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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...

'Made in Italy' thrives without EU label law

After a period of decline the Italian clothing and textile industry is again winning plaudits by playing its trump card: 'Made in Italy'. Jo...

Japan earthquake: apparel industry impact

In the wake of the massive earthquake, tsunami and nuclear power plant explosions which have devastated many areas in the north of Japan, fi...

Target makes up for lost time with Canadian move

Having been criticised for being slow to cash in on the potential of international expansion, US discount retailer Target Corp is now making...

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 FY profit plummets on restructuring costs 21 Feb 2014

Katie Smith

French luxury goods group Kering has seen its full-year profit slide, hurt by costs related to the restructuring of its Puma sportswear brand and the disposal of its La Redoute mail order business.


Ralph Lauren hires Hermann to lead luxury growth 20 Feb 2014

Leonie Barrie

Ralph Lauren Corporation is ramping up the global growth and expansion of its luxury business under the guidance of Valérie Hermann, the former CEO of Reed Krakoff.


UK clothing industry backs sustainability plan 11 Feb 2014

Richard Woodard

More than 50 retailers, suppliers, charities and recyclers are backing a new sustainability drive designed to cut the environment impact of clothing throughout its life cycle.


just-style's most read stories this week... 7 Feb 2014

Katie Smith

The most-read stories on just-style this week include the response from Chinese cotton producers to the planned end of the national reserve programme, Adidas cutting fabric waste in two of its latest ranges, and a comment on South Asia's role in the post-Bangladesh world.


Adidas cuts fabric waste by focusing on design 5 Feb 2014

Leonie Barrie

Performance sportswear brand Adidas says it has almost completely eliminated fabric waste in the production of its Running and Adidas by Stella McCartney ranges by changing the way it makes patterns.

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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