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Knowing your supply chain is key to sustainability

With most of the environmental impact of an apparel brand or retailer's business embedded in its supply chain, knowing and understanding exa...

Kering integrates EP&L into key sourcing decisions

French luxury and sportswear group Kering is starting to use its annual environmental profit and loss (EP&L) report as a tool to drive decis...


Michelle Russell | 9 Nov 2015

A new analysis of climate change and its implications for the fashion sector suggested apparel companies need to build resilient supply chains – with a focus on supporting production systems for raw materials – if they are to face up to the challenges.


Michelle Russell | 9 Jun 2015

The organic cotton market is growing once more, after three consecutive years of declining production. This is the result of industry collaboration and innovative initiatives developed over the last 12 months, according to a new report.


Leonie Barrie | 21 May 2015

Luxury goods group Kering is taking an innovative approach to understanding – and changing – the environmental footprint of its business by putting a monetary value on the ecological impact racked up across its operations and global supply chain.


Liz Hague | 7 Oct 2013

Featured reports from just-style's research store this week include a look at apparel in Egypt, a company profile on Adidas Group, and an industry report on global jeans manufacturers.

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Harry Debes’ first year as CEO of Lawson Software was dominated by the company’s merger with Intentia International, in early 2006. Now, 15 months after the deal’s completion, he tells just-style how the firm is leveraging its strength in the fashion sector with some exciting new ERP software developments, to help companies reduce lead times and improve delivery performance.

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Beth Wright | 22 Jun 2018

French luxury goods group Kering has announced it is in discussions with Christopher Kane about the conditions in which the British designer could take back full control of the eponymous brand.


Beth Wright | 25 Apr 2018

French luxury goods group Kering delivered what it calls remarkable growth in the first three months of 2018, thanks to another standout performance at its Gucci label.


Beth Wright | 29 Mar 2018

British designer Stella McCartney is to take sole ownership of her eponymous luxury fashion brand, buying back the 50% stake held by French luxury goods group Kering.


Michelle Russell | 27 Mar 2018

Kering, Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) and Li & Fung are amongst a group of industry heavyweights backing new guidance to help fashion CEOs decide where to focus their sustainability efforts in 2018.


Beth Wright | 20 Feb 2018

Kering has partnered with London College of Fashion (LCF) to launch what it claims is the world’s first open-access digital course in luxury fashion and sustainability.


Beth Wright | 13 Feb 2018

French luxury goods group Kering has hailed a "historic performance" in 2017, powered by its flagship Gucci brand  – but cautioned the strong euro may weigh on its business in 2018.


Beth Wright | 25 Jan 2018

Kering has been named the most sustainable corporation in the textile, apparel and luxury sector, according to a new index published at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, this week.


Michelle Russell | 12 Jan 2018

French luxury goods group Kering is to spin off German sports brand Puma to its shareholders as part of plans to transform itself into a pure luxury player.


Beth Wright | 14 Dec 2017

German sportswear giant Adidas is among more than 50 major global corporates calling on world leaders to tackle climate change by introducing framework conditions that lay the foundation for a pathway towards limiting global temperature rise to well below 2 degrees Celsius.


Michelle Russell | 9 Nov 2017

French luxury goods group Kering and non-profit Textile Exchange have launched two guides on the organic cotton trade they say will provide a blueprint for companies sourcing organic cotton, and incorporating it into their supply chains.


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.


Michelle Russell | 25 Oct 2017

French luxury goods group Kering has said it expects a record year after achieving double-digit sales growth in its third-quarter thanks to a strong performance from Gucci.


Beth Wright | 19 Oct 2017

In light of a "strong" third-quarter increase in sales and profitability, as well as the positive business outlook for the fourth quarter, German sportswear brand Puma has raised its full-year guidance for the third time this year.


Michelle Russell | 28 Jul 2017

French luxury goods group Kering posted record earnings and operating margins in its first-half powered by its flagship brand Gucci and thanks to growth across the board and successful execution of its strategy.


Beth Wright | 29 Jun 2017

Publicly available information reveals very little on how - apart from auditing suppliers – brands and retailers address forced labour risks in countries where they produce hides, process leather, and manufacture leather goods. However, German sportswear giant Adidas marks the exception, new research shows.


Beth Wright | 26 May 2017

Parisian fashion house Christian Dior, US sporting goods behemoth Nike, and Spanish clothing giant Inditex have all topped Forbes' 2017 The World's Biggest Public Companies ranking.


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.


Beth Wright | 26 Apr 2017

French luxury goods group Kering has booked what it calls "outstanding" revenue growth in the first quarter of 2017, thanks to record sales at its Gucci label.


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.


Beth Wright | 10 Feb 2017

French luxury goods group Kering has booked an "excellent" performance in 2016, thanks to a sharp acceleration in growth in the second half, particularly from the firm's Yves Saint Laurent and Gucci  labels.


Beth Wright | 26 Jan 2017

French luxury group Kering is expanding the scope of its sustainability strategy to incorporate the entire supply chain and embed sustainability at the very start of the design process.


Beth Wright | 21 Dec 2016

Sportswear group Kering has become the first French company and the first luxury company to have its emissions-reduction plan approved by the Science Based Targets initiative.


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. 

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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 | 29 Jul 2013

Luxury goods powerhouse LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton and Kering, owner of upmarket brands Gucci, Bottega Veneta and Yves Saint Laurent, both reported accelerated sales growth last week, thanks to higher demand in Europe and Asia.

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