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.
13 February 2013
Youth fashion brand Republic collapsed into administration today (13 February) with the immediate loss of 150 jobs, after suffering a rapid decline in sales.
24 January 2013
Sales growth at UK clothing retailers in January was at its lowest level since last August, according to figures released today (24 January) by the Confederation of British Industry (CBI).
22 January 2013
Six of the UK's leading children's wear retailers have partnered with fit solutions specialist Alvanon and Select Research to create a common standard for children's clothing sizes in the UK.
14 January 2013
Wal-Mart International has appointed the COO of its UK-based Asda supermarket chain, Judith McKenna, as its executive VP of strategy and international development.
21 December 2012
UK retailer Sainsbury's has dismissed reports its chief executive Justin King could step down from his role in February.
19 December 2012
Year-on-year sales growth at UK clothing retailers picked up in the first two weeks of December, according to figures released today (19 December) by the Confederation of British Industry (CBI).
16 November 2012
Supermarket retailer Asda says it has been able to win over market share as it reported slightly higher third-quarter sales.
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.
31 October 2012
For all of the hype around a renaissance in British clothing and textile manufacturing, John Miln, CEO of the UK Fashion and Textile Association (UKFT), believes that for now at least, it's mostly just talk. He spoke to Petah Marian about the state of UK manufacturing and some of the initiatives being undertaken by the industry body to grow the sector.
29 October 2012
Supermarket fashion brand George at Asda has opened its first Middle Eastern store in Abu Dhabi through a franchise agreement with Azadea Group.
17 October 2012
Discount fashion and homewares retailer Matalan has appointed former Asda chief executive Allan Leighton as chairman, replacing John Mills.
10 October 2012
Asda is to open more click-and-collect locations across the UK and provide free in-store wifi at all its stores as part of its bid to tap into changing consumer habits.
27 September 2012
UK retailers recorded a slight rise in sales volumes in the year to September, and expects growth will strengthen somewhat next month, according to the CBI's latest Distributive Trades Survey.
25 September 2012
Dominic Potter, a former director of Prologic, is to head up the UK operations of fashion software specialist Momentis as it prepares to drive growth among self-sourcing apparel retailers and wholesalers.
23 August 2012
Retail sales in the UK during August were flat, according to the CBI’s latest Distributive Trades Survey, but business sentiment deteriorated sharply.
30 July 2012
High street retailers reported a third consecutive month of rising year-on-year sales and orders in July, the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) said today (30 July), but it said the rate of UK retail sales growth was slower than expected.
19 July 2012
Former Marks & Spencer buying and design director Helen Low will return to Asda in October to take on the role of general manager for design at George at Asda.