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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...

US apparel retailers' December 2016 sales roundup

December proved to be a dismal month for the handful of US apparel retailers still reporting comparable sales figures, with soft in-store tr...

Top 20 analysis stories on just-style in 2016...

Instead of the regular roundup of the most-read news pieces on just-style during the week, we thought a fitting end to the year would be to...

Top 20 comment articles on just-style in 2016...

Among the most-read comment articles on just-style in 2015 were a look at what the Trump presidency will mean for apparel, the decline and f...

Latest Interviews

Omega Compliance commits to supply chain integrity 14 Jun 2016

Michelle Russell

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.

Kurt Cavano on “the Uberfication of everything” 26 Aug 2015

Leonie Barrie

Easy access to cheap capital, infinite computing power, and “the Uberfication of everything” are converging to create a perfect storm of disruption that's already starting to shake up the apparel retail industry, according to Kurt Cavano, founder and chief strategy officer of cloud-based supply chain platform GT Nexus.

Latest News

H&M sales growth slows in December 16 Jan 17

Beth Wright

Swedish fashion giant Hennes & Maurtiz (H&M) has booked another rise in sales for December, albeit fairly lower than the retailer has seen in recent months.

Clothing boosts US holiday retail sales 16 Jan 17

Michelle Russell

An increase in clothing and accessories sales helped push US holiday retail revenues up during November and December, new figures show, thanks to improved consumer confidence and good promotional deals.

American Apparel to shutter all stores? 16 Jan 17

Beth Wright

American Apparel is to shutter all 110 of its retail stores along with its Los Angeles headquarters, in a move that could reportedly affect 3,400 employees.

Christmas clothing sales boost Tesco Q3 13 Jan 17

Beth Wright

Clothing outperformed the market over the Christmas period for UK supermarket giant Tesco, helping push total sales for the third quarter up 1.5%.

Bangladesh garment exports up 4.4% in H1 13 Jan 17

Michelle Russell

Bangladesh's ready made garment (RMG) sector saw exports increase 4.4% in the first half of its 2016-17 financial year, figures show, despite a fall for the month of December.

Staude named Rocky Brands interim finance chief 13 Jan 17

Beth Wright

US apparel and footwear company Rocky Brands has named Mike Staude as its interim chief financial officer following the resignation of James E McDonald.

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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