news that Austin Reed has been acquired by Alteri Investors, a new worker training tool launched in China, and a new transparency index reveals a large number of global apparel companies are still operating with little knowledge or control of their supply chains. 


Top stories this week on just-style... 15 Apr 2016

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include New Balance's opposition to the TPP trade deal, Crystal Denim cutting its garment carbon footprint by almost 20% last year, and Uniqlo owner Fast Retailing slashing its full-year profit guidance after posting a 55% drop in first-half profit. 


Top stories this week on just-style... 8 Apr 2016

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include our latest management briefing on apparel software trends in 2016, research that reveals workers are "under pressure" in Korean-owned garment factories in Myanmar, and the approval of a controversial new trade union law in Cambodia. 


US apparel retailers' March 2016 sales roundup  8 Apr 2016

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March proved to be a challenging month for the few US apparel retailers who still report their monthly sales, with many hampered by the early timing of Easter this year. And the outlook for April is mixed as cold weather is cooling demand for spring clothing collections. 


Top stories this week on just-style... 1 Apr 2016

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at why trading with a factory directly is not always the best route to better prices and quality, the news that VF is considering selling its licensed sports group, and House of Fraser appointing Asos's global product and trading director to a new buying and design role. 


Global news roundup 29 Mar 2016

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The following is a round-up of apparel and footwear news from the world's local media.


Top stories this week on just-style... 24 Mar 2016

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at a new Fairtrade Textile Standard that aims to improve conditions for workers along the textile and garment supply chain, how Gap is using new product processes to help it "guess less and fix faster", an exclusive interview on how Primark manages to balance ethics and ultra-low prices, and whether Vietnam is ready to reap the benefits of the TPP trade pact. 


Global news roundup 21 Mar 2016

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The following is a round-up of apparel and footwear news from the world's local media.


Global news roundup 18 Mar 2016

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The following is a round-up of apparel and footwear news from the world's local media.


Top stories this week on just-style... 18 Mar 2016

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at VF Corp and Target Corp's partnership with the International Finance Corporation to improve energy and water efficiency at their supplier factories in Vietnam, the news that India's cotton supply is key if Bangladesh is to double its apparel exports over the next five years, and new research highlights hidden homeworkers in footwear supply chains. 


Top stories this week on just-style... 11 Mar 2016

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at why Fair Trade USA's apparel programme is reaching new heights, an insight on how Brexit supporters' arguments will affect Britain's apparel industry, and Vietnam led apparel import growth into the US in January. 


Update – US apparel retailers' February 2016 sales roundup 11 Mar 2016

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February proved to be a mixed month for US apparel retailers as market volatility spooked investors and consumers, while low gas prices, positive housing data and upbeat labour market indicators suggested consumers had the means to spend.


Global news roundup 10 Mar 2016

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The following is a round-up of apparel and footwear news from the world's local media.


Vietnam leads US apparel import growth in January 7 Mar 2016

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Apparel imports into the US offered surprising results in January, with five of the top ten supplier countries posting declines. Vietnam and Bangladesh, however, both led with double-digit gains, while China's growth continued to accelerate. 


Top stories this week on just-style... 4 Mar 2016

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at why Central America is tense over a TPP­-empowered Vietnam, ten trends set to impact the US retail industry in 2016, and the launch by Pertex of new outdoor performance fabrics. 


Global news roundup 3 Mar 2016

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The following is a round-up of apparel and footwear news from the world's local media.


Top stories this week on just-style... 26 Feb 2016

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at Nike's transition of all core yarn for its Flyknit shoes to recycled polyester, a move by the US to expand trade ties with Laos, and implementation by Hugo Boss of a number of changes at its factory in Turkey following labour violation claims. 


Top stories this week on just-style... 19 Feb 2016

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at ten human rights risks to supply chains in 2016, a debate raging over how many factories there are in the Bangladesh garment sector, and the news that JC Penney is to split its product development, design and sourcing roles.


Global news roundup 15 Feb 2016

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The following is a round-up of apparel and footwear news from the world's local media.


Top stories this week on just-style... 12 Feb 2016

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at what the EU-Vietnam trade deal means for textile and apparel duties, Bangladesh and Vietnam led the way in terms of US apparel import growth in December, and Esquel progresses in a research programme to develop a sustainable Chinese supply of Sea Island cotton.


The Flanarant – Are apparel prices really rising? 12 Feb 2016

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There's hardly an apparel industry commentator on the planet who's not forever going on about rising cost prices, writes Mike Flanagan. But he also wonders how often any of them look at what buyers are paying.


Update – US apparel retailers' January 2016 sales roundup 9 Feb 2016

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Hurt by adverse weather conditions, a continued shift by consumers to invest in high-value items such as cars, and a general slump after the holiday period, it's no surprise US apparel retailers suffered in January, with many reporting comparable store sales declines.


Top stories this week on just-style... 5 Feb 2016

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include a new report which found Syrian refugee workers in Turkish clothing factories that supply the likes of Next and H&M, renewed fears for worker safety after the latest garment factory fire in Bangladesh, and an update from Under Armour on its competitive positioning.

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