Even though China continues to play a pivotal role as an apparel supplier, interest in alternative sources continues to dominate industry di...
Ethiopia is fast becoming a rising star for sourcing garments. The country's efforts to build its textile and garment industry and offer com...
Retail giant Tesco yesterday (26 February) revealed further plans to improve its domestic sales performance and reverse declining market sha...
Sainsbury's this morning (29 January) announced commercial director Mike Coupe will replace Justin King as the supermarket retailer's chief...
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.
With the apparel industry facing higher costs and widening sourcing networks, supply chain expert Sandra Smith tells just-style news editor Joe Ayling how retailers are adapting. She explains how cost pressures, ethics, sustainability and technology fall into today's sourcing considerations.
Retail giant Tesco is returning to the US with a chain of F&F clothing franchise stores, just seven months after selling its Fresh & Easy supermarket operation in the country.
Tesco CFO Laurie McIlwee has decided to leave the UK retailer, it was announced this afternoon (4 April).
Workers in global supply chains should not be asked to work more than 60 hours per week, according to a revised clause in the labour code drawn up by an alliance of companies that includes Tesco, Asda, M&S, Next, New Look, Primark and Zara.
UK retailer Tesco has confirmed that it will invest GBP85m (US$132m) to establish a multi-brand retail joint venture with Trent Ltd, part of the Tata Group, in India.
Tesco has refused to comment on talk the firm's finance chief Laurie McIlwee could leave the business amid tensions with CEO Philip Clarke.
The last few years have brought significant changes to the apparel sourcing landscape in Asia. The era of Chinese low-cost apparel manufacturing is a trend from the past, and several countries have stepped up to claim their part of the manufacturing pie. Apparel industry analysts say that although China's dominance continues, a clear segmentation is now taking place in Asia.
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