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Apparel brands have vital role to play in Cambodia

Western brands and retailers are “deeply implicated” in the current unrest gripping the Cambodian apparel sector – but they can also be part...

Ethiopia a rising star for sourcing garments

Ethiopia is fast becoming a rising star for sourcing garments. The country's efforts to build its textile and garment industry and offer com...

Clothing becomes growth pole for Tesco

Retail giant Tesco yesterday (26 February) revealed further plans to improve its domestic sales performance and reverse declining market sha...

Can you choose your productivity philosophy?

The pressure for higher wages and better working conditions looks unstoppable – and is being accompanied by a wave of new initiatives aimed...

Latest Interviews

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

just-style's research roundup 17 Apr 2014

Liz Hague

The latest reports from just-style's research store include a look at specialist apparel and footwear retailers in Sweden, a profile of value fashion retailer Primark, and an overview of women's and girls' apparel manufacturing in the US.


ETI revises labour code clause on working hours 3 Apr 2014

Leonie Barrie

Workers in global supply chains should not be asked to work more than 60 hours per week, according to a revised clause in the labour code drawn up by an alliance of companies that includes Tesco, Asda, M&S, Next, New Look, Primark and Zara.


Bangladesh aid call stepped up as funds fall short 26 Mar 2014

Michelle Russell

Campaigners are stepping up their calls for brands to pay into the Rana Plaza compensation fund after it was revealed to just-style that less than 20% of the amount required to make payments to all workers has so far been received.


Top stories this week on just-style... 21 Mar 2014

Katie Smith

The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at why Hanesbrands is optimistic about the year head, the launch of a new worker safety project in Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka setting its sights on game-changing ethical solutions for the apparel and textile sectors.


Rana Plaza compensation to begin next month 19 Mar 2014

Leonie Barrie

The committee set up to pay compensation to the victims of the Rana Plaza factory collapse aims to distribute US$2m to around 3,600 workers and families before the one-year anniversary of the tragedy on 24 April.

Latest blogs

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?


Efforts to improve safety in Bangladesh continue 28 Oct 2013

Leonie Barrie

In the week that marked six months since the collapse of the Rana Plaza factory building in Bangladesh, attention not surprisingly turned to ongoing efforts to improve garment worker safety - and the progress made so far.

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