28 November 2013
Clothing retailers saw some of the biggest sales declines in November, according to new figures, with overall UK retail sales flat for the second consecutive month.
15 November 2013
UK retailer Asda saw its third-quarter sales growth slow, but the business is looking to improve its clothing offer in store as part of a wider investment, according to one analyst.
28 October 2013
Footwear retailers were among the strongest performers in October, according to figures released today (28 October), while overall UK retail sales were flat during the month.
14 October 2013
UK fashion retailer Arcadia Group has added two trading directors to its BHS chain.
11 October 2013
The group representing more than 90 fashion retailers and brands working to improve fire and building safety in Bangladesh's garment industry has admitted that a fatal fire in a fabric mill earlier this week shows there is "still a long way to go" to achieving this goal.
10 October 2013
The death of at least nine workers in a fire at a fabric mill in Bangladesh earlier this week has led to renewed calls for efforts to ensure safe conditions in the country's garment sector - as well as questions on the extent to which audits need to be carried out further down the supply chain.
9 October 2013
The safety of Bangladesh's textile and garment industry has been called into question again today (9 October) after at least seven people were killed in a fire at a fabric factory at Sreepur in the district of Gazipur, around 40km north of Dhaka.
3 October 2013
Valued at US$87.0bn, the Middle East and African apparel market accounted for just 5% of total global apparel value sales in 2012. Nonetheless, it was the second fastest growing region globally in 2012, following Latin America, and is a valuable area of consideration for mass and luxury fashion brands alike, according to Euromonitor International.
25 September 2013
UK clothing retailers saw sales growth slow during September, according to an index by the Confederation of British Industry (CBI).
9 September 2013
UK logistics firm and one of the country's largest garment processors, Advanced Supply Chain (ASC), has invested GBP300,000 (US$470,969) in new finishing facilities at its Halifax site to increase capacity and meet growing demand.
6 September 2013
The countdown to London Fashion Week is being used by labour campaigners and the leader of a Bangladeshi garment union to battle for a living wage for factory workers.
16 August 2013
Asda saw its like-for-like sales growth slow in the second quarter in what the UK retailer said was a "tough" market.
15 August 2013
If the world’s biggest retailer is a reliable barometer of the state of the consumer economy, it may be some time yet before commentators can utter the word “recovery” with any confidence.
12 August 2013
Asda's fashion label George is set to open its first store in Singapore this week through a franchise deal with the Al-Futtaim Group.
19 July 2013
The recent garment factory tragedies in Bangladesh are pushing the industry towards a tipping point - as consumers call for increased sustainability and information about where their clothes come from, according to speakers at the recent Source Sustainability Summit.
25 June 2013
UK clothing retailers saw sales declines slow during June, as footwear and leather retailers reported strong growth, according to the results of the latest survey released by the Confederation of British Industry (CBI).
25 June 2013
The Source Summit is set to bring together leaders from retailers, brands and suppliers that are driving the sustainability agenda forward.
29 May 2013
UK clothing and footwear sales fell during May, according to the results of the latest survey released by the Confederation of British Industry (CBI).
17 May 2013
Asda CEO Andy Clarke claimed the UK supermarket retailer put in a "strong performance in a tough market" after booking higher first-quarter like-for-like sales.
2 May 2013
Marks & Spencer has lost two more executives from its women's wear team as the retailer works to turnaround falling clothing sales.
24 April 2013
UK clothing and footwear retailers said sales continued to fall during April, according to a survey released by the Confederation of British Industry (CBI).
22 April 2013
Supermarket clothing brand George at Asda is to open its first store in Malta with franchise partner Cyka, as part of ongoing efforts to expand the brand overseas.
26 March 2013
UK clothing and footwear sales slumped during March, according to a survey released by the Confederation of British Industry (CBI).
26 March 2013
George at Asda is set to launch a new label called G21 Talent, a line of limited edition, catwalk inspired collections created by designers from Graduate Fashion Week.
14 March 2013
Despite the importance of the online channel and mobile technology to the growth of the UK retail sector, old-fashioned values like trust and a physical store presence will continue to play a key role in its future growth, leading executives say.
7 March 2013
UK retailer Monsoon Accessorize has appointed former George at Asda and Marks & Spencer executive Kevin Rusling as its international director.
26 February 2013
Sales growth at UK clothing retailers during February was at its highest level since October 2010 according to figures released today by the Confederation of British Industry (CBI).
22 February 2013
Wal-Mart has revealed that its efforts to turn around its apparel business is starting to gain traction after reporting its first full-year of positive comparable apparel sales in the US in seven years.
21 February 2013
The UK-based George at Asda clothing brand remains committed to sourcing in Bangladesh, even though at least 112 workers were killed in a factory fire last year while illegally subcontracted to produce clothing for parent company Wal-Mart.
21 February 2013
Wal-Mart's UK-based George clothing brand is set to have a presence in 24 countries by the end of September, driven primarily through online expansion.