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Beth Wright

Beth WrightBiography

In her role as news editor at just-style, Beth Wright oversees the site's daily news feed, researching and writing news and analyses, tracking down exclusive stories, and interviewing industry executives for their insight into the key stories. 

With an English degree from the University of Leeds and NCTJ Diploma, Beth honed her journalism skills at a local newspaper.

Articles by Beth Wright

New Balance and Vetta praised by Fair Labor Association 20 November 2018

The Fair Labor Association (FLA) has re-accredited New Balance's social compliance programme, and added fashion startup Vetta Brands to its network of accredited companies, in a move that confirms both companies have policies and practices in place to monitor and remediate labour abuses in their global supply chains.


Bonmarché pins hopes on holiday trading season 20 November 2018

Bonmarché is pinning its hopes on the key Black Friday through to Christmas trading period as the UK value women's wear retailer maintained its full-year guidance despite a drop in profit and flat sales in its first-half..


Delta Galil sees bright outlook on strong Q3 sales 20 November 2018

Israeli apparel major Delta Galil Industries has raised its full-year outlook, following a strong third-quarter in which successful US launches for Costco and new kids businesses helped drive a 9% increase in sales.


Rue21 names Appel CEO in another leadership shuffle 20 November 2018

Fast fashion retailer Rue21 has again reshuffled its leadership team in a move that sees the company's chairman, Michael Appel, named CEO as Van Brunt departs after just five months.


Asos harnesses machine learning to tackle fit 20 November 2018

UK-based online fashion retailer Asos has launched a new Fit Assistant tool which uses machine learning to provide sizing recommendations for customers based on previous purchases and returns.


The five scoring companies are the same as in 2017 but they are leaving the ‘average’ company further behindAdidas, M&S lead human rights benchmark, despite "concerning" overall picture 19 November 2018

While most companies scored poorly on a new human rights benchmark, German sporting goods Adidas and UK retailer Marks and Spencer have once again topped the list. 


The Committee on Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) took place on 14-15 NovemberWTO members adopt roadmap to reduce trade barriers 19 November 2018

World Trade Organization (WTO) members have adopted a new roadmap for reducing technical barriers to trade, having agreed on almost 30 recommendations they say will improve the way members deal with standards, regulations and trade.


JCrew CEO James Brett in sudden departure 19 November 2018

J Crew Group has announced the sudden departure of CEO, James Brett, after less than 18 months in the post – a move described by one analyst as "worrying" as it leaves the US fashion retailer leaderless at a time when it desperately needs a focused effort to rebuild sales and reconnect with consumers.


Delta Apparel taking steps to offset China tariffs 16 November 2018

US activewear maker Delta Apparel is taking steps to find alternative supplies for some performance products and accessories to mitigate increased tariffs on products imported into the US from China.


Sales at clothing and clothing accessory stores increased 4.7% year-over-yearClothing again boosts US retail sales in October 16 November 2018

Sales at US clothing stores have once again helped lift total retail sales during October, with growth continuing on its upward trajectory.


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