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Nike sees "tremendous energy" in women's apparel

Sporting giant Nike has homed in on the "tremendous energy" in women's apparel and believes there is a significant opportunity for the compa...

Who has signed up to the Greenpeace Detox Campaign

In 2011, Greenpeace published its Dirty Laundry report, which found toxic chemicals in waste water discharges from two textile processing fa...

Global footwear to strengthen but hurdles remain

The global footwear industry is expected to grow 4-5% to nearly $200bn next year as a firming global economy fuels consumer demand for leadi...

New scenarios driving sustainability in textiles

Driving meaningful change towards sustainability in textiles within organisations, within the industry, and with consumers topped the agenda...

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Levi Strauss refocuses on profit through principle 8 Dec 2014

Michelle Russell

Levi Strauss & Co is returning to its roots. The denim stalwart, which has been battling sluggish traffic trends, international challenges and a revolution in activewear, is looking to re-establish leadership in its sector. A touch of nostalgia, plenty of innovation, adjustments in sourcing strategy, and global expansion are all part of the plan. just-style talks with Seth Ellison, the group's president for Europe.


String traceability tool goes back to basics 23 Apr 2014

Leonie Barrie

Without knowing the precise history of the products it sells and then being able to verify the claims it makes, Tim Wilson, CEO of Historic Futures, believes the apparel industry will never be able to make a real difference to issues ranging from sustainability to illegal subcontracting. He is now taking the company's String platform back to the drawing board to tackle the issue of total traceability across the clothing supply chain.

Latest News

Fashion brands facing strong dollar “headwind” 21 Jan 2015

Richard Woodard

Global fashion brands based in the US could face an increasing headwind from a strong dollar, an analyst has warned.


United Colors of Benetton builds management team 20 Jan 2015

Katie Smith

Italian fashion firm Benetton Group has strengthened its management team with three new appointments, including that of Piero Maldini as retail director for United Colors of Benetton.


New Balance hits back in Converse trademark row 14 Jan 2015

Richard Woodard

Footwear business New Balance has hit back at rival Converse in a continuing row about the design of the latter’s Chuck Taylor All-Star sneakers.


Top ten analysis stories on just-style in 2014... 23 Dec 2014

Katie Smith

Among the most-read analysis articles on just-style in 2014 were stories relating to Nike's "manufacturing revolution", the development of Ethiopia and Myanmar as apparel sourcing destinations, and industry efforts to improve factory safety.


Brands urged to help end Shenzhen factory strike 22 Dec 2014

Katie Smith

Trade unions are calling on brands and retailers sourcing garments from the Shenzhen Artigas Clothing & Leatherwear factory in China to step in to help settle a strike that has been going on for almost two weeks.

Latest blogs

A look back as we move into 2015 5 Jan 2015

Leonie Barrie

As we return to the swing of things, a good way to start 2015 is to take a look back at the top news stories, analysis pieces, comment articles and interviews published on just-style in 2014.


Big gap between Ethiopia export goals and reality 10 Dec 2014

Michelle Russell

Ethiopia may have more trump cards to play than any other sub-Sahara African country when it comes to developing a competitive cotton, textile and garment supply chain, but it still has a rough road ahead. Indeed, Ethiopia's growth as a garment exporter will be slower and more difficult than the government and local textile organisations predict.

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NIKE, Inc. - Strategy and SWOT Report

NIKE, Inc. - Strategy and SWOT Report

NIKE, Inc. - Strategy and SWOT Report, is a source of comprehensive company data and information. The report covers the company’s structure, operation, SWOT analysis, product and service offerings ......

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Nike Inc in Apparel and Footwear (USA)

Nike Inc in Apparel and Footwear (USA)

Nike believes that footwear manufactured using its Flyknit fabric, which was initially launched in 2012, will be one of its growth drivers going forward. Initially launched in running footwear, Nike h...

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Nike Inc in Apparel and Footwear (World)

Nike Inc in Apparel and Footwear (World)

Nike Inc, the US-based sportswear giant, goes from strength to strength. After disposing of the Umbro and Cole Haan brands in 2013, it is free to focus on its Converse, Hurley and above all Nike brand...

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