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Lindex ramps up focus on supplier welfare post-Covid

4 March 2021 | Hannah Abdulla

Swedish fashion chain Lindex reveals it has fallen short of its sustainability goals for 2020 as Covid-19 forced it to "pivot to more urgent priorities." ... read more


Stella McCartney, Lindex among names tackling packaging supply chain

10 June 2020 | Beth Wright

Stella McCartney, Lindex, and prAna are among 11 companies that have committed to environmental not-for-profit Canopy's Pack4Good initiative, which aims to transform the impacts of the global packaging supply chain on forests.... read more


Clothing firms progress on preventing plastic pollution

30 October 2019 | Michelle Russell

A progress report on global efforts to prevent plastic pollution has praised clothing retailers Ganni, Marks & Spencer and Woolworths Holdings for their efforts so far to reduce plastic packaging.... read more


Lindex & Asket to explore circular business models

23 October 2019 | Beth Wright

Swedish fashion retailers Lindex and Asket have become the first brands to join a global project developed by Amsterdam based social enterprise Circle Economy, which aims to accelerate the uptake of re-commerce and rental business models in the apparel industry. ... read more


Lindex sets out new sustainability pledge

5 April 2019 | Beth Wright

Swedish fashion retailer Lindex has set a number of new goals to create "fair and equal workplaces for women" across its value chain – including that its top suppliers work actively with a living wage programme, and show total supply chain transparency and commitment to improving working conditions.... read more


Lindex picks DHL to manage freight operations

26 October 2018 | Beth Wright

Swedish fashion retailer Lindex has appointed DHL Global Forwarding to manage freight distribution across its entire whole network of stores and e-commerce offering.ng.... read more


Lindex notes supply chain transparency challenges

27 April 2018 | Beth Wright

Swedish fashion retailer Lindex says 55% of its garments were made from sustainable materials last year – but admits there is still work to be done in consolidating its supply chain and increasing transparency past the first tier. ... read more


Lindex invests in female textile worker health

7 March 2018 | Michelle Russell

Swedish fashion retailer Lindex has pledged to donate 10% of its revenues during International Women’s Day (8 March) to the HERhealth project, which aims to improve health and lives of female textile workers.... read more


Lindex CEO Larsson steps down

22 August 2017 | Michelle Russell

Swedish fashion retailer Lindex has appointed Elisabeth Peregi as interim chief executive officer following the resignation of Ingvar Larsson.... read more


Top stories this week on just-style...

7 July 2017 | Beth Wright

Top stories this week on just-style include news that 11 people were killed when a boiler exploded at the Multifabs garment factory on the outskirts of Dhaka in Bangladesh,  footwear group Clarks revealed details of a new manufacturing facility that will see it make shoes in the UK again, Mexican apparel makers are seeking an end to NAFTA's yarn-forward rule, while Target is tackling the issue of forced labour with worker surveys and has separately launched three new private label apparel brands.... read more


Lindex launches supply chain gender equality programme

7 June 2017 | Michelle Russell

Swedish fashion retailer Lindex has launched a three-year project aimed at creating gender equality and inclusiveness for women in its supply chain, starting in Bangladesh.... read more


Clothing brands commit to 100% sustainable cotton by 2025

25 May 2017 | Michelle Russell

Asos, Kering, Levi Strauss & Co and Nike are among 13 clothing and textile brands who have committed to using 100% sustainable cotton by 2025.... read more


Lindex makes "great" sustainability progress in 2016

21 April 2017 | Beth Wright

Swedish fashion retailer Lindex has hailed 2016 as a "great year of progress" with 51% of its garments made from sustainable materials last year, but admits there is still work to be done if the company is to achieve its 80% target by 2020.... read more


Lindex unveils new upcycled collection

13 March 2017 | Beth Wright

Swedish fashion chain Lindex is exploring new circular ways of working with the launch of a new collection of upcycled products that have been redesigned and remade locally in Borås, Sweden.... read more


Lindex uses "clean dye" in 90% of denim assortment

21 February 2017 | Beth Wright

Swedish fashion chain Lindex has revealed almost all of its denim range is now dyed using what it claims is the "cleanest" indigo dye on the market, as part of its bid for cleaner denim production.... read more


Lindex steps closer to closing the loop with new denim line

20 October 2016 | Beth Wright

Swedish fashion chain Lindex is a step closer to achieving its long-term ambition of closing the material loop with the launch of a new range of denim styles containing post-consumer recycled cotton.... read more


Lindex selects new software to build digital footprint

5 October 2016 | Michelle Russell

Swedish fashion chain Lindex has implemented new content management software to help speed time-to-market for its global digital e-commerce presence.... read more


Stockmann names Veijalainen as new CEO

12 September 2016 | Beth Wright

Finnish department store retailer Stockmann Group has appointed its interim chief executive officer Lauri Veijalainen to the full-time role.... read more


Apparel majors among top sustainability performers

9 September 2016 | Michelle Russell

Major apparel groups including Adidas, Gap Inc, Inditex, Gildan and Asics have been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI), putting the companies among the best-in-class sustainability performers globally.... read more


Lindex scales-up textile reuse and recycling scheme

17 August 2016 | Leonie Barrie

Swedish fashion chain Lindex is scaling up its textile reuse and recycling scheme to all stores in Sweden and Norway, with plans to extend the initiative to Finland later this year.... read more


Lindex listed as one of top ten users of organic cotton

22 July 2016 | Beth Wright

Swedish fashion retailer Lindex has been named as one of the world's largest users of organic cotton and sustainable materials such as lyocell and recycled polyester.... read more


Lindex goals include supplier sustainability scorecard

29 April 2016 | Leonie Barrie

Swedish fashion retailer Lindex sold 27m garments made from sustainable materials last year, and says it is planning to launch a scorecard to rate suppliers on their sustainability performance.... read more


New factory worker training tool launches in China

18 April 2016 | Leonie Barrie

A digital training tool designed to educate garment workers about their rights and responsibilities is being rolled out across 50 factories in China, including those used by fashion and sportswear brands including Lindex, Filippa K, MQ and Intersport.... read more


Stockmann CEO Thelin in immediate departure

4 April 2016 | Michelle Russell

Per Thelin, the chief executive of Finnish department store retailer Stockmann Group, is to leave the group with immediate effect after just one year in the role. ... read more


Chinese companies join forest-free viscose pledge

10 March 2016 | Katie Smith

Six large Chinese rayon and viscose producers have joined a commitment to stop sourcing the raw material from ancient and endangered forests. ... read more


Lindex moves forward on sustainable denim goals

17 February 2016 | Katie Smith

Swedish fashion chain Lindex has taken a "big step" towards its sustainability goals after revealing that the majority of its denim is now made from sustainable cotton and produced in low impact processes, saving water, energy and chemicals. ... read more


AUSTRALIA: David Jones CEO Zahra steps down

13 August 2014 | Katie Smith

David Jones CEO Paul Zahra has stepped down less than a month after South African retail group Woolworths Holdings was given the go-ahead to acquire the Australian department store operator.... read more


AUSTRALIA: David Jones takeover gains final approval

17 July 2014 | Katie Smith

The takeover of department store operator David Jones by South African retail group Woolworths Holdings has been given the go-ahead by the Federal Court of Australia. ... read more


AUSTRALIA: David Jones shareholders agree to Woolworths takeover

14 July 2014 | Michelle Russell

Shareholders in Australian department store retailer David Jones have voted overwhelmingly in favour of a takeover from Woolworths Holdings in a deal worth AUD2.2bn (US$2.1bn).... read more


AUSTRALIA: Woolworths in AUD213m Country Road offer

24 June 2014 | Richard Woodard

Woolworths Holdings has offered AUD213m to buy up the remaining shares in retailer Country Road in a move designed to expedite its AUD2.15bn acquisition of department store business David Jones.... read more


SOUTH AFRICA: Woolworths Holdings clothing sales climb

17 January 2014 | Michelle Russell

South African retail group Woolworths Holdings has booked an increase in domestic clothing sales in the first 26 weeks of its 2014 fiscal year.... read more


SOUTH AFRICA: Woolworths Holdings clothing sales grow 11%

20 November 2013 | Katie Smith

South African retail group Woolworths Holdings has seen its clothing sales in the region grow 11% during the first 20 weeks of the 2014 financial year.... read more


SOUTH AFRICA: Woolworths clothing sales boost results

18 July 2012 | Katie Smith

South African retail group Woolworths Holdings is forecasting up to a 30% increase in its annual earnings clothing sales jumped 12.6%.... read more


SOUTH AFRICA: Woolworths buoyed by strong clothing sales

21 February 2011 | just-style.com

South African retailer Woolworths Holdings has posted a double-digit profit increase during the first half of the year, thanks to turnover growth and better margins.... read more


SOUTH AFRICA: Axe hangs over 800 jobs at Seardel unit

4 August 2010 | just-style.com

More than 800 jobs are under threat after South Africa's largest clothing and textile maker, Seardel Investment Corporation Limited, said it was planning to shut down its Intimate Apparel division.... read more


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