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Online apparel retailing: Amazon-ly unviable?

Despite the hype, it's amazing how insignificant the internet is on the garment trade, writes Mike Flanagan. While every clothing brand and...

Who has pledged to ban the use of angora?

More than 60 brands and retailers have committed to end the use of angora in their future clothing and accessories collections, following on...

Challenge awaits new Abercrombie & Fitch CEO

Abercrombie & Fitch's stock rose 6.7% yesterday (9 December) on the news its long-serving and often controversial CEO Mike Jeffries had step...

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...

Latest Interviews

Echo Sourcing unveils new supply opportunities 5 Sep 2014

Katie Smith

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.


Speaking with style: Phil Wrigley, New Look 20 Aug 2009

Joe Ayling

Value fashion retailer New Look has taken the opportunity to cash in on affordable fashion during the recession. The company's chairman and former CEO Phil Wrigley explains how in the second part of his interview session with just-style news editor Joe Ayling.

Latest News

Increased selling space boosts Primark sales 15 Jan 2015

Michelle Russell

Value fashion giant Primark has revealed sales growth over the Christmas period driven by increased selling space and high sales densities in stores opened during the last year.


Li & Fung buys Primark supplier May Trading 10 Dec 2014

Michelle Russell

Publicly-listed firm by global sourcing giant Li & Fung has bought Primark and Next Plc supplier May Trading Ltd out of administration.


Primark latest to blame weather for sales 8 Dec 2014

Michelle Russell

Value fashion retailer Primark has achieved like-for-like sales below the expectations of its parent company, as unusually warmer weather hurt revenues.


Primark ups its game in "remarkable" year 4 Nov 2014

Michelle Russell

An "impressive" set of full-year figures at value fashion retailer Primark comes despite its lack of online presence and heavy investment in international expansion - and reflects a rate of growth more usually seen in smaller companies, an analyst has said.


Primark "substantially out-performs" for FY 4 Nov 2014

Michelle Russell

Primark said it "substantially out-performed" in its last fiscal year, and revealed plans to extend its programme of structural assessments to include factories producing for it outside Bangladesh.

Latest blogs

Fashion Revolution Day marks Rana Plaza anniversary 24 Apr 2014

Katie Smith

A campaign encouraging shoppers to ask where and how their garments have been made has been set up to mark the first anniversary of the Rana Plaza disaster.


Bangladesh safety progress painfully slow 17 Feb 2014

Leonie Barrie

Close to a year after the Rana Plaza disaster, progress on improving worker safety and labour rights in Bangladesh has been painfully slow - but who is responsible for the delays?

Company research

Primark Stores Ltd in Retailing (United Kingdom)

Primark Stores Ltd in Retailing (United Kingdom)

After a highly proactive start to 2013 with four new outlet openings, Primark spent the second half of 2013 consolidating on its strong position in apparel and footwear specialist retailers. The compa...

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Primark Stores Ltd in Apparel (United Kingdom)

Primark Stores Ltd in Apparel (United Kingdom)

Primark in the UK remains its most important market, accounting for over 70% of the company’s overall sales. Primark has established itself as one of the fastest-growing value retailers, offering a wi...

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Apparel and Footwear Specialist Retailers in the United Kingdom

Apparel and Footwear Specialist Retailers in the United King

Apparel and footwear specialist retailers in the UK recorded sluggish growth in sales in 2013 as the trading environment in non-grocery retailing across much of the UK remained challenging. As well as...

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