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Transparency mixed in Uzbek cotton supply chain

Transparency among apparel brands and retailers appears to be mixed when it comes to sourcing cotton from Uzbekistan. New research has revea...

Connected sourcing networks ease payment problems

Just as it seemed things couldn’t get any worse for American Apparel, reports emerged earlier this month that the struggling retailer has be...

Factoring: a lifeline for apparel suppliers?

The role played by factoring in the apparel supply chain came under the spotlight last week with reports suggesting that factoring companies...

Alliance and Accord urged to harmonise efforts

A review of the work carried out so far by the Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety says the group has made "significant and laudable progr...

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INTERVIEW: Harry Debes, CEO, Lawson Software 23 Aug 2007

Harry Debes’ first year as CEO of Lawson Software was dominated by the company’s merger with Intentia International, in early 2006. Now, 15 months after the deal’s completion, he tells just-style how the firm is leveraging its strength in the fashion sector with some exciting new ERP software developments, to help companies reduce lead times and improve delivery performance.

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Sears to sell stores through REIT formation 2 Apr 2015

Michelle Russell

US department store group Sears Holdings Corp is to sell around 250 stores through the creation of a real estate investment trust, in a bid to raise US$2.5bn as part of its cost cutting efforts.

Sears Q4 mixed but optimistic on improvements 26 Feb 2015

Michelle Russell

Sears Holdings Corp has booked mixed results in its fourth-quarter but is optimistic improvements can be made.

Lands' End taps Dolce & Gabbana exec as CEO 3 Feb 2015

Katie Smith

Apparel retailer Lands' End has named Dolce & Gabbana USA president Federica Marchionni as its new CEO, following the resignation of CEO Edgar Huber.

Sears Holdings cuts 115 corporate jobs 29 Jan 2015

Michelle Russell

US department store group Sears Holdings is to cut 115 corporate jobs, the majority at its head quarters in Illinois, as part of cost cutting efforts.

Sears Holdings records another quarterly loss 5 Dec 2014

Michelle Russell

US department store retailer Sears Holdings has booked another loss in its third-quarter, as sales continue to decline.

Latest blogs

China takes a tougher stance on CSR 20 Oct 2014

Leonie Barrie

Experts on China's textile and apparel industry say that international brands must take increasing care to ensure their sourcing is environmentally and socially responsible, ahead of an anticipated tightening of government restrictions.

Gap CEO switch a sign of transition 13 Oct 2014

Leonie Barrie

If evidence is needed as to the new direction likely to be pursued by US retail giant Gap Inc, look no further than the company's new leadership change. It was revealed last week that CEO Glenn Murphy is to step down in February, making way for Art Peck, the head of Gap's digital division.

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Sears Holdings Corporation (SHLD) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Sears Holdings Corporation (SHLD) - Financial and Strategic

Sears Holdings Corporation (Sears Holdings) is an integrated retailer in the US. It offers tools, lawn and garden, consumer electronics and automotive repair and maintenance services. The company cate...

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Global Childrens and Infant Wear Market 2014-2018

Global Childrens and Infant Wear Market 2014-2018

Abstract About Children’s and Infant Wear Children's wear refers to clothing for children aged between 0 months to 10 years. It includes apparel such as outerwear, underwear, nightwear, socks and t...

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Kmart Corporation - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Kmart Corporation - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Kmart Corporation (Kmart) is a retailer of apparels and other related products. The product line of the company comprises jewelry, clothing, furniture and decor, home accessories, baby products, elect...

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