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M&S Q3 clothing and home sales fail to impress

9 January 2020 | Hannah Abdulla

Clothing sales have once again dived at UK High Street chain Marks & Spencer as the retailer reported its third-quarter trading results to 28 December.... read more


M&S looks to breathe new life into clothing division with athleisure brand launch

6 January 2020 | Hannah Abdulla

Marks & Spencer has launched Goodmove — its new dedicated activewear range — in an apparent nod to the recent growth of the athleisure market.... read more


M&S Founders Factory invests in three fashion start-ups

11 December 2019 | Hannah Abdulla

UK retailer M&S has started working with six fast-growth start-ups selected from 100 new businesses as part of its Founders Factory joint venture.... read more


M&S adds new creative director to clothing team

28 November 2019 | Michelle Russell

UK fashion, food and home retailer Marks & Spencer has appointed former Arcadia director Anthony Cassidy as its head of brand creative for the clothing and home division.... read more


M&S turns to Tesco's F&F for new clothing boss

22 November 2019 | Leonie Barrie

British retailer Marks & Spencer has re-hired Richard Price, currently CEO of Tesco’s F&F Clothing, as managing director of its struggling clothing and home division.... 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


M&S clothing woes continue to weigh on profits

6 November 2019 | Beth Wright

Shares in Marks & Spencer Group (M&S) remained up by more than 3.5% today (6 November) as the retailer said it is "making up for lost time" in its clothing and home business despite a fall in the segment's sales in the first half of its financial year.... 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


M&S simplifies sub-brands and relaunches Per Una

8 October 2019 | Beth Wright

Marks & Spencer (M&S) has relaunched its Per Una brand following a "significant refresh" that comes just a week after the British retailer's management team admitted it is 18 months behind schedule on a turnaround plan for its clothing and home business.... read more


M&S bosses admit clothing turnaround plan is 18 months behind schedule

2 October 2019 | Hannah Abdulla

The Marks and Spencer management team has admitted it is 18 months behind schedule on a turnaround plan for its clothing and home business.... read more


ETI launches tool to tackle language barriers in supply chain

1 October 2019 | Hannah Abdulla

ETI members Marks & Spencer and Coop have collaborated on a toolkit aimed at offering businesses practical support in tackling the common challenges associated with multiple cultures and languages among supply chain workers. ... read more


Pilot project to pay garment workers digitally in Egypt & Cambodia

27 September 2019 | Beth Wright

Levi Strauss & Co, Marks & Spencer, and VF Corporation have partnered with Mastercard on a global effort to pay garment factory workers digitally with the group coordinating pilots in Egypt and Cambodia.... read more


M&S clothing supply chain boss departs amid FTSE100 exit

24 September 2019 | Hannah Abdulla

Marks & Spencer has confirmed the departure of its head of supply chain for clothing and home, Gordon Mowat, as it continues to look to return the division to profitable growth.... read more


M&S to fall out of FTSE100 for first time?

4 September 2019 | Hannah Abdulla

Marks & Spencer is reportedly set to drop out of the FTSE100 index of Britain's biggest listed companies later today (4 August) – a move that would mark the first time the retailer has not been a member since the index launched in 1984.... read more


Marks & Spencer's journey to sourcing more sustainable cotton

17 July 2019 | Beth Wright

British retailer Marks & Spencer (M&S) has this season seen its entire clothing range made from 100% sustainable cotton – one of the first retailers to reach this milestone. Key to its achievement is the Better Cotton Initiative, the largest sustainable cotton programme in the world, according to Phil Townsend, technical lead, environmental sustainability and technical services at M&S. He also believes the transformation of the cotton sector should be a blueprint for other raw material initiatives.... read more


M&S clothing director Jill McDonald to leave

12 July 2019 | Beth Wright

M&S clothing and home boss Jill McDonald has been ousted after less than two years the role, with CEO Steve Rowe poised to take over the segment amid what he calls its "long-standing" supply chain issues.... read more


M&S unveils apparel line for children with sensitive skin

27 June 2019 | Beth Wright

UK retailer Marks & Spencer has partnered with medical technology company DreamSkin on a new range of products across baby, nightwear and underwear to alleviate sensitive skin conditions.... read more


H&M and Gap Inc top Better Cotton sourcing leaderboard

18 June 2019 | Beth Wright

Swedish apparel giant Hennes & Mauritz (H&M), furniture giant Ikea, and US speciality apparel retailer Gap Inc have topped a new ranking by the Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) based on their total Better Cotton sourcing volumes in 2018. ... read more


M&S Plan A chief Mike Barry announces resignation

6 June 2019 | Beth Wright

Mike Barry, director of sustainable business at Marks and Spencer, has announced he is to leave the UK retailer later this month.... read more


M&S announces further store closures amid FY profit tumble

22 May 2019 | Hannah Abdulla

Clothing, homewares and food retailer M&S has revealed plans to shutter a further 85 full-line stores amid a 9.9% drop in full-year profit.... read more


M&S confirms departure of buying, merchandising heads

29 March 2019 | Beth Wright

UK retailer Marks & Spencer has confirmed that both its head of buying for womenswear, and its head of merchandising for lingerie, are to leave the company.... read more


The price of US imports from China continues to fall

19 March 2019 | Leonie Barrie

Despite concerns about sourcing from China amid an intensifying trade war with the US, newly-published figures show China continues to dominate US apparel imports – with import volume rising and prices continuing to fall again last year.... read more


Outlook for UK retailers looks bleak

11 March 2019 | Hannah Abdulla

The outlook for UK retailers continues to look bleak. UK department store John Lewis blamed a "challenging" retail backdrop for a more than 45% drop in full-year profits to GBP160m. It was a similar story for rival Debenhams, which issued a warning on full-year profits based on poor sales performance. In an update, the retailer said for the 18 weeks to 5 January, gross transaction value fell 5.6% and like-for-like sales were down 5.7%. ... read more


How Levi Strauss is driving sustainable change

4 March 2019 | Beth Wright

The denim and jeans sector is having to work tirelessly to change perceptions over its sustainability, or lack of it. But change is nigh, promises Michael Kobori, vice president of social and environmental sustainability at Levi Strauss & Co. The company recently expanded its Partnership for Cleaner Textiles (PaCT) programme to four countries in Asia and is now engaging in one of its most ambitious plans to date, with a target to cut carbon emissions across its supply chain by 40% by 2025. "At this point, that is the most aggressive target in the industry, we believe, in terms of both the magnitude and the timeframe," Kobori tells just-style.... read more


M&S, Tesco to guard against supply chain exploitation

27 February 2019 | Beth Wright

A cohort of UK retailers including M&S, Tesco, and Sainsbury's - all of which boast a substantial apparel and footwear portfolio - have come together as Founding Sponsors of a new initiative which acts to guard against exploitation in supply chains. ... read more


British MPs call for laws to tackle fast fashion

25 February 2019 | Hannah Abdulla

The UK government is being urged to introduce legislation that requires fashion brands and retailers to perform due diligence checks across their supply chains and take more responsibility for the environmental impact of their businesses. ... read more


Cambodia facing trade benefits suspension

18 February 2019 | Beth Wright

The European Union has officially started the process that could lead to the temporary suspension of Cambodia's preferential access to the EU market under the Everything But Arms (EBA) trade scheme. The move follows a warning toCambodia in Octoberthat without clear and demonstrable improvements to its human rights situation there would be asuspension of trade preferences. Not surprisingly, the news has disappointedthe Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia (GMAC), which sayssuch a movewould jeopardise the country's efforts to build a responsible apparel supply chain.... read more


US imports hit by earlier stockpiling efforts

11 February 2019 | Hannah Abdulla

Latest figures have revealed a fall in US apparel import volumes from nine of the top ten supplier countries in November. China, its biggest apparel supplier, booked flat growth. The picture was hugely different from the previous month where all ten showed positive growth for imports into the US, suggesting retailers were stockpiling earlier to get ahead of the holiday period, as well as bringing in spring merchandise, in a bid to beat a potential increase in tariffs on goods from China.... read more


Hemp apparel – hype or opportunity?

4 February 2019 | Leonie Barrie

With products derived from hemp making their presence felt in a range of industries, from food and drinks to medicines, we've looked at potential applications in clothing – and issues for the supply chain.... read more


TexOps restructure and the quest to get ahead

28 January 2019 | Beth Wright

Salvadoran sportswear maquila TexOps is navigating a painful restructuring, with owner David Ha putting the brakes on expansion. "We are going back to basics,” the Korean entrepreneur tells just-style in an exclusive interview, revealing how the firm is strategising ahead to get ready for what is coming. This, he says, includes an increase in US labels shifting sourcing south of the border as Trump's trade war with China escalates.... read more


Brexit deal rejection worries apparel industry

21 January 2019 | Hannah Abdulla

Last week's rejection of Theresa May's proposed UK-EU Brexit deal by MPs saw chatter spike among industry execs who say a No-Deal Brexit could be problematic for the sector given its heavy reliance on overseas talent ... read more


More than 1,000 jobs to go in latest M&S store closures

16 January 2019 | Hannah Abdulla

Clothing, homewares and food retailer M&S plans to close another 17 stores with the loss of more than 1,000 jobs, as part of a review of its portfolio aimed at returning the group to profitability.... read more


US trade updates out of date

15 January 2019 | Leonie Barrie

Apparel and textile industry executives are among those being deprived of key trade and economic data amid the ongoing US government shutdown – at a time when trade tensions between the US and China mean that having access to the most up-to-date statistics is more important than ever.... read more


2019 off to a positive start

7 January 2019 | Leonie Barrie

Getting 2019 off to a positive start, it seems US apparel retailers saw some holiday cheer, with strong sales momentum that started during the back-to-school season carrying on to Christmas.... read more


UN sets new Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action

18 December 2018 | Leonie Barrie

43 leading fashion brands, retailers and suppliers – including Adidas, Burberry, Gap Inc, H&M Group, Inditex, Kering, Levi Strauss & Co, and PVH Corp – are backing the UN’s new Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action with an initial goal of reducing aggregate greenhouse gas emissions by 30% by 2030.... read more


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