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Sainsbury's reaps benefits of clothing investments

Sainsbury's is now reaping the benefits of the investment it has made in its clothing division, an analyst has said, after the UK retailer t...

Sainsbury's Q1 results: What the analysts say

UK retailer Sainsbury's this morning (11 June) issued its first-quarter trading update, in which it revealed that its clothing business cont...

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...

Sainsbury's Q4 sales: What the analysts say

Sainsbury's has ended a nine-year run of sales growth after revealing a decline in fourth-quarter revenues this morning (18 March). The reta...

Latest Interviews

Interview: Ranjan Mahtani, CEO, Epic Group 28 Feb 2012

Leonie Barrie

Faced with what he describes as a "never-ending battle" against rising costs, Ranjan Mahtani, the CEO of Hong Kong based apparel supplier Epic Group, is in fighting mood. But what is also clear is his concern that the apparel industry's current preoccupation with price leaves it in danger of failing to see an even bigger and more worrying issue: the lack of new supply countries coming through.


Speaking with style: Ben Eavis, Sainsbury’s 3 Sep 2010

Ben Cooper

Corporate sustainability is seen by sceptics as too often being 'more talk than action'. Ben Eavis, head of corporate responsibility at Sainsbury’s, spoke with Ben Cooper about how the various steering groups, reporting processes and stakeholder discussions at Sainsbury's facilitate action rather being an end in their own right.

Latest News

Top stories this week on just-style... 13 Jun 2014

Katie Smith

The most-read stories on just-style this week include Gap's plans to source clothing from Burma/Myanmar, an analysis on Sainsbury's reaping the benefits of its investment in clothing, and a snapshot of the Mauritian textile and apparel industry.


Sainsbury's clothing sees strong Q1 sales growth 11 Jun 2014

Michelle Russell

UK retail group Sainsbury's says its clothing business continued to grow strongly in the first quarter, delivering double-digit like-for-like sales growth.


Sainsbury's to pilot selling clothing online 9 Jun 2014

Katie Smith

UK supermarket retailer Sainsbury's is to sell its Tu clothing range online as part of a pilot designed to complement its in-store business.


Sainsbury's to use inventory optimisation software 20 May 2014

Leonie Barrie

Supermarket retailer Sainsbury's is to use inventory optimisation software to help improve allocation and replenishment of its fashion and general merchandise.


Sainsbury's annual clothing sales outpace food 7 May 2014

Katie Smith

UK supermarket retailer Sainsbury's has booked a double-digit increase in full-year net profit - with non-food sales, which includes clothing, continuing to grow at more than twice the rate of food.

Latest blogs

Retailers continue to be challenged over Christmas 13 Jan 2014

Leonie Barrie

Results on the performance of apparel retailers over the key Christmas shopping season are continuing to trickle through, with figures released last week showing that December proved to be a challenging month for those in the US.

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