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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...

Steps to tackle climate change risks in fashion

A new analysis of climate change and its implications for the fashion sector suggested apparel companies need to build resilient supply chai...


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.


Petah Marian | 16 Nov 2011

French luxury and sporting goods group PPR has revealed the first full set of green accounts for Puma - and says it now plans to roll out environmental profit and loss (EP&L) statements across all of its brands by 2015.

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just-style.com | 23 Aug 2007

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 | 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. 


Michelle Russell | 2 Nov 2016

Kering-owned luxury sports and lifestyle fashion brand Volcom has partnered with Italian yarn maker Aquafil to launch a women's swimwear collection made using a fibre derived from 100% regenerated nylon waste materials.


Beth Wright | 31 Oct 2016

French luxury and sportswear group Kering is to help launch a new design curriculum aimed at teaching students about the environmental impacts of their creations as part of its long-standing partnership with The New School's Parsons School of Design.


Beth Wright | 5 Oct 2016

British luxury fashion brand Stella McCartney has revealed its first environmental profit and loss (EP&L) accounts, which place a monetary value on the environmental costs and benefits of business generated by the company's direct operations and across its entire supply chain.


Leonie Barrie | 26 Sep 2016

Three new reports published today (26 September) suggest the wild harvesting and farming of pythons is ecologically sustainable and results in socioeconomic benefits for poor households in South-East Asia.


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 | 29 Jul 2016

French luxury goods group Kering has booked a "pleasing" second-half, with turnaround growth from the firm's powerhouse Gucci label boosting earnings. 


Michelle Russell | 4 May 2016

French luxury goods group Kering has made significant progress over the past four years towards its sustainability targets, but admits more collaboration is required if standards and practices are to improve across the supply chain.


Michelle Russell | 22 Apr 2016

French luxury goods group Kering said it had a "solid" first-quarter thanks to its focus on driving organic growth and higher sales in both its luxury and sports categories. 

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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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