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Shubhankar Ray, global brand director, G-Star RAWInterview: Shubhankar Ray, global brand director, G-Star RAW 15 October 2013

G-Star RAW is taking a unique approach to sustainability, quietly putting organic and recycled cotton, as well as unusual fibres like nettle, at the heart of its denimwear. Global brand director Shubhankar Ray told Petah Marian how the company is helping to create a legion of unknowing ethical consumers, while maintaining its credibility as an edgy denim brand.

UK: LVMH takes stake in JW Anderson 26 September 2013

Luxury group Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton LVMH has agreed to take a minority stake in UK fahion brand JW Anderson.

UK: Clothing retail sales growth slowed in September 25 September 2013

UK clothing retailers saw sales growth slow during September, according to an index by the Confederation of British Industry (CBI).

CAMBODIA: H&M highlights apparel worker health initiatives 23 September 2013

H&M Hennes & Mauritz has highlighted how it is working to ensure the health of workers in its supplier factories in Cambodia.

WORLD: Fashion retailers should rethink supply chains 23 September 2013

Fashion retailers should re-think their supply chains in response to rapidly changing and often unpredictable consumer behaviour, new research suggests.

UK: One-third of UK retailers at risk of insolvency 23 September 2013

Almost a third of the UK's retailers are at risk of insolvency in the next year, according to recent research.

GERMANY: Adidas cuts FY forecasts on Russia and golf issues 20 September 2013

Adidas, the world's second-largest sportswear maker, has lowered its full-year profit expectations on distribution issues in Russia combined with a weak golf market.

UK: Retailers accused of fixing prices of sports bras 20 September 2013

A number of the UK's largest retailers including John Lewis, Debenhams and House of Fraser have been accused of fixing the price of sports bras.

just-style's most read stories this week... 20 September 2013

The most read stories on just-style this week include a look at the full-year results from department store operator Debenhams, Marks & Spencer's tie up with mobile phone surveying firm Labor Link, and the news that global apparel and textile production rose in the second quarter.

FRANCE: LVMH takes stake in Nicholas Kirkwood 20 September 2013

Luxury group Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton LVMH has taken a majority stake in British luxury shoe brand Nicholas Kirkwood.

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