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Just days after the closure of its remaining Canadian stores, just-style explores how empty shelves, mismanagement and over-hype combined to...
If proof was ever needed of the commercial benefits of better working conditions in garment factories, a recent study from Better Work Vietn...
While the earlier Easter this year helped the majority of US apparel retailers to book comparable store sales growth in March, adverse weath...
Marks & Spencer this morning (2 April) reported an increase in fourth-quarter clothing sales, its first in almost four years. Analysts prais...
A "constant run to keep up" with consumer demands is keeping multi-channel retailer N Brown on it toes as it adapts its sourcing model, its systems and international growth to keep apace. Paul Kendrick, customer, financial services and international director, explains.
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.
Cherokee Global Brands has said it is “on the right path” to expanding and develop its namesake label after booking a 75% jump in fourth-quarter profit, helped by strong sales growth and carefully managed expenses.
Retailer Mothercare hailed the success of reducing promotional spend in the UK as fourth quarter sales rose by 4.1% on a global basis.
Department store retailer Debenhams has recorded a better-than-expected set of first-half results, after making “good progress” against its strategy to become a leading international, multi-channel brand.
Clothing retail business Kappahl said a good Christmas and a well-implemented discount strategy led to a narrower loss in the second quarter, with sales up slightly on last year.
Teen apparel retailer The Wet Seal Inc is to continue with the strategies it developed prior to filing for bankruptcy, as its takeover by private equity investment firm Versa Capital Management completes.
UK retailer JD Sports has said a double-digit increase in annual profit, driven by an “outstanding performance” in its sports fashion fascias, provides a “robust” platform for further growth.
Strikes and protests are rare in Vietnam, but recent demonstrations by thousands of footwear factory workers underscore some of the challenges facing one of the industry's main manufacturing hubs. It also exposes a looming pension crisis and worker shortage in a country that many see as a key sourcing alternative to China.
If global brands, manufacturers and mills could come together and build vertical supply chains in Africa, they would set themselves up with a sourcing hub for the future.
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