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Teen retail being rocked by fast fashion headwinds

The popularity of fast fashion retailers such as Forever 21, H&M and Zara has changed the way consumers shop for value on a global basis. An...

US retailers' March 2014 sales roundup

US apparel retailers recorded mixed comparable store sales in March, but overall managed to beat very modest expectations resulting from the...

M&S trading update: What the analysts say

Marks & Spencer would seem to have turned a corner after recording a 1.3% increase in fourth-quarter clothing sales. But analysts believe th...

Supply chain flexing to boost Asos opportunities

Online fashion retailer Asos believes the next leg of its investment requires the group to flex its supply chain to access a further GBP1bn...

Latest Interviews

SuperGroup realigns supply chain to support growth 15 Apr 2014

Michelle Russell

UK clothing retailer SuperGroup has had a somewhat buoyant year to date, with strong bottom line growth in its last three quarters, and ambitious plans to extend its international presence. To support this growth, the company has been busy re-aligning its supply chain. COO Susanne Given talks to Michelle Russell about the challenges international expansion brings and the group's position in the competitive youth apparel marketplace.


N Brown reaffirms commitment to Bangladesh 31 Mar 2014

Michelle Russell

Nearly a year on from the collapse of the Rana Plaza factory complex in Bangladesh, the collective work by brands and suppliers to ensure safer working conditions is starting to gain some traction. Andy York, ethical trading manager for retailer N Brown, has been closely involved in the efforts so far. He tells Michelle Russell that it is more important now than ever before to have an ethical supply chain - and that N Brown remains committed to Bangladesh.

Latest News

Burberry re-emphasises China growth opportunities 16 Apr 14

Katie Smith

British luxury brand Burberry has re-emphasised the growth opportunities it sees in China, after reporting a double-digit increase in second-half sales today (16 April).


Bangladesh PM asks clothing buyers to pay more 16 Apr 14

Poorna Rodrigo

Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has told The German Confederation of Trade Unions (DGB) she wants global buyers to pay more for clothes so her country can pay its garment workers higher wages.


Bangladesh clothing exports to Japan to hit $1bn 16 Apr 14

AZM Anas

Bangladesh clothing exports to Japan are increasing and could hit US$1bn in value in the next 12 months, due to capacity and product quality increases, a senior government official has told just-style.


Jones CEO to depart as Sycamore splits business 16 Apr 14

Michelle Russell

Wesley Card, the CEO of Jones Group is to step down from his role as part of plans by Sycamore Partners to split the newly-acquired company into four independent firms.


Workers strike at Adidas supplier shoe factory 16 Apr 14

Michelle Russell

Thousands of workers at Taiwanese-owned Yue Yuen shoe factories in Dongguan, which supplies Adidas and Nike, have continued to strike for a second time over social security payments.


Tesco remains under pressure as FY profits slump 16 Apr 14

Michelle Russell

UK retail giant Tesco has revealed its second consecutive annual drop in profits as the beleaguered behemoth struggles with sales at home and abroad.

Latest blogs

just-style seeks market research report writer 16 Apr 14

Liz Hague

Do you have strong opinions, insight and expertise in a particular area of the textiles and apparel industry?


Political tensions will weigh on Cambodia's growth 15 Apr 14

Michelle Russell

As if political tensions and strikes for higher wages by garment workers have not already caused enough disruption in Cambodia, new research has suggested they will continue to weigh on the country's growth in 2014.

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