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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

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Wool makes a comeback as a 21st century fibre

While global wool production for the 2014/2015 year is forecast to be at its lowest level for 70 years, its prospects for future growth are...

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

Dassault Systèmes to launch 3D Platform in UK 24 Oct 14

Michelle Russell

Dassault Systèmes is partnering with international software business Island Pacific to launch its 3DExperince Platform to fashion brands and retailers in the UK.


Gerber AccuMark 10 to feature 3D capability 24 Oct 14

Leonie Barrie

Gerber Technology is preparing to launch a new version of its AccuMark garment development and pattern-making tool with integrated 3D visualisation of designs and corrections.


Safety Commission facing responsive challenges 22 Oct 14

Michelle Russell

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is facing challenges in responding to product safety risks and is reviewing potential improvements, a US government report has stated.


Aalfs selects tool to manage Nicaragua production 22 Oct 14

Katie Smith

Apparel maker Aalfs Uno SA is implementing NGC's Shop Floor Control platform to help manage operations at its denim and twill manufacturing plant in Nicaragua.


Anya Hindmarch to deploy apparel PLM 21 Oct 14

Michelle Russell

Handbag designer Anya Hindmarch has selected Centric Software's Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software, to support its growth ambitions.


Gerber adds to team with Software Solutions head 21 Oct 14

Leonie Barrie

Gerber Technology has named Karsten Newbury as vice president and general manager of its Software Solutions, in a move the company says strengthens its focus on providing integrated tools for the fashion industry.

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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