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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...

Apparel industry not immune from Russia tensions

Retail shares were among the biggest fallers last week as financial markets reacted to President Vladimir Putin's retaliation to the imposit...

Organic cotton faces potential supply shortage

Brands and retailers seeking to use more organic cotton in their ranges over the next few years are likely to face a potential supply crisis...

Eastern Europe a “cheap labour sewing backyard”

As brands and retailers increasingly explore options for sourcing closer to home, it is perhaps inevitable that labour rights activists shou...

Latest Interviews

Interview: Sportsgirl CEO Elle Roseby 7 Nov 2011

Petah Marian

Trendy Australian fashion retailer Sportsgirl has spent the last five years working to establish a presence in all areas of its customers' lives. CEO Elle Roseby spoke to Petah Marian about how the 63-year-old brand has managed to remain relevant for its internet-savvy shoppers.


Speaking with style: Bernie Brookes, CEO, Myer 7 Nov 2011

Petah Marian

Bernie Brookes, the CEO of Myer, Australia's largest department store chain, speaks to just-style about how the retailer is working to improve its operations and tempt shoppers into its stores.

Latest News

Inditex books "strong" H1 despite sales decline 17 Sep 2014

Katie Smith

Spanish retailer Inditex delivered a "strong" set of first-half results as better cost control offset weaker gross margin, according to one analyst, despite a drop in sales.


Safety pacts "not part" of Ralph Lauren strategy 11 Aug 2014

Katie Smith

Luxury apparel giant Ralph Lauren Corporation has said becoming a member of one of two groups working to improve safety and working conditions in Bangladesh's textile industry is "not part" of its strategy.


just-style's research roundup 18 Jul 2014

Liz Hague

The latest reports from just-style's research store include a case study of US fashion apparel retailer American Eagle Outfitters, a global review of denim and jeanswear, and a country report of Vietnam.


Ted Baker “no plans” to stop using wool 17 Jul 2014

Katie Smith

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.


Inditex to speed up supply chain with RFID 16 Jul 2014

Katie Smith

Spanish retail giant Inditex is to implement radio frequency garment identification (RFID) technology into all of its stores in a bid speed up its supply chain processes.

Latest blogs

Zara under fire over "Holocaust" T-shirt 28 Aug 2014

Michelle Russell

Inditex-owned fast fashion chain Zara has gone and done it again.


Sourcing trends show fluctuating fortunes 14 Jul 2014

Leonie Barrie

Despite forecasts suggesting US imports would continue to rise in May - in part to offset the threat of possible industrial action and disruption at major West Coast container ports this summer - the latest data in fact shows apparel imports were down year-on-year.

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