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

Top company strategic reviews of 2014

Macro factors, particularly in the US and Europe, have created a somewhat challenging environment for retailers in 2014. Many succumbed to h...

US textile and apparel trade and sourcing snapshot

A snapshot of the current state of play in US textile and apparel trade shows imports last year rebounded from a modest decline in 2012, ret...

Alliance and Accord urged to harmonise efforts

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Latest Interviews

Hampshire Group CEO hails turnaround progress 27 Aug 2014

Leonie Barrie

Hot on the heels of expanding its Dockers brand license agreement with Levi Strauss & Co for the third time in four months, Hampshire Group CEO Paul Buxbaum is optimistic the company turnaround is starting to take hold. Here he talks to just-style about new opportunities and on-going efforts to leverage the firm's supply chain.


Speaking with style: Andrew Lo, CEO, Crystal Group 31 Aug 2012

Leonie Barrie

Hong Kong based Crystal Group is one of Asia's largest apparel manufacturers, producing more than 230m garments a year for customers including Victoria's Secret, Levi's, A&F, H&M, M&S, Uniqlo, JC Penney and Gap. Here CEO Andrew Lo talks to just-style about supply chain consolidation, productivity, setting up offshore factories, and why big is better when it comes to building a competitive edge.

Latest News

Lower costs shrink JC Penney Q3 loss 13 Nov 2014

Katie Smith

US retail giant JC Penney saw its losses more than halve during the third quarter after lower expenses offset a slight fall in sales.


Former JC Penney CEO Johnson prepares start-up 28 Oct 2014

Michelle Russell

Former JC Penney CEO and Apple retail head Ron Johnson is set to launch a new start-up designed to reinvent the way consumers buy and experience products online.


Top stories last week on just-style... 20 Oct 2014

Katie Smith

The most-read stories on just-style last week included a look at the impact of China tightening up on corporate social responsibility, analyst opinion on JC Penney's new CEO, and an overview of Glenn Murphy's seven-year tenure at Gap.


New JC Penney CEO “credible but no solution” 16 Oct 2014

Michelle Russell

The appointment of Marvin Ellison to the helm of department-store group JC Penney Company has been described as "a credible hire" but one that offers "no solution" to the retailer's tough structural issues.


JC Penney sets out three-year growth plan 9 Oct 2014

Richard Woodard

Retail giant JC Penney Company has outlined plans it hopes will return the business to sustained and profitable growth at an analyst meeting in New York.

Latest blogs

China takes a tougher stance on CSR 20 Oct 2014

Leonie Barrie

Experts on China's textile and apparel industry say that international brands must take increasing care to ensure their sourcing is environmentally and socially responsible, ahead of an anticipated tightening of government restrictions.


World Retail Congress 2014 28 Sep 2014

Michelle Russell

The annual World Retail Congress has returned to Paris this week for three days where the great and the good of the retail industry have converged to discuss the industry climate as we move out of a tough economic climate. New technologies, the rise of omni-channel, innovation and the supply chain of the future will all be discussed.

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