Topshop's bid to be a global player has suffered a setback in Japan, where the retailer shuttered its five stores earlier this year. Here Ma...
The Mauritian textile and apparel industry has overtaken sugar to become the country's largest export, with a turnover of around US$885m in...
| 17 Apr 2014
Retail behemoth Tesco this week revealed plans to open a chain of F&F clothing franchise stores in the US, marking the group's return to the States following the sale of its Fresh & Easy chain seven months ago. The announcement was shadowed somewhat by the group's second year of falling profits, published a day later. Nonetheless, industry observers believe the move appears to be a logical one, despite the failure of its food venture.
| 4 Feb 2014
Swedish fashion retailer Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) has had a busy 12 months, including a ramp-up of its sustainability efforts, a 'living wage' project, and a focus on expanding its global presence. While its latest fourth-quarter earnings disappointed the market, the company appears forthright in its ambitions to make 2014 an equally, if not more successful, year for the group.
| 3 Oct 2013
Valued at US$87.0bn, the Middle East and African apparel market accounted for just 5% of total global apparel value sales in 2012. Nonetheless, it was the second fastest growing region globally in 2012, following Latin America, and is a valuable area of consideration for mass and luxury fashion brands alike, according to Euromonitor International.
| 5 Sep 2013
Having long sat on fashion's sidelines, Australasia has generated significant interest of late. In particular, the region's relative resilience to the financial turmoil which has plagued much of the northern hemisphere has proved to be a key attraction for international retailers, according to Euromonitor International.
| 31 Oct 2012
For all of the hype around a renaissance in British clothing and textile manufacturing, John Miln, CEO of the UK Fashion and Textile Association (UKFT), believes that for now at least, it's mostly just talk. He spoke to Petah Marian about the state of UK manufacturing and some of the initiatives being undertaken by the industry body to grow the sector.
| 28 Feb 2012
Faced with what he describes as a "never-ending battle" against rising costs, Ranjan Mahtani, the CEO of Hong Kong based apparel supplier Epic Group, is in fighting mood. But what is also clear is his concern that the apparel industry's current preoccupation with price leaves it in danger of failing to see an even bigger and more worrying issue: the lack of new supply countries coming through.
| 25 Nov 2014
Wider losses at BHS have resulted in a double-digit slump in annual profit for UK retailer Arcadia.
| 31 Oct 2014
The most-read stories on just-style this week included toxic chemicals found in clothing and footwear sold by nine supermarkets and retailers, wearable technology forecast to be a key trend for 2015, and Topshop teams with Beyoncé for a new street wear line.
| 29 Oct 2014
American popstar Beyoncé has joined forces with Topshop boss Sir Philip Green to launch a global athletic street wear brand.
| 14 Aug 2014
Retail giant Arcadia Group is to launch its Topshop and Miss Selfridge brands in China through a partnership with online multi-brand retailer ShangPin.com.
| 17 Jul 2014
UK apparel lifestyle brand Ted Baker has told just-style it has no plans to boycott wool, despite calls to from an animal rights group, which exposed a series of violations in the industry.
| 15 Jul 2014
UK value fashion retailer Primark has launched an investigation following the release of video footage exposing a series of violations in the wool industry.
| 14 Jul 2014
Retailers and consumers are being urged by animal rights activists to boycott wool products after an investigation is said to have exposed a series of violations in the industry.
| 2 Jun 2014
As part of efforts to restore fashion skills and manufacturing, fit specialist Alvanon has committed over GBP50,000 (US$83,860) worth of technical fit forms and pattern blocks to a garment manufacturer and training centre in the UK.
| 18 Mar 2014
As part of a group-wide global supply chain initiative, UK retail giant Arcadia Group is deploying global trade management software across all its brands and territories.
| 13 Feb 2014
UK clothing retailer Hobbs has confirmed the departure of Gracia Amico, its director of e-commerce.
| 4 Feb 2014
Fashion retailer AllSaints has joined a number of other firms in banning the use on angora from its future collections following pressure from animal rights group PETA.
| 24 Jan 2014
UK-based retail giant Arcadia Group has joined a number of other firms in banning the use on angora across its brands, which include Miss Selfridge, Topshop, BHS, Dorothy Perkins and Wallis.
| 18 Dec 2013
PVH Corp, owner of the Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger brands, has joined a number of apparel firms in banning the use of angora in all of its products after an investigation by animal rights group PETA exposed "shocking" conditions in the industry.
| 16 Dec 2013
Asos, Marks & Spencer (M&S) and Next have become the latest retailers to halt production of angora products after an investigation by animal rights group PETA exposed "shocking" conditions in the industry.
| 11 Dec 2013
Topshop has become the latest retailer to ban the use of angora in its products after an investigation by animal rights group PETA exposed "shocking" conditions in the industry.
| 18 Nov 2013
Canadian department store retailer Hudson's Bay has promoted a number of people to senior positions within the company as it shores up its new executive team.
| 15 Nov 2013
UK fashion retail group Arcadia has reported an increase in full-year profit and sales, despite what the company described as "challenging global economic conditions".
| 30 Sep 2013
Japanese casual clothing brand Uniqlo is to open its first store in Australia next spring as part of its ongoing international expansion efforts.
| 6 Sep 2013
The countdown to London Fashion Week is being used by labour campaigners and the leader of a Bangladeshi garment union to battle for a living wage for factory workers.
| 6 Sep 2013
Fashion retail group Arcadia Group has confirmed the departure of its e-commerce head Alex Tait.
| 29 Aug 2013
US-based upscale fashion retailer Nordstrom is extending its partnership with UK retail group Arcadia, by adding Topshop clothing into 28 of its stores and Topman into eight stores from next month.
| 30 Jul 2013
Spanish fashion retail business Grupo Cortefiel is entering the US market this September, part of a planned expansion in association with the Al Hokair Fashion Retail group.
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