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JC Penney share price falls on Q4 loss

US department store retailer JC Penney saw its share price fall 9% after moving to a loss in its fourth-quarter....

L Brands cautious despite 15% Q4 profit rise

Victoria’s Secret and La Senza owner L Brands posted a double-digit fourth quarter profit rise – but worried analysts with cautious guidance...

South Africa project to grow grass for recyclable textiles

An initiative is launching next month in South Africa to grow a new type of grass that can be used to create zero-waste recyclable textiles....

SuperGroup CFO leaves over own bankruptcy

Shaun Wills, the finance chief of Superdry brand owner SuperGroup, has had to step down from his role due to a personal bankruptcy order ear...

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Garment label to protect sensitive skin 2 Mar 2015

Leonie Barrie

Fabrics that change colour to indicate the presence of detergents that could irritate sensitive skin also have the potential to be used in garment labels, their developer says.


Puma Argentina selects SCE tool to enhance logistics 2 Mar 2015

Leonie Barrie

Sportswear business Puma Argentina has selected Infor Supply Chain Execution (SCE) to enhance its logistics operations and help support growth.


JC Penney share price falls on Q4 loss 27 Feb 2015

Michelle Russell

US department store retailer JC Penney saw its share price fall 9% after moving to a loss in its fourth-quarter.


Delta Galil open to M&A as profit grows 27 Feb 2015

Michelle Russell

Lingerie, sleepwear and sock manufacturer Delta Galil Industries said it remains open to strategic acquisitions as it booked an increase in fourth-quarter earnings and sales.


Top stories this week on just-style... 27 Feb 2015

Katie Smith

The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at why low labour cost countries are exposed to the highest risks, a new tentative agreement on a new five-year contract for US West Coast dockworkers, and more than 30% of cotton sourced by Adidas Group in 2014 was Better Cotton.


Ross Stores Q4 ahead of expectations 27 Feb 2015

Michelle Russell

US off-price fashion retailer Ross Stores has booked fourth-quarter earnings and sales ahead of its expectations and offered a positive outlook for the next fiscal.


Kohl's shows improvement in Q4 27 Feb 2015

Michelle Russell

Department store retailer Kohl's Corporation showed “significant improvement” in its fourth-quarter as sales and earnings both increased.


Carter's Q4 boosted by increased demand 27 Feb 2015

Michelle Russell

Children's wear company Carter's said it saw good demand for its brands in the final months of the year as it booked an increase in fourth-quarter earnings and sales.


Size and fit issues the focus of upcoming conference 27 Feb 2015

Leonie Barrie

Leading specialists from the fashion supply chain will be sharing their expertise on size and fit at a conference taking place in the UK next month, with speakers lined up from Marks & Spencer, Tesco, C&A and Debenhams.


Cross narrows loss but cautious on outlook 27 Feb 2015

Michelle Russell

US footwear business Crocs has narrowed its losses in the fourth quarter but said it expects sales in its first-quarter to be down on declines in its China business.


ILO upholds right to strike 27 Feb 2015

Leonie Barrie

The right to strike has been upheld as a fundamental right at work by the International Labour Organization (ILO), following a crucial tripartite meeting in Geneva earlier this week.


UK consumer morale stable in February 27 Feb 2015

Katie Smith

Confidence among UK consumers remained steady in February, and is expected to do so for the next few months, according to the latest figures.


L Brands cautious despite 15% Q4 profit rise 26 Feb 2015

Richard Woodard

Victoria’s Secret and La Senza owner L Brands posted a double-digit fourth quarter profit rise – but worried analysts with cautious guidance for fiscal 2015.


AGOA benefits hard to determine 26 Feb 2015

Leonie Barrie

Countries eligible for benefits under the African Growth and Opportunity Act have fared better than ineligible countries on some economic measures – but it is unclear how much of this is due to AGOA.


TJX beats estimates with 15% Q4 profit increase 26 Feb 2015

Richard Woodard

Across-the-board sales and comps increases for its divisions helped cut-price retail group The TJX Companies to record a 15% lift in fourth-quarter net profit.


Canadian exit triggers Target Q4 loss 26 Feb 2015

Richard Woodard

Retail giant Target Corp slipped to a huge fourth-quarter loss, thanks to mammoth charges of over US$5.1bn linked to its exit from the Canadian market.


Coats Plc name revived as FY profit rises 21% 26 Feb 2015

Richard Woodard

Industrial thread and craft textiles business Guinness Peat Group is changing its name to Coats Plc, operating under a single board of directors from now on.


Sears Q4 mixed but optimistic on improvements 26 Feb 2015

Michelle Russell

Sears Holdings Corp has booked mixed results in its fourth-quarter but is optimistic improvements can be made.


Chico's to close stores as Q4 earnings climb 26 Feb 2015

Michelle Russell

US women's wear retailer Chico's has booked an increase in fourth-quarter earnings but outlined plans for a series of cost reduction initiatives that will result in 120 store closures and 250 job cuts.


Iconix books mixed Q4 and ups guidance 26 Feb 2015

Michelle Russell

Iconix Brand Group has booked a mixed set of results for the fourth quarter as GAAP earnings dropped and revenues climbed.


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