5 March 2013
Fashion retail group Arcadia is reportedly planning to open its first Topshop stores in Germany.
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.
5 February 2013
Gieves & Hawkes has revealed a series of management appointments in a bid to drive growth at the London-based tailor.
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.
15 October 2012
Arcadia owner Sir Philip Green is reportedly ramping up the retailer's use of British manufacturers.
7 September 2012
Top stories on just-style this week include the Olympic Games failing to boost August retail sales in the UK, a look at just-style's latest management briefing on RFID technology and H&M calls for higher wages for garment workers in Bangladesh.
5 September 2012
The Timex Group, one of Sri Lanka's leading export apparel manufacturers, has launched one of its own brand labels in the UK through high street department store chain BHS.
22 June 2012
UK fashion retailer Arcadia Group, operator of the Topshop, Burton and Dorothy Perkins stores, has named Richard Price, Marks & Spencer's trading director for men's wear, as managing director of its BHS chain.
31 May 2012
As consumer confidence remains stagnant, retailers have embraced the upcoming Jubilee celebrations and Olympics in the hope that the celebratory spirit will loosen consumers' wallets. Will the Jubilee weekend and Olympics provide consumers with a reason to spend? Katie Smith reports.
15 March 2012
Clothing retailers in Europe, Australia and Canada have been accused of selling knitwear made in "prison-like conditions" by workers in Bangladesh who are paid as little as $0.16 an hour, a report claims.
15 March 2012
Rising costs and pressure on margins will force women's wear retailers to rethink their pricing and sourcing strategies this year, according to new research, with British manufacturing poised to make a comeback.
2 February 2012
Uncertainty is perhaps the biggest challenge facing the apparel industry in 2012. The economic situation in Europe and the US, swings in commodity prices, labour shortages and rising costs, especially in China, all add up to a worrying year.
24 November 2011
Arcadia has revealed plans to close some 250 stores over the next few years as their leases expire.
19 August 2011
Fashion chain retailer Ethel Austin, formerly part of the Life and Style group, has been saved from closure after being rescued from administration by businesswoman Sue Townsend, in a move that also saves 470 jobs.
21 July 2011
Faced with constant pressure to expand their businesses, fashion brands and retailers have a number of choices: they can add new merchandise lines, target customers at new price points or in new geographical markets, or attempt all three. But what is the best strategy? A new report from just-style offers advice to apparel brand managers wanting to breath new life into existing portfolios.
24 June 2011
Despite the effect of spiralling input costs on the global supply chain, high street retailers are still managing to produce school essentials at low prices. This week the UK's largest retailer, Tesco, launched its cheapest range of schoolwear "ever", and just-style takes a look at how far its rivals are managing to push down uniform prices.
17 June 2011
Experts in fashion sizing believe that providing the right fit is growing in importance, as consumers demand more for their money.
29 March 2011
Protests over UK government cuts were reported at a number of fashion retailers in London during the weekend.
21 February 2011
Marks and Spencer's joint venture with Reliance Retail has made two appointments to its executive team in India.
6 December 2010
Retailers selling "inappropriate" products for children such as such as padded bras, high heels and T-shirts with suggestive slogans, could face new restrictions under plans being mulled by the British government.
1 December 2010
UK supermarket chain Sainsbury's says the departure of two non-food executives this week are unrelated.
18 November 2010
UK fashion retailer Arcadia Group Ltd, owner of the Topshop, Topman, Wallis and Dorothy Perkins chains, today (18 November) said it is cautious about the year ahead amid signs that sales have slowed in the first weeks of its new financial year.
8 November 2010
Workers in UK factories making clothes for some of the country's biggest high street stores suffer sweatshop conditions and are paid less than half the legal minimum wage, according to a television investigation being screened tonight (8 November).
15 October 2010
Sir Philip Green submitted his Government spending review in the UK this week at the request of new Prime Minister David Cameron.
13 August 2010
News that the UK's new coalition government is turning to a top clothing executive to advise on its spending review speaks volumes for both Sir Philip Green and the clothing industry.
28 May 2010
UK retailer BHS slid to a full-year loss of GBP56.3m (US$82.1m), hit by exceptional costs associated with a corporate restructuring and assimilation into owner Sir Philip Green’s Arcadia retail empire.
16 April 2010
Primark must be breathing slightly easier today (16 March) following a torrid week in which it has been battered by a large section of the UK media.
15 April 2010
A number of high-profile UK retailers are set to review their ranges amid a furore over “inappropriate” clothing for girls.
26 January 2010
Former New Look chairman and chief executive Phil Wrigley has been named as the next chairman of drinks retailer Majestic Wine.