Footwear: Latest news and analysis articles
The UK yesterday (23 June) voted in favour of ‘Brexit,’ a decision that means the country will leave the European Union (EU) – well, soon. M...
With the value of the UK clothing market set to soar over the next five years, and consumers taking more of an interest in the origin and qu...
Footwear is expected to be one of the clear winners when it comes to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement, with significant g...
Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) is to place its first volume orders for shoes made with water-based vegan leather this year as part of new sustainabi...
An apparel industry at a crossroads and an intertwined network of challenges and opportunities are among the issues facing Guido Schlossmann as he takes the helm of low-cost fast fashion sourcing specialist Synergies Worldwide. Unravelling this complexity requires a new, more global and integrated look at the industry, he tells just-style.
In the first part of this two-part interview, Kurt Cavano, founder and chief strategy officer of cloud-based supply chain platform GT Nexus, discussed how easy access to capital and technology is shaking up the retail industry. Here he talks about its impact on apparel production.
Sporting goods giant Nike has named Apple CEO Tim Cook lead independent director of its board, while simultaneously announcing the company's co-founder, Phil Knight, has retired from his post as chairman under a planned transition that was initiated a year ago.
Brexit has dominated just-style’s coverage over the past week, with stories looking at what lies ahead for the apparel industry, what it might mean for pending EU trade deals, why clothing deflation will come to an end, and how British brands and retailers should start planning now in order to try to minimise the damage - and the role they can play in building a new post-EU market.
The following is a round-up of apparel and footwear news from the world's local media.
German sportswear giant Adidas has struck a long-term deal with rapper-turned-designer Kanye West in what it calls "the most significant partnership ever created between an athletic brand and a non-athlete".
An ongoing trademark spat between Sketchers USA and Nike-owned Converse has seen the US International Trade Commission (ITC) rule that Skechers can continue importing and selling its Twinkle Toes and BOBS shoes in the US.
The UK’s Brexit vote to leave the European Union (EU) will ensure inflation returns to the country’s clothing and footwear sector, an analyst has said, with the sharp decline in the pound leading to increased import costs.
A lack of speed in the apparel supply chain is being blamed for weaker merchandise margins, with significant structural changes needed to create a more consistent, faster and efficient sourcing model.
An overhaul of its supply chain is at the heart of restructuring plans revealed last week by Ralph Lauren's newly-appointed CEO Stefan Larsson, including a new test pipeline, shorter lead times, reduced inventory and a focus on fewer styles and more on-trend merchandise. The luxury retailer is also set to close more than 50 stores and slash its workforce by around 8%.
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