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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.


just-style's research roundup 27 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 knitting mills, a look at jeans in Colombia, and a country report on Turkey.


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.


just-style's research roundup 4 Jul 2014

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The latest reports from just-style's research store include a look at apparel and footwear in Venezuela, sportswear in China, and prospects for the textile and clothing industry in the Philippines.


Global news roundup 3 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... 27 Jun 2014

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include M&S and the publication of its updated 2020 sustainability report, Hanesbrands' deal to acquire European lingerie leader DBApparel, and a warehouse fire at Asos.


just-style's research roundup 27 Jun 2014

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The latest reports from just-style's research store include a two-part look at apparel and footwear retailing in the digital era, performance apparel markets, and clothing retailing in the UK.


IN THE MONEY: H&M sees growing demand for ethical sourcing 20 Jun 2014

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Hennes & Mauritz says there is a growing understanding and demand from its customers for sustainable and ethically sourced clothing - areas the Swedish fashion retailer says it will continue to pursue.


Global news roundup 18 Jun 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.


just-style's research roundup 18 Jun 2014

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The latest reports from just-style's research store include a roundup of shifts in sourcing strategies, key challenges for factory safety and auditing, and a report on apparel and footwear in China.


Top stories this week on just-style... 13 Jun 2014

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The most-read stories on just-style this week include Gap's plans to source clothing from Burma/Myanmar, an analysis on Sainsbury's reaping the benefits of its investment in clothing, and a snapshot of the Mauritian textile and apparel industry.


VIEWPOINT: Risk-averse retailers vote with their orders 12 Jun 2014

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The international apparel supply chain faces a complex array of risks and variables, and buyers are putting a high priority on minimum disruption. Indeed, there's a stark link between the three top-ten supplier countries whose imports to the US have fallen this year so far.

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