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New Look to continue to build global brand

UK value fashion retailer New Look has said it will continue to focus on its strategy of building a global brand, despite puling out of Russ...

US apparel retailers' October 2014 sales roundup

October proved to be another mixed bag for US apparel retailers. While the majority reported comparable store sales gains thanks to an impro...

M&S says women's wear target market "bang on"

UK retailer Marks & Spencer says it is "bang on" with the target market for its women's wear, and that it feels it now has the right focus t...

Kohl's cranks up efforts to reverse sluggish sales

US department store retailer Kohl's Corporation last week held its first investor day for seven years, setting out detailed plans for future...

Latest Interviews

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.


Mango continues on global growth trajectory 24 Oct 2014

Michelle Russell

Spanish fashion retailer Mango might have its roots firmly in Europe, but is on a growth trajectory globally, making its presence felt in most major countries. just-style spoke with managing director Enric Casi and Jose Gomez, VP of international business development, about what the future holds and the challenges of operating in today's changing retail environment.

Latest News

French Connection trading update "mixed" 26 Nov 14

Katie Smith

French Connection has delivered a "mixed" trading update, with its share price rising despite posting a decline in like-for-like sales in the UK and Europe for the 17 weeks to 22 November.


LVMH shareholders approve Hermes share deal 26 Nov 14

Michelle Russell

Shareholders of French luxury goods companies LVMH have approved plans to redistribute the shares it holds in Hermès International to end a long-running legal dispute between the two firms.


Brown Shoe ups guidance after Q3 profit rise 26 Nov 14

Katie Smith

Footwear business Brown Shoe has lifted its full-year earnings guidance, after higher sales and margins resulted in a double-digit increase in third-quarter net profit.


Tesco faces shareholder lawsuit over profit error 26 Nov 14

Michelle Russell

UK litigation firm Stewarts Law is preparing a legal case against retail behemoth Tesco to compensate shareholders who suffered a loss due to its recent profit overstatement.


JD Sports offloads Bank Fashion unit to Hilco 25 Nov 14

Michelle Russell

UK retailer JD Sports Fashion has sold its struggling young fashion brand Bank to a subsidiary of Hilco Capital Limited.


Chico's optimistic despite Q3 profit slide 25 Nov 14

Michelle Russell

US women's wear retailer Chico's has has booked a drop in third-quarter earnings but remains optimistic progress is being made on its initiatives.

Latest blogs

Revised wage ladder marks step toward living wage 24 Nov 14

Michelle Russell

An online tool to help apparel brands, retailers and manufacturers work towards improved wages for garment workers in global supply chains has been updated in a move that marks another step towards the eventual provision of a living wage.


Firms urged to stay committed to Cambodia 17 Nov 14

Leonie Barrie

Apparel brands have been urged to stay committed to Cambodia after a 28% rise in the minimum monthly wage was agreed for textile, garment and footwear workers.

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