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Who has signed up to the Greenpeace Detox Campaign

In 2011, Greenpeace published its Dirty Laundry report, which found toxic chemicals in waste water discharges from two textile processing fa...

Uniqlo price hike may restore profit margins

Uniqlo, operated by Japanese apparel giant Fast Retailing, has confirmed plans to hike its prices this year, blaming a weaker yen. The count...

Responsive supply chain key to Gap's growth plans

US clothing giant Gap Inc has set its sights on growing operating margin beyond 13%, as it looks to gain a larger share of the US$1.4 trilli...

Teen retail being rocked by fast fashion headwinds

The popularity of fast fashion retailers such as Forever 21, H&M and Zara has changed the way consumers shop for value on a global basis. An...

Latest Interviews

Speaking with style: Andrew Lo, CEO, Crystal Group 31 Aug 2012

Leonie Barrie

Hong Kong based Crystal Group is one of Asia's largest apparel manufacturers, producing more than 230m garments a year for customers including Victoria's Secret, Levi's, A&F, H&M, M&S, Uniqlo, JC Penney and Gap. Here CEO Andrew Lo talks to just-style about supply chain consolidation, productivity, setting up offshore factories, and why big is better when it comes to building a competitive edge.

Interview: Henry Tan, CEO, Luen Thai Holdings 9 May 2012

Leonie Barrie

Luen Thai Holdings is Hong Kong's largest listed garment firm, with 34,000 employees, revenues of around US$1bn and a flagship business that produces over 80m garments a year - as well as footwear and bags - from production bases in China, the Philippines, Indonesia, India, Bangladesh and Cambodia. In the first of two articles based on a conversation with just-style managing editor Leonie Barrie at the recent Prime Source Forum in Hong Kong, CEO Henry Tan calls for industry-wide collaboration in a bid to increase efficiency and offset rising costs in the apparel supply chain.

Latest News

Cooler weather heats up Uniqlo August sales 2 Sep 2014

Katie Smith

Casual clothing brand Uniqlo booked an increase in sales at its Japanese stores in August, after cooler weather helped drive demand for autumn garments.

Poor weather hits Uniqlo July sales 4 Aug 2014

Katie Smith

Casual clothing brand Uniqlo saw sales at its Japanese stores take an unexpected fall in July, after stormy weather conditions weakened consumer traffic.

Fast Retailing cuts FY outlook as earnings slide 11 Jul 2014

Michelle Russell

Japanese giant Fast Retailing Co has cut its full-year profit outlook as it recorded a fall in earnings in the first nine months of the year.

Demand for summer clothes boosts Uniqlo June sales 2 Jul 2014

Katie Smith

Casual clothing brand Uniqlo saw sales at its Japanese stores grow in June, thanks to demand for its summer merchandise.

Top stories this week on just-style... 27 Jun 2014

Michelle Russell

The most-read stories on just-style this week include M&S and the publication of its updated 2020 sustainability report, Hanesbrands' deal to acquire European lingerie leader DBApparel, and a warehouse fire at Asos.

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