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Manufacturer Timex expands own-brand apparel 19 Nov 2012

Petah Marian

Sri Lankan clothing producer Timex is expanding its own brands in Asia and Europe as part of plans to move into higher margin areas to offset rising costs in its domestic manufacturing operations.

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House of Fraser in first-quarter sales boost 30 Jun 2014

Katie Smith

Higher online sales and increased demand for its own brands helped UK department store retailer House of Fraser to book a 2% rise in first-quarter like-for-like sales.

Shop Direct hires first fashion director from Gap 20 Jun 2014

Leonie Barrie

Online retailer Shop Direct, operator of the Very and Littlewoods brands, has tapped Gap's European buying director Zoe Matthews as its first fashion director.

Top stories this week on just-style... 17 Apr 2014

Katie Smith

The most-read stories on just-style this week include warmer weather a welcome boost for UK fashion sales, an analysis on why no one strategy fits all in apparel sourcing, and Tesco to open a chain of F&F clothing stores in the US.

House of Fraser reveals record FY sales and profit 15 Apr 2014

Michelle Russell

UK department store retailer House of Fraser has said the continued success of its key strategic pillars has resulted in another record level of sales and profit for the year.

China's Sanpower buys House of Fraser for GBP480m 14 Apr 2014

Michelle Russell

The Shanghai-listed retail arm of Chinese conglomerate Sanpower Group has secured an 89% stake in UK department store retailer House of Fraser.

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A troubled start for Cambodia 6 Jan 2014

Leonie Barrie

2014 has got off to a troubled start in Cambodia, where protests over a new minimum wage for garment workers have been turning increasingly violent.

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