Interest in East Africa as a potential apparel sourcing destination has been on the rise, yet the results of a new survey suggest the road a...
Supermarket retailer Tesco has calculated that cutting lead times by one to two weeks on around one-third of the styles in its F&F clothing...
| 22 Sep 2015
More than 200 companies have now signed the Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh following the collapse of the Rana Plaza factory building in Dhaka, which killed more than 1,100 people in 2013.
| 12 Feb 2015
Internet pureplays like Asos are gaining the most share in the UK apparel market year-on-year, new data shows, while general stores are losing out.
| 12 Jan 2015
Despite the hype, it's amazing how insignificant the internet is on the garment trade, writes Mike Flanagan. While every clothing brand and retailer uses the web for moving, receiving and monitoring information, relatively few clothes are sold this way.
| 5 Dec 2014
Ethiopia may have more trump cards to play than any other sub-Sahara African country when it comes to developing a competitive cotton, textile and garment supply chain, but it still has a rough road ahead. Indeed, Ethiopia's growth as a garment exporter will be slower and more difficult than the government and local textile organisations predict.
| 23 Apr 2014
Without knowing the precise history of the products it sells and then being able to verify the claims it makes, Tim Wilson, CEO of Historic Futures, believes the apparel industry will never be able to make a real difference to issues ranging from sustainability to illegal subcontracting. He is now taking the company's String platform back to the drawing board to tackle the issue of total traceability across the clothing supply chain.
| 27 Jun 2011
With 20 years of experience across manufacturing, retail and international development to her name, Abi Rushton is well-placed to help steer apparel sourcing strategies of the future. just-style news editor Joe Ayling found out more in the first part of an extended inteview on the global supply chain.
| 9 Oct 2015
F&F, the fashion brand of UK supermarket retailer Tesco Stores, has become the latest member of the Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) group, amid the formation of a new board of directors.
| 17 Sep 2015
UK apparel retail sales grew 2.4% in the 24 weeks ended 2 August, above the five-year average, estimates have shown.
| 26 Jun 2015
UK retail giant Tesco has booked a decline in first-quarter sales that was less than it had predicted and that beat analyst expectations.
| 22 Apr 2015
UK retail giant Tesco has published what analysts have described as “a nightmare year” after it revealed a significant reduction in UK trading profit, the worst result in its 96-year history.
| 9 Apr 2015
UK retailer Tesco is rolling out radio frequency identification (RFID) technology across its F&F clothing range in 550 UK stores, in a bid to improve in-store stock accuracy and product availability.
| 18 Feb 2015
UK retail giant Tesco has appointed John Allan, chairman of the housebuilder Barratt Developments, as its new chairman.
| 4 Feb 2015
Global technology and innovation executive Mike McNamara has left Tesco to join retail giant Target Corp as chief information officer.
| 29 Jan 2015
Retail behemoth Tesco has revealed the locations of the 43 unprofitable stores it is closing in the UK as part of CEO Dave Lewis's turnaround plan, putting 2,000 jobs at risk.
| 26 Jan 2015
Tesco has launched an online network for its 5,000 global suppliers as it works to increase transparency and improve its relationship with trading partners and customers.
| 12 Jan 2015
Thousands of workers at UK retail giant Tesco should not be made to pay because of boardroom failure, a leading union has warned.
| 8 Jan 2015
Retail giant Tesco posted better than expected Christmas trading results, boosted by a notable surge in online clothing sales.
| 7 Jan 2015
UK supermarket chain Sainsbury’s recorded sales declines over the Christmas period, despite strong trading from the company’s clothing and general merchandise businesses.
| 2 Jan 2015
Beleaguered retail giant Tesco has revealed the head of its remuneration committee, Stuart Chambers, is to step down.
| 19 Dec 2014
UK trade union Community has signed what it claims is a ground-breaking agreement with retail giant Tesco to improve conditions in its domestic apparel supply chain.
| 10 Dec 2014
Discount retailer Lidl has pledged to eliminate all hazardous chemicals from its textile production by 1 January, 2020 - a move that has been welcomed by environmental pressure group Greenpeace.
| 10 Dec 2014
Global brand management business Cherokee Global Brands has booked an increase in third-quarter earnings and sales, and says it is exploring expansion in Central Europe.
| 9 Dec 2014
Beleaguered supermarket giant Tesco has issued another profit warning, sending shares in the company spiralling to new lows.
| 9 Dec 2014
Struggling UK mother, baby and children's goods retailer Mothercare has appointed Richard Smothers as its chief financial officer.
| 5 Dec 2014
The most-read stories on just-style this week include M&S increasing the amount of Better Cotton it sources, Cache considering a third-party acquisition offer, and Tesco's management changes could help the retailer build a "a credible trading strategy".
| 2 Dec 2014
Tesco has revealed a raft of management changes - including two departures - that analysts believe will allow the UK retailer to now press on with building "a credible trading strategy".
| 28 Nov 2014
Tesco's F&F global brand director, Anita Bolger, is to step down after a 14-year career with the UK retail giant.
| 26 Nov 2014
UK litigation firm Stewarts Law is preparing a legal case against retail behemoth Tesco to compensate shareholders who suffered a loss due to its recent profit overstatement.
| 27 Oct 2014
Speculation emerged last week that a group of investors is planning to bid for Adidas Group's Reebok unit, and that a likely sale would enable the German sportswear giant to realign its strategy as a fitness and lifestyle brand.
| 14 Oct 2014
As UK retail giant Tesco continues to fight its way through the fallout from its recent accounting crisis, it seems a board member has begun compiling a list of candidates to succeed chairman Sir Richard Broadbent.
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