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Sainsbury's Q4 sales: What the analysts say

Sainsbury's has ended a nine-year run of sales growth after revealing a decline in fourth-quarter revenues this morning (18 March). The reta...

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 Coupe build on Sainsbury's clothing momentum?

Sainsbury's this morning (29 January) announced commercial director Mike Coupe will replace Justin King as the supermarket retailer's chief...

Sainsbury's trading update: What the analysts say

UK retailer Sainsbury's this morning (8 January) said it achieved "record" levels of market share for its general merchandise and clothing b...

Latest Interviews

Interview: Ranjan Mahtani, CEO, Epic Group 28 Feb 2012

Leonie Barrie

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.


Speaking with style: Ben Eavis, Sainsbury’s 3 Sep 2010

Ben Cooper

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.

Latest News

Sainsbury's sales fall but clothing performs well 18 Mar 2014

Michelle Russell

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 to "accelerate" UK turnaround 25 Feb 2014

Katy Askew

Tesco will "accelerate" efforts to turnaround its UK business while also capping capital expenditure, the company said today (25 February).


Sainsbury's signs two-year Gok Wan deal 24 Feb 2014

Michelle Russell

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 rounds off year with Q4 sales fall 20 Feb 2014

Dean Best

Asda ended its 2013 financial year with a fall in underlying sales in the fourth quarter.


BGMEA to work with Impactt to improve productivity 10 Feb 2014

Siddique Islam

Bangladesh's apparel trade body has signed a collaboration agreement with Impactt, a London-based leading ethical trading consultancy, to improve productivity in the ready-made garment industry.

Latest blogs

Retailers continue to be challenged over Christmas 13 Jan 2014

Leonie Barrie

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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