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Kohl's cranks up efforts to reverse sluggish sales

US department store retailer Kohl's Corporation last week held its first investor day for seven years, setting out detailed plans for future...

Apparel retailers balance bricks and clicks

Where once retailers invested in e-commerce as an extension of their physical stores, an acceleration in shopping online means they are now...

Trade deals move ahead in changing US industry

Hot topics under discussion at the annual meeting of the rebranded United States Fashion Industry Association (USFIA) included major trade n...

Epic outlines Bangladesh expansion plans

Already one of the largest garment makers in Bangladesh, Epic Group is embarking on an expansion drive that will see it double its productio...

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.


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.

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Kohl's profit drops in "tough" Q3 14 Nov 2014

Katie Smith

Department store retailer Kohl's Corporation has reported a double-digit drop in third-quarter profit - but according to one analyst, new initiatives in place will lead to improvement in the fourth quarter.


Top stories this week on just-style... 7 Nov 2014

Katie Smith

The most-read stories on just-style this week included news that VF Corp is being viewed as the most suitable buyer for sportswear brand Puma, an insight into some of the trends and challenges facing the retail sector, and the impact of slowdowns at US west coast ports on apparel shipments.


New York & Co forecasts deeper Q3 loss 5 Nov 2014

Katie Smith

US apparel chain New York & Company has said it expects to report a deeper adjusted operating loss in the third quarter than previously predicted.


Kohl's readies for Q3 sales decline 28 Oct 2014

Michelle Russell

Kohl's Corporation said it expects comparable sales to decrease 1.4% in the third quarter following a softening of sales in October.


Future acquisition opportunities seen for PVH Corp 10 Oct 2014

Michelle Russell

Meaningful acquisition opportunities for PVH Corp are likely to present themselves in two to six years time, but they may take the form of bringing existing businesses in house under the Tommy Hilfiger and Calvin Klein banners, analysts believe.

Latest blogs

Port problems play havoc with holiday imports 10 Nov 2014

Leonie Barrie

US firms including apparel retailers and importers are urging the government to intervene in the ongoing dispute at US west coast ports, amid worsening delays on shipments of holiday merchandise and fears a total shutdown may be imminent.

Company research

Kohl's Corporation (KSS) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Kohl's Corporation (KSS) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Anal

Kohl's Corporation (Kohl’s) is a specialty retailer of apparel and accessories, and home furnishings. It operates a chain of department stores and sells moderately priced apparel, footwear, accessorie...

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Profiles of six leading US apparel retailers

Profiles of six leading US apparel retailers

With a large population and high income per head, demand for apparel in the USA is huge -- amounting to nearly US$300 bn during 2012. This has facilitated sustained growth of a number of giant retaile...

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Destination Maternity Corporation (DEST) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Destination Maternity Corporation (DEST) - Financial and Str

Destination Maternity Corporation (DMC) is a specialty designer and retailer of maternity clothing. The company's stores offer tops, bottoms, lingerie, coats, swimwear, active-wear, sportswear and bea...

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