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BHS supplier Courtaulds Brands in administration

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...

Adidas Speedfactory gears up for large-scale production

German sportswear giant Adidas is gearing up to begin large-scale footwear production next year at its "industry-changing" Speedfactory faci...

Google and Levi Strauss team up on smart jacket

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...

C&A steps up sustainability efforts with top-rated suppliers

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,...

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Social responsibility key to connecting with millennials 27 May 2016

Beth Wright

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.


US Q1 in brief – Guess, Burlington Stores, Sears, Abercrombie & Fitch 27 May 2016

Michelle Russell

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. 


Adidas offloads non-core Mitchell & Ness business 27 May 2016

Beth Wright

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.


Warm weather continues to weigh on Deckers Brands 27 May 2016

Leonie Barrie

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.


Gildan completes US$110m Alstyle Apparel deal 27 May 2016

Beth Wright

Clothing maker Gildan Activewear has completed the previously announced purchase of Ennis Inc's apparel division for US$110m. 


New portal planned to speed chemicals assessment 27 May 2016

Leonie Barrie

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).


Nike management changes to drive innovation 27 May 2016

Beth Wright

Sporting goods giant Nike has announced a number of general management promotions aimed at driving continued innovation across its global markets.


Top stories this week on just-style... 27 May 2016

Leonie Barrie

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.


Abercrombie & Fitch names new brand presidents 27 May 2016

Beth Wright

Teen apparel retailer Abercrombie & Fitch has named two new brand presidents responsible for all product and customer-facing activities.


US textile firms may face ammonium sulphate duty hike 27 May 2016

Leonie Barrie

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.


Deckers Brands president to take over as CEO 27 May 2016

Beth Wright

Apparel and footwear group Deckers Brands has announced Dave Powers will succeed Angel Martinez as CEO following Martinez's retirement, effective 31 May.


Visual 2000 launches new payment gateway integrations 27 May 2016

Beth Wright

Fashion software provider Visual 2000 International has released several new payment gateway integrations to their suite of omni-channel business software.


BHS supplier Courtaulds Brands in administration 26 May 2016

Michelle Russell

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.


Gap accused of rights violations in supply chain – update 26 May 2016

Leonie Barrie

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.


"Landmark" US chemical safety bill moves forward 26 May 2016

Leonie Barrie

Milestone legislation to reform US chemical control regulations could be signed off by President Obama by the end of the month.


Bangladesh tightens focus on migrant labour rights 26 May 2016

Michelle Russell

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.


Aquascutum COO to step down after three years 26 May 2016

Beth Wright

Mark Taylor, COO at UK luxury brand Aquascutum, is stepping down from the role after three years with the retailer.


Debenhams new CEO is ex-Amazon vice-president 26 May 2016

Beth Wright

UK department store Debenhams has appointed Sergio Bucher, vice-president of fashion at Amazon, as its next CEO.


Adidas Speedfactory gears up for large-scale production 25 May 2016

Leonie Barrie

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.


H&M, Inditex and Nike rated supply chain leaders 25 May 2016

Leonie Barrie

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.


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