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With the value of the UK clothing market set to soar over the next five years, and consumers taking more of an interest in the origin and qu...
UK value fashion retailer New Look has said it will continue to focus on its strategy of building a global brand, despite puling out of Russ...
Just a week after Asos issued its third profit warning this year, reports at the weekend suggested a potential revolt from some of the brands it sells over its aggressive discounting - exacerbating issues already weighing on the online retailer.
Retail shares were among the biggest fallers last week as financial markets reacted to President Vladimir Putin's retaliation to the imposition of sanctions on Russia. While the ban was imposed on food and agricultural imports, the apparel industry is unlikely to be immune from the effects of the standoff, with majors like Adidas already suffering long-standing issues in the country.
After booking a "stellar" first-quarter performance, UK value fashion retailer New Look has put the brakes on its expansion into Russia, citing concerns over the worsening political situation in the country.
UK value fashion retailer New Look has said it has no concerns about the working conditions at its supplier factories in Cambodia, with CEO Anders Kristiansen stressing that corporate social responsibility is core to its business.
Garment supplier Echo Sourcing has been building its business in Bangladesh since 2005 and is confident of continued growth in a country that has been rocked by a number of safety issues. The company, however, is keen to broaden its horizons and is eyeing potential new markets such as Ethiopia. Mark Bannister, head of sustainability and projects, talks to just-style.
With 20 years of experience across manufacturing, retail and international development to her name, Abi Rushton is well-placed to help steer apparel sourcing strategies of the future. just-style news editor Joe Ayling found out more in the first part of an extended inteview on the global supply chain.
UK fashion retailer New Look has offered a cautious outlook as it booked lower third-quarter like-for-like sales and earnings as a result of reduced footfall and a highly promotional retail environment.
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The Ethical Trading Initiative (ETI) is advising retailers sourcing garments from the city of Leicester to impose significant sanctions against those factories that breach contracts.
UK garment factory workers producing for fashion brands including New Look, River Island and Boohoo have been found to be working for less than half the minimum wage, an undercover investigation has found.
The majority of large apparel brands are ignoring the "endemic" abuse of Syrian refugees in Turkish clothing factories supplying European retailers, a new report has found.
UK fashion retailer New Look has delivered higher earnings and sales in its last fiscal year but offered a cautious outlook for a "challenging" year ahead.
Six international brands and retailers including Tesco, Esprit, KappAhl and New Look have joined a commitment to stop sourcing the raw material for their viscose and rayon textiles from ancient and endangered forests.
UK value fashion retailer New Look has promoted Emma Worley to the position of director for buying, merchandising and design.
Value fashion retailer New Look has delivered a strong performance in the first nine months of the year, with both sales and pre-tax profit rising, helped by double-digit growth online.
UK value fashion retailer New Look has offered an optimistic outlook for the year and said it plans to expand further in China as it revealed higher first-half earnings and sales.
Concerns have been raised over health and safety standards in Pakistan's garment sector, after the roof of a garment factory collapsed killing four workers and injuring 16 others.
UK value fashion retailer New Look has revealed it will open a series of standalone menswear stores as it swung to a loss in the first quarter, despite impressive sales on its mobile site.
South African investment firm Brait has completed its takeover of UK value fashion retailer New Look, and named its CEO John Gnodde as non-executive chairman.
South African investment firm Brait has agreed to acquire a majority stake in New Look for GBP780m (US$1.23bn), valuing the UK value fashion retailer at GBP1.9bn.
UK fashion value retailer New Look is keeping tight-lipped over reports it has recruited JP Morgan to work on options for a flotation, which could value it at GBP2bn (US$3.09bn).
New Look CEO Anders Kristiansen has said he believes the UK value fashion retailer is ready for an initial public offering (IPO) after booking a double-digit increase in third-quarter net profit.
Online fashion retailer Boohoo has become the latest retailer to ban the use of angora in its products following pressure from animal rights group PETA.
Jigsaw product director Barbara Horspool has left the UK fashion retailer after two years in the role to join clothing and homeware retailer The White Company.
French fashion brand Lacoste has become the latest company to end the use of angora in its future clothing and accessories collections.
UK value fashion retailer New Look has completed the sale of its struggling French retail chain Mim to Main Asia (HK) Ltd, an independent company advised by sourcing giant Asia Global.
UK value fashion retailer New Look Today (11 November) said it has pulled out of Russia and Ukraine due to political uncertainty, as it recorded an 89.1% jump in first-half profit.
UK apparel and accessories retailer Monsoon Accessorize has become the latest company to end the use of angora in its future clothing and accessories collections.
Retail shares have been among the biggest fallers in the last two weeks as financial markets react to President Vladimir Putin's retaliation to the imposition of sanctions on Russia.
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