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African apparel sector needs cooperation to thrive

Greater integration and cooperation among African states is needed to boost business and investment in the continent's cotton, textiles and...

UK fashion sector prospects depend on partnerships

Another industry event looking at prospects for the British fashion industry has homed in on the need for partnership and collaboration if t...

US retailers to face logistics issues into 2015

On top of mounting concerns over the impact of worsening delays on shipments of holiday merchandise arriving at US west coast ports, analyst...

New wage ladder lifts workers towards living wages

An online tool to help apparel brands, retailers and manufacturers work towards improved wages for garment workers in global supply chains h...

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

Long-running SL Garment dispute settled 21 Nov 14

Katie Smith

A long-running dispute at Cambodian clothing factory SL Garment, which resulted in the death of one person after violent clashes broke out between workers and armed forces, has been settled.


Gap unveils management changes as Q3 profit rises 21 Nov 14

Katie Smith

US clothing giant Gap Inc has shaken up its management team by promoting two executives to lead its namesake and Banana Republic brands globally, after booking an increase in third-quarter net profit.


Alvanon showcases new fit and sizing tool 21 Nov 14

Michelle Russell

UK fit specialist Alvanon has launched its latest academic fit and sizing tools that mimic the fit of lingerie and swimwear on real women.


Ross Stores Q3 profit up but outlook cautious 21 Nov 14

Michelle Russell

US off-price fashion retailer Ross Stores has booked an increase in third-quarter earnings but has maintained a cautious outlook for the full year due to the uncertain economic environment.


Wet Seal appoints Hillebrandt as interim CFO 21 Nov 14

Michelle Russell

Beleaguered business The Wet Seal has appointed company executive Thomas Hillebrandt to the role of interim chief financial officer.


Stein Mart swings to Q3 net loss 21 Nov 14

Michelle Russell

Off-price fashion retailer Stein Mart has swung to a loss in its third-quarter but said it plans to open at least ten new stores and relocate two stores in 2015, in addition to closing two stores.

Latest blogs

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.


Port problems play havoc with holiday imports 10 Nov 14

Leonie Barrie

US firms including apparel retailers and importers are urging the government to intervene in the ongoing dispute at US west coast ports, amid worsening delays on shipments of holiday merchandise and fears a total shutdown may be imminent.

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