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Sir Philip Green blamed for the collapse of BHS

"What kind of man is it who can count his fortune in billions but does not know what decent behaviour is?" The words of Rt Hon Frank Field M...

FOCUS: Topshop suffers a setback in Japan

Topshop's bid to be a global player has suffered a setback in Japan, where the retailer shuttered its five stores earlier this year. Here Ma...


Jonathan Dyson | 4 Jun 2014

Brands and retailers in the UK and other parts of Europe are "coming back" to Turkey as a source of textiles and clothing as they seek to diversify their supply chains away from Asia.


Richard Woodard | 28 Nov 2013

The growth of inexpensive private label apparel is ending as the sector becomes less and less competitive, according to new research.


Ashma Kunde | 30 Apr 2013

Following last month's overview of apparel in Asia Pacific, Euromonitor International assesses the prospects and pitfalls in the next goldmine of opportunity: Latin America.


Liz Hague | 4 Mar 2013

Highlights from just-style's research store this week include a look at China's textile industry, a SWOT analysis on Reebok, and a report on the top 450 global yarn suppliers.

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Petah Marian | 19 Nov 2012

Sri Lankan clothing producer Timex is expanding its own brands in Asia and Europe as part of plans to move into higher margin areas to offset rising costs in its domestic manufacturing operations.


Leonie Barrie | 28 Feb 2012

Faced with what he describes as a "never-ending battle" against rising costs, Ranjan Mahtani, the CEO of Hong Kong based apparel supplier Epic Group, is in fighting mood. But what is also clear is his concern that the apparel industry's current preoccupation with price leaves it in danger of failing to see an even bigger and more worrying issue: the lack of new supply countries coming through.

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Michelle Russell | 21 Nov 2017

British retail group Arcadia has selected a new cloud-based financial software solution to help support international growth of its Topshop and Topman brands.


Michelle Russell | 29 Aug 2017

Fashion retailer Arcadia Group is to relaunch four Topshop/Topman stores in Australia just months after its franchise business fell into administration.


Beth Wright | 21 Aug 2017

Arcadia Group has appointed David Hagglund to the newly-created position of creative director for both Topshop and Topman.


Hannah Abdulla | 26 Jul 2017

The Arcadia Group, owner of brands including Topshop and Miss Selfridge, has announced the launch of its first childrenswear brand, Outfit Kids, a move it says is in direct response to consumer demand for "stylish" and "good quality" fashion for children.


Michelle Russell | 18 Jul 2017

Baroness Karren Brady, one the UK's most high-profile business women, is understood to be taking up the role of chairman of Taveta Investments – a holding company for retail chains such as Topshop, Dorothy Perkins and Burton.


Michelle Russell | 11 Jul 2017

The administrators of fashion retailer Topshop Australia are closing five stores in a bid to try and save the business in the region.


Michelle Russell | 8 Jun 2017

Retail giant Arcadia saw its profits slump last year on the back of falling sales at its high street stores and the collapse of the BHS chain, which cost Sir Philip Green's retail empire GBP26.4m.


Michelle Russell | 25 May 2017

Fashion retailer Topshop Australia has been placed into voluntary administration, putting its nine standalone stores, 17 Mya concessions and online business under review.


Michelle Russell | 15 Feb 2017

Arcadia's Topshop, Miss Selfridge and Burton Menswear stores could face stock disruption later this month as logistics workers prepare for fresh industrial action with a two-day strike over wages.


Michelle Russell | 8 Dec 2016

Topshop owner Sir Philip Green may be in for a turbulent Christmas after the chain's supply chain workers in the UK voted for fresh industrial action. 


Michelle Russell | 25 Oct 2016

The majority of large apparel brands are ignoring the "endemic" abuse of Syrian refugees in Turkish clothing factories supplying European retailers, a new report has found. 


Katie Smith | 4 Dec 2015

Sourcing and supply chain executives from Arcadia and Oasis have been appointed to join the advisory board of UK sourcing event Meet the Manufacturer to shape its future.


Michelle Russell | 30 Nov 2015

UK retail giant Arcadia Group said ensuring it has a well-audited supply chain will remain a priority as it revealed an increase in earnings for the full year, but a decline in like-for-like sales. 


Katie Smith | 16 Sep 2015

Concerns have been raised over health and safety standards in Pakistan's garment sector, after the roof of a garment factory collapsed killing four workers and injuring 16 others.


Katie Smith | 12 Mar 2015

UK retailer Arcadia Group has sold its troubled department store chain BHS to Retail Acquisitions in a deal described by one analyst as a "sensible strategic" move.


Katie Smith | 26 Jan 2015

UK retailer Arcadia Group is considering selling its troubled department store chain BHS after receiving “several approaches”.


Katie Smith | 26 Jan 2015

UK retailer Arcadia Group is considering selling its troubled department store chain BHS after receiving “several approaches”.


Michelle Russell | 28 Nov 2014

Tesco's F&F global brand director, Anita Bolger, is to step down after a 14-year career with the UK retail giant.


Michelle Russell | 28 Nov 2014

Tesco's F&F global brand director, Anita Bolger, is to step down after a 14-year career with the UK retail giant.


Katie Smith | 25 Nov 2014

Wider losses at BHS have resulted in a double-digit slump in annual profit for UK retailer Arcadia.


Leonie Barrie | 5 Sep 2014

Textile and consumer product testing laboratory High Street Textile Testing Services (HSTTS) has been acquired by Modern Testing Services (MTS) in a move that helps expand its global reach.


Leonie Barrie | 5 Sep 2014

Textile and consumer product testing laboratory High Street Textile Testing Services (HSTTS) has been acquired by Modern Testing Services (MTS) in a move that helps expand its global reach.

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Michelle Russell | 28 Oct 2015

Tesco's deal with Arcadia to sell some of the apparel group's largest brands in its supermarkets is a style of collaboration we are increasingly seeing more of as retailers secure a ready-made customer base and guaranteed footfall.


Leonie Barrie | 10 Feb 2014

Winter storms played havoc with US apparel retailers in January. While some consumers were forced to stay at home, others simply lost the will, with holiday shopping fatigue, static wages, and a lack of inspiring new ranges all hitting comparable store sales.

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