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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...

In the money: Retailers boosted by December growth

Icy weather, a "fed up of being fed up" consumer and Christmas spirit all contributed to healthy retail growth for many fashion stores in De...

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.

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TV footage claims new Bangladesh factory abuses 6 Feb 2014

Katie Smith

Nearly a year after the collapse of the Rana Plaza building in Bangladesh, an ITV documentary claims to have evidence of ongoing worker and safety concerns at factories making clothes for UK retailers N Brown and Arcadia.


Retailers again seek probe into Cambodia violence 21 Jan 2014

Katie Smith

Adidas, Esprit, and Gap Inc are among a coalition of 30 retailers and brands that have signed a new letter calling for an investigation into the recent violence in Cambodia's garment industry.


N Brown to expand after "robust" Christmas growth 16 Jan 2014

Katie Smith

Internet and catalogue retailer N Brown has unveiled international expansion plans after reporting "robust" sales growth during the Christmas trading period.


Young customers drive N Brown H1 profit growth 9 Oct 2013

Richard Woodard

Growth from younger customers and its specialist brands helped boost first-half pre-tax profits at UK apparel retailer N Brown.


Safety accord firms to inspect Bangladesh units 8 Jul 2013

Petah Marian

The group of 70 retailers and brands that have signed up to the Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh have agreed to inspect all of their supplier factories in the country within the next nine months.

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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