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Mexico's shoe makers blame their woes on China

Mexico's shoe industry continues to blame its woes on China - demanding the government act to quell a flood of imports which trade leaders s...

Teen retail being rocked by fast fashion headwinds

The popularity of fast fashion retailers such as Forever 21, H&M and Zara has changed the way consumers shop for value on a global basis. An...

M&S trading update: What the analysts say

Marks & Spencer would seem to have turned a corner after recording a 1.3% increase in fourth-quarter clothing sales. But analysts believe th...

Progress needed on supply chain living wage

A new report suggests retailers are still failing workers in their supply chains by not paying a living wage. The survey, which aims to prov...

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

Adidas promotes King to head up North America unit 17 Apr 14

Michelle Russell

German sportswear giant Adidas has promoted Mark King to the role of president of the group's North America division.


Top stories this week on just-style... 17 Apr 14

Katie Smith

The most-read stories on just-style this week include warmer weather a welcome boost for UK fashion sales, an analysis on why no one strategy fits all in apparel sourcing, and Tesco to open a chain of F&F clothing stores in the US.


just-style's research roundup 17 Apr 14

Liz Hague

The latest reports from just-style's research store include a look at specialist apparel and footwear retailers in Sweden, a profile of value fashion retailer Primark, and an overview of women's and girls' apparel manufacturing in the US.


DSW appoints Meixelsperger as finance chief 17 Apr 14

Michelle Russell

Branded footwear and accessories retailer DSW has appointed Mary Meixelsperger as its chief financial officer.


Global news roundup 17 Apr 14

Michelle Russell

The following is a round-up of apparel and footwear news from the world's local media. just-style has not checked these stories so cannot guarantee their accuracy.


Adidas China supplier in discussions over strike 16 Apr 14

Michelle Russell

Adidas has said it is closely monitoring the Yue Yuen shoe factory strike in China and that the supplier is in talks with the country's Government in a bid to address worker's concerns.

Latest blogs

just-style takes an Easter break 17 Apr 14

Katie Smith

We're heading off for an Easter break here in the UK, which means there will be no site updates or email newsletters on Friday (18 April) or Monday (21 April).


just-style seeks market research report writer 16 Apr 14

Liz Hague

Do you have strong opinions, insight and expertise in a particular area of the textiles and apparel industry?

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