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US: Wal-Mart linked to $150m Argentina investment Joe Ayling | 30 Oct 09

US retail giant Wal-Mart Stores will invest US$150m in its Argentina operation next year, according to media reports, having already signalled its intent for expansion in China and Brazil.


Spotlight on...Sustainability in design Leonie Barrie | 28 Oct 09

Today’s retailers and brand owners work at a frantic pace, producing and selling more and more garments at ever-cheaper prices – even though it’s a model that seems at odds with steps being taken by many of these firms to build sustainability into their supply chains. However, the keys to narrowing this divide are increasingly held by designers, as Leonie Barrie finds out.


UK: Asda "scorecard" to judge suppliers on packaging just-style.com | 22 Oct 09

Asda plans to roll out a version of a scheme introduced by parent Wal-Mart to encourage suppliers to produce more sustainable packaging.


Top ten online retail developments this year Joe Ayling | 20 Oct 09

The roll-out of high-speed broadband, a social networking frenzy and high-tech mobile devices have all served to bolster online fashion retailing in recent years. Joe Ayling lists some of the top developments making the headlines on just-style.


In the money: Fashion brands flock online Joe Ayling | 20 Oct 09

The evolution of the Internet has created a fresh competition platform for clothing and footwear companies. Joe Ayling reports on a frenzy of developments in the online fashion sector.


HONG KONG: Li & Fung to buy Wear Me Apparel just-style.com | 19 Oct 09

Hong Kong-based global consumer goods exporter Li & Fung Limited is to buy US fashion brand manager Wear Me Apparel, which does businesss as Kids Headquarters, for US$100m.


MEXICO: Walmex books bumper Q3 profits just-style.com | 12 Oct 09

Wal-Mart de Mexico has booked a 18% jump in quarterly profits on the back of robust sales growth and lower costs.


MEXICO: Walmex books bumper Q3 profits just-style.com | 12 Oct 09

Wal-Mart de Mexico has booked a 18% jump in quarterly profits on the back of robust sales growth and lower costs.


UK: Tesco profits from clothing sales growth Joe Ayling | 6 Oct 09

Leading UK retailer Tesco said today (6 October) that its clothing sales grew 6% during the first half of the year, contributing to profit gains during the period.


UK: Shoppers to help Asda with its buying decisions just-style.com | 2 Oct 09

UK supermarket chain Asda is to give customers a greater say in how its stores are run as part of a new customer loyalty scheme aimed at giving it a lead over its rivals.


UK: Shoppers to help Asda with its buying decisions just-style.com | 2 Oct 09

UK supermarket chain Asda is to give customers a greater say in how its stores are run as part of a new customer loyalty scheme aimed at giving it a lead over its rivals.


UK: Shoppers to help Asda with its buying decisions just-style.com | 2 Oct 09

UK supermarket chain Asda is to give customers a greater say in how its stores are run as part of a new customer loyalty scheme aimed at giving it a lead over its rivals.


JAPAN: Seiyu steps up denim price war with $9 jeans Michael Fitzpatrick | 1 Oct 09

Another major Japanese retailer has upped the ante in the country's jeans war, with Seiyu Ltd today (1 October) launching jeans for women and men priced at just JPY850 (US$9.44) a pair.


JAPAN: Seiyu steps up denim price war with $9 jeans Michael Fitzpatrick | 1 Oct 09

Another major Japanese retailer has upped the ante in the country's jeans war, with Seiyu Ltd today (1 October) launching jeans for women and men priced at just JPY850 (US$9.44) a pair.


JAPAN: Seiyu steps up denim price war with $9 jeans Michael Fitzpatrick | 1 Oct 09

Another major Japanese retailer has upped the ante in the country's jeans war, with Seiyu Ltd today (1 October) launching jeans for women and men priced at just JPY850 (US$9.44) a pair.


UK: Sears opens its website to other retailers Leonie Barrie | 22 Sep 09

Sears Holdings Corp is to sell products from other retailers on its website as part of a new online mall called Sears Marketplace – in a move that mirrors one taken by Wal-Mart Stores Inc earlier this month.


UK: Sears opens its website to other retailers Leonie Barrie | 22 Sep 09

Sears Holdings Corp is to sell products from other retailers on its website as part of a new online mall called Sears Marketplace – in a move that mirrors one taken by Wal-Mart Stores Inc earlier this month.


UK: Sears opens its website to other retailers Leonie Barrie | 22 Sep 09

Sears Holdings Corp is to sell products from other retailers on its website as part of a new online mall called Sears Marketplace – in a move that mirrors one taken by Wal-Mart Stores Inc earlier this month.


UK: George at Adsa launches Asian clothing range just-style.com | 14 Sep 09

Wal-Mart's UK subsidiary Asda has today (14 September) launched an Asian clothing range under its George fashion label.


US: Former DHL exec to head Walmart Asia just-style.com | 11 Sep 09

Wal-Mart Stores Inc has named Scott Price, the former head of DHL Express' European operations, as CEO of Walmart Asia.


US: Former DHL exec to head Walmart Asia just-style.com | 11 Sep 09

Wal-Mart Stores Inc has named Scott Price, the former head of DHL Express' European operations, as CEO of Walmart Asia.


US: Former DHL exec to head Walmart Asia just-style.com | 11 Sep 09

Wal-Mart Stores Inc has named Scott Price, the former head of DHL Express' European operations, as CEO of Walmart Asia.


US: Cherokee Q2 profit hit by lower sales just-style.com | 9 Sep 09

Cherokee Inc, which owns and licenses brands like Cherokee, Sideout and Carole Little, has seen its second quarter profit fall by 27.5% after being hit by lower royalties from US retailers and the impact of a strong dollar on its international business.


Top stories on just-style this week... just-style.com | 4 Sep 09

Here is a roundup of the top five most-read stories on just-style. Click on each headline for the full story.


Top stories on just-style this week... just-style.com | 4 Sep 09

Here is a roundup of the top five most-read stories on just-style. Click on each headline for the full story.


Top stories on just-style this week... just-style.com | 4 Sep 09

Here is a roundup of the top five most-read stories on just-style. Click on each headline for the full story.


In the money: Back-to-school sums don’t add up Leonie Barrie | 1 Sep 09

Kids aren’t the only ones dreading going back-to-school; this year retailers too are fearful that the second busiest shopping season after Christmas will fail to deliver a much-needed boost to their finances. While forecasts suggest consumer spending is likely to slow, value retailers and discounts are set to win the day, as Leonie Barrie reports.


INSIGHT: Walmart’s new website speeds online fashion race just-style.com | 1 Sep 09

Wal-Mart Stores Inc, the world's largest retailer, is to sell products from other retailers on its website as part of a new online mall called Walmart Marketplace.


INSIGHT: Walmart’s new website speeds online fashion race just-style.com | 1 Sep 09

Wal-Mart Stores Inc, the world's largest retailer, is to sell products from other retailers on its website as part of a new online mall called Walmart Marketplace.


INSIGHT: Walmart’s new website speeds online fashion race just-style.com | 1 Sep 09

Wal-Mart Stores Inc, the world's largest retailer, is to sell products from other retailers on its website as part of a new online mall called Walmart Marketplace.

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