The shock result of Donald Trump being elected as the 45th president of the United States continued to dominate just-style's coverage over the past week, with stories looking at what it might mean for the landmark Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal. In other news, Canada's Gildan Activewear is hoping to acquire the American Apparel brand in a deal worth around US$66m. 

Obama administration shelves TPP free trade pact?
The Obama administration appears to have conceded the landmark Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal will not be pushed through in the lame-duck session of Congress, as lawmakers instead prepare for the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump.

Trump trade policy – Who knows what he'll do?
Norma Rae has had her revenge: the working class in America just elected Donald Trump as the country's 45th president, writes Robert Antoshak, managing director at Olah Inc. For his supporters, Trump's soundbites resonate, but how will they be enacted? he asks. That's far less clear.

Gildan Activewear to buy bankrupt American Apparel for $66m
Canada's Gildan Activewear is hoping to acquire the American Apparel brand in a deal worth around US$66m, which was struck after the troubled US retailer today (14 November) filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection for the second time in just over a year.

Target sets out new sustainable sourcing goals
US department store retailer Target Corp is stepping up its commitment to responsible sourcing with a pledge to improve worker well-being, achieve net-positive manufacturing, and derive key raw materials from ethical and sustainable sources.

Nike postpones newest retail experience
US sporting goods giant Nike has confirmed to just-style it had to postpone the opening of its newest retail experience, Nike Soho, last wee