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Retailers react to India forced labour allegations

A number of retailers have responded to allegations of "forced labour" amongst female textile workers in mills in southern India, with H&M b...

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...

Hazardous chemical removal a key industry issue

Since Greenpeace published its Dirty Laundry report in 2011, revealing toxic chemicals in waste water discharges from two textile processing...

Following fashion isn't the best sourcing strategy

Retailers and brands are increasingly engineering their operations to make the most of changing trends affecting everything from sourcing to...

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

UK Primark supplier goes into administration 30 Oct 2014

Michelle Russell

Value fashion retailer Primark says it stopped placing orders with one of its UK supplier that has since gone into administration.


UK clothing spend set to grow 3.5% this Christmas 30 Oct 2014

Katie Smith

Clothing and footwear is one of the categories set for the biggest growth in spending across the UK this Christmas, according to new research.


Indian women textile workers endure forced labour 28 Oct 2014

Richard Woodard

Female textile workers in mills in southern India are enduring horrific working conditions which amount to “forced labour”, according to a report from two pressure groups.


Sears seeks to raise more cash 21 Oct 2014

Michelle Russell

Sears Holdings has announced its intention to raise as much as US$625m through an unsecured loan and equity warrants in a bid to generate additional liquidity and shore up its balance sheet.


Primark inks US lease deal with Sears Holdings 20 Oct 2014

Katie Smith

UK value fashion retailer Primark has inked a deal with Sears Holdings which will see it lease space in seven stores in the US, a move that could be a sign of things to come.

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?

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