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Debenhams struggles to shed promotional image

It could be some time before Debenhams returns to a quality proposition, analysts believe, despite the UK department store retailer revealin...

Turkey sets sights on sourcing business from Asia

Brands and retailers in the UK and other parts of Europe are "coming back" to Turkey as a source of textiles and clothing as they seek to di...

Mauritius overview: Textile and apparel firms

The Mauritian textile and apparel industry has overtaken sugar to become the country's largest export, with a turnover of around US$885m in...

Rana Plaza one year on: Timeline of change

The Rana Plaza factory disaster has proved to be a catalyst for change in Bangladesh. While there has been criticism of the speed of the fac...

Latest Interviews

M&S bolsters design and merchandise teams 23 May 2012

Petah Marian

After Marks & Spencer admitted to being caught short in women's wear during the fourth-quarter, it has moved to bolster its design and merchandise teams as well as ramping up the amount of clothing it sources on a fast-fashion basis. M&S executive director of general merchandise, Kate Bostock, spoke to journalists about its clothing strategy yesterday on the sidelines of the retailer's annual results.


Speaking with style: Phil Wrigley, New Look 20 Aug 2009

Joe Ayling

Value fashion retailer New Look has taken the opportunity to cash in on affordable fashion during the recession. The company's chairman and former CEO Phil Wrigley explains how in the second part of his interview session with just-style news editor Joe Ayling.

Latest News

Ted Baker “no plans” to stop using wool 17 Jul 2014

Katie Smith

UK apparel lifestyle brand Ted Baker has told just-style it has no plans to boycott wool, despite calls to from an animal rights group, which exposed a series of violations in the industry.


Primark launches investigation after wool probe 15 Jul 2014

Katie Smith

UK value fashion retailer Primark has launched an investigation following the release of video footage exposing a series of violations in the wool industry.


PETA urges wool boycott after undercover probe 14 Jul 2014

Katie Smith

Retailers and consumers are being urged by animal rights activists to boycott wool products after an investigation is said to have exposed a series of violations in the industry.


Brands back new talks on Cambodia worker rights 23 May 2014

Richard Woodard

Clothing brands and retailers including H&M, Gap and Levi Strauss are set to renew talks with the Cambodian government on Monday (26 May) over the alleged violation of worker rights in the country.


Debenhams utilises tracking technology 21 May 2014

Michelle Russell

UK department store retailer Debenhams has partnered with Segura Systems to explore different methods of production tracking across its apparel brands.

Latest blogs

A troubled start for Cambodia 6 Jan 2014

Leonie Barrie

2014 has got off to a troubled start in Cambodia, where protests over a new minimum wage for garment workers have been turning increasingly violent.


Retailers urged to use plus-size mannequins 9 Sep 2013

Katie Smith

UK apparel retailers have been urged to put plus-size mannequins in their stores to promote healthier attitudes to realistic body images for women.

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