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COMMENT: Mothercare turns corner but work ahead

Struggling UK mother, baby and children's goods retailer Mothercare could finally be turning a corner after returning to profit in the first...

China's apparel sector ponders sustainability

China's clothing and textile manufacturers want to create a sustainable industry unreliant on cheap labour and poor environmental performanc...

US textile and apparel trade and sourcing snapshot

A snapshot of the current state of play in US textile and apparel trade shows imports last year rebounded from a modest decline in 2012, ret...

Rethink needed as low-cost labour options dwindle

Apparel businesses need to end the race from one low-cost sourcing country to another and rethink their entire sourcing philosophy in the fu...

Latest Interviews

M&S continuing to drive sustainability agenda 12 Nov 2014

Michelle Russell

UK retailer Marks & Spencer is on something of a mission: To become the world's most sustainable retailer through its ambitious Plan A environmental and ethical programme. The person in charge of implementing this globally is Adam Elman, head of Plan A delivery, who discusses the initiative's challenging targets and the need for wider industry collaboration.

Mango continues on global growth trajectory 24 Oct 2014

Michelle Russell

Spanish fashion retailer Mango might have its roots firmly in Europe, but is on a growth trajectory globally, making its presence felt in most major countries. just-style spoke with managing director Enric Casi and Jose Gomez, VP of international business development, about what the future holds and the challenges of operating in today's changing retail environment.

Latest News

UK consumer confidence remains flat in November 28 Nov 14

Michelle Russell

UK consumer confidence remained unmoved in November, and is expected to remain so for some time longer.

Reebok acquires boxing apparel brand Luta 28 Nov 14

Michelle Russell

Reebok International has acquired UK-based boxing and martial arts apparel brand Luta for an undisclosed sum.

Tesco F&F director Bolger steps down 28 Nov 14

Michelle Russell

Tesco's F&F global brand director, Anita Bolger, is to step down after a 14-year career with the UK retail giant.

Supply chain key for Dhaka Apparel Summit 28 Nov 14

Michelle Russell

The first Dhaka Apparel Summit is to take place next week with the objective of opening and furthering dialogue on building responsible supply chains.

Top stories this week on just-style... 28 Nov 14

Michelle Russell

The most-read sories on just-style this week include China's clothing apparel sector wanting to create a more sustainable industry, a compenstation agreement for the victims of the Tazreen Fashions fire, and a snapshot of the current state of play in US textile, apparel and footwear imports and exports.

Lee Jeans eyes "comfort revolution" in innovation 28 Nov 14

Michelle Russell

Lee Jeans, a subsidiary of VF Corporation, says the growing trend for athleisure means its priority is to ensure "the comfort revolution" is apparent in all of its innovations.

Latest blogs

Revised wage ladder marks step toward living wage 24 Nov 14

Michelle Russell

An online tool to help apparel brands, retailers and manufacturers work towards improved wages for garment workers in global supply chains has been updated in a move that marks another step towards the eventual provision of a living wage.

Firms urged to stay committed to Cambodia 17 Nov 14

Leonie Barrie

Apparel brands have been urged to stay committed to Cambodia after a 28% rise in the minimum monthly wage was agreed for textile, garment and footwear workers.

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