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Top stories on just-style this week... 11 May 2012

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Top stories on just-style this week included Sainsbury's revealing its clothing business is growing faster than its food business, UK retail sales falling because of April's wet weather, and forecasts that surging cotton imports into China are likely to keep costs low.


Top stories on just-style this week... 4 May 2012

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Top stories on just-style this week included a report on the surge in Sri Lanka's apparel exports, India ending its ban on cotton exports, and the sale of Collective Brands to a consortium made up of Wolverine Worldwide and private equity firms Blum Capital Partners and Golden Gate Capital.


Top stories on just-style this week... 27 Apr 2012

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Top stories on just-style this week include a report on a fake Primark store opened in Dubai, the prospects for Burma as a production base, and a look at the corruption claims at Wal-Mart Mexico.


Top stories on just-style this week... 20 Apr 2012

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Top stories on just-style this week included a reality check about uncompetitive China, Marks & Spencer admitting to running short of its best-selling women's wear lines during its fourth-quarter, and Uniqlo planning to open a store in San Francisco this autumn.


Top stories on just-style this week... 13 Apr 2012

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Top stories on just-style last week included the numbers of retailers collapsing into administration increased by 15%, JCPenney cutting 600 jobs at its headquarters and 48 apparel brands and retailers have been accused of purchasing clothing from suppliers who illegally discharge polluted water in China.


Top stories on just-style last week... 10 Apr 2012

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Top stories on just-style last week included H&M unveiling the name of its new chain, Wal-Mart revealing details of its Women in Factories programme, and PVH being included among companies receiving top marks in a child labour risk report.


Top stories on just-style this week... 30 Mar 2012

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Top stories on just-style this week included the effects of economic santions on Turkey's apparel industry, H&M plans to launch a new brand following first-quarter profit and the latest news from this year's Prime Source Forum in Hong Kong.


Top stories on just-style this week... 23 Mar 2012

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Top stories on just-style this week included Next posting a jump in full-year profits, news that PVH plans to commit $1m to improve garment factories in Bangladesh and Sports Direct buying World Design & Trade Co's Firetrap brand.


Top stories on just-style this week... 16 Mar 2012

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Top stories on just-style this week included news that a coalition of industry groups is calling for an to end violent unrest in Cambodia, the Indian government's plans to partially roll back its cotton export ban, and Marks & Spencer's launch of a tailoring line in collaboration with Richard James.


Top stories on just-style this week... 9 Mar 2012

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Top stories on just-style this week include India's ban on cotton exports, the news of Fenn Wright Manson going into administration and George's acquisition of its major supplier, GAAT's sourcing arm.


Top stories on just-style this week... 2 Mar 2012

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This week's most popular stories included our interview with Epic Group CEO Ranjan Mahtani, a report on sweatshop labour being uncovered in factories producing merchandise for the Olympics, and the appointment of Roger Burnley as managing director of Sainsbury's clothing division.


Top stories on just-style this week... 17 Feb 2012

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The most popular stories on just-style this week included a feature on Bangladesh's fall in garment sales, the importance of mobile technology and JC Penney and Ralph Lauren ending their American Living line.


Top stories on just-style this week... 10 Feb 2012

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The most-read stories on just-style this week included news that Nike has lent its support to a new waterless fabric dyeing process, the recommendation that international brands and retailers address the low wages of Cambodian garment workers, and reports that despite facing a tough year, China's textile and clothing industry is set for further growth.


Top stories on just-style this week... 3 Feb 2012

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Among the most-read stories on just-style this week was a report on China's 12th five-year plan for the domestic textile industry, a temporary tariff waiver on products imported into the EU from Pakistan - and our annual management briefing on apparel industry issues to watch in the year ahead.


Top stories on just-style this week... 20 Jan 2012

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Among the most-read stories on just-style this week was a report that Chinese clothing and textile manufacturers have instigated new wage rises, Limited Brands hit back at allegations child labour is used on farms in Burkina Faso that grow Fairtrade organic cotton used in Victoria's Secret garments, and 249 jobs were axed as value clothing retailer Peacocks went into administration.


Top stories on just-style this week... 13 Jan 2012

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Top stories on just-style this week included forecasts for a recovery in world cotton stocks, falling women's wear sales at Marks & Spencer, the breakdown of talks to sell Jones Group's jeanswear division to Delta Galil, and a rise in retail administrations in England and Wales.


Top stories on just-style this week... 6 Jan 2012

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Top stories on just-style this week centred largely around UK retailers who have found themselves in trouble - with the future of La Senza and Barratts seeing much interest. Across the Atlantic, US retailers reported their December sales on Thursday, while Sears announced plans to close up to 120 stores and Liz Claiborne Inc finally revealed its new name.


Top stories on just-style this week... 16 Dec 2011

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Top stories on just-style this week included a mass fainting at a Cambodian garment factory, concerns over falling cotton demand and speculation around the future ownership of Blacks Leisure.


Top stories on just-style this week... 9 Dec 2011

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Top stories this week included the latest UK sales figures, a look at the troubles plaguing Talbots and forecasts suggesting that cotton production is set to decline next season.


Top stories on just-style this week... 2 Dec 2011

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This week's most read stories included details of the soon-to-open Morocco Mall, news that work has begun on an industrial park in Haiti and the announcement of a ban of a Marks and Spencer ad for being too "sexually suggestive".


Top stories on just-style this week... 25 Nov 2011

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Top stories this week included news about Bangladesh withholding permission for a US sponsored survey to check if child and forced labour is being used in the country's apparel sector, Sri Lankan factories calling for retailers to back green garments, and Gap's hopes for a turnaround.


Top stories on just-style this week... 18 Nov 2011

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The top stories on just-style over the past week included an update on the impact of floods in Thailand on the country's clothing industry, the closure of 100 stores by women's wear retailer Christopher & Banks, and disappointing third-quarter results at Gap Inc.


Top stories on just-style this week... 11 Nov 2011

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The most read stories on just-style this week included a look at the perfect storm facing the Australian retail sector, a look at how Ralph Lauren is offsetting higher prices and a look at the consumer environment in the US during October.


Top stories on just-style 4 Nov 2011

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This week's top stories took on a footwear theme, with the WTO backing a complaint by China over EU anti-dumping duties and Inditex planning to expand footwear sourcing in Mexico. Meanwhile, Wal-Mart announced plans to move its fashion offices back to Bentonville and Limited Brands spun off its Mast sourcing unit.


Top stories on just-style this week... 28 Oct 2011

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Top stories this week included an article on the steps required to become an M&S eco-factory, the shifting focus of Chinese manufacturers towards their domestic market, and concerns about that country's economic relationship with the US.


Top stories on just-style this week... 21 Oct 2011

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Emerging markets dominated the top stories on just-style this week, with the IFC highlighting the success of steps to clean up Bangladesh's wet textile processing, the Indian government launching initiatives to help its textile sector, an interview with Financo about the best emerging markets to target and floods threatening production in Thailand.


Top stories on just-style this week... 14 Oct 2011

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Brand sales dominated two of the top stories on just-style this week, with news that Jones Group Inc is mulling the sale of its jeanswear unit to Delta Galil Industries, and Liz Claiborne Inc is to shed more brands, including its namesake line, for $328m.


Top stories on just-style this week... 30 Sep 2011

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A forecast for apparel price rises over the next two decades, Reebok paying $25m in customer refunds over claims made for its toning footwear, and the loss of up to 500 jobs at dyes and chemicals maker Huntsman Textile Effects, were among the most-read stories on just-style this week.


Top stories on just-style this week... 9 Sep 2011

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New research that suggests the global apparel industry is “at a tipping point,” lower estimates for cotton consumption growth this season, and a rise in the monthly export value of textile and garments from China were among the most-read stories on just-style this week.


Top stories on just-style this week... 2 Sep 2011

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News that the Vietnamese government plans to increase minimum wages garnered many readers' interest this week, while interest in sustainability continued unabated with Adidas joining Nike and Puma in committing to eliminate the release of hazardous chemicals throughout its supply chain. Here are the top stories on just-style this week:

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