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Matalan cautious as Q2 profits slump by almost a third

14 October 2020 | Michelle Russell

UK value clothing retailer Matalan has booked a decline in second-quarter earnings and issued a cautious outlook amid the reinstatement of Government restrictions due to Covid-19.... read more


Worker rights risks rise to the fore

7 September 2020 | Michelle Russell

As fashion brands and retailers begin to reset and reshape their supply chains as they emerge from the global coronavirus pandemic, a new multi-year investigation has identified child labour and audit deception among the risks at stake when sourcing from garment factories in Myanmar.... read more


Debenhams owner Celine gears up for administration

24 August 2020 | Michelle Russell

Celine UK Newco 1 Limited, the owner of department store group Debenhams, has appointed administrators to prepare for its own potential bankruptcy filing.... read more


New fashion retail landscape emerging

10 August 2020 | Michelle Russell

The new fashion retail landscape emerging in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic is already leading to dramatic and permanent changes in the way brands and fashion retailers plan and work. There are some practical steps that surviving businesses should consider as online becomes the dominant way of doing business.... read more


Matalan moves to Q1 loss as sales slump

21 July 2020 | Michelle Russell

UK value clothing retailer Matalan has moved to a loss in its first-quarter and booked a slump in sales as the closure of its store estate due to Covid-19 hit results.... read more


Leicester garment industry dominates headlines

13 July 2020 | Michelle Russell

UK fast fashion retailer Boohoo Group has dominated the headlines in the last week after media reports surfaced of exploitation and unsafe conditions at one of its Leicester-based supplier factories, which is reportedly paying staff just GBP3.50 (US$4.38) an hour.... read more


Industry weathering the storm of the Covid-19 pandemic

15 June 2020 | Michelle Russell

Trust, people and partnerships – key tenets underpinning fashion supplier and sourcing powerhouse PDS Group – have been tested to the limit during the coronavirus pandemic. But they've also stood the business in good stead, helping to not only weather the storm but reposition it to emerge even stronger from the crisis.... read more


Retail in spotlight as bankruptcies stack up

18 May 2020 | Michelle Russell

The impact of the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic is starting to be felt more heavily across the retail sector with more bankruptcies emerging.... read more


Concerns mount as Covid-19 impacts supplier orders

20 April 2020 | Michelle Russell

The coronavirus (Covid-19) continued to dominate our news coverage last week as supplier orders continue to be cancelled, apparel sales continue to plummet, and industry jobs remain on the line.... read more


Debenhams to enter "light touch" administration

6 April 2020 | Michelle Russell

UK department store retailer Debenhams is preparing to file for administration for the second time in a bid to protect the company against claims from creditors during the Covid-19 pandemic.... read more


Pandemic continues to wreak havoc on industry

23 March 2020 | Michelle Russell

The ongoing impact of the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic on the global apparel industry and its supply chain continued to dominate content on just-style over the past week.... read more


Debenhams asks for rent cuts amid fears of second CVA

23 March 2020 | Michelle Russell

UK department store retailer Debenhams could launch its second CVA in less than a year after it wrote to landlords last week asking for a rent holiday and longer-term reductions as it seeks to manage its operations amid pressures stemming from the Covid-19 outbreak.... read more


Debenhams' CVA challenge rejected by courts

11 March 2020 | Michelle Russell

Debenhams says a company voluntary arrangement (CVA) challenge process, which began last year, has now come to an end and the retailer can proceed with its debt restructuring and continue its recovery.... read more


Coronavirus continues disruption of apparel and textile supply chain

9 March 2020 | Michelle Russell

Fuelled by new investment from its recent listing on the Hong Kong stock exchange, fashion supply chain manager Lever Style is realigning its business model to be the product engine for rising e-commerce brands. ... read more


Apparel supply concerns hit as coronavirus impact builds

17 February 2020 | Michelle Russell

Novel coronavirus (now officially named 2019-nCo) is continuing to shake up China’s supply chain. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), as of 17 February 2020 there have been 71,329 confirmed cases in 26 countries – with by far the majority (70,635) in China. ... read more


Progress on trade deals welcomed

19 December 2019 | Michelle Russell

The United States and China have reached an agreement on a Phase One trade deal in a move that will delay new tariffs that were due to take effect over the weekend and halve the rates currently imposed on most apparel and textile products imported from China.... read more


Brands still failing to deliver on responsible viscose sourcing

20 November 2019 | Michelle Russell

A new report has found that while the issue of responsible viscose production is now firmly on the agenda of the fashion industry, there are still brands and retailers failing to deliver on responsible sourcing.... read more


Vietnam's textile-garment plan hits hurdles

19 November 2019 | Michelle Russell

domestically-made textile inputs remains a major problem that continues to hinder clothing manufacturers in the country.... read more


New B2B marketplace connects suppliers and retailers

3 October 2019 | Michelle Russell

A B2B fashion marketplace has launched that aims to help retailers find innovative styles at competitive prices from the best suppliers in the business, while helping sellers expand their reach and increase sales.... read more


Rwanda gearing up for a slice of sourcing action

24 September 2019 | Michelle Russell

For years now, Ethiopia has garnered the spotlight for its ambitions to become the world's next big destination for textile and fashion production. But another East African country – Rwanda – is also gearing up for a slice of the action, with the country's newest export-led garment factory quickly making up for lost time.... read more


Debenhams optimistic despite supplier concerns

16 November 2018 | Michelle Russell

Struggling British department store chain Debenhams is confident it is well-stocked for Christmas, despite concerns a number of high street suppliers have stopped working with the retail group.... read more


Debenhams to close up to 50 stores amid record FY loss

25 October 2018 | Michelle Russell

Struggling British department store group Debenhams is to close up to 50 stores – nearly one-third of its store base – putting around 4,000 jobs at risk amid record annual losses.... read more


Trump moves forward with trade threats

26 September 2018 | Michelle Russell

US President Donald Trump has decided to move forward with a 10% tariff on an additional US$200bn worth of goods from China, in a move the US fashion industry says will considerably disrupt the sector's supply chain. The tariffs will take effect today (24 September) and will be set at a level of 10% until the end of the year. On 1 January 2019, the tariffs will rise to 25%.... read more


Sports Direct denies Debenhams takeover reports

13 September 2018 | Michelle Russell

House of Fraser's new owner Sports Direct has been forced to issue a statement denying reports it intends to make a takeover offer for struggling British department store group Debenhams.... read more


Debenhams seeks advice amid high street pressure

10 September 2018 | Michelle Russell

Struggling British department store group Debenhams has appointed restructuring experts KPMG to look at a number of options for the company, including a potential company voluntary arrangement (CVA).... read more


Trump tariff dispute rumbles on

26 June 2018 | Michelle Russell

The US has escalated its trade threats to China after President Donald Trump said he is considering tariffs on an additional $200bn of Chinese goods if China "refuses to change its practices."... read more


Debenhams "reviewing options" on Magasin operations

22 June 2018 | Michelle Russell

Debenhams has said it is reviewing its options on its Danish operations Magasin du Nord as the UK department store retailer looks to cut costs.... read more


Concern mounts over Trump's trade policies

16 April 2018 | Michelle Russell

Since President Donald Trump took office in January 2017, his administration has been busy fulfilling major campaign promises on trade policy – much to the concern of US fashion brands and apparel retailers.... read more


Asia-Pacific trade deal now signed by 11 nations

12 March 2018 | Michelle Russell

The 11 remaining countries of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) have now signed a revised version of the multilateral trade pact without the US, reviving a deal that will slash tariffs and foster trade in a marketplace worth close to around US$13.5trn.... read more


Debenhams appoints fashion head amid restructuring

21 December 2017 | Michelle Russell

Struggling UK department store retailer Debenhams has restructured its business around three units amid the appointment of a managing director for its fashion and home divisions.... read more


Sports Direct raises stake in Debenhams to over 21%

22 August 2017 | Michelle Russell

UK sportswear retailer Sports Direct International has once again increased its stake in British department store group Debenhams in the latest of a series made since 2014.... read more


Agile logistics key to new hybrid retail world

3 August 2017 | Michelle Russell

US retail giant Walmart has topped a list of the fastest growing retailers thanks to its investment in ensuring it has the right balance between its online and brick and mortar operations.... read more


Is outer space the answer to more sustainable cotton?

31 July 2017 | Michelle Russell

Can space-based experiments be the answer to making cotton a more sustainable fibre on Earth? The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) has partnered with US retail giant Target Corporation to find out.... read more


Fashion brands linked to polluting viscose producers

13 June 2017 | Michelle Russell

A number of fashion giants, including Sweden’s H&M and Inditex's Zara, are said to be buying viscose from highly polluting factories that are contributing irreparable damage to environmental and human health.... read more


Industry welcoming move to renegotiate NAFTA

23 May 2017 | Michelle Russell

The US textile industry has welcomed President Donald Trump's decision to renegotiate NAFTA, saying it is in America's national interest to modernise the trade agreement.... read more


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