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Clothing seen as central focus for new Tesco CEO

Clothing remains one of Tesco's more exportable offers and is likely to remain a central focus for the retail behemoth when incoming CEO Dav...

Indian apparel exporters discuss policy changes

Indian apparel exporters have demanded a series of favourable policy decisions from the new Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led government whil...

Mothercare pursues "aggressive" plan of recovery

Mothercare officially welcomed boss Mark Newton-Jones into the fold today (17 July) as the retail group revealed its UK performance is begin...

Wolverine Worldwide evolves to exceed new demands

Wolverine Worldwide has said it is paramount the US clothing and footwear company evolves to meet and exceed the demands of the new consumer...

Latest Interviews

William E. Connor discusses global sourcing shifts 28 May 2014

Leonie Barrie

With a global vendor base of around 6,000 factories working with leading retailers and brands, sourcing specialist William E. Connor & Associates Ltd. has an enviable view into worldwide sourcing shifts. In the second instalment of a two-part interview with just-style, company chairman and CEO William E. (Chip) Connor discusses opportunities, challenges and concerns.


William E. Connor talks transparency and trust 27 May 2014

Leonie Barrie

Transparency and integrity are two words that crop up repeatedly in conversation with William E. (Chip) Connor, chairman and CEO of Hong Kong based global sourcing specialist William E. Connor & Associates Ltd. Indeed, these have been cornerstones of the business since it was founded 65 years ago, and continue to underpin every aspect of an operation set up to act as its clients' alter-ego.

Latest News

Weatherproof jackets release harmful chemicals" 22 Jul 14

Richard Woodard

The waterproofed layer in weatherproof jackets releases harmful chemicals into the environment, according to tests conducted in Germany.


Gap to expand into Slovenia and Austria 22 Jul 14

Michelle Russell

Gap Inc has revealed plans to launch in Slovenia and Austria as the apparel giant continues with its ongoing global expansion plans.


Bagir Group issues second profit warning 22 Jul 14

Michelle Russell

Bagir Group has issued its second profit warning since the suit maker floated on London's Alternative Investment Market (AIM) in April.


Express CEO replacement Kornberg a "solid choice" 22 Jul 14

Michelle Russell

David Kornberg, the executive replacing Michael Weiss as CEO at US apparel retailer Express Inc, is a "solid choice", analyst have said.


just-style's research roundup 22 Jul 14

Liz Hague

The latest reports from just-style's research store include a look at global trends in fibre prices, production and consumption, product developments and innovations in textile and apparel, and the smart wearable technology market.


VF Corp books "solid" Q2 performance 21 Jul 14

Katie Smith

VF Corp delivered what has been described as a "solid performance" during a "challenging" second-quarter, helped by double-digit revenue growth at four of its major brands.

Latest blogs

Exporters back India's budget but seek more 21 Jul 14

Leonie Barrie

Indian apparel exporters are seeking a series of favourable policy decisions from the new Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led government, including export subsidies to offset import duties imposed by the EU while talks continue towards an EU-India free trade agreement.


Sourcing trends show fluctuating fortunes 14 Jul 14

Leonie Barrie

Despite forecasts suggesting US imports would continue to rise in May - in part to offset the threat of possible industrial action and disruption at major West Coast container ports this summer - the latest data in fact shows apparel imports were down year-on-year.

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