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Change management key to PLM project success

It's one thing to invest in a product lifecycle management (PLM) system - but another altogether to get the most value out of the solution....

Clothing seen as central focus for new Tesco CEO

Clothing remains one of Tesco's more exportable offers and is likely to remain a central focus for the retail behemoth when incoming CEO Dav...

Mothercare pursues "aggressive" plan of recovery

Mothercare officially welcomed boss Mark Newton-Jones into the fold today (17 July) as the retail group revealed its UK performance is begin...

SuperGroup FY update: What the analysts say

UK fashion retailer Supergroup, owner of the Superdry brand, yesterday (10 July) booked what it says was a strong financial performance for...

Latest Interviews

INTERVIEW: David Nieper pushes Made in UK momentum 16 May 2014

Katie Smith

The momentum for 'Made in the UK' products might be growing in popularity - both with retailers and consumers - but a lack of skilled labour and an ageing workforce are weighing on its progress. One company working to reverse this is women's wear and nightwear fashion brand, David Nieper. Managing director Christopher Nieper tells Katie Smith why.

INTERVIEW: Peter Ruis, chief executive of Jigsaw 8 May 2014

Michelle Russell

The arrival of new chief executive Peter Ruis at UK fashion retailer Jigsaw has seen the group shift to a more fashion-led focus. Eight months into the role, he talks to just-style about the group's sourcing ambitions, its focus on innovation, and Jigsaw's international expansion plans.

Latest News

Warm weather boosts June UK clothing retail sales 24 Jul 2014

Katie Smith

Warm weather and consumers enthusiasm for spending helped drive an increase in sales at UK clothing and footwear retailers in June.

UK clothing sales bounce back in July 24 Jul 2014

Katie Smith

Sales bounced back at UK clothing stores in July thanks to warmer weather, new figures suggest, with growth set to be even stronger in August.

just-style's research roundup 24 Jul 2014

Liz Hague

The latest reports from just-style's research store include a look at global trends in fibre prices, production and consumption, product developments and innovations in textile and apparel, and the smart wearable technology market.

Creative director Sykes exits Nicole Farhi 23 Jul 2014

Katie Smith

Nicole Farhi's creative director, Joanna Sykes, is leaving the upmarket fashion brand after less than two years in the role.

Azerbeijan new destination for M&S flagship store 23 Jul 2014

Michelle Russell

UK retailer Marks & Spencer is to enter Azerbaijan through franchise partner Alhokair Fashion Retail as part of plans to significantly grow its store portfolio in Saudi Arabia.

Weatherproof jackets release harmful chemicals" 22 Jul 2014

Richard Woodard

The waterproofed layer in weatherproof jackets releases harmful chemicals into the environment, according to tests conducted in Germany.

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