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US retailers to face logistics issues into 2015

On top of mounting concerns over the impact of worsening delays on shipments of holiday merchandise arriving at US west coast ports, analyst...

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...

Who has signed up to the Greenpeace Detox Campaign

In 2011, Greenpeace published its Dirty Laundry report, which found toxic chemicals in waste water discharges from two textile processing fa...

Wearable technology a key trend for 2015

Wearable technology, synced mobile devices, the growing on-demand culture of the digital world, and an increasing awareness of corporate mis...

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

Foot Locker books "solid" Q3 profit 21 Nov 14

Katie Smith

US speciality athletic retailer Foot Locker has delivered a "solid" performance in the third-quarter, thanks to better than expected comparable store sales.


Top stories this week on just-style... 21 Nov 14

Katie Smith

The most-read stories on just-style this week include the revelation that adults in Uzbekistan have been forced to pick cotton during this year's harvest, new scenarios are driving sustainability in textiles, and Archroma launches eco-friendly dyes.


Clothing helps UK retail sales bounce back 20 Nov 14

Katie Smith

UK clothing and footwear retailers are planning to ramp up promotions next weekend, after the sector helped overall retail sales to bounce back in October.


Eight footwear factories lead on social compliance 19 Nov 14

Leonie Barrie

A committee of footwear sourcing executives has identified eight footwear factories in China and Vietnam that they say are among the top performers when it comes to social compliance and their commitment to continuously improve factory conditions and standards.


Hugo Boss sets out plan to boost sales and margins 19 Nov 14

Katie Smith

German fashion group Hugo Boss has set out plans to accelerate sales growth and boost margins by targeting emerging markets and upgrading its core brand.


Geox confident after swinging to 9-month profit 19 Nov 14

Katie Smith

Italian footwear business Geox believes it is on the "right track towards profitable and sustainable growth" after returning to profit in the first nine months of 2014.

Latest blogs

New casual shoes put a spring in your step 30 Oct 14

Katie Smith

A suspension system similar to that used in cars has been built into a new casual pocket sprung shoe.


Nike hopes to win women's sportswear race 24 Oct 14

Leonie Barrie

Competition for pole position in the women's sportswear market is about to heat up after Nike this week revealed it has set its sights on growing its women's business by 40% over the next two years.

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