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It is easy to underestimate the complexity of sustainability in the apparel supply chain. But while there are no simple solutions, industry...
Ethiopia may have more trump cards to play than any other sub-Sahara African country when it comes to developing a competitive cotton, texti...
| 14 Oct 2014
Textile and apparel industry executives gathered in London last month to offer advice on some of the strategies they are employing how to help improve efficiency and gain a competitive edge. Responsible sourcing, nearshoring, strong partnerships, and fast response were among the issues discussed at the Fashion SVP conference. Katie Smith reports.
| 30 Sep 2014
The second day of the annual World Retail Congress in Paris has shifted its focus onto cohesive supply chains, sustainable consumption, and how new design and R&D models are shaping the industry.
| 24 Sep 2014
3D body scanners were first used to generate detailed size and shape data back in the late 1990s, and have since had a key role to play in helping retailers and brands create better-fitting garments. But as the technology improves, costs come down and the systems get smaller, the door is opening on a myriad of new opportunities, as Size Stream vice president David Bruner explains.
| 17 Sep 2014
Ahead of Scotland's crucial referendum vote taking place tomorrow (18 September), retailers have weighed into the debate about the long-term implications if the country decides to go independent, and the impact it will have on their businesses. Katie Smith takes a closer look.
| 20 Jan 2015
UK supermarket brand George at Asda is on a journey to a more sustainable supply chain through its Responsible Retail programme. Lynne Tooms, senior director of quality and sourcing, explains why retailers need to understand more about where their products come from and the challenges faced by suppliers.
| 23 Dec 2013
Among the industry executives who spoke with just-style this year were Tim Wheeler, president of Jockey's international division, Esquel Group's CEO John Cheh, and Joe Dixon, SVP of production at Brooks Brothers.
| 19 Aug 2015
UK retailer Asda has offered an optimistic outlook, despite posting its worst sales performance in the group's history, highlighting the fierce competition it faces from rivals.
| 14 Apr 2015
Online fashion retailer Asos has appointed debt management executive Helen Ashton as its finance chief.
| 19 Feb 2015
Asda has revealed a decline in revenues in a quarter in which the retailer said the market slowed significantly.
| 19 Dec 2014
UK retail sales grew at their fastest pace for almost 26 years in December, thanks, in part, to robust growth at clothing retailers.
| 26 Nov 2014
A decline in sales volumes at UK clothing chains in the year to November failed to offset overall retail growth in the run-up to Christmas, the latest figures show.
| 14 Nov 2014
Supermarket retailer Asda has said it is "pleased" with its performance in the third quarter, despite a fall in like-for-like sales.
| 1 Oct 2014
Sainsbury's has said its clothing business continues to perform strongly as the UK retail group revealed a decline in second-quarter sales hurt by significant pricing activity and food price deflation.
| 18 Sep 2014
A near-shore fashion sourcing event set to take place later this month will include a debate on the challenges and opportunities for men's wear.
| 17 Sep 2014
In a recent survey of 6,000 consumers by retail analysts Conlumino, Sainsbury's topped the poll as the nation's favourite fashion retailer. We take a look at some of the other shops who came out on top.
| 17 Sep 2014
UK fashion retailer New Look has tapped former Matalan and Levi Strauss executive Paul Mason as its new non-executive chairman.
| 15 Aug 2014
Supermarket retailer Asda has said its George clothing brand continues to perform well as it revealed an increase in group like-for-like sales.
| 5 Aug 2014
Internet and catalogue retailer N Brown has tapped Andy Haywood as its new chief information officer as it works to transform, modernise and grow the business.
| 24 Jul 2014
Sales bounced back at UK clothing stores in July thanks to warmer weather, new figures suggest, with growth set to be even stronger in August.
| 4 Jul 2014
UK supermarket retailer Asda has said it will go ahead with proposals to change the management structures across its store network, cutting around 1,360 jobs.
| 26 Jun 2014
The first fall in demand for clothing since the start of the year weighed on UK retail sales growth in June, according to new figures, although the pace is expected to pick up again next month.
| 29 May 2014
Sales growth at UK clothing retailers accelerated in May, with this increase set to be even higher next month, new figures suggest.
| 16 May 2014
Supermarket retailer Asda is confident it is moving in the right direction, after reporting a slight increase in first-quarter like-for-like sales.
| 1 May 2014
Sainsbury's clothing boss James Brown has been promoted to director of all non-food trading, as part of a reshuffle to prepare for the departure of CEO Justin King.
| 24 Apr 2014
UK clothing retail sales continued to increase in the year to April, but at a slower pace than the prior month, according to new figures.
| 24 Apr 2014
UK clothing retailer SuperGroup has poached Asda executive John Wragg as its new e-commerce chief.
| 3 Apr 2014
Workers in global supply chains should not be asked to work more than 60 hours per week, according to a revised clause in the labour code drawn up by an alliance of companies that includes Tesco, Asda, M&S, Next, New Look, Primark and Zara.
| 27 Mar 2014
Charitable foundation BRAC USA has set up a new fund to aid and support workers in the Bangladeshi ready made garment industry.
| 14 Oct 2014
As UK retail giant Tesco continues to fight its way through the fallout from its recent accounting crisis, it seems a board member has begun compiling a list of candidates to succeed chairman Sir Richard Broadbent.
| 17 Jan 2014
With the likes of Kim Kardashian and Lucy Mecklenburgh sharing their gym habits via workout selfies, it's hard not to think about getting into shape this new year, and what to wear when working out.
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