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Comparable store sales proved to be somewhat disappointing for the handful of US apparel retailers still reporting their figures in November...
The volume of US apparel imports saw a sharp downturn month-on-month in September as the back-to-school season came to an end and supply cha...
Value fashion giant Primark says it has no plans to increase prices next year as the industry considers the potential impact of inflation, t...
British retailer Marks & Spencer has announced its biggest shake-up in years, with plans to remove its clothing ranges from 60 stores over t...
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.
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.
Black Friday proved a mixed blessing for some UK retailers in November, but the clothing category struggled with weak sales.
Canadian retailer Hudson's Bay Company (HBC) has offered an optimistic outlook for the long term, despite moving to a loss in its third-quarter and booking a decline in comparable sales.
British trench coat maker Burberry has declined to comment on reports it has rejected multiple takeover offers from US luxury accessories business Coach Inc.
An unexpected fall in sales at its largest Old Navy division, coupled with the impact of a fire at its Fishkill distribution centre in the summer, pushed US specialty apparel retailer Gap Inc to another drop in comparable sales for November.
UK shoppers continued to benefit from falling clothing and footwear prices in November, thanks to extended promotions in the run-up to Black Friday.
In the most recent third-quarter filings from US apparel and footwear brands and retailers, Abercrombie & Fitch revealed a "disastrous" quarter as sales fell and earnings plummeted 80%, while American Eagle Outfitters booked record sales and its 9th consecutive quarter of profit improvement. Foot Locker and Chico's, meanwhile, both saw growth thanks to the implementation of ongoing group strategies, and Destination XL managed to narrow its losses.
Some of just-style’s more eagle-eyed readers might have noticed a small change to the menu bar on the homepage: the addition of the word re:source. Yes it might be a small change – but it marks the countdown to the biggest launch in our 16-year history.
Over the past week just-style has continued to try to unravel the potential ramifications of Donald Trump’s election as the next president of the United States.
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