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Brexit means Brexit and, following the Prime Minister's speech in late January where she set out what this will entail, Brexit appears to me...
Several recurring themes cropped up in just-style’s roundup of sourcing and supply chain issues likely to impact apparel and footwear firms...
Britain is leaving the European single market, Prime Minister Theresa May said yesterday (17 January) in a hard-hitting speech outlining the...
Retailer Marks & Spencer has finally booked like-for-like sales growth in its general merchandise unit, which includes clothing and homeware...
With a business model focused on offering the lowest prices on the high street, value fashion chain Primark is constantly questioned over its commitment to a range of ethical and environmental retail issues. Paul Lister, responsible for Primark’s ethical trading team, tells just-style "the strength of a brand's ethics is not about a price point" – and that close engagement with the supply chain is key.
G-Star RAW thrives on innovative design, new wash and dye techniques, and sustainability - weaving these into its products and processes for the last 26 years. And for global brand manager Remco de Nijs, the edgy label's DNA continues to push the boundaries of denim.
Comparable store sales improved for UK supermarket group Asda in the fourth quarter, but parent company Walmart admits there is much work still to be done.
Swedish fashion chain Lindex has revealed almost all of its denim range is now dyed using what it claims is the "cleanest" indigo dye on the market, as part of its bid for cleaner denim production.
German sportswear giant Adidas and UK fashion brand Burberry have both been recognised as leaders for their sustainability practices, with Hugo Boss, Kering and Gildan Activewear also receiving recognition.
UK clothing retailer Reiss has named former Next and Abercrombie & Fitch executive, Christos Angelides, as its new CEO in a move it describes as "part of a planned succession process".
Inspection and certification firm Bureau Veritas is to launch a new suite of Smart Wear testing solutions alongside its engineering and test centre 7Layers.
The potential implications of Brexit on the UK fashion and textiles sector so far appear unfounded, with exports last year rising 7% thanks to innovation and interest in the country's heritage manufacturing, new figures show.
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