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NRF 2017 – Retail tech launches and developments

Retail's 'Big Show', the National Retail Federation's Annual Convention & Expo, which took place in New York this week, is an annual opportu...

$1.7bn package to boost Pakistan clothing exports

Pakistan's clothing industry has told just-style that a new government assistance package announced last week to boost the country's clothin...

Mexico riots hit apparel retailers and shipments

Mexican retailers lost more than $70m amid protests and looting last week that blocked major highways and caused delays in clothing shipment...

M&S clothing growth – What the analysts say

Retailer Marks & Spencer has finally booked like-for-like sales growth in its general merchandise unit, which includes clothing and homeware...

Latest Interviews

Bagir CEO says suit-maker is back on track 28 Nov 2016

Leonie Barrie

Exactly 12 months into his role as chief executive of Israel-based tailored clothing manufacturer Bagir Group, and Eran Itzhak is in a buoyant mood. The business is debt-free for the first time in nearly a decade, has refocused its manufacturing base on Ethiopia, Egypt and Vietnam, and is fighting back with new products and a return to innovation.


How TAL Apparel is staying ahead of the game 14 Oct 2016

Michelle Russell

As one of the world's leading garment manufacturers, Hong Kong-based TAL Apparel is continually looking to see how it can add value in the apparel supply chain, as chief technology officer Delman Lee tells just-style.

Latest News

New project to digitalise European fashion chains 18 Jan 17

Leonie Barrie

A new initiative has been launched to digitalise the fashion supply chains of at least 100 European companies to improve product traceability, time to market, warehouse management and data exchange.


G-III Apparel taps Kennedy for Donna Karan 18 Jan 17

Beth Wright

Branded apparel and accessories maker G-III Apparel Group has tapped Ralph Lauren's Barbara Kennedy as its president-wholesale-design, merchandising and sales for Donna Karan, following its US$650m acquisition of Donna Karan International.


Nine West acquires womenswear firm Kasper Group 18 Jan 17

Michelle Russell

Women's footwear, accessories and denim firm Nine West Holdings has acquired US women's sportswear and fashion firm the Kasper Group.


JC Penney to roll out hundreds of Nike "shops" 18 Jan 17

Beth Wright

Retail giant JC Penney is to roll out hundreds of Nike "shops" across its stores in a move the company says "underscores its commitment to activewear".


Cambodia clothing exports at risk from Brexit 17 Jan 17

Michelle Russell

Cambodia’s textile and apparel export sector could face both short and long-term risks as a result of the UK leaving the EU, while the country's recent rise to lower-middle income status could add to its challenges, the International Labor Organization (ILO) has warned.


US invests $253m to ramp up robotics research 17 Jan 17

Leonie Barrie

A new $253m national initiative has been launched in the United States to develop next-generation robots for advanced manufacturing across a number of industries, including textiles.

Latest blogs

Likely shifts in the sourcing landscape in 2017 16 Jan 17

Leonie Barrie

Continuing our look at what lies ahead for the apparel industry and its supply chain in 2017, the panel of industry experts consulted by just-style last week tackled likely shifts in the sourcing landscape.


Trump trade policies and China tensions top concerns 11 Jan 17

Leonie Barrie

This week our focus turns to first thoughts from a panel of industry experts consulted by just-style on the challenges and opportunities likely to face the apparel supply chain in 2017, with prospects for volatile and uneven growth, Trump’s trade policies, and tensions between the US and China among the issues highlighted.

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