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Tesco's H1 profit plunge: What the analysts say

In an unsurprising announcement this morning (23 October), troubled UK retail behemoth Tesco posted a 92% decline in first-half profits, wei...

Westminster Media Forum seminar: Quote/unquote

Textile and apparel brands, manufacturers and retailers assembled in London on Tuesday (21 October) to discuss the prospects for Britain's f...

Asos FY profit drop: What the analysts say

Online apparel retailer Asos this morning (21 October) booked a mixed set of full-year results as sales soared but profits fell due to a com...

Marks & Spencer to extend mobile phone monitoring

Retailer Marks & Spencer is planning to extend a programme that allows it to survey workers in its clothing supplier factories on their mobi...

Latest Interviews

Diesel's co-founder works to beat the denim blues 3 Oct 2014

Ivan Castano Freeman

Adriano Goldschmied, Diesel's co-founder, is working to promote a new stretch fabric he hopes will turn around the fortunes of the $50bn denim industry.


William E. Connor discusses global sourcing shifts 28 May 2014

Leonie Barrie

With a global vendor base of around 6,000 factories working with leading retailers and brands, sourcing specialist William E. Connor & Associates Ltd. has an enviable view into worldwide sourcing shifts. In the second instalment of a two-part interview with just-style, company chairman and CEO William E. (Chip) Connor discusses opportunities, challenges and concerns.

Latest News

Debenhams FY profits tumble on discounting 23 Oct 14

Michelle Russell

UK department store retailer Debenhams saw its profits tumble in last fiscal due to the impact of sales on last year's warm winter weather and heavy discounting during its crucial Christmas period.


UK clothing sales fall in warm September 23 Oct 14

Katie Smith

The latest evidence that unseasonably mild weather in the UK is having an adverse impact on retailers came today (23 October) as new figures showed a drop in clothing sales during September.


Reebok fined in Australia over EasyTone claims 23 Oct 14

Michelle Russell

Sports giant Reebok has been penalised by an Australian court over its EasyTone shoe range, which it claimed boosts muscle tone of calves, thighs and buttocks more than traditional walking shoes would.


Under Armour ups guidance as Q3 profit climbs 23 Oct 14

Michelle Russell

Performance apparel, footwear and accessories brand Under Armour has upped its full-year guidance as it revealed an increase in third-quarter earnings and sales.


Skechers shares slide as costs hit Q3 profit 23 Oct 14

Michelle Russell

US shoe maker Skechers USA saw its share price slide after recording third-quarter earnings that were hurt by foreign exchange losses and warehousing costs.


Palladin invests in Harrys of London 23 Oct 14

Katie Smith

Private equity firm Palladin Consumer Retail Partners has acquired a majority stake in luxury men's footwear and accessories business Harrys of London in a move that is expected to launch the brand into its next growth phase.

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.


Former Men's Wearhouse CEO prepares new enterprise 15 Oct 14

Michelle Russell

It seems former Men's Wearhouse CEO George Zimmer may be about to show his trump card following his fall-out with the apparel retailer, through the launch of a new company.

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