3 March 2014
It's one thing for apparel brands and retailers to talk about sustainability and traceability across their supply chains, but another altogether to put it into practice. Indeed, new research reveals that despite the well-documented risk of sourcing forced-labour Uzbek cotton, many firms are still not taking enough steps to prevent its use in their products.
17 February 2014
Hazardous chemicals have been found in children's clothing and footwear produced by luxury fashion brands Versace, Louis Vuitton and Dolce & Gabbana, according to a new investigation.
13 February 2014
UK clothing retailer Hobbs has confirmed the departure of Gracia Amico, its director of e-commerce.
10 February 2014
Primark has become the latest retailer to commit to the elimination of hazardous chemicals from its supply chain after a Greenpeace campaign.
29 January 2014
Luxury business Burberry has committed to the elimination of hazardous chemicals from its supply chain after a Greenpeace campaign.
17 January 2014
The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at Asos Christmas retail sales, key apparel industry issues to watch this year, and the discovery of hazardous chemicals in children's wear and shoes made in China.
15 January 2014
Burberry continues to see further growth opportunities in Asia, according to CFO Carol Fairweather, after the region helped the British luxury brand to report a 14% increase in third-quarter retail revenues. And ongoing investment in digital will also play an important role.
15 January 2014
UK luxury brand Burberry has reported a double-digit increase in third-quarter retail revenues, bolstered by growth in Asia Pacific and higher online sales.
14 January 2014
Potentially hazardous chemicals have been found in children’s clothes and shoes made by leading brands such as Burberry, Adidas and Disney, according to a new investigation.
9 January 2014
Stacey Cartwright, the former finance direct at Burberry, is to join luxury fashion retailer Harvey Nichols as its new chief executive.
12 December 2013
Lee Jeans, a subsidiary of VF Corporation, has inked an exclusive license agreement with Children Worldwide Fashion Group (CWF) for a new kids' wear collection in Europe, Russia, the Middle East, and Africa.
9 December 2013
Increased costs, quality issues, and weakened demand resulted in job cuts and widened losses for certain retailers in 2013. But overseas expansion, the value of domestic manufacturing, and innovative products bolstered others.
2 December 2013
Luxury British fashion brand Jaeger has appointed Richard Kozlowski to the role of chief financial officer.
29 November 2013
UK luxury brand Burberry has said it is appealing a decision by Chinese authorities to restrict the company's copyright of its Burberry Check trademark for leather goods.
26 November 2013
Textile cleaning specialist Xeros has joined the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) and will aid the group’s environmental sustainability index.
14 November 2013
UK luxury goods business Burberry has today (14 November) recorded a slight increase in first-half net profit, with revenues exceeding GBP1bn (US$1.60bn) for the first time.
8 November 2013
Sales of children's wear in the UK have grown by an estimated 16.9% over the past five years, boosted by demand for more fashionable designer clothing, according to new research.
21 October 2013
Sessions on the circular economy, re-imagining textile manufacturing, how to verify product claims, cotton sustainability and collaboration are among the highlights at this year's upcoming Textile Exchange Sustainability Conference.
18 October 2013
The Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh has filled a number of key roles in its leadership team in what is described as a "major development" that will help the group move forward in its goals to improve conditions for garment workers.
15 October 2013
Burberry CFO Carol Fairweather has insisted there will be no change to the luxury brand's corporate strategy under newly-appointed CEO Christopher Bailey, who will replace Angela Ahrendts next year.
15 October 2013
Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts has said she will step down next year to take up a new role with Apple, as the UK luxury brand posted a double-digit increase in first-half revenues.
1 October 2013
Retailer Marks & Spencer is reshuffling the executives leading its Asia operations, with Pascal Martin leaving later this month to be replaced by Bruce Findlay, the former retail director at Calvin Klein Europe and Tommy Hilfiger Asia-Pacific.
6 September 2013
As part of efforts to speed implementation of its scheme to improve safety in the country's ready-made garment industry, the Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh has hired an interim executive director.
6 September 2013
Fashion retail group Arcadia Group has confirmed the departure of its e-commerce head Alex Tait.
3 September 2013
Omni-channel retailing has revolutionised the way people shop, with consumers now able to buy and research products online, on a tablet or on a smart phone. And there appears to be great potential to leverage RFID for even greater benefits, including smart shelves, mirrors, and fitting room interaction.
2 September 2013
Luxury UK fashion brand Jaeger has announced a series of management hires following the departure of chief operating officer Carolyn Springett and brand director Shailina Parti.
8 August 2013
Burberry has named its first regional chief executive officers as part of plans to expand its global reach.
16 July 2013
UK luxury brand Burberry has hired telecoms boss Matthew Key as a non-executive director to drive growth in digital.
10 July 2013
Continuing to develop its online offer is part of Burberry's attempts to manage the uncertain macro-economic environment.
10 July 2013
Burberry has recorded a jump in first quarter retail revenue, which it said was driven by the exceptional performance of its spring summer collection.