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Supply chain and omni-channel drive retail profit

Improved supply chain capabilities and omni-channel improvements will be a key driver of near-term profits for US retailers, with investment...

Teen retail being rocked by fast fashion headwinds

The popularity of fast fashion retailers such as Forever 21, H&M and Zara has changed the way consumers shop for value on a global basis. An...

Analysts mixed on Abercrombie & Fitch changes

Abercrombie & Fitch separated the roles of chairman and CEO yesterday (28 January), appointing former Sears boss Arthur Martinez as non-exec...

US holiday season gets off to a slow start

A combination of cold weather, promotions and price cuts saw millions of Americans shop for holiday gifts over the Thanksgiving weekend, kic...

Latest Interviews

Speaking with style: Fernando Capellán, Grupo M 31 Jul 2012

Leonie Barrie

With apparel manufacturing operations bridging the Dominican Republic and neighbouring Haiti, Grupo M's co-production model is an exemplary example of trade preferences in action. Here company founder and president Fernando Capellán tells just-style about the opportunities that lie ahead.

Latest News

Private equity firm to relaunch Coldwater Creek 9 Jun 2014

Katie Smith

Troubled women's wear retailer Coldwater Creek will be relaunched as an independent company as part of a deal with private equity firm Sycamore Partners, which has acquired the brand and other intellectual property.


Aeropostale to enjoy better sourcing with new deal 28 May 2014

Katie Smith

Retailer Aeropostale could benefit from better sourcing by tapping into the resources of another investment of private equity firm Sycamore Partners, which has just closed a financing deal with the teen apparel chain.


Aeropostale Q1 hit by “merchandise misses” 23 May 2014

Richard Woodard

Teen apparel retailer Aeropostale suffered from weak retail traffic and “significant self-inflicted merchandise misses” in the first quarter, sending losses soaring.


Aeropostale to axe jobs and stores in cost-cutting 1 May 2014

Richard Woodard

Retailer Aeropostale is aiming to save US$30-35m a year through cost-cutting measures including the closure of 125 stores and 100 further job losses - although analysts are warning the measures might not go far enough.


Aeropostale in financing deal as Q4 loss widens 14 Mar 2014

Michelle Russell

Hopes of a turnaround at Aeropostale seem to be some way off after the struggling teen apparel retailer said its performance in 2013 was "not acceptable" after it widened its net loss in the fourth-quarter.

Latest blogs

Cambodia issues could put country's sourcing status at risk 2 Jun 2014

Leonie Barrie

Major global brands and retailers that source clothing from Cambodia issued a stark warning last week that ongoing political instability, and alleged human rights violations could hurt future growth, and put the country's status as a strategic sourcing market at risk.


Fashion industry takes a more sustainable path 6 May 2014

Leonie Barrie

A more sustainable fashion industry requires complete transparency and control over every aspect of production, according to the third biennial Copenhagen Fashion Summit.

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