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Turkey sets sights on sourcing business from Asia

Brands and retailers in the UK and other parts of Europe are "coming back" to Turkey as a source of textiles and clothing as they seek to di...

Latin America increasingly important for apparel

Following last month's overview of apparel in Asia Pacific, Euromonitor International assesses the prospects and pitfalls in the next goldmi...

just-style's research roundup

Highlights from just-style's research store this week include a look at China's textile industry, a SWOT analysis on Reebok, and a report on...

New Look boss makes shock departure

After the sudden resignation of New Look CEO Carl McPhail today (21 March), just-style takes a look at his time at the helm and possible rea...

Latest Interviews

Manufacturer Timex expands own-brand apparel 19 Nov 2012

Petah Marian

Sri Lankan clothing producer Timex is expanding its own brands in Asia and Europe as part of plans to move into higher margin areas to offset rising costs in its domestic manufacturing operations.


Interview: Ranjan Mahtani, CEO, Epic Group 28 Feb 2012

Leonie Barrie

Faced with what he describes as a "never-ending battle" against rising costs, Ranjan Mahtani, the CEO of Hong Kong based apparel supplier Epic Group, is in fighting mood. But what is also clear is his concern that the apparel industry's current preoccupation with price leaves it in danger of failing to see an even bigger and more worrying issue: the lack of new supply countries coming through.

Latest News

BHS names Topp interim chief executive 20 Mar 2015

Katie Smith

Struggling department store chain BHS has confirmed the appointment of Darren Topp as its interim CEO following the resignation of Richard Price.


BHS “looking at options” for store portfolio 19 Mar 2015

Michelle Russell

Troubled department store chain BHS said it is “looking at options” for its property portfolio that may result in store closures, following its sale last week to Retail Acquisitions.


Arcadia sells BHS in "sensible strategic" move 12 Mar 2015

Katie Smith

UK retailer Arcadia Group has sold its troubled department store chain BHS to Retail Acquisitions in a deal described by one analyst as a "sensible strategic" move.


Arcadia to explore BHS takeover offers 26 Jan 2015

Katie Smith

UK retailer Arcadia Group is considering selling its troubled department store chain BHS after receiving “several approaches”.


Tesco F&F director Bolger steps down 28 Nov 2014

Michelle Russell

Tesco's F&F global brand director, Anita Bolger, is to step down after a 14-year career with the UK retail giant.

Latest blogs

US apparel retailers buffeted by winter storms 10 Feb 2014

Leonie Barrie

Winter storms played havoc with US apparel retailers in January. While some consumers were forced to stay at home, others simply lost the will, with holiday shopping fatigue, static wages, and a lack of inspiring new ranges all hitting comparable store sales.

Company research

Global apparel markets: business update, 4th quarter 2012

Global apparel markets: business update, 4th quarter 2012

This report provides an update of business news in the following categories: acquisitions, divestments and mergers; company strategies; corporate social responsibility (CSR); financial results; intern...

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Global Apparel Business Update, November 2013

Global Apparel Business Update, November 2013

This report provides information, analysis and valuable insight on developments relating to the global apparel industry in the following categories: acquisitions, divestments and mergers; corporate so...

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Global apparel markets: business update, 3rd quarter 2013

Global apparel markets: business update, 3rd quarter 2013

This report provides information, analysis and valuable insight on developments relating to the global apparel industry in the following categories: acquisitions, divestments and mergers; corporate so...

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