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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

The USMCA will update and replace the 25-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)US apparel groups hail deal on USMCA trade pact 11 December 2019

After two years of talks, a deal has finally been struck on the revised terms of the United States Mexico Canada (USMCA) trade agreement, with US apparel and textile industry groups urging swift Congressional and presidential approval.

Delta Galil secures patent for bra fastener accessory 11 December 2019

Israeli apparel major Delta Galil Industries has been granted a US patent for a new bra fastener that can be used on bras of all kinds and is especially suited to sports bras.

Naadam has selected Centric Software’s Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutionPLM to drive transparency and growth at Naadam 11 December 2019

Ethical cashmere brand NAADAM has invested in a new Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution to help drive transparency, improve vendor collaboration and sustain growth.

Ascena books Q1 profit despite sales slide 11 December 2019

Ascena Retail Group, owner of the Ann Taylor, Loft and Lane Bryant chains, has reported a mixed first quarter as profit surged but net sales dropped by 3% amid the wind down of its Dressbarn business.

China saw the largest decline in apparel shipments to the US in October, tumbling 30.39% year-on-year to 962m SMEUS apparel imports continue to feel weight of China tariffs 10 December 2019

The knock-on effect of retailers bringing orders forward to beat the September tariff hike on clothing shipments from China still continues to be felt months later. The volume of US apparel imports dropped for the third consecutive month in October, with shipment volumes from the East Asian supply powerhouse falling by close to a third month-on-month. Meanwhile, rivals Bangladesh and Pakistan were the only countries to book an increase.

2019 is expected to see a new annual record of 21.9m TEUUS retail imports surge ahead of December tariffs 10 December 2019

Volume at major US retail container ports surged significantly in November as retailers imported merchandise ahead of new tariffs set to take effect later this month.

Marquee Brands to acquire Destination Maternity 10 December 2019

Marquee Brands is to acquire the intellectual property, e-commerce business and other assets of Destination Maternity Corp, including its Motherhood Maternity, A Pea In The Pod and Destination Maternity brands.

Mothercare appointed PricewaterhouseCoopers as administrators to the Mothercare UK business and the Mothercare business services company in November Mothercare H1 loss widens amid double-digit sales fall 10 December 2019

Mothercare has widened its losses for the first half of the year amid a drop in total revenue and falling international and domestic sales, just weeks after appointing administrators for its UK business and announcing the closure of all 79 UK stores.

The test will run for three months and is part of H&M Group’s way of exploring circular business models H&M Group to test subscription rental in China 9 December 2019

Retailer H&M Group has partnered with China's largest fashion rental platform YCloset to test subscription rentals in the country, in a move that will allow Chinese consumers to hire apparel from its COS brand.

JV to scale-up electronic moisture management membrane 9 December 2019

Swiss technology company Osmotex has entered into a joint venture (JV) to bring its Hydro_Bot electronic moisture management technology to market.

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