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Tesco's F&F cuts costs and lead times with 3D fit

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...

Internet pureplays winning in UK apparel space

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...

Online apparel retailing: Amazon-ly unviable?

Despite the hype, it's amazing how insignificant the internet is on the garment trade, writes Mike Flanagan. While every clothing brand and...

Big gap between Ethiopia export goals and reality

Ethiopia may have more trump cards to play than any other sub-Sahara African country when it comes to developing a competitive cotton, texti...

Latest Interviews

String traceability tool goes back to basics 23 Apr 2014

Leonie Barrie

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.


Speaking with style: Abi Rushton 27 Jun 2011

Joe Ayling

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.

Latest News

Tesco swings to GBP6.38bn loss in “nightmare” year 22 Apr 2015

Michelle Russell

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.


Tesco rolls out RFID for F&F clothing 9 Apr 2015

Katie Smith

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.


Tesco appoints Allan to chairman role 18 Feb 2015

Michelle Russell

UK retail giant Tesco has appointed John Allan, chairman of the housebuilder Barratt Developments, as its new chairman.


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.


Tesco store closures to hit 2,000 jobs 29 Jan 2015

Michelle Russell

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.

Latest blogs

Will Adidas realign its strategy? 27 Oct 2014

Leonie Barrie

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.


Tesco chairman successor list "drawn up" 14 Oct 2014

Michelle Russell

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.

Company research

Tesco PLC (TSCO) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Tesco PLC (TSCO) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Rev

Tesco PLC (TSCO) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData...

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Tesco Stores CR AS in Apparel (Czech Republic)

Tesco Stores CR AS in Apparel (Czech Republic)

Apparel products sold by Tesco are expected to benefit from strengthening of the private label F&F and the expanding space dedicated to apparel in hypermarkets. The Cherokee brand is no longer present...

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Internet Retailing in Hungary

Internet Retailing in Hungary

Sales of grocery products through internet retailing and the online presence of Hungary’s grocery retailers remained limited for much of the review period, with G’Roby the only significant grocery ret...

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