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Optimising supply chain with ship-from-store

Investment in mobile and omnichannel retail is the number one business priority for the year ahead, according to a recent survey of UK retai...

Swimwear demand to improve with economy uptick

The financial crises in North America and Europe have led to reductions in consumer demand for general apparel, but for swimwear in particul...

Hanesbrands looks to 2015 for another record year

US apparel maker Hanesbrands has said 2015 is shaping up to be another record year and that it is open to all opportunities that will create...

Performance apparel set for continued growth

As new outdoor performance apparel brands enter the market in record numbers, retailers are introducing new innovations and technologies to...

Latest Interviews

Levi Strauss refocuses on profit through principle 8 Dec 2014

Michelle Russell

Levi Strauss & Co is returning to its roots. The denim stalwart, which has been battling sluggish traffic trends, international challenges and a revolution in activewear, is looking to re-establish leadership in its sector. A touch of nostalgia, plenty of innovation, adjustments in sourcing strategy, and global expansion are all part of the plan. just-style talks with Seth Ellison, the group's president for Europe.

M&S continuing to drive sustainability agenda 12 Nov 2014

Michelle Russell

UK retailer Marks & Spencer is on something of a mission: To become the world's most sustainable retailer through its ambitious Plan A environmental and ethical programme. The person in charge of implementing this globally is Adam Elman, head of Plan A delivery, who discusses the initiative's challenging targets and the need for wider industry collaboration.

Latest News

Burlington to offer antimicrobial protection 26 Feb 15

Katie Smith

Burlington, a division of International Textile Group, is partnering with fibre and yarn manufacturer PurThread Technologies to embed antimicrobial and anti-odour protection into its fabrics.

Lela Rose and Protagonist invest in software 26 Feb 15

Katie Smith

Women's wear brands Lela Rose and Protagonist are to implement RLM's cloud-based FashionManager enterprise software solution to manage their design-to-delivery operations.

New verification fabrics for textile testing 25 Feb 15

Richard Woodard

Test materials developer SDC Enterprises has developed a new range of verification fabrics designed to improve controls available to organisations involved in textile testing.

“Social textiles” link fashion and social media 25 Feb 15

Richard Woodard

A new “social textiles” project in the US aims to connect the worlds of fashion and social media via a new “smart” T-shirt devised by MIT and designers from Fluid Interface Group.

Regina Miracle invests in PLM software 25 Feb 15

Leonie Barrie

Lingerie maker Regina Miracle International has selected Centric Software’s product lifecycle management (PLM) software to help speed sample development and collaboration with customers.

Consumers bringing online comparison in-store 23 Feb 15

Michelle Russell

Bricks and mortar shoppers are bringing online price comparison behaviour in-store, a study has found, with men leading this trend.

Latest blogs

US port dipute conclusion nears 23 Feb 15

Michelle Russell

A tentative agreement on a new five-year contract has been agreed for some 20,000 dockworkers at 29 US West Coast ports, ending nine months of discussions. The Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) and International Longshore & Warehouse Union (ILWU) have been engaged in talks since 12 May to replace the existing six-year contact, which expired on 30 June.

Birnbaum answers back 16 Feb 15

Leonie Barrie

Do you have any burning questions you’d like to ask a renowned global garment industry expert? For free.

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