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Faced with an increasingly complex sourcing environment, more volatility and less predictable consumer demand, retailers and brands are havi...
In 2011, Greenpeace published its Dirty Laundry report, which found toxic chemicals in waste water discharges from two textile processing fa...
Wearable technology, synced mobile devices, the growing on-demand culture of the digital world, and an increasing awareness of corporate mis...
Unseasonably warm weather in October has weighed on sales of autumn merchandise at UK fashion retailer Next Plc. The group missed its third-...
Spanish fashion retailer Mango might have its roots firmly in Europe, but is on a growth trajectory globally, making its presence felt in most major countries. just-style spoke with managing director Enric Casi and Jose Gomez, VP of international business development, about what the future holds and the challenges of operating in today's changing retail environment.
Garment supplier Echo Sourcing has been building its business in Bangladesh since 2005 and is confident of continued growth in a country that has been rocked by a number of safety issues. The company, however, is keen to broaden its horizons and is eyeing potential new markets such as Ethiopia. Mark Bannister, head of sustainability and projects, talks to just-style.
Superdry brand owner SuperGroup is offering a cautious outlook for the remainder of the year, cutting its profit guidance, as warmer autumn weather hit sales in the second quarter.
The most-read stories on just-style last week included toxic chemicals found in clothing and footwear sold by nine supermarkets and retailers, wearable technology forecast to be a key trend for 2015, and Topshop teams with Beyoncé for a new street wear line.
UK consumer confidence dropped further into negative territory in October, and the likelyhood of it rising any time soon is "running out fast".
French women's shoe maker Samson has been placed under judicial administration, citing significantly weaker demand from Russia, the main outlet of its export trade.
Vivarte chairman and CEO Marc Lelandais has stepped down after failing to reach an agreement with the fashion retailer's new shareholders on its future strategy.
Value fashion retailer Primark says it stopped placing orders with one of its UK supplier that has since gone into administration.
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