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Better Work programme poised to expand

The Better Work programme is set to expand its activities and influence over the next few years in an effort to drive up working conditions...

Hazardous chemical removal a key industry issue

Since Greenpeace published its Dirty Laundry report in 2011, revealing toxic chemicals in waste water discharges from two textile processing...

Who has signed up to the Greenpeace Detox Campaign

In 2011, Greenpeace published its Dirty Laundry report, which found toxic chemicals in waste water discharges from two textile processing fa...

New Look halts Russia expansion as tensions rise

After booking a "stellar" first-quarter performance, UK value fashion retailer New Look has put the brakes on its expansion into Russia, cit...

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

Auchan donates US$1.5m to Rana Plaza fund 27 Aug 2014

Richard Woodard

Supermarket giant Auchan Group is to contribute US$1.5m to the Rana Plaza Donor’s Trust Fund – but maintains that it had no business relationship with anyone based in the collapsed building.


Top stories this week on just-style... 22 Aug 2014

Katie Smith

The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at the potential impact of TPP on the US textile industry, comments on the challenges of hazardous chemical removal, and why Cambodia's future outsourcing prospects are uncertain.


Clothing drives July UK retail sales gain 21 Aug 2014

Katie Smith

Sales at UK clothing retailers "continued its good run" in July, driven by promotions and helping to lift overall retail sales.


Lenzing cost cutting fails to stem H1 declines 21 Aug 2014

Michelle Russell

Cellulose fibre producer Lenzing Group has said its cost reduction programme initiated last year was only partly able to offset a decline in sales and earnings in its first-half.


Digitally printed textiles output set for growth? 20 Aug 2014

Textiles Intelligence

Worldwide output of digitally printed textiles is growing at an annual rate of 25% thanks to its advantages over screen printing, and has scope to grow even further, a new report suggests.


Karstadt interim CEO Weitz steps down 20 Aug 2014

Michelle Russell

Kai-Uwe Weitz, the interim CEO of German department store Karstadt, has stepped down after just over a month in the role.

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