US apparel retailers recorded mixed comparable store sales in March, but overall managed to beat very modest expectations resulting from the...
A new report suggests retailers are still failing workers in their supply chains by not paying a living wage. The survey, which aims to prov...
US apparel retailers reported mixed comparable store sales in February, with some severely impacted by adverse weather conditions but others...
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With 20 years of experience across manufacturing, retail and international development to her name, Abi Rushton is well-placed to help steer apparel sourcing strategies of the future. just-style news editor Joe Ayling found out more in the first part of an extended inteview on the global supply chain.
Gap Inc says it expects sales in China to grow to US$1bn in three years to become the US retail giant's second-biggest market.
US retail giant Gap Inc has tapped former J Crew Group designer, Marissa Webb, as creative director and executive vice president of design for its Banana Republic brand.
The challenges at Gap represent widespread industry issues, analysts have said, after the clothing giant reported sales declines in March.
Continuing to dispel the notion that its fast fashion model is out of kilter with the apparel industry's increasing focus on sustainability issues, retailer H&M is ramping up its eco-credentials.
Hong Kong based sourcing specialist William E Connor & Associates has been named as one of world's most ethical companies for the third year in a row.
The last few years have brought significant changes to the apparel sourcing landscape in Asia. The era of Chinese low-cost apparel manufacturing is a trend from the past, and several countries have stepped up to claim their part of the manufacturing pie. Apparel industry analysts say that although China's dominance continues, a clear segmentation is now taking place in Asia.
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.
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