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Bangladesh: The road ahead on remediation

As safety improvements at Bangladesh garment factories move from inspections to remediation, stakeholders warn the hard work is just beginni...

Bangladesh: The business benefits of compliance

Will efforts to improve fire, building and worker safety in Bangladesh's apparel industry translate into more business - and higher prices?...

Bangladesh falls deeper as US apparel imports grow

As retailers made one last push to stock up on holiday merchandise amid fears of possible disruption due to the ongoing dockworkers dispute...

Challenge awaits new Abercrombie & Fitch CEO

Abercrombie & Fitch's stock rose 6.7% yesterday (9 December) on the news its long-serving and often controversial CEO Mike Jeffries had step...

Latest Interviews

Echo Sourcing unveils new supply opportunities 5 Sep 2014

Katie Smith

Garment supplier Echo Sourcing has been building its business in Bangladesh since 2005 and is confident of continued growth in a country that has been rocked by a number of safety issues. The company, however, is keen to broaden its horizons and is eyeing potential new markets such as Ethiopia. Mark Bannister, head of sustainability and projects, talks to just-style.

INTERVIEW: Helena Helmersson, H&M 30 Apr 2014

Michelle Russell

The latest sustainability report released earlier this month by Swedish apparel retailer H&M Hennes & Mauritz highlights the group's achievements over the last year. Helena Helmersson, head of sustainability for H&M, spoke with just-style about the company's major milestones, including closed loop clothing, collaboration, and the group's African sourcing plans.

Latest News

H&M unveils latest exclusive Conscious Collection 17 Dec 2014

Michelle Russell

Swedish fashion retailer H&M has launched its new eco-friendly Conscious Collection, and named actress and humanitarian Olivia Wilde as the new face of the line.

H&M books double-digit Q4 sales growth 15 Dec 2014

Katie Smith

Swedish fashion giant Hennes & Mauritz H&M has posted double-digit sales growth for the fourth quarter and the month of November, with the numbers coming in slightly above analyst expectations.

New training centre for Bangladesh apparel workers 7 Dec 2014

Leonie Barrie

A new centre of excellence to provide training for Bangladesh apparel workers was officially opened today (7 December).

H&M expands into eight new online markets 19 Nov 2014

Katie Smith

Swedish fashion giant H&M Hennes & Mauritz is pressing ahead with its expansion plans by launching online in eight new markets next year.

H&M beats consensus with October sales growth 17 Nov 2014

Katie Smith

Swedish fashion giant Hennes & Mauritz H&M booked a double-digit increase in October sales, beating analyst forecasts by 4%.

Latest blogs

Forced labour claims weigh on India mills 3 Nov 2014

Leonie Barrie

A number of retailers were last week forced to respond to allegations of "forced labour" among female textile workers in mills in southern India, with H&M blacklisting one of the five named.

Self-assembly fashion line for Ikea? 31 Oct 2014

Michelle Russell

Yet another fast fashion brand could be about to launch, with suggestions that the next move by Swedish furniture retailer Ikea might be into apparel.

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