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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...

Outdoor industry's future must be more inclusive

"The outdoors is not just for the hardcore outdoorsman," declared NPD's chief industry analyst for sports and leisure trends, Marshal Cohen,...

Factoring: a lifeline for apparel suppliers?

The role played by factoring in the apparel supply chain came under the spotlight last week with reports suggesting that factoring companies...

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

Cambodia clothing factory collapse injures eight 22 Oct 14

Katie Smith

At least eight workers at a clothing factory in Cambodia's Takeo province have been injured after the floor collapsed yesterday (21 October).


SuperGroup management reshuffle shows "ambition" 22 Oct 14

Michelle Russell

SuperGroup's management reshuffle, which involves the appointment of Euan Sutherland as CEO, shows "strategic ambition" by the retailer, analysts believe.


Shoe Zone FY profit to meet expectations 22 Oct 14

Michelle Russell

Shoe Zone has said its earnings for the year will be in line with expectations having had the best August in its history followed by a slow September, with a late start to the boot season.


Kering promotes Flore to Brioni CEO 22 Oct 14

Katie Smith

French luxury goods group Kering has promoted Gianluca Flore to CEO of its Italian men's wear brand Brioni, replacing Francesco Pesci.


SuperGroup appoints Sutherland to CEO role 22 Oct 14

Michelle Russell

Superdry brand owner SuperGroup has appointed non-executive director Euan Sutherland as group chief executive to replace Julian Dunkerton.


H&M and The North Face commit to responsible down 21 Oct 14

Leonie Barrie

Leading international brands including H&M, Eddie Bauer, The North Face and Marmot have committed to using responsibly sourced and traceable down in their products.

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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