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Rana Plaza one year on: Bangladesh in words

One year today, one of the worst industrial disasters in history occured when the Rana Plaza garment factory in Bangladesh collapsed, killin...

Analysis: Is the UK reshoring tide on the turn?

There has been a lot of talk about reshoring as one of the emerging manufacturing trends of the future, but as yet little robust evidence ha...

Adverse weather is 'snow joke' for retailers

The timing of the pre-Christmas snowfall could hardly have been worse for the UK high street....

In the money: Figleaves buy a good fit for N Brown

N Brown's shift from catalogue specialist to online retailer took another step forward today with its acquisition of lingerie, underwear and...

Latest Interviews

N Brown reaffirms commitment to Bangladesh 31 Mar 2014

Michelle Russell

Nearly a year on from the collapse of the Rana Plaza factory complex in Bangladesh, the collective work by brands and suppliers to ensure safer working conditions is starting to gain some traction. Andy York, ethical trading manager for retailer N Brown, has been closely involved in the efforts so far. He tells Michelle Russell that it is more important now than ever before to have an ethical supply chain - and that N Brown remains committed to Bangladesh.

Latest News

N Brown taps Haywood to lead systems overhaul 5 Aug 2014

Katie Smith

Internet and catalogue retailer N Brown has tapped Andy Haywood as its new chief information officer as it works to transform, modernise and grow the business.


Ted Baker “no plans” to stop using wool 17 Jul 2014

Katie Smith

UK apparel lifestyle brand Ted Baker has told just-style it has no plans to boycott wool, despite calls to from an animal rights group, which exposed a series of violations in the industry.


Primark launches investigation after wool probe 15 Jul 2014

Katie Smith

UK value fashion retailer Primark has launched an investigation following the release of video footage exposing a series of violations in the wool industry.


N Brown Q1 trading update underwhelms market 18 Jun 2014

Michelle Russell

Home shopping group N Brown has revealed a trading update that came in below market expectations but insisted it is making progress on modernising the business.


N Brown “encouraged” by 5% FY profit rise 1 May 2014

Richard Woodard

Home shopping group N Brown has posted solid increases in full-year profit and revenues, boosted by strong growth in the US and in like-for-like sales.

Latest blogs

Progress still lags on a living wage 7 Apr 2014

Michelle Russell

The biggest news from just-style last week was the rollout of our new-look site. It has been redesigned to make it easier to find the key content that you need, whether you're reading it on a desktop computer or on a portable device such as a cell phone or tablet.


US apparel retailers buffeted by winter storms 10 Feb 2014

Leonie Barrie

Winter storms played havoc with US apparel retailers in January. While some consumers were forced to stay at home, others simply lost the will, with holiday shopping fatigue, static wages, and a lack of inspiring new ranges all hitting comparable store sales.

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