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Cambodia's future outsourcing prospects uncertain

If Cambodia's US$5.5bn garment industry is not at a crossroads, it is approaching one, according to participants at an industry trade show h...

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...

New Look halts Russia expansion as tensions rise

After booking a "stellar" first-quarter performance, UK value fashion retailer New Look has put the brakes on its expansion into Russia, cit...

US apparel retailers' July 2014 sales roundup

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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

PLM software to support Sunrise Brand's growth 20 Aug 14

Michelle Russell

Sunrise Brands has selected Centric Software's product lifecycle management (PLM) software solution to support the growth of its private-label business.


just-style's research roundup 20 Aug 14

Ellie Morgan

The latest reports from just-style's research store include a global database of the top 1,000 apparel knitting mills, a look at jeans in Colombia, and a country report on Turkey.


Nike to deploy high-IQ data centre cloud 18 Aug 14

Michelle Russell

Nike is to collaborate with network innovation firm Juniper to co-create a "highly scalable" next-generation data centre cloud and retail network infrastructure that will help it elevate and accelerate innovation in its products.


Dr Martens appoints Deckers exec Murray as CEO 18 Aug 14

Michelle Russell

British footwear brand Dr Martens has appointed Deckers Outdoor executive Steve Murray as its chief executive officer.


Steve Madden buys Dolce Vita footwear for $60.3m 15 Aug 14

Katie Smith

US fashion footwear and accessories business Steve Madden has acquired Dolce Vita Holdings, a designer and retailer of branded and private label footwear, for US$60.3m.


just-style's research roundup 15 Aug 14

Ellie Morgan

The latest reports from just-style's research store include a look at apparel and footwear in Argentina, opportunities and applications for digital textile printing, and world textile and apparel trade and production trends in South Asia.

Latest blogs

Apparel industry reacts to Russia tensions 18 Aug 14

Michelle Russell

Retail shares have been among the biggest fallers in the last two weeks as financial markets react to President Vladimir Putin's retaliation to the imposition of sanctions on Russia.


Esprit launches vegan hantags 30 Jul 14

Katie Smith

Hong Kong-listed fashion brand Esprit is introducing vegan hangtags, in a bid to increase transparency in textile labelling and better inform conscious consumers.

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