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Who has pledged to ban the use of angora?

More than 70 brands and retailers have committed to end the use of angora in their future clothing and accessories collections, following on...

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...

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

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

Guess wins trademark dispute with Gucci 3 Feb 2015

Katie Smith

Guess has won an ongoing trademark battle against Gucci after a French court rejected claims of infringement, and ordered Gucci to pay the upscale clothing business EUR30,000 (US$34,035).

Gucci appoints Michele creative director 22 Jan 2015

Michelle Russell

Luxury goods group Kering has promoted Alessandro Michele to the role of creative director for Gucci, taking over from Frida Giannini who last month announced her decision to step down.

Kering appoints Sergio Rossi CEO 15 Jan 2015

Michelle Russell

French luxury goods group Kering has appointed Giovanni Giunchedi as chief executive officer of shoemaker Sergio Rossi.

Gucci creative director Giannini exits early 12 Jan 2015

Katie Smith

Gucci's creative director Frida Giannini has left the luxury fashion brand a month earlier than expected, French luxury goods group Kering has confirmed.

Adidas and McCartney launch sportswear line 7 Jan 2015

Michelle Russell

German sporting giant Adidas has joined forces with fashion designer Stella McCartney to launch a sportswear line aimed at the younger female market.

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.

Company research

Kering (PP) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Kering (PP) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Kering (PP) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to b...

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Global Apparel Markets: Product Developments and Innovations - 4th Quarter 2014

Global Apparel Markets: Product Developments and Innovations

This report analyses some of the latest developments and innovations in the global apparel industry, including: colour trends; finishes for denim fabric; new collections; new dyes; sports apparel; the...

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Performance Apparel Markets: Business Update, 1st Quarter 2014

Performance Apparel Markets: Business Update, 1st Quarter 20

This report provides information, analysis and valuable insight on developments relating to the performance apparel industry in the following categories: acquisitions, divestments and mergers; corpora...

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