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N Brown H1 profit drop: What the analysts say

Internet and catalogue retailer N Brown Group saw its share price slump 12.9% this morning (9 October) after it revealed a decline in first-...

N Brown H1 trading update: What the analysts say

Home shopping group N Brown this morning (16 September) reported a "mellow" first-half performance, with sales slipping as it continues with...

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...

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 modernisation could secure strong growth 15 Oct 2014

Michelle Russell

Despite N Brown publishing "subdued" first-half results this week, analysts believe its strategic plan is right and anticipate strong medium-term growth.


N Brown reveals anticipated dip in H1 earnings 9 Oct 2014

Michelle Russell

Internet and catalogue retailer N Brown Group has booked a decline in first-half earnings as a result of business changes related to phasing out some products, marketing activities and credit policy changes.


Fashion brands support Cambodia wage rise 22 Sep 2014

Katie Smith

Eight major fashion brands, including one of Cambodia's biggest customers, H&M, have indicated their support for talks to raise wages for Cambodian garment workers - in line with efforts to improve supplier productivity.


N Brown on track despite "mellow" H1 performance 16 Sep 2014

Katie Smith

Internet and catalogue retailer N Brown Group says it remains on track to deliver its full-year forecasts, despite a "mellow" first-half performance as it implements its long-term growth strategy.


Rana Plaza Trust Fund awards $1.4m to victims 9 Sep 2014

Katie Smith

The International Labour Organization-backed fund for victims of the Rana Plaza tragedy has distributed BDT108m (US$1.4m) to 700 cases.

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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