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US apparel retailers' November 2016 sales roundup

Comparable store sales proved to be somewhat disappointing for the handful of US apparel retailers still reporting their figures in November...

US apparel imports take a tumble in September

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...

Primark says no plans to hike clothing prices

Value fashion giant Primark says it has no plans to increase prices next year as the industry considers the potential impact of inflation, t...

M&S to cut clothing from 60 stores and axe brands

British retailer Marks & Spencer has announced its biggest shake-up in years, with plans to remove its clothing ranges from 60 stores over t...

Latest Interviews

Omega Compliance commits to supply chain integrity 14 Jun 2016

Michelle Russell

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.


Kurt Cavano on “the Uberfication of everything” 26 Aug 2015

Leonie Barrie

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.

Latest News

UK clothing retail sales growth slows in November 6 Dec 16

Michelle Russell

Black Friday proved a mixed blessing for some UK retailers in November, but the clothing category struggled with weak sales.


Hudson's Bay optimistic despite Q3 loss 6 Dec 16

Michelle Russell

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. 


Burberry silent on Coach offer rejections 5 Dec 16

Michelle Russell

British trench coat maker Burberry has declined to comment on reports it has rejected multiple takeover offers from US luxury accessories business Coach Inc.


Warehouse fire weighs on Gap sales in November 5 Dec 16

Leonie Barrie

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 clothing price deflation continues in November 5 Dec 16

Michelle Russell

UK shoppers continued to benefit from falling clothing and footwear prices in November, thanks to extended promotions in the run-up to Black Friday. 


US Q3 in brief – Genesco, G-III Apparel, Express 5 Dec 16

Michelle Russell and Beth Wright

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.

Latest blogs

A new re:source from just-style 25 Nov 16

Leonie Barrie

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.


Trump's trade ramifications continue to unravel 25 Nov 16

Leonie Barrie

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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