Apparel: Latest news and analysis articles
Britain’s vote in favour of leaving the European Union (EU) after more than four decades marks the start of a very long process to unravel i...
The UK yesterday (23 June) voted in favour of ‘Brexit,’ a decision that means the country will leave the European Union (EU) – well, soon. M...
Retailers need to prepare for a period of high volatility, is the message from analysts in the wake of Britain's vote to leave the European...
Concerns about market competition in the United States have for the first time surpassed worries about rising production and sourcing costs,...
Increasing requirements by apparel brands and retailers for specialist quality assurance, compliance and supply chain security services are fuelling the strong double-digit growth of Omega Compliance, a standalone subsidiary of sourcing specialist William E. Connor & Associates Ltd. Celebrating its tenth anniversary this year, the company tells just-style why its momentum on responsible sourcing shows no sign of slowing down.
An apparel industry at a crossroads and an intertwined network of challenges and opportunities are among the issues facing Guido Schlossmann as he takes the helm of low-cost fast fashion sourcing specialist Synergies Worldwide. Unravelling this complexity requires a new, more global and integrated look at the industry, he tells just-style.
Terry Lundgren, the CEO of US department store retailer Macy's, is to step down after 13 years at the helm, making way for Jeff Gennette to transition into the role.
America's textile industry has lauded a decision by Congress to preserve critical requirements that required the Department of Defense (DOD) to buy US-made textiles, clothing, and footwear.
US clothing giant VF Corp has achieved LEED platinum certification for its international headquarters in Switzerland.
A website designed as a virtual buying and selling forum for premium fabrics could "revolutionise" traditional industry buying habits, its founders have said.
The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at the sourcing trends and strategies of US fashion firms, Primark's continued expansion in the US, the top ten key trends in apparel and footwear markets, and barriers to remediation in Bangladesh's RMG sector.
US designer Kenneth Cole has entered into a licensing deal with Hong Kong-based Global Brands Group as the company looks to expand its international reach.
A lack of speed in the apparel supply chain is being blamed for weaker merchandise margins, with significant structural changes needed to create a more consistent, faster and efficient sourcing model.
An overhaul of its supply chain is at the heart of restructuring plans revealed last week by Ralph Lauren's newly-appointed CEO Stefan Larsson, including a new test pipeline, shorter lead times, reduced inventory and a focus on fewer styles and more on-trend merchandise. The luxury retailer is also set to close more than 50 stores and slash its workforce by around 8%.
- US fashion firms share their sourcing strategies
- Cost biggest barrier to Bangladesh RMG remediation
- How apparel retailers should react to Brexit
- Britain votes for Brexit – what happens next?
- Lies and statistics – the sustainability version
- Bangladesh firm comes top in World Textile Awards
- Columbia rain jacket a milestone in sustainability
- Ten key trends in apparel and footwear markets
- Myanmar factories prepare for compliance training
- ILO decent work in global supply chains criticised
- Southeast Asia strategic sourcing review – a focus on Cambodia, Vietnam and Myanmar
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- Clothing & Footwear Retailing in Indonesia– Market Summary & Forecasts
- Clothing & Footwear Retailing in China – Market Summary & Forecasts
- Nike Inc in Apparel and Footwear (World)