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US retailers' June 2014 sales roundup

An improving employment picture, favourable weather for purchases of summer clothing, and heavy promotions fuelled better-than-expected sale...

Gap's Myanmar move highlights country's potential

Faced with the growing risks of producing in Bangladesh and Cambodia as well as the rising cost of countries like China and Indonesia, it is...

Gap hits back at criticism of move into Myanmar

Retailer Gap Inc has moved to defend its position on workers' rights following reports that suggest the apparel giant's decision to begin so...

US retailers' May 2014 sales roundup

Improved weather coupled with a slew of promotions helped to drive traffic and sales gains for US apparel retailers in May - with analysts e...

Latest Interviews

Speaking with style: Dr Harry Lee, TAL Apparel 26 Jul 2011

Leonie Barrie

TAL Apparel, one of the world's leading garment suppliers, has turned the threat of inflation across the supply chain into an opportunity to do things differently. Here CEO Dr Harry Lee tells just-style how the Hong Kong based firm's long-time focus on efficiency, sustainable development, and added value is helping to combat rising costs and set it apart from the competition.


Speaking with style: Abi Rushton 27 Jun 2011

Joe Ayling

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.

Latest News

Gap to expand into Slovenia and Austria 22 Jul 2014

Michelle Russell

Gap Inc has revealed plans to launch in Slovenia and Austria as the apparel giant continues with its ongoing global expansion plans.


ILO backs Burma project to improve work practices 18 Jul 2014

Leonie Barrie

A project is to get underway in Myanmar/Burma to develop the capacity of the country's employers' organisations and foster better working practices and solving disputes with workers.


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.

Latest blogs

Compliance remains a concern in Cambodian garment sector 8 Jul 2014

Michelle Russell

Cambodia's Labor Advisory Committee (LAC), a government-led tripartite group, last week agreed the next minimum wage adjustment for garment workers, which will take effect on 1 January 2015.


'Made in' movements gather momentum 23 Jun 2014

Leonie Barrie

Less than a week after hailing plans to begin sourcing its first garments from Burma/Myanmar, US retail giant Gap Inc was on the defensive, hitting back at accusations it simply wants to get its clothes produced as cheaply as possible.

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