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Diversification a key focus for Under Armour

With abundant growth opportunities in the pipeline at Under Armour, the performance apparel, footwear and accessories brand has said it aims...

ANALYSIS: New pricing strategy pays off for Nike

Sporting goods Nike is raising its prices at a time when other companies are turning to increased markdowns and heavy promotional activity t...

MYANMAR SNAPSHOT: Textile and apparel industry

Burma, officially the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, is a sovereign state in Southeast Asia bordered by Laos, Thailand, China, Bangladesh...

US retailers' June 2014 sales roundup

An improving employment picture, favourable weather for purchases of summer clothing, and heavy promotions fuelled better-than-expected sale...

Latest Interviews

Top ten interviews on just-style in 2013... 23 Dec 2013

Katie Smith

Among the industry executives who spoke with just-style this year were Tim Wheeler, president of Jockey's international division, Esquel Group's CEO John Cheh, and Joe Dixon, SVP of production at Brooks Brothers.


Interview: Henry Tan, CEO, Luen Thai Holdings 9 May 2012

Leonie Barrie

Luen Thai Holdings is Hong Kong's largest listed garment firm, with 34,000 employees, revenues of around US$1bn and a flagship business that produces over 80m garments a year - as well as footwear and bags - from production bases in China, the Philippines, Indonesia, India, Bangladesh and Cambodia. In the first of two articles based on a conversation with just-style managing editor Leonie Barrie at the recent Prime Source Forum in Hong Kong, CEO Henry Tan calls for industry-wide collaboration in a bid to increase efficiency and offset rising costs in the apparel supply chain.

Latest News

Italy's Aeffe returns to H1 profit 29 Jul 14

Michelle Russell

Luxury apparel and footwear business Aeffe has returned to profit in its first-half thanks to the success of strategic actions implemented with regard to innovation and distribution.


Skechers USA to expand Belgium DC 29 Jul 14

Michelle Russell

Footwear firm Skechers USA is to expand its European distribution centre in Belgium by an additional 25,000 m2, making it the largest company-operated DC in the Walloon Region.


just-style's research roundup 29 Jul 14

Liz Hague

The latest reports from just-style's research store include an overview of clothing retailing in the UK, a look at insect repellent apparel, and a country report on Myanmar.


Pakistan textile and clothing FY exports grow 28 Jul 14

Michelle Russell

Pakistan's textile and clothing exports grew 5.3% to US$13.74bn in the last fiscal year, thanks primarily to the GSP Plus status granted to the country by the European Union (EU).


Open markets key for US apparel workers 28 Jul 14

Michelle Russell

Two-way trade liberalisation and open markets are key to US workers employed by the American apparel and footwear industry, the American Apparel and Footwear Association (AAFA) has said.


Top stories this week on just-style... 25 Jul 14

Katie Smith

The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at how clothing is likely to remain a focus for Tesco despite its upcoming CEO change, a snapshot of Myanmar's textile and apparel industry, and the Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety annual report, which reveals that progress is far from over a year on from its inception.

Latest blogs

Bangladesh Alliance and Accord update on progress 28 Jul 14

Michelle Russell

The Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety, and the Accord on Fire and Building Safety have both issued their first annual reports, providing an update on the work carried out on improving safety and working conditions in the country to date.


Compliance remains a concern in Cambodian garment sector 8 Jul 14

Michelle Russell

Cambodia's Labor Advisory Committee (LAC), a government-led tripartite group, last week agreed the next minimum wage adjustment for garment workers, which will take effect on 1 January 2015.

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