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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

Adidas "Reebok sale" would be admittance of defeat 20 Oct 14

Michelle Russell

Should Jynwel Capital succeed in a reported deal to acquire Adidas's Reebok brand, it would be an admittance of defeat by the German sporting goods giant, analysts believe.


Steve Madden cuts outlook after "disappointing" Q3 20 Oct 14

Katie Smith

US footwear and accessories specialist Steve Madden has lowered its full-year outlook on the back of "disappointing" third-quarter results.


Top stories last week on just-style... 20 Oct 14

Katie Smith

The most-read stories on just-style last week included a look at the impact of China tightening up on corporate social responsibility, analyst opinion on JC Penney's new CEO, and an overview of Glenn Murphy's seven-year tenure at Gap.


Kering to source crocodile skins from Madagascar 17 Oct 14

Leonie Barrie

Luxury goods group Kering, owner of the Gucci, Bottega Veneta and Saint Laurent brands, is backing a project to support the sustainable supply of crocodile skins in Madagascar.


Jimmy Choo IPO could boost store count by 50% 17 Oct 14

Michelle Russell

High-end footwear and accessories brand Jimmy Choo could increase its store count by 50% over the next five years, fuelled by cash generated from the sell-off of shares, analysts believe.


Steve Madden faces lawsuit over 'Zumba Bootie' 17 Oct 14

Michelle Russell

US footwear and accessories specialist Steve Madden has had a trademark lawsuit filed against it by Florida fitness company Zumba Fitness.

Latest blogs

China takes a tougher stance on CSR 20 Oct 14

Leonie Barrie

Experts on China's textile and apparel industry say that international brands must take increasing care to ensure their sourcing is environmentally and socially responsible, ahead of an anticipated tightening of government restrictions.


Gap CEO switch a sign of transition 13 Oct 14

Leonie Barrie

If evidence is needed as to the new direction likely to be pursued by US retail giant Gap Inc, look no further than the company's new leadership change. It was revealed last week that CEO Glenn Murphy is to step down in February, making way for Art Peck, the head of Gap's digital division.

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