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Speed to market key to Adidas 2020 growth plan

Adidas Group has said speed to market will be a key competitive advantage for the German sporting goods giant over the next five years, as i...

SuperGroup to adapt sourcing model for speed

Superdry brand owner SuperGroup has revealed plans to adapt its buying model to source more directly and flexibly, with the aim of improving...

Rana Plaza fund call grows as anniversary nears

As the countdown to the second anniversary of the Bangladesh Rana Plaza tragedy begins, the call is getting louder for apparel brands to fil...

Innovation and supply chain remain key for Nike

Sporting goods giant Nike Inc says it will continue to put substantial money and resources into its supply chain to increase speed to market...

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Levi Strauss refocuses on profit through principle 8 Dec 2014

Michelle Russell

Levi Strauss & Co is returning to its roots. The denim stalwart, which has been battling sluggish traffic trends, international challenges and a revolution in activewear, is looking to re-establish leadership in its sector. A touch of nostalgia, plenty of innovation, adjustments in sourcing strategy, and global expansion are all part of the plan. just-style talks with Seth Ellison, the group's president for Europe.


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.

Latest News

Lululemon Athletica on “strong growth” track 27 Mar 15

Michelle Russell

Lululemon Athletica may have put 'pantsgate' behind it, analysts believe, and be back on a strong growth trajectory after revealing increased earnings and sales in its fourth-quarter.


Quiksilver appoints Agnes to CEO role 27 Mar 15

Michelle Russell

Surf-led fashion business Quiksilver has made a number of management appointments, including the promotion of president Pierre Agnes to CEO and the appointment of a new CFO.


Finish Line “accelerates” on final lap 27 Mar 15

Michelle Russell

The Finish Line has managed to “accelerate somewhat”, analysts believe, in the final lap of its fiscal year, despite a disappointing year for the US athletic apparel and footwear retailer.


Oxford Industries to sell Ben Sherman brand 27 Mar 15

Katie Smith

After making “great progress” in 2014, US apparel business Oxford Industries is to pursue the sale of its Ben Sherman brand, saying it's the “right course of action”.


Belk FY mixed but “encouraged” by trends 27 Mar 15

Michelle Russell

US fashion department store retailer Belk has reported its fifth consecutive year of positive comparable store sales but saw earnings decline as a result of strategy expenses.


PVH “pleased” after swinging to Q4 profit 26 Mar 15

Katie Smith

US apparel giant PVH Corp has said it is “pleased” with its fourth-quarter performance which saw it swing to a net profit, despite the challenging market environment and foreign currency headwinds.

Latest blogs

Apparel firms tap into growing wearable tech market 24 Mar 15

Michelle Russell

Smart fabrics and wearable technology go hand in hand. And with strong growth forecast over the coming years, it's no wonder fashion and software companies are developing new products to tap into the market.


US port dipute conclusion nears 23 Feb 15

Michelle Russell

A tentative agreement on a new five-year contract has been agreed for some 20,000 dockworkers at 29 US West Coast ports, ending nine months of discussions. The Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) and International Longshore & Warehouse Union (ILWU) have been engaged in talks since 12 May to replace the existing six-year contact, which expired on 30 June.

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