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Spotlight on...Target's Canada debacle

Just days after the closure of its remaining Canadian stores, just-style explores how empty shelves, mismanagement and over-hype combined to...

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...

Bangladesh: The road ahead on remediation

As safety improvements at Bangladesh garment factories move from inspections to remediation, stakeholders warn the hard work is just beginni...

Bangladesh falls deeper as US apparel imports grow

As retailers made one last push to stock up on holiday merchandise amid fears of possible disruption due to the ongoing dockworkers dispute...

Latest News

Target Canada to close stores by 12 April 2 Apr 2015

Michelle Russell

Target Canada says it will close the last of its 133 stores to the public by 12 April as part of its inventory liquidation efforts.


Target to axe thousands of jobs in restructure 4 Mar 2015

Katie Smith

Target Corp is to axe some 1,700 jobs over the next two years as it looks to save US$2bn in costs, and focus on key initiatives it believes will put the US retailer “on a clear path to growth”.


Canadian exit triggers Target Q4 loss 26 Feb 2015

Richard Woodard

Retail giant Target Corp slipped to a huge fourth-quarter loss, thanks to mammoth charges of over US$5.1bn linked to its exit from the Canadian market.


Data security and innovation top CIO priorities 20 Feb 2015

Michelle Russell

Data security and omni-channel initiatives are top retail priorities for chief information officers, data shows, in light of recent high-profile data breaches and the growing need to deliver a differentiated customer experience.


Target names Tesco tech exec McNamara as CIO 4 Feb 2015

Michelle Russell

Global technology and innovation executive Mike McNamara has left Tesco to join retail giant Target Corp as chief information officer.

Latest blogs

Vietnam leads surge in US apparel imports 12 May 2014

Leonie Barrie

China and Vietnam led a surge in US apparel imports in March as retailers emerged from the annual post-holiday slowdown and started stocking up for the spring and summer seasons.

Company research

Target Corporation: Holiday strategy 2013

Target Corporation: Holiday strategy 2013

The US holiday season, typically defined as the period between Thanksgiving and Christmas day, is a key period for retailers, and brings new challenges on a yearly basis. This case study analyzes Targ...

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Sustainable Textiles for Apparel: Fact, Fiction and Future Prospects

Sustainable Textiles for Apparel: Fact, Fiction and Future P

"If indigo was invented today, we would never approve it.” Andrew Olah, founder of the Kingpins denim show, and of Olah Inc., a textile marketing, development, and sales agency in the US. Comments...

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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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