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UK: "Tough" market slows Asda's like-for-like sales Michelle Russell | 16 Aug 13

Asda saw its like-for-like sales growth slow in the second quarter in what the UK retailer said was a "tough" market.


SINGAPORE: George at Asda to enter through franchise Petah Marian | 12 Aug 13

Asda's fashion label George is set to open its first store in Singapore this week through a franchise deal with the Al-Futtaim Group.


SINGAPORE: George at Asda to enter through franchise Petah Marian | 12 Aug 13

Asda's fashion label George is set to open its first store in Singapore this week through a franchise deal with the Al-Futtaim Group.


Bangladesh pushes garment industry to "tipping point" Petah Marian | 19 Jul 13

The recent garment factory tragedies in Bangladesh are pushing the industry towards a tipping point - as consumers call for increased sustainability and information about where their clothes come from, according to speakers at the recent Source Sustainability Summit.


Bangladesh pushes garment industry to "tipping point" Petah Marian | 19 Jul 13

The recent garment factory tragedies in Bangladesh are pushing the industry towards a tipping point - as consumers call for increased sustainability and information about where their clothes come from, according to speakers at the recent Source Sustainability Summit.


UK: Source Summit to drive sustainability agenda forward Petah Marian | 25 Jun 13

The Source Summit is set to bring together leaders from retailers, brands and suppliers that are driving the sustainability agenda forward.


UK: Source Summit to drive sustainability agenda forward Petah Marian | 25 Jun 13

The Source Summit is set to bring together leaders from retailers, brands and suppliers that are driving the sustainability agenda forward.


UK: Footwear sales rose as clothing sales declines slowed in June Petah Marian | 25 Jun 13

UK clothing retailers saw sales declines slow during June, as footwear and leather retailers reported strong growth, according to the results of the latest survey released by the Confederation of British Industry (CBI).


UK: Clothing and footwear sales fall in May says CBI Petah Marian | 29 May 13

UK clothing and footwear sales fell during May, according to the results of the latest survey released by the Confederation of British Industry (CBI).


UK: Asda claims "strong" Q1 after LFL sales rise Dean Best | 17 May 13

Asda CEO Andy Clarke claimed the UK supermarket retailer put in a "strong performance in a tough market" after booking higher first-quarter like-for-like sales.


UK: M&S loses two women's wear buyers Petah Marian | 2 May 13

Marks & Spencer has lost two more executives from its women's wear team as the retailer works to turnaround falling clothing sales.


UK: Clothing and footwear sales fell again in April Petah Marian | 24 Apr 13

UK clothing and footwear retailers said sales continued to fall during April, according to a survey released by the Confederation of British Industry (CBI).


UK: George to launch graduate fashion line Petah Marian | 26 Mar 13

George at Asda is set to launch a new label called G21 Talent, a line of limited edition, catwalk inspired collections created by designers from Graduate Fashion Week.


UK: George to launch graduate fashion line Petah Marian | 26 Mar 13

George at Asda is set to launch a new label called G21 Talent, a line of limited edition, catwalk inspired collections created by designers from Graduate Fashion Week.


UK: Clothing and footwear sales slumped in March- CBI Petah Marian | 26 Mar 13

UK clothing and footwear sales slumped during March, according to a survey released by the Confederation of British Industry (CBI).


UK: Monsoon raids George at Asda for international director Katie Smith | 7 Mar 13

UK retailer Monsoon Accessorize has appointed former George at Asda and Marks & Spencer executive Kevin Rusling as its international director.


UK: Monsoon raids George at Asda for international director Katie Smith | 7 Mar 13

UK retailer Monsoon Accessorize has appointed former George at Asda and Marks & Spencer executive Kevin Rusling as its international director.


UK: Clothing retail sales growth accelerates in February Petah Marian | 26 Feb 13

Sales growth at UK clothing retailers during February was at its highest level since October 2010 according to figures released today by the Confederation of British Industry (CBI).


In the money: Wal-Mart apparel turnaround efforts gain traction Katie Smith | 22 Feb 13

Wal-Mart has revealed that its efforts to turn around its apparel business is starting to gain traction after reporting its first full-year of positive comparable apparel sales in the US in seven years.


In the money: Wal-Mart apparel turnaround efforts gain traction Katie Smith | 22 Feb 13

Wal-Mart has revealed that its efforts to turn around its apparel business is starting to gain traction after reporting its first full-year of positive comparable apparel sales in the US in seven years.


George at Asda remains committed to Bangladesh Petah Marian | 21 Feb 13

The UK-based George at Asda clothing brand remains committed to sourcing in Bangladesh, even though at least 112 workers were killed in a factory fire last year while illegally subcontracted to produce clothing for parent company Wal-Mart.


George at Asda remains committed to Bangladesh Petah Marian | 21 Feb 13

The UK-based George at Asda clothing brand remains committed to sourcing in Bangladesh, even though at least 112 workers were killed in a factory fire last year while illegally subcontracted to produce clothing for parent company Wal-Mart.


UK: Clothing retail sales growth at five-month low Leonie Barrie | 24 Jan 13

Sales growth at UK clothing retailers in January was at its lowest level since last August, according to figures released today (24 January) by the Confederation of British Industry (CBI).


UK: Sainbury's calls King exit talk "totally premature" Michelle Russell | 21 Dec 12

UK retailer Sainsbury's has dismissed reports its chief executive Justin King could step down from his role in February.


UK: Clothing retail sales rise in December Leonie Barrie | 19 Dec 12

Year-on-year sales growth at UK clothing retailers picked up in the first two weeks of December, according to figures released today (19 December) by the Confederation of British Industry (CBI).


UK: Asda claims Q3 market share gains Katy Askew | 16 Nov 12

Supermarket retailer Asda says it has been able to win over market share as it reported slightly higher third-quarter sales.


UK: Overseas workers “need living wage” firms told Richard Woodard | 6 Nov 12

Three organisations are calling on UK fashion businesses to ensure that workers at overseas supplier companies are given a living wage to match their UK counterparts.


UAE: George opens first store in Middle East Katie Smith | 29 Oct 12

Supermarket fashion brand George at Asda has opened its first Middle Eastern store in Abu Dhabi through a franchise agreement with Azadea Group.


UAE: George opens first store in Middle East Katie Smith | 29 Oct 12

Supermarket fashion brand George at Asda has opened its first Middle Eastern store in Abu Dhabi through a franchise agreement with Azadea Group.


UK: Matalan taps ex-Asda exec Leighton as chairman Katie Smith | 17 Oct 12

Discount fashion and homewares retailer Matalan has appointed former Asda chief executive Allan Leighton as chairman, replacing John Mills.

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