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Wearable technology a key trend for 2015

Wearable technology, synced mobile devices, the growing on-demand culture of the digital world, and an increasing awareness of corporate mis...

10 'disruptors' of concern for global retailers

Disruption was the central theme at this year's World Retail Congress in Paris, covering everything from the innovation of new businesses to...

Growth in smart garments and wearable technology

Long touted as "the next big thing", wearable technology has until now been held back by concerns ranging from cost to style, comfort and pr...

Size Stream measures up new market opportunities

3D body scanners were first used to generate detailed size and shape data back in the late 1990s, and have since had a key role to play in h...

Latest Interviews

Mango continues on global growth trajectory 24 Oct 2014

Michelle Russell

Spanish fashion retailer Mango might have its roots firmly in Europe, but is on a growth trajectory globally, making its presence felt in most major countries. just-style spoke with managing director Enric Casi and Jose Gomez, VP of international business development, about what the future holds and the challenges of operating in today's changing retail environment.


Innovation backs Burlington’s 90 years in business 13 Mar 2014

Michelle Russell

Founded in 1923, North Carolina-based Burlington Industries has spent the last 90 years transforming itself into the world's largest textile manufacturer. Here, president Jeff Peck talks to Michelle Russell about the secrets to the company's success, the ongoing challenges facing the textile industry, and what the future is likely to hold.

Latest News

Wearable technology future ripe for millennials 31 Oct 14

Michelle Russell

Twenty percent of American adults already own a wearable device and the adoption rate is quickly expected to rise, particularly amongst millennials, according to a new report.


Top stories this week on just-style... 31 Oct 14

Katie Smith

The most-read stories on just-style last week included toxic chemicals found in clothing and footwear sold by nine supermarkets and retailers, wearable technology forecast to be a key trend for 2015, and Topshop teams with Beyoncé for a new street wear line.


Tageos signs RFID licensing deal with Round Rock 30 Oct 14

Michelle Russell

RFID label maker Tageos has inked a patent licensing agreement with Round Rock Research in a bid to strengthen its position and support the adoption of UHF RFID for apparel retailers and brands.


APDN provides Pima cotton authentication mark 29 Oct 14

Richard Woodard

Product authentication business Applied DNA Sciences (APDN) is to provide a DNA-based authentication mark for a textile manufacturer’s Extra Long Staple Pima cotton.


Global news roundup 29 Oct 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.


VF rolls out plan to eliminate harmful chemicals 28 Oct 14

Michelle Russell

Apparel and footwear giant VF Corp has launched its chemical management programme designed to identify and eliminate potentially harmful chemicals in the supply chain.

Latest blogs

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.


just-style readership survey 7 Oct 14

Leonie Barrie

We've just launched our first readership survey in two years - and want to know what you think about just-style, and the challenges you're facing at the moment.

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