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How Asos is embracing the transparency challenge

Visibility of the entire supply chain is the building block to both short and long-term progress in sustainability and ethical trade, accord...

UK retailers key to domestic manufacturing growth

With the value of the UK clothing market set to soar over the next five years, and consumers taking more of an interest in the origin and qu...


Michelle Russell | 16 Jun 2014

Online fashion retailer Asos is a structural winner in apparel retail, analysts believe, despite the group issuing a profit warning earlier this month on the back of slowing international sales.


Michelle Russell | 5 Jun 2014

An unexpected profit warning from retailer Asos highlights, analysts suggest, one of the pitfalls of the economic recovery - and will likely shock an industry that has become accustomed to stories of success from the online fashion firm.


Ashma Kunde | 1 Aug 2013

Eastern Europe was one of the world's biggest opportunities for apparel retailers in 2012. But despite the region's overall glowing prospects compared to its Western European counterpart, closer analysis by Euromonitor International highlights a marked intra-regional divergence.


Petah Marian | 19 Jul 2013

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.

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just-style.com | 20 Mar 2008

Online fashion retailer Asos seems to be coasting through the retail slump with two main selling points - Internet and celebrity. Joe Ayling interviews Asos CEO Nick Robertson to find out more.

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Beth Wright | 16 Aug 2017

The UK sports clothing market is expected to reach new heights this year, climbing 8% on 2016 to reach GBP2.5bn (US$3.2bn) thanks to the continued growth of the athleisure category.


Michelle Russell | 11 Aug 2017

Asos has launched a new tool that enables shoppers to search for clothes and accessories using photos, as part of a heavy investment by the UK online fashion retailer to improve site infrastructure, drive agility and speed up innovation.


Beth Wright | 8 Aug 2017

UK-based online fashion retailer Asos is to invest US$40m in a new warehouse near Atlanta, Georgia, as part of its plans to expand and boost growth in the US.


Hannah Abdulla | 13 Jul 2017

UK-based online fashion retailer Asos is forecasting full-year sales growth to be at the upper end of its 30-35% guidance range following a 32% jump in sales in the third quarter.


Michelle Russell | 25 May 2017

Asos, Kering, Levi Strauss & Co and Nike are among 13 clothing and textile brands who have committed to using 100% sustainable cotton by 2025.


Michelle Russell | 6 Apr 2017

Online apparel retailer Asos has once again partnered with African clothing workshop SOKO Kenya to release its latest sustainable fashion collection.


Michelle Russell | 4 Apr 2017

Asos has upped its full-year outlook as the online fashion retailer booked higher sales and earnings in its first-half thanks to an accelerated international performance.


Michelle Russell | 3 Apr 2017

The death of the department store, the exaggerated rise of Amazon as an apparel retailer power, and the threat of European fast-fashion specialists to US retail are among a number of misconceptions currently bedevilling the retail  industry, a new report explains.


Beth Wright | 14 Feb 2017

The Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) says demand for more sustainable cotton is on the rise, with Swedish retailer H&M and sportswear giants Adidas and Nike leading the field in its 'Better Cotton league'.


Michelle Russell | 12 Jan 2017

Online fashion retailer Asos has made a strong start to the year with a 36% hike in first-quarter revenue, and says it will invest more in expansion after upping its sales guidance for the full year.


Michelle Russell | 3 Jan 2017

Many of the key themes that dominated the European retail scene in 2016 are expected to continue into this year, analysts believe, as retailers prepare for more currency headwinds, unseasonal weather, a continued shift to e-commerce and whatever hurdles Brexit will bring.


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. 


Michelle Russell | 18 Oct 2016

Asos saw its share price fall this morning (18 October) as the online retailer revealed a 31% fall in full-year earnings on costs related to the exit of its China business and trademark infringement disputes.


Michelle Russell | 13 Oct 2016

UK-based online fashion retailer Asos has an opportunity to capitalise on the growth of the US apparel market by investing in pricing, its product range and local fulfilment infrastructure, analysts believe.


Michelle Russell | 2 Sep 2016

Asos is to pay more than GBP20m (US$26.7m) to two European retailers over an alleged trademark infringement on their names following a six-year battle with the online fashion retailer. 


Michelle Russell | 12 Jul 2016

Online fashion retailer Asos has reported strong third-quarter results, adjusting its full-year sales outlook to the higher end of guidance and reaffirming its commitment to reinvestment.


Katie Smith | 12 Apr 2016

Online fashion retailer Asos has delivered a better than expected first-half performance, and said it will focus on reinvesting cost savings back into the business, particularly logistics, in order to drive further growth. 


Michelle Russell | 17 Sep 2014

In a recent survey of 6,000 consumers by retail analysts Conlumino, Sainsbury's topped the poll as the nation's favourite fashion retailer. We take a look at some of the other shops who came out on top.


Michelle Russell | 16 Sep 2014

Analysts have voiced their disappointment at the latest Asos trading update, which saw the online fashion retailer lower its full-year profit forecast.


Michelle Russell | 2 Apr 2014

The investment strategy implemented by Asos should place it in a stronger position, analysts believe, after the online fashion retailer revealed declining first-half earnings but stronger sales growth.


Petah Marian | 3 Sep 2013

In what it thought to be one of Europe’s largest logistics deals, online fashion retailer Asos has signed a GBP100m (US$155.5m) three-year contract covering the management of its worldwide distribution centre.


Petah Marian | 7 Aug 2013

UK online clothing retailer Asos has appointed former Marks & Spencer executive Ian Dyson as a senior independent and non-executive director.


Katie Smith | 16 Jul 2013

Asos executive director of product and trading, Kate Bostock, has resigned from the online retailer after just six months in the role.

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