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The Philippine government is being urged to carry out a "full and detailed" investigation into the circumstances surrounding a fire at a foo...
One of the world’s largest apparel companies has named Sri Lanka’s Brandix Group as its Global Supplier of the Year across all product categ...
Inditex has moved to dismiss claims that its Zara retail fashion business has failed to resolve “numerous labour rights violations” in its s...
Seventy-two people are now thought to have died in a huge blaze that gutted a footwear factory in the Philippines yesterday (13 May)....
The Philippine government is being urged to carry out a "full and detailed" investigation into the circumstances surrounding a fire at a footwear factory in the country earlier this month, which killed 72 workers.
The members of the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) have ratified a five-year labour contract with the union representing longshore and warehouse workers on the West Coast.
UK mother, baby and children's goods retailer Mothercare said it has made progress against all six strategic pillars set out in its turnaround plan as it revealed lower pre-tax losses for the year.
US retail giant Gap Inc has seen first-quarter sales at its namesake brand fall at a faster pace than analysts had predicted, meaning that a turnaround is not now expected until mid-2016.
Warmer weather and an early Easter helped to boost demand for clothing in April, with sales at UK retailers soared compared to the prior month.
The first quarter revealed that retail revenues compared to expectations fared far worse than earnings expectations amongst apparel retailers, according to Ken Perkins of Retail Metrics. Aeropostale booked a mixed quarter as losses narrowed but sales slid nearly 20%. New York & Co is optimistic it can return to profit in its next quarter after its losses widened. Bon-Ton Stores also widened its net loss, while Ross Stores reported better-than-expected results for the quarter.
Men’s wear retailer Moss Bross Group says it is on course to deliver anticipated levels of growth after revealing an improvement in trading performance, in line with market expectations.
The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at where 3D design and prototyping is heading for textiles and apparel, Brandix being named PVH's global supplier of the year, and an insight on why broad-based policies are essential to improve working conditions in the garment industry.
Australian retail business Oroton Group saw its earnings slide in the first half as the company worked through a period of brand repositioning and expansion of its distribution reach.
Victoria’s Secret and La Senza owner L Brands has raised its full-year earnings guidance after booking a near 60% hike in first-quarter net profit.
American Eagle Outfitters saw its earnings soar in the first quarter on the back of strong sales and margins.
David Dyer, the president and chief executive of US women's wear retailer Chico's, has announced his intention to retire.
US denim specialist The Buckle has booked first-quarter earnings that missed analyst expectations as both sales and margins fell.
With athletic apparel and footwear sales on the rise in the US, soccer is outperforming sports including baseball and American football, new research shows.
Ted Marlow, the CEO of US lifestyle retailer Urban Outfitters Group, has announced his intention to retire.
A documentary aimed at highlighting the human and environmental costs created by the global apparel industry, and factors for change, has been launched.
Footwear retailer Shoe Carnival saw its earnings and sales climb in the first quarter despite a “challenging” start to the year.
The output price index for all goods produced by UK manufacturers - also known as factory gate prices – continued to fall in April, with mixed results for apparel.
Oscar Feldenkreis, the COO of US apparel business Perry Ellis is to take up the role of chief executive as part of a leadership succession plan.
Groups representing apparel and footwear manufacturers, brands, and retailers in the US and Africa are urging the quick renewal of the Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) – warning that delays in its passage are dragging on sourcing decisions.
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