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When it comes to developing or adapting an apparel brand or retailer's production strategy, there are six key factors to consider, according...
Internet pureplays like Asos are gaining the most share in the UK apparel market year-on-year, new data shows, while general stores are losi...
A number of retailers have responded to allegations of "forced labour" amongst female textile workers in mills in southern India, with H&M blacklisting one of the five named.
Sainsbury's is now reaping the benefits of the investment it has made in its clothing division, an analyst has said, after the UK retailer this morning (11 June) revealed the business grew at double-digits in the first quarter.
UK retailer Sainsbury's this morning (11 June) issued its first-quarter trading update, in which it revealed that its clothing business continued to grow strongly, delivering double-digit like-for-like sales growth. Overall, analysts have offered an upbeat view on the retail group's update and the potential of its clothing business.
Brands and retailers in the UK and other parts of Europe are "coming back" to Turkey as a source of textiles and clothing as they seek to diversify their supply chains away from Asia.
Faced with what he describes as a "never-ending battle" against rising costs, Ranjan Mahtani, the CEO of Hong Kong based apparel supplier Epic Group, is in fighting mood. But what is also clear is his concern that the apparel industry's current preoccupation with price leaves it in danger of failing to see an even bigger and more worrying issue: the lack of new supply countries coming through.
Corporate sustainability is seen by sceptics as too often being 'more talk than action'. Ben Eavis, head of corporate responsibility at Sainsbury’s, spoke with Ben Cooper about how the various steering groups, reporting processes and stakeholder discussions at Sainsbury's facilitate action rather being an end in their own right.
With the holiday season done and dusted, UK apparel and footwear retailers are counting the cost. In the most recent Christmas trading reports, JD Sports, SuperGroup, Fat Face and Debenhams saw sales rise over the all-important trading period, while Tesco and Matalan recorded a decline in revenue. Sainsbury's posted an increase in clothing sales, Shop Direct delivered "record breaking" results, and Ted Baker enjoyed a "good retail performance".
Sainsbury's today (11 November) said its clothing division performed “strongly” in the first-half of its financial year, despite the UK supermarket group revealing its lowest profit since 2010, sending its share price tumbling.
UK apparel retail sales grew 2.4% in the 24 weeks ended 2 August, above the five-year average, estimates have shown.
UK retail group Sainsbury's is to launch a website for its Tu clothing range, providing access to the collection nationwide.
Clothing was the bright spot for UK retailer Sainsbury's last year as it booked its first loss in a decade.
UK supermarket retailer Sainsbury's has extended a trial to sell its Tu clothing range online.
UK supermarket chain Sainsbury’s recorded sales declines over the Christmas period, despite strong trading from the company’s clothing and general merchandise businesses.
Supermarket retailer Sainsbury’s has pledged to grow its non-food business, including clothing, after its second quarter profit and underlying sales both fell.
Sainsbury's has said its clothing business continues to perform strongly as the UK retail group revealed a decline in second-quarter sales hurt by significant pricing activity and food price deflation.
Sainsbury's focus on product quality and sourcing standards could help it reclaim ground as consumer finances begin to steadily improve, analysts believe. However, the retailer also has much to do after revealing a decline in second-quarter like-for-like sales.
In a recent survey of 6,000 consumers by retail analysts Conlumino, Sainsbury's topped the poll as the nation's favourite fashion retailer. We take a look at some of the other shops who came out on top.
Textile and consumer product testing laboratory High Street Textile Testing Services (HSTTS) has been acquired by Modern Testing Services (MTS) in a move that helps expand its global reach.
The most-read stories on just-style this week include Gap's plans to source clothing from Burma/Myanmar, an analysis on Sainsbury's reaping the benefits of its investment in clothing, and a snapshot of the Mauritian textile and apparel industry.
UK retail group Sainsbury's says its clothing business continued to grow strongly in the first quarter, delivering double-digit like-for-like sales growth.
UK supermarket retailer Sainsbury's is to sell its Tu clothing range online as part of a pilot designed to complement its in-store business.
Supermarket retailer Sainsbury's is to use inventory optimisation software to help improve allocation and replenishment of its fashion and general merchandise.
UK supermarket retailer Sainsbury's has booked a double-digit increase in full-year net profit - with non-food sales, which includes clothing, continuing to grow at more than twice the rate of food.
Sainsbury's clothing boss James Brown has been promoted to director of all non-food trading, as part of a reshuffle to prepare for the departure of CEO Justin King.
UK retail group Sainsbury's has ended its nine-year run of sales growth with a decline in fourth-quarter revenues, but says its clothing business continues to perform well.
Tesco will "accelerate" efforts to turnaround its UK business while also capping capital expenditure, the company said today (25 February).
Sainsbury's has extended its partnership with TV fashion stylist Gok Wan for another two years as it reveals its clothing business is growing at around 10% year-on-year.
Asda ended its 2013 financial year with a fall in underlying sales in the fourth quarter.
Results on the performance of apparel retailers over the key Christmas shopping season are continuing to trickle through, with figures released last week showing that December proved to be a challenging month for those in the US.
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