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Homeworkers are an integral but often invisible part of the apparel supply chain. However, this does not have to be the case, according to s...


Leonie Barrie | 30 Nov 2009

A passionate, thought-provoking and stimulating discussion on consumer demand for sustainable fashion kicked off Sri Lanka's first Ethical Fashion Symposium. The event taking place in Colombo this week is part of the inaugural Sri Lanka Design Festival, which aims to put the country on the map as a source of design as well as a manufacturing destination.


just-style.com | 8 Oct 2009

Based on feedback from 25 major high street brands, the latest ‘Let’s Clean Up Fashion’ report from rights group Labour Behind the Label grades the firms between zero and five based on their progress towards implementing a living wage.

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Michelle Russell | 8 May 2017

UK fashion retailer Monsoon Accessorize has suffered a fall in earnings and sales in its last fiscal year as the company continues to implement changes through its transformation plan, but says trading to date is "encouraging".


Michelle Russell | 20 Jan 2016

UK based apparel and accessories retailer Monsoon Accessorize has appointed Paul Allen to the permanent role of CEO and announced the imminent departure of its marketing chief Eilidh MacAskill. 


Michelle Russell | 19 Feb 2015

Apparel and accessories retailer Monsoon Accessorize has appointed Paul Allen as interim CEO as John Browett steps down.


Katie Smith | 23 Dec 2014

Online fashion retailer Boohoo has become the latest retailer to ban the use of angora in its products following pressure from animal rights group PETA.


Katie Smith | 29 Oct 2014

UK apparel and accessories retailer Monsoon Accessorize has become the latest company to end the use of angora in its future clothing and accessories collections.


Katie Smith | 10 Feb 2014

UK apparel and accessories retailer Monsoon Accessorize has returned to profit, driven by improved product ranges and reduced levels of discounting.


Leonie Barrie | 6 Sep 2013

The countdown to London Fashion Week is being used by labour campaigners and the leader of a Bangladeshi garment union to battle for a living wage for factory workers.


Katie Smith | 17 Jun 2013

Apparel and accessories retailer Monsoon Accessorize Ireland has excited examinership - a process in Irish law where court protection is obtained to assist the survival of a company - in a move that safeguards 200 jobs.


Katie Smith | 25 Mar 2013

UK fashion and furnishings retailer Laura Ashley has been accused of "squeezing" its suppliers after asking them for a 10% discount on orders, including those that have already been placed.


Katie Smith | 7 Mar 2013

UK retailer Monsoon Accessorize has appointed former George at Asda and Marks & Spencer executive Kevin Rusling as its international director.


Katie Smith | 6 Mar 2013

Apparel and accessories retailer Monsoon Accessorize Ireland has applied to the High Court for examinership after continuing to make losses amid challenging economic conditions and high rent costs.


Petah Marian | 25 Feb 2013

UK retailer Monsoon Accessorize has come under fire from the Forum for Private Business over changes to its payment terms.


Katie Smith | 15 Feb 2013

UK fashion retailer Monsoon Accessorize has appointed John Browett as its new group chief executive officer.


Leonie Barrie | 18 Jul 2011

The plight of workers in Bangladesh's garment factories has come under the spotlight again, with a new report claiming thousands of women are working 14 hours a day producing clothes for poverty pay.


just-style.com | 7 Apr 2008

UK clothing retailer Monsoon has appointed Matt Hudson as the managing director of the Monsoon division of Monsoon Accessorize.


just-style.com | 28 Sep 2007

Peter Simon, the controversial chairman and founder of fashion retailer Monsoon, has launched a long-awaited bid to take the retailer he founded in 1973 private.


just-style.com | 28 Sep 2007

Peter Simon, the controversial chairman and founder of fashion retailer Monsoon, has launched a long-awaited bid to take the retailer he founded in 1973 private.


just-style.com | 26 Jul 2007

Retail group Monsoon has reported a 16% decline in full-year profits – citing tougher competition and saying there was little cause for immediate optimism in its outlook.


just-style.com | 26 Jul 2007

Retail group Monsoon has reported a 16% decline in full-year profits – citing tougher competition and saying there was little cause for immediate optimism in its outlook.


just-style.com | 25 Jan 2007

Clothing chain Monsoon said it suffered an 8% same-store sales slide for the eight weeks to 20 January and a 6% drop during the six months to 25 November.


just-style.com | 25 Oct 2006

Workers’ rights campaigner Labour Behind the Label (LBL) said it cautiously welcomes retailer Monsoon’s new Fairtrade range, but is urging the company to apply fair-trade principles all the way through its supply chain.


just-style.com | 25 Oct 2006

Workers’ rights campaigner Labour Behind the Label (LBL) said it cautiously welcomes retailer Monsoon’s new Fairtrade range, but is urging the company to apply fair-trade principles all the way through its supply chain.

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