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US apparel retailers' August 2014 sales roundup

Against an improving economic backdrop and a highly promotional retail environment, back-to-school shopping helped to push comparable store...

Gap audits reveal compliance issues in Myanmar

US retail giant Gap Inc has made no secret of the fact that it faced - and continues to face - a number of compliance issues linked to its d...

Fitness fashion propels Athleta towards $1bn sales

Any talk of Gap Inc's portfolio invariably focuses on its Gap, Banana Republic and Old Navy brands. But new number crunching suggests the co...

Gap impressed with supply chain improvements

Apparel giant Gap Inc has said it is impressed with how much progress it has made on its supply chain fabric platforming as it shifts its re...

Latest Interviews

Speaking with style: Dr Harry Lee, TAL Apparel 26 Jul 2011

Leonie Barrie

TAL Apparel, one of the world's leading garment suppliers, has turned the threat of inflation across the supply chain into an opportunity to do things differently. Here CEO Dr Harry Lee tells just-style how the Hong Kong based firm's long-time focus on efficiency, sustainable development, and added value is helping to combat rising costs and set it apart from the competition.


Speaking with style: Abi Rushton 27 Jun 2011

Joe Ayling

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.

Latest News

Gap warns of margin pressure after sales decline 5 Sep 2014

Katie Smith

US clothing retailer Gap Inc has warned that a decline in August comparable store sales will likely put pressure on its namesake brand's gross margins this month.


Top stories this week on just-style... 5 Sep 2014

Katie Smith

The most-read stories on just-style this week include the findings of Gap's audits at its two new supplier factories in Myanmar, plans by Abercrombie & Fitch to lose logos, and discord between the two groups working to improve safety in Bangladesh's ready-made garment industry.


Top stories this week on just-style... 29 Aug 2014

Michelle Russell

The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at the shifts in manufacturing costs that are driving companies to re-think their global production strategies, a closer look at Li & Fung's three-year strategy, and the continued unrest in Cambodia's garment industry.


Gap to upgrade and expand Hudson Valley DC 27 Aug 2014

Michelle Russell

US apparel giant Gap Inc is to invest US$69m upgrading and expanding its Hudson Valley distribution centre.


Gap ups guidance and reveals India store plans 22 Aug 2014

Michelle Russell

Apparel giant Gap Inc has raised its full-year earnings guidance and revealed plans to enter India and grow its store base in mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan this year.

Latest blogs

Responsible development a key requirement 9 Sep 2014

Leonie Barrie

US retail giant Gap Inc has made no secret of the fact that it faced - and continues to face - a number of compliance issues linked to its decision to start sourcing garments from Myanmar/Burma.


Cottoning on to water shortages 1 Sep 2014

Leonie Barrie

To coincide with World Water Week, which kicked off in Stockholm yesterday, the need for better use of increasingly limited water resources has turned the spotlight on the global cotton industry - one of the largest and thirstiest crops produced.

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