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Crystal Group nurtures its caring culture

As one of Asia's largest garment manufacturers, Hong Kong based Crystal Group believes its size and continuing growth carry additional respo...

US apparel retailers' July 2014 sales roundup

Aggressive promotions by US apparel retailers in August provided consumers with incentives to shop - leading to better-than-expected compara...

Alliance members buy more products from Bangladesh

The group of North American brands and retailers - including Wal-Mart Stores, Gap Inc and VF Corporation - working to improve safety in Bang...

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...

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

Clothing retailers set out case for EU-Vietnam FTA 13 Aug 2014

Leonie Barrie

A group of European retail clothing brands is calling for the elimination of duties on apparel, along with more flexible rules of origin, as part of the free-trade agreement being negotiated between the European Union (EU) and Vietnam.


Black Diamond widens losses and appoints Gap exec 12 Aug 2014

Michelle Russell

Outdoor equipment and apparel business Black Diamond has reported a widening of net losses in its second-quarter, and has appointed former Gap executive, Zeena Freeman, as president.


Gap Q2 outlook seen as "encouraging" 8 Aug 2014

Katie Smith

Analysts say they are "encouraged" by Gap Inc's second-quarter outlook, after US the clothing giant booked an increase in July comparable store sales, driven by promotions.


just-style's research roundup 8 Aug 2014

Liz Hague

The latest reports from just-style's research store include a global database of the top 1,000 apparel producers, a look at apparel and footwear in Colombia, and a profile of US retail giant Gap Inc.


Top stories this week on just-style... 25 Jul 2014

Katie Smith

The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at how clothing is likely to remain a focus for Tesco despite its upcoming CEO change, a snapshot of Myanmar's textile and apparel industry, and the Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety annual report, which reveals that progress is far from over a year on from its inception.

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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