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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...

COMMENT: Green review could save a few jobs

Sir Philip Green submitted his Government spending review in the UK this week at the request of new Prime Minister David Cameron....

Jozef De Coster | 27 Feb 2013

Burma's garment industry has huge potential to contribute to national economic growth, both as a foreign exchange earner and a massive job provider. However, in order to achieve its full potential, the sector needs to overcome a range of obstacles, outlined here by Jozef De Coster.

Liz Hague | 18 Feb 2013

Featured reports from just-style's research store this week include company briefings on Arcadia, H&M and Next, a look at the trends in world textile and clothing trade, and global and regional trends in mill fibre consumption and man-made fibre production.

Katie Smith | 31 May 2012

As consumer confidence remains stagnant, retailers have embraced the upcoming Jubilee celebrations and Olympics in the hope that the celebratory spirit will loosen consumers' wallets. Will the Jubilee weekend and Olympics provide consumers with a reason to spend? Katie Smith reports.

Katie Smith | 21 Jul 2011

Faced with constant pressure to expand their businesses, fashion brands and retailers have a number of choices: they can add new merchandise lines, target customers at new price points or in new geographical markets, or attempt all three. But what is the best strategy? A new report from just-style offers advice to apparel brand managers wanting to breath new life into existing portfolios.

Latest Interviews

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. | 13 Aug 2009

Value fashion chain New Look is living proof that an economic downturn can bring opportunity to some retailers. New Look chairman Phil Wrigley discusses how the current climate has impacted business, from retail sales through to the supply chain, in part one of this exclusive interview with just-style news editor Joe Ayling.

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Michelle Russell | 5 May 2017

Retail Acquisitions Ltd (RAL), the former owner of collapsed British high street chain BHS, could be heading for liquidation a court decided this week.

Michelle Russell | 1 Mar 2017

The UK's Pensions Regulator has secured a cash settlement with Sir Philip Green that will see up to GBP363m (US$446.2m) put back into the BHS pension scheme.

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 | 13 Feb 2017

The UK's Work and Pensions Committee is calling for the corporate governance requirements for public listed companies to be extended to large private firms in order to prevent another collapse similar to that of retail chain BHS.

Michelle Russell | 24 Oct 2016

The administrators of failed British department store retailer BHS have filed a High Court petition to wind up Retail Acquisitions, the chain's former owner, in a bid to track "millions of pounds" taken out of the business.

Michelle Russell | 8 Sep 2016

Failed British department store retailer BHS may be set to rise from the ashes and relaunch as an online retailer just one month after it disappeared from the high street.

Beth Wright | 26 Jul 2016

Failed British department store retailer BHS will see its remaining stores shuttered within four weeks.

Beth Wright | 20 Jul 2016

Failed British department store retailer BHS is beginning to wind down its operations with plans to shutter 20 of its UK stores at the weekend.

Michelle Russell | 6 Jul 2016

The online and overseas operations of failed British department store retailer BHS have been sold to Qatar conglomerate Al Mana.

Leonie Barrie | 2 Jun 2016

After more than eight decades of trading, British department store retailer BHS is to go into liquidation with the loss of up to 11,000 jobs after efforts to find a buyer failed.

Michelle Russell | 26 May 2016

The fall-out from the demise of UK apparel and homewares retailer BHS is starting to be felt as two of its suppliers have gone into administration, including the owner of the Pretty Polly, Gossard and Aristoc brands.

Michelle Russell | 18 May 2016

UK retailers Marks & Spencer and Debenhams stand to gain the most from the break up of high street stalwart BHS, which went into administration last month, according to one analyst. 

Michelle Russell | 11 May 2016

The administrators of UK retailer BHS are understood to have received five bids for the bulk of the business, just weeks after it collapsed into administration.

Leonie Barrie | 5 May 2016

The UK's Insolvency Service has been instructed to launch a fast-track investigation into the circumstances surrounding last week's collapse retailer BHS, which has left around 11,000 jobs at risk.

Michelle Russell | 28 Apr 2016

UK high street stalwart BHS has received a number of expressions of interest, its administrators have said, just days after filing for administration.

Michelle Russell | 25 Apr 2016

A lack of modernisation, an unclear brand identity and a rapidly evolving competitive landscape have driven the collapse of UK retailer BHS after 88 years trading.

Michelle Russell | 24 Mar 2016

High street stalwart BHS has won a stay of execution after creditors voted in support of a rent cut plan for some of its UK stores.

Michelle Russell | 4 Mar 2016

UK high street stalwart BHS has threatened to close around 40 stores unless it is successful in "substantially" reducing rents.

Katie Smith | 20 Mar 2015

Struggling department store chain BHS has confirmed the appointment of Darren Topp as its interim CEO following the resignation of Richard Price.

Michelle Russell | 19 Mar 2015

Troubled department store chain BHS said it is "looking at options" for its property portfolio that may result in store closures, following its sale last week to Retail Acquisitions.

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 | 24 Jul 2013

Fashion retail group Arcadia has been urged to sign the accord on fire and safety in Bangladesh, following the recent garment factory tragedies in the country.

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Michelle Russell | 17 May 2016

Innovation was the hot topic last week as a raft of apparel and textile companies revealed new fabrics, fibres and technologies designed to shake-up the industry.

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