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US fashion industry applauds trade bills package

A package of bills introduced in the House and Senate yesterday (16 April) has sparked hope that a long-delayed trade agenda could finally m...

3D printing gears up for fashion industry change

The organiser of a 3D print fashion show in New York has told just-style there will be major changes in fashion industry supply chain becaus...

Spotlight on...Target's Canada debacle

Just days after the closure of its remaining Canadian stores, just-style explores how empty shelves, mismanagement and over-hype combined to...

US apparel retailers' March 2015 sales roundup

While the earlier Easter this year helped the majority of US apparel retailers to book comparable store sales growth in March, adverse weath...

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Levi Strauss refocuses on profit through principle 8 Dec 2014

Michelle Russell

Levi Strauss & Co is returning to its roots. The denim stalwart, which has been battling sluggish traffic trends, international challenges and a revolution in activewear, is looking to re-establish leadership in its sector. A touch of nostalgia, plenty of innovation, adjustments in sourcing strategy, and global expansion are all part of the plan. just-style talks with Seth Ellison, the group's president for Europe.

Hampshire Group CEO hails turnaround progress 27 Aug 2014

Leonie Barrie

Hot on the heels of expanding its Dockers brand license agreement with Levi Strauss & Co for the third time in four months, Hampshire Group CEO Paul Buxbaum is optimistic the company turnaround is starting to take hold. Here he talks to just-style about new opportunities and on-going efforts to leverage the firm's supply chain.

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Dickies debuts body heat mapping tech workwear 17 Apr 2015

Katie Smith

Apparel brand Dickies has launched an "industry-first" workwear collection designed using body heat mapping technology to pull moisture away from key areas of the body.

Cherokee “on right path” after Q4 profit jump 17 Apr 2015

Katie Smith

Cherokee Global Brands has said it is “on the right path” to expanding and develop its namesake label after booking a 75% jump in fourth-quarter profit, helped by strong sales growth and carefully managed expenses.

Tool to measure retailer sustainability practices 16 Apr 2015

Richard Woodard

The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) has unveiled its 2015 Retail Sustainability Management Maturity Matrix – a tool to help boost retailers’ sustainability programmes.

US apparel firms urge restraint over containers 16 Apr 2015

Richard Woodard

US apparel and footwear companies and retailers have joined calls for restraint over potential tariff action to tackle imports of containers from China.

Wearable tech conference to focus on fashion 16 Apr 2015

Katie Smith

Fashion will be a key focus at this year's Wearable Tech Conference & Expo, which aims to offer new perspectives on both the devices and technology.

Private equity firm completes Wet Seal takeover 16 Apr 2015

Katie Smith

Teen apparel retailer The Wet Seal Inc is to continue with the strategies it developed prior to filing for bankruptcy, as its takeover by private equity investment firm Versa Capital Management completes.

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