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Retailers voice concerns on Scottish independence

Ahead of Scotland's crucial referendum vote taking place tomorrow (18 September), retailers have weighed into the debate about the long-term...

N Brown H1 trading update: What the analysts say

Home shopping group N Brown this morning (16 September) reported a "mellow" first-half performance, with sales slipping as it continues with...

Improved supplier capabilities benefit Next

After booking a "stellar" first-half performance, UK fashion giant Next Plc has detailed the progress it has made in upgrading the quality a...

Next H1: What the analysts say

Against an improving economic backdrop, and its strongest first-half sales increase for many years, Next Plc continues to excel. Although an...

Latest Interviews

Echo Sourcing unveils new supply opportunities 5 Sep 2014

Katie Smith

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.

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.

Latest News

Lectra appoints Ingelaere North Europe head 19 Sep 2014

Michelle Russell

Technology solutions provider Lectra has appointed Edwin Ingelaere as its director of Northern Europe.

Pittards optimistic despite H1 declines 19 Sep 2014

Michelle Russell

Leather producer Pittards has revealed a drop in first-half earnings but offered an optimistic outlook for the second half.

Business groups express relief at Scotland No vote 19 Sep 2014

Katie Smith

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.

Prada H1 profit falls on Europe weakness 19 Sep 2014

Michelle Russell

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.

Top stories this week on just-style... 19 Sep 2014

Katie Smith

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.

French Connection buying head Grainger leaves 19 Sep 2014

Michelle Russell

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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