10 February 2014
Bangladesh's apparel trade body has signed a collaboration agreement with Impactt, a London-based leading ethical trading consultancy, to improve productivity in the ready-made garment industry.
6 February 2014
Nearly a year after the collapse of the Rana Plaza building in Bangladesh, an ITV documentary claims to have evidence of ongoing worker and safety concerns at factories making clothes for UK retailers N Brown and Arcadia.
4 February 2014
Fashion retailer AllSaints has joined a number of other firms in banning the use on angora from its future collections following pressure from animal rights group PETA.
24 January 2014
UK-based retail giant Arcadia Group has joined a number of other firms in banning the use on angora across its brands, which include Miss Selfridge, Topshop, BHS, Dorothy Perkins and Wallis.
11 December 2013
Topshop has become the latest retailer to ban the use of angora in its products after an investigation by animal rights group PETA exposed "shocking" conditions in the industry.
6 December 2013
UK womenswear supplier Carmel Clothing has received a cash injection to help boost production capacity and fund future growth plans.
28 November 2013
The growth of inexpensive private label apparel is ending as the sector becomes less and less competitive, according to new research.
15 November 2013
UK fashion retail group Arcadia has reported an increase in full-year profit and sales, despite what the company described as "challenging global economic conditions".
14 October 2013
UK fashion retailer Arcadia Group has added two trading directors to its BHS chain.
6 September 2013
Fashion retail group Arcadia Group has confirmed the departure of its e-commerce head Alex Tait.
29 August 2013
US-based upscale fashion retailer Nordstrom is extending its partnership with UK retail group Arcadia, by adding Topshop clothing into 28 of its stores and Topman into eight stores from next month.
24 July 2013
Fashion retail group Arcadia has been urged to sign the accord on fire and safety in Bangladesh, following the recent garment factory tragedies in the country.
10 July 2013
JD Sports Fashion has named Gwynn Milligan managing director of its Bank fashion stores, replacing Peter Alecock who has been promoted to group commercial operations director.
4 July 2013
Clothing retailers met with UK government representatives yesterday (3 July) to discuss ways to improve their supply chains following the collapse of the Rana Plaza apparel factory building in Bangladesh earlier this year.
28 June 2013
Companies representing more than a third of UK clothing sales have signed the Sustainable Clothing Action Plan (SCAP) 2020 Commitment, a scheme that will see them work together to reduce the environmental footprint of clothing.
30 April 2013
Following last month's overview of apparel in Asia Pacific, Euromonitor International assesses the prospects and pitfalls in the next goldmine of opportunity: Latin America.
5 March 2013
Fashion retail group Arcadia is reportedly planning to open its first Topshop stores in Germany.
4 March 2013
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 the top 450 global yarn suppliers.
27 February 2013
Burma's garment industry has huge potential to contribute to national economic growth, both as a foreign exchange earner and a massive job provider. However, in order to achieve its full potential, the sector needs to overcome a range of obstacles, outlined here by Jozef De Coster.
18 February 2013
Featured reports from just-style's research store this week include company briefings on Arcadia, H&M and Next, a look at the trends in world textile and clothing trade, and global and regional trends in mill fibre consumption and man-made fibre production.
4 February 2013
Clothing and accessories retailer Fat Face has appointed former Marks & Spencer boss Sir Stuart Rose as its new chairman, replacing Alan Giles.
14 December 2012
Arcadia Group is set to enter China with its first Topshop store in Hong Kong, opening in May next year.
6 December 2012
Arcadia owner Sir Philip Green has sold a 25% stake in his Topshop and Topman brands to private equity firm Leonard Green & Partners in a deal that values the two brands at GBP2bn.
5 December 2012
Sir Philip Green is allegedly in talks to sell a stake of up to 25% in the Topman and Topshop chains to the private equity owners of US retailer J Crew.
21 November 2012
Fashion retail group Arcadia overcame “very challenging conditions” in the UK and around the world to deliver full-year, pre-tax profits before exceptional items up 25% on last year.
19 November 2012
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.
8 November 2012
Men's fashion retailer Topman, which is part of the UK's Arcadia retail group, has launched an exclusive knitwear collection designed by James Long.
6 November 2012
Three organisations are calling on UK fashion businesses to ensure that workers at overseas supplier companies are given a living wage to match their UK counterparts.
5 November 2012
UK retailer Marks & Spencer (M&S) has promoted lingerie and beauty head Frances Russell as its new director of womenswear as it realigns responsibilities within its general merchandise management team under executive director John Dixon.
15 October 2012
Arcadia owner Sir Philip Green is reportedly ramping up the retailer's use of British manufacturers.