Top stories on just-style this week include a look at ten themes that will shape the fashion sector's priorities for the year ahead, and how the US has enforced a new order that detains the entry of cotton and cotton products produced by China's Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps (XPCC). This week has also seen the demise of Debenhams and Arcadia, which owns the Topshop and Dorothy Perkins brands, while manufacturing activity in China continues to surge.

10 trends set to shape the fashion industry in 2021
The Covid-19 crisis has decimated the global fashion industry and its supply chains – and its impact is likely to weigh on the sector until at least 2022, according to a new report. With recovery set to take time and different paths in all regions, here are ten themes that will shape priorities for the year ahead. 

Arcadia Group collapses into administration
British retail tycoon Phillip Green's Arcadia Group has collapsed into administration with 13,000 jobs now at risk.

Time's up for US firms to cut ties to major Xinjiang cotton producer - Update
US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has officially enforced a new withhold release order that detains the entry of cotton and cotton products produced by China's Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps (XPCC) and its subordinate and affiliated entities as well as textile and apparel products made using that cotton, even if they are made in third party countries.

Debenhams to begin wind-down of UK operations
UK department store chain Debenhams is to begin a wind-down of its operations after JD Sports Fashion, Britain's largest sportswear retailer, ended rescue talks this week and administrators failed to find an alternative buyer for the business.

China manufacturing activity hits 10-year high in November
Manufacturing activity in China continues to surge, reaching a decade high in November as the country continues to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic. But rising demand is also contributing to an uptick in input costs and output charges, a new survey shows.