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Growth in smart garments and wearable technology

Long touted as "the next big thing", wearable technology has until now been held back by concerns ranging from cost to style, comfort and pr...

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...

Summit seeks transparency to boost sustainability

A more sustainable fashion industry requires complete transparency and control over every aspect of production. That was the message at the...

Adidas unveils its Olympic ambitions

With just 14 months to go before the opening of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, the event's official sportswear sponsor Adidas...

Latest Interviews

Interview: Launa Inman, managing director, Target 7 Nov 2011

Petah Marian

Launa Inman, managing director of Australian general merchandise retailer Target, spoke to just-style about how the Australian consumer is changing, the company's scramble to get online and how she has been working to turn the business around over the past seven years.


Speaking with style...Wolfgang Bentheimer, Adidas 28 Oct 2008

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The battle for a share of the Chinese sportswear market is probably the most intense in the world. For Adidas, however, 2008 is the year the brand finally took pole position, buoyed by its sponsorship of the Olympic Games and the opening of hundreds of new stores. The challenge now is to retain its lead, as Wolfgang Bentheimer, managing director of Adidas Greater China, tells Dominique Patton.

Latest News

Kering to source crocodile skins from Madagascar 17 Oct 2014

Leonie Barrie

Luxury goods group Kering, owner of the Gucci, Bottega Veneta and Saint Laurent brands, is backing a project to support the sustainable supply of crocodile skins in Madagascar.


French Connection commits to stop selling angora 17 Oct 2014

Michelle Russell

French Connection has become the latest firm to impose a ban on the use on angora from its future collections following pressure from animal rights group PETA.


Kering promotes Imo to head up Asia Pacific 24 Sep 2014

Katie Smith

Luxury goods group Kering has promoted Carlo Imò to head its Asia Pacific operations, overseeing the international expansion of its brands in the region.


Italian firms reaffirm chemical removal commitment 22 Sep 2014

Michelle Russell

Six of Italy's largest textile suppliers have reaffirmed their commitment to eliminating hazardous chemicals from their supply chains, highlighting the work they have completed to date.


Fashion brands defend stance on fur farms 18 Sep 2014

Michelle Russell

Following the launch of an online campaign aimed at raising awareness of animal cruelty in Spain's fur industry, a number of fashion brands have moved to defend their position.

Latest blogs

US apparel retailers buffeted by winter storms 10 Feb 2014

Leonie Barrie

Winter storms played havoc with US apparel retailers in January. While some consumers were forced to stay at home, others simply lost the will, with holiday shopping fatigue, static wages, and a lack of inspiring new ranges all hitting comparable store sales.


Luxury growth accelerates at Kering and LVMH 29 Jul 2013

Katie Smith

Luxury goods powerhouse LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton and Kering, owner of upmarket brands Gucci, Bottega Veneta and Yves Saint Laurent, both reported accelerated sales growth last week, thanks to higher demand in Europe and Asia.

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