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Michelle Russell | 24 May 2016

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 quality of the garments they buy, new opportunities are opening up for retailers to  play up to the strengths of sourcing closer to consumers. 


Leonie Barrie | 24 Sep 2014

Long touted as "the next big thing", wearable technology has until now been held back by concerns ranging from cost to style, comfort and privacy issues - and of course the limitations of the devices themselves. But the sector may finally be reaching the tipping point that moves it into the mainstream.


Michelle Russell | 29 Jul 2014

Intense competition, pricing pressure and currency headwinds are still denting UK retailer's expectations of an economic recovery, taking profit warnings to their highest first-half total for three years, new figures reveal.


Leonie Barrie | 23 Jul 2014

It's one thing to invest in a product lifecycle management (PLM) system - but another altogether to get the most value out of the solution. Indeed, according to industry experts speaking in London last week, PLM projects should be driven from a business perspective if they are to deliver real gains in terms of revenue, margin improvement and inventory efficiency - with users on board from the beginning.

Latest Interviews

Petah Marian | 7 Nov 2011

Trendy Australian fashion retailer Sportsgirl has spent the last five years working to establish a presence in all areas of its customers' lives. CEO Elle Roseby spoke to Petah Marian about how the 63-year-old brand has managed to remain relevant for its internet-savvy shoppers.


Leonie Barrie | 26 Jul 2011

TAL Apparel, one of the world's leading garment suppliers, has turned the threat of inflation across the supply chain into an opportunity to do things differently. Here CEO Dr Harry Lee tells just-style how the Hong Kong based firm's long-time focus on efficiency, sustainable development, and added value is helping to combat rising costs and set it apart from the competition.

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Beth Wright | 25 Jul 2018

British luxury brand Burberry has defended its decision to destroy more than GBP28m (US$36.8m) worth of finished goods in 2018, noting the firm does so in a "responsible manner".


Michelle Russell | 8 May 2018

Burberry may be the latest British luxury brand to drop real animal fur in its collections after the company said it was undertaking a review of its policy.


Beth Wright | 20 Apr 2018

Farfetch, a marketplace for luxury brands, has launched a new accelerator initiative to support technology start-ups, with Burberry onboard as the first partner organisation.


Leonie Barrie | 1 Mar 2018

Shares in British luxury brand Burberry jumped 2.8% today (1 March) as the company named Riccardo Tisci as its new chief creative officer, taking up the position in less than two weeks’ time.


Michelle Russell | 26 Oct 2017

Burberry and Kering are among 160 leading companies leading the way when it comes to taking action on climate change, water and deforestation in 2017, according to a new analysis.


Beth Wright | 22 Jun 2017

UK luxury fashion group Burberry has partnered with the Royal College of Art (RCA) on a new research group designed to develop more sustainable materials, transform consumer experience and advance manufacturing, in line with Burberry's new five-year responsibility agenda.


Michelle Russell | 20 Feb 2017

German sportswear giant Adidas and UK fashion brand Burberry have both been recognised as leaders for their sustainability practices, with Hugo Boss, Kering and Gildan Activewear also receiving recognition.


Michelle Russell | 6 Dec 2016

Leading international businesses – including apparel and textile companies – are ill-prepared for the risk that comes from sourcing products linked to deforestation, a major cause of climate change, a new report claims. 


Michelle Russell | 5 Dec 2016

British trench coat maker Burberry has declined to comment on reports it has rejected multiple takeover offers from US luxury accessories business Coach Inc.


Michelle Russell | 2 Nov 2016

Burberry could be a good fit for Coach's international distribution ambitions, analysts say, if the rumour mills are to be believed that the two luxury brands are in talks over a potential merger. 


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 | 17 Oct 2016

Retailer Marks & Spencer has been named as the highest performing FTSE 100 company for monitoring and reporting on modern slavery in its supply chain, with luxury brand Burberry scoring third, in a report that also highlights a deficit in action by many UK-listed firms.


Michelle Russell | 9 Sep 2016

Major apparel groups including Adidas, Gap Inc, Inditex, Gildan and Asics have been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI), putting the companies among the best-in-class sustainability performers globally.


Michelle Russell | 1 Aug 2016

UK luxury fashion group Burberry has acquired the outstanding stake from its Chinese distributor, placing more emphasis on the Asian market. 


Beth Wright | 13 Jul 2016

Incoming Burberry chief Marco Gobbetti looks set to inherit weak sales across all regions, say Verdict analysts, as the UK fashion group today (13 July) revealed a fall in first-quarter comparable sales.


Beth Wright | 6 Jul 2016

Inditex, Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) and Benetton have been praised by environmental activist group Greenpeace for being on track to clean up their chains, while Victoria's Secret, Esprit and sports brands Nike and LiNing are lagging behind the field.


Michelle Russell | 13 Jun 2016

John Smith, the chief operating officer of UK fashion brand Burberry, has announced his intention to step down after seven years in the role. 


Beth Wright | 18 May 2016

Fashion brand Burberry has announced an ambitious three-year plan to drive revenue growth, improve productivity and deliver at least GBP100m (US$146.2m) of cost savings in the face of falling sales and profits.


Michelle Russell | 25 Feb 2016

Marks & Spencer CEO Marc Bolland, and Burberry CEO Christopher Bailey have joined a long list of apparel industry figures in voicing their opposition to Britain's exit from the European Union, which they believe will deter investment, threaten jobs and put the economy at risk.


Michelle Russell | 10 Feb 2016

Luxury UK fashion group Burberry has filed a trademark infringement lawsuit against JC Penney for selling outerwear featuring what it claims is an exact replica of its Burberry check pattern. 


Michelle Russell | 12 Nov 2015

Fashion brand Burberry has revealed higher first-half earnings but warned of a “challenging” environment in key markets as group revenues remained unchanged on last year. 


Michelle Russell | 4 Nov 2015

Fashion brand Burberry is backing its British heritage with plans to invest at least GBP50m (US$77.1m) in a manufacturing and weaving facility for production of its iconic trench coats in the UK.

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Michelle Russell | 21 Sep 2015

just-style has just launched an exciting offer for registered members: A full-year subscription with a saving of over one third on the usual price AND a free, 33-page report on how to develop a comprehensive sourcing strategy, by vendor, country and overseas representation.


Katie Smith | 3 Dec 2013

Burberry won two awards at this year's British Fashion Awards. The luxury brand was awarded designer brand of the year and menswear designer of the year.

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