Latest apparel and textile news & analysis in Europe
Ahead of Scotland's crucial referendum vote taking place tomorrow (18 September), retailers have weighed into the debate about the long-term...
Home shopping group N Brown this morning (16 September) reported a "mellow" first-half performance, with sales slipping as it continues with...
After booking a "stellar" first-half performance, UK fashion giant Next Plc has detailed the progress it has made in upgrading the quality a...
Against an improving economic backdrop, and its strongest first-half sales increase for many years, Next Plc continues to excel. Although an...
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.
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.
Technology solutions provider Lectra has appointed Edwin Ingelaere as its director of Northern Europe.
Leather producer Pittards has revealed a drop in first-half earnings but offered an optimistic outlook for the second half.
UK business associations have expressed their relief as the referendum on Scottish independence resulted in a no vote, meaning they will remain part of the union.
Italian fashion house Prada has booked a drop in first-half earnings due to weakness in Europe, and said there are no signs of improvement in the short term.
The most-read stories on just-style this week include news that clothing and footwear is the item most purchased online by UK consumers, Adidas defending its position despite investor unrest, and the latest progress on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) talks.
Richard Grainer has left UK fashion retailer French Connection, where he was director of retail buying and merchandising, to take up a position at Michael Kors.
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