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US apparel retailers' November 2014 sales roundup

Early Black Friday promotions, falling fuel prices, and labour market improvements all helped the majority of US apparel retailers to record...

US retailers to face logistics issues into 2015

On top of mounting concerns over the impact of worsening delays on shipments of holiday merchandise arriving at US west coast ports, analyst...

US apparel retailers' October 2014 sales roundup

October proved to be another mixed bag for US apparel retailers. While the majority reported comparable store sales gains thanks to an impro...

China tightens on corporate social responsibility

Experts on China's textile and apparel industry say that international brands must take increasing care to ensure their sourcing is environm...

Latest Interviews

INTERVIEW: Crystal CEO rises to the challenges 25 Sep 2014

Leonie Barrie

Building the business for long-term growth, but also ensuring that the company has a strong local supply chain in place to deliver on its goals, are among the challenges faced by Andrew Lo, CEO of Hong Kong based Crystal Group, as he continues to build the capacity and competitiveness of one of Asia's largest garment manufacturers.


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.

Latest News

Lacoste joins ban on angora 8 Dec 2014

Michelle Russell

French fashion brand Lacoste has become the latest company to end the use of angora in its future clothing and accessories collections.


Gap to be "held back" by namesake brand 5 Dec 2014

Katie Smith

Gap's namesake brand will continue to weigh on the US clothing giant's performance during the holiday season, one analyst believes, despite it posting November comparable store sales growth.


Gap and Tau to accelerate supply chain innovations 4 Dec 2014

Katie Smith

Tau Investment Management is partnering with clothing giant Gap Inc to promote "best-in-class" innovations and support the development of more sustainable, efficient and improved garment factories and mills across Southeast Asia.


Old Navy under fire over plus-size allegations 27 Nov 2014

Michelle Russell

Gap's Old Navy has come under fire over allegations it charges extra for women's plus-size clothing, but not for men's.


Gap unveils management changes as Q3 profit rises 21 Nov 2014

Katie Smith

US clothing giant Gap Inc has shaken up its management team by promoting two executives to lead its namesake and Banana Republic brands globally, after booking an increase in third-quarter net profit.

Latest blogs

Gap CEO switch a sign of transition 13 Oct 2014

Leonie Barrie

If evidence is needed as to the new direction likely to be pursued by US retail giant Gap Inc, look no further than the company's new leadership change. It was revealed last week that CEO Glenn Murphy is to step down in February, making way for Art Peck, the head of Gap's digital division.


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.

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