Blog: The week ahead on just-style

Joe Ayling | 15 February 2010

It promises to be a hectic week ahead in the apparel industry, with Wal-Mart, Abercrombie & Fitch and PPR Group all releasing their full-year sales and earnings results.

Luckily, just-style today (15 February) launches its weekly synopsis of the forthcoming week, keeping readers informed about what to expect.

This service will outline the footwear and apparel industry diary, laying out the news and insights agenda before it happens.

Other key news stories from last week, including Ethel Austin's collapse into administration and a change in strategy for New Look and Matalan, are also likely to develop in the coming weeks.


Asia facing up to increased competition

Increasing competition for garment sourcing contracts is seeing China not only being challenged by other countries in Asia, but by sub-Saharan African and even Russian suppliers too. And it is pushing...


Cambodia raises garment worker wages

The monthly minimum wage for workers in Cambodia's textile, garment and footwear sector is set to rise to $153 from January next year, following a vote on the issue last week. The increase marks a ris...


Sportswear initiatives start to take shape

The results of two highly-anticipated initiatives in the sportswear sphere were revealed last week: the launch of Under Armour’s new UAS lifestyle brand and the first pair of running shoes created at ...


Hanjin Shipping collapse triggers fear of West Coast port repeat

The recent bankruptcy of South Korea's Hanjin Shipping, the world's seventh-largest container shipper, at the end of August, has left billions of dollars worth of merchandise in limbo, leaving the fal...

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