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The fall-out from the demise of UK apparel and homewares retailer BHS is starting to be felt as two of its suppliers have gone into administ...
German sportswear giant Adidas is gearing up to begin large-scale footwear production next year at its "industry-changing" Speedfactory faci...
A year-long partnership between Levi Strauss and Google has led to the launch of what the companies claim is the world's first garment to fe...
Value retailer C&A says it has increased the number of top-rated suppliers it sources from and has grown its sustainable supply chain team,...
As the largest consumer generation alive today, millennials account for over $1 trillion in consumer spending in the US – and around $10 trillion globally – so it's not surprising their purchasing priorities merit close scrutiny.
In the most recent first-quarter filings from US apparel brands and retailers, Urban Outfitters and American Eagle Outfitters both revealed strong results, while JC Penney narrowed its net losses but booked a drop in sales. Skechers, Carter's and Columbia Sportswear, meanwhile, all recorded record sales performances for the quarter, while Under Armour posted another solid quarter of revenue growth.
German sportswear giant Adidas has agreed to sell its non-core nostalgia headwear and apparel brand Mitchell & Ness, to focus on its performance sport agenda.
Lingering headwinds including unseasonably warm weather have promped Ugg boot owner Deckers Brands to book a softer-than expected full-year and first-quarter outlook – as the apparel and footwear group also announced the retirement of its CEO.
Clothing maker Gildan Activewear has completed the previously announced purchase of Ennis Inc's apparel division for US$110m.
The group working towards the zero discharge of hazardous chemicals in the apparel and footwear supply chain is launching a new online portal later this year to provide a simple way to assess products against its Manufacturing Restricted Substances List (MRSL).
Sporting goods giant Nike has announced a number of general management promotions aimed at driving continued innovation across its global markets.
The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at how M&S plans to revamp its clothing business amid falling sales, criticism of Gap Inc for labour abuses at supplier factories, and a report on how yarn-forward rules of origin may weigh on Vietnam's potential under the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal.
Teen apparel retailer Abercrombie & Fitch has named two new brand presidents responsible for all product and customer-facing activities.
The US government is mulling an investigation into Chinese exports of ammonium sulfate – a key input in the textile and leather sectors – in a move that could lead to a hike in import tariffs on the chemical.
Apparel and footwear group Deckers Brands has announced Dave Powers will succeed Angel Martinez as CEO following Martinez's retirement, effective 31 May.
Fashion software provider Visual 2000 International has released several new payment gateway integrations to their suite of omni-channel business software.
The fall-out from the demise of UK apparel and homewares retailer BHS is starting to be felt as two of its suppliers have gone into administration, including the owner of the Pretty Polly, Gossard and Aristoc brands.
US speciality fashion giant Gap Inc has told just-style it is collaborating with unions, governments and industry associations to improve working conditions in the factories that make its clothes after a study found violations at suppliers in India, Indonesia and Cambodia.
Milestone legislation to reform US chemical control regulations could be signed off by President Obama by the end of the month.
The International Labour Organization (ILO) and International Organization for Migration (IOM) are to work more closely together in Bangladesh on the issues of migration and labour rights.
Mark Taylor, COO at UK luxury brand Aquascutum, is stepping down from the role after three years with the retailer.
UK department store Debenhams has appointed Sergio Bucher, vice-president of fashion at Amazon, as its next CEO.
German sportswear giant Adidas is gearing up to begin large-scale footwear production next year at its "industry-changing" Speedfactory facility in Germany – and plans to extend the concept to the US.
Swedish fast-fashion retailer H&M, Zara brand owner Inditex and sportswear giant Nike are not only among the world’s leading brands, they also have some of the best supply chains too, according to a new review.
- How M&S plans to revamp its clothing business
- The difference between compliance and safety?
- Yarn-forward rules weigh on Vietnam TPP potential
- UK retailers key to domestic manufacturing growth
- Is China really going through a slump?
- Gap accused of rights violations in supply chain
- M&S to see "departure" of sourcing chiefs?
- US Q1 in brief – Guess, Burlington Stores, Sears
- H&M, Inditex and Nike rated supply chain leaders
- Adidas Speedfactory eyes large-scale production