Ordered by: Published date | Relevance

Your chosen filters returned 15,789 results

Showing page 1 of 452

Selected Filters

Finance

Woolworths ups casual focus as clothing underwhelms in H1

1 March 2021 | Hannah Abdulla

South African retailer Woolworths has booked a 58.3% rise in headline earnings per share for the first half of the year but the underperformance of its clothing division has reportedly prompted a shift in focus to casual and sportswear as demand for formalwear drops.... read more


Nudea secures seed funding to grow fit-centric offering

1 March 2021 | Michelle Russell

Online underwear brand Nudea has secured GBP600,000 (US$837,000) in seed funding to grow its fit-centric offering.... read more


Top stories on just-style in February...

1 March 2021 | Beth Wright

Top stories on just-style in February include an interview with Sanjeev Mahtani, chairman and owner of Must Garment Corporation, on his fears for the future of apparel suppliers, and a look at the potential impact the military coup in Myanmar will have on the country's garment sector. We also talk with Eric Dorchies, CEO at Mauritius-based Ciel Textile Ltd, and Jenny Holloway, director of skills training provider and manufacturer Fashion-Enter, and explore how shipping bottlenecks between Asia and the rest of the world continue to cause problems for industry supply chains.... read more


US Q4 in brief – Foot Locker, Carter’s, Wolverine Worldwide

1 March 2021 | just-style

The latest fourth-quarter filings from US apparel and footwear brands and retailers show while some companies are beginning to recover from the market disruption caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, others are continuing to struggle.... read more


Birkenstock under new ownership in LVMH-backed deal

26 February 2021 | Beth Wright

German footwear brand Birkenstock has struck a deal to sell a majority stake to private equity firm L Catterton and affiliates including Financière Agache, the family investment firm of Bernard Arnault – chairman and CEO of luxury conglomerate LVMH.... read more


Activewear and underwear lift Gildan in Q4

26 February 2021 | Leonie Barrie

Basic apparel maker Gildan Activewear has shrugged off the pandemic and back to back hurricanes in Central America to book higher sales and earnings in its fourth quarter – helped by high demand for activewear during the pandemic.... read more


Debenhams permanently closes all Scottish stores

26 February 2021 | Beth Wright

Department store group Debenhams has announced its 15 stores in Scotland will not reopen following the easing of lockdown arrangements and are therefore closed permanently – a move that impacts some 647 jobs.... read more


Top stories this week on just-style...

26 February 2021 | Beth Wright

Top stories this week on just-style include an interview with Sanjeev Mahtani, chairman and owner of Must Garment Corporation, on his fears for the future of apparel suppliers, and a look at why better access to the US market would help Myanmar's clothing industry transformation. Elsewhere, apparel produced anywhere in the world but with links to forced labour in Xinjiang is included in a new withhold release order banning imports into the US, and a new initiative urges fashion brands to up their use of recycled polyester.... read more


Timeline – How coronavirus is impacting the global apparel industry – FREE TO READ

26 February 2021 | just-style

Since the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak began in China at the end of 2019, its impact has been felt across the global apparel and textile sector. just-style's timeline shows how the pandemic is evolving – and will be updated as developments unfold.... read more


Primark warns of GBP1.1bn first-half sales hit

25 February 2021 | Michelle Russell

Value clothing retailer Primark is expecting a sales loss of GBP1.1bn (US$1.6bn) in the first half as the impact on trading from government restrictions in the UK and Europe takes it toll.... read more


Allbirds pumps $2m into start-up to drive leather alternative

25 February 2021 | Beth Wright

Footwear and apparel company Allbirds has invested US$2m into sustainable materials start-up Natural Fiber Welding (NFW) and its Mirum technology as part of its bid to bring a sustainable leather alternative to the fashion industry. ... read more


Belk Inc wins approval for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

25 February 2021 | Michelle Russell

US department store retailer Belk Inc has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and won approval to cut US$450m of its debt.... read more


US retail sales to exceed $4.33trn in 2021 amid vaccine rollout

25 February 2021 | Beth Wright

The National Retail Federation (NRF) anticipates that retail sales will grow between 6.5-8.2% to more than US$4.33 trillion in 2021 as more individuals get vaccinated and the economy reopens.... read more


Puma applauds supplier partnerships despite FY profit slump

24 February 2021 | Hannah Abdulla

Puma has booked a 69% slide in full-year net earnings as sales were hit by the Covid pandemic but the group says the long-term collaboration with its suppliers proved to be "indispensable" in 2020 and will continue to be a key component of its strategy. ... read more


Frasers Group anticipates GBP100m lockdown hit

23 February 2021 | Beth Wright

Frasers Group, the owner of brands including House of Fraser, Sports Direct and Flannels, says the UK lockdown and subsequent closure of non-essential retail stores could impact the company by more than GBP100m (US$140.9m).... read more


John Lewis to close a further eight stores?

22 February 2021 | Michelle Russell

UK department store chain John Lewis Partnership is reported to be preparing to close a further eight stores as the retailer continues to find ways to cut costs.... read more


Truworths launches Primark-esque budget brand

22 February 2021 | Hannah Abdulla

South African retailer Truworths, the owner of UK footwear chain Office, is to launch a new budget clothing brand which will be rolled out in 15 of its stores in an attempt to cater to evolving shopping habits following the Covid outbreak.... read more


Challenging start to year for UK clothing retailers

19 February 2021 | Beth Wright

UK retail sales tumbled month-on-month in both volume and value terms in January, with a national lockdown leading to declines of more than one-third in the amount spent and the quantity bought at clothing stores.... read more


H&M Group’s EUR500m sustainability-linked bond soars

19 February 2021 | Beth Wright

Apparel giant H&M Group has issued a EUR500m (US$607m) sustainability-linked bond that is aligned to targets such as increasing the share of recycled materials used to 30% by 2025.... read more


Top stories this week on just-style...

19 February 2021 | Beth Wright

Top stories this week on just-style include a look at why suppliers must be centre stage as the apparel industry reshapes for the future, the pros and cons of globalisation, and Adidas confirming plans to sell Reebok. Meanwhile, apparel "road warriors" suspect the situation in Myanmar may be slow to resolve, and the death of 28 garment workers in a flooded Moroccan factory prompts new calls for a binding international safety agreement.... read more


US consumer appetite for apparel rose again in January

18 February 2021 | Beth Wright

US retail sales grew sharply in January as government stimulus payments provided a boost and momentum from 2020’s record holiday season carried over into the new year, with consumer appetite for apparel continuing to grow.... read more


VF Corp allocates EUR493m green bond net proceeds

18 February 2021 | Beth Wright

VF Corporation has fully allocated the net proceeds from its inaugural green bond issued last year, which totalled about EUR493m (US$594.8m), to 13 of the group's eligible sustainability projects worldwide.... read more


Dune Group looks to CVA for "vital lifeline"

15 February 2021 | Michelle Russell

The Dune Group Ltd has launched a Company Voluntary Arrangement (CVA) proposal as the UK footwear retailer looks for a "vital lifeline" amid its struggles to continue operating through lockdown.... read more


Top stories this week on just-style...

12 February 2021 | Beth Wright

Top stories this week on just-style include a look at strategies for eliminating cotton inputs from China's Xinjiang region, trends in apparel shipments to the US during 2020, and the move by Lectra to acquire US rival Gerber Technology in a EUR300m (US$360.8m) deal. Meanwhile, H&M and M&S are among brands backing a new project to capture and reuse textile waste in Bangladesh.... read more


Ted Baker sales tumble 47% in Q4

11 February 2021 | Beth Wright

UK high street fashion chain Ted Baker saw group revenue tumble by 47% in the final quarter with sales hurt by store closures as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic which also dampened demand for outerwear and occasionwear.... read more


Under Armour pays for its reliance on the US

11 February 2021 | GlobalData Retail

Despite many markets experiencing a second wave of the pandemic towards the end of 2020, Under Armour only suffered a 2.6% decline in sales in Q4, leading to a respectable full year sales decrease of $0.8bn to $4.5bn.... read more


Frasers Group divests French Connection stake

9 February 2021 | Michelle Russell

Frasers Group, the owner of brands including House of Fraser, Sports Direct and Flannels, has sold its 24.93% stake in fashion brand French Connection.... read more


Delta Apparel sees Q1 profit dive

9 February 2021 | Hannah Abdulla

The management team of activewear supplier Delta Apparel remains upbeat despite the company seeing net profits slide during the first quarter, which it attributed to inventory constraints, hurricane-related disruptions in Central America, and freight carrier limitations during the holiday season. ... read more


Boohoo buys rest of Arcadia brands in GBP25.2m deal

8 February 2021 | Beth Wright

UK online fast fashion retailer Boohoo Group has acquired the Dorothy Perkins, Burton, and Wallis brands from retail giant Arcadia Group in a GBP25.2m (US$34.5m) deal that completes the transition of Philip Green’s former high street empire solely to the online channel.... read more


Boohoo must revamp Arcadia brands for them to thrive – What the analysts say

8 February 2021 | Beth Wright

As acquisitive Boohoo Group has moved to snap up the Dorothy Perkins, Burton, and Wallis brands from retail giant Arcadia Group in a GBP25.2m (US$34.5m) deal, one industry analyst notes the online fast fashion retailer must give these "tired" Arcadia brands attention for them to thrive... read more


Lululemon chair partners PE firm on acquisitive venture

8 February 2021 | Hannah Abdulla

A company backed by private equity firm KKR & Co and Glenn Murphy, the chairman of Lululemon Athletica Inc, is looking to raise about US$1bn in an IPO.... read more


Ugg demand drives record Q3 for Deckers Brands

5 February 2021 | Beth Wright

US footwear group Deckers Brands has reported a record third-quarter performance, boosted by sales at the Ugg and Hoka One One brands.... read more


More restructuring at Ralph Lauren as Q3 profits slide

5 February 2021 | Hannah Abdulla

Luxury company Ralph Lauren has announced new restructuring actions, including plans to consolidate its global offices, after third quarter net income slid 64% on a sales hit resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic.... read more


Top stories this week on just-style...

5 February 2021 | Beth Wright

Top stories this week on just-style include a look at the potential impact the military coup in Myanmar will have on the garment sector, and how shipping bottlenecks between Asia and the rest of the world continue to cause problems for industry supply chains. Fashion-Enter CEO Jenny Holloway outlines her plans for 2021 and explains why it's so crucial to bridge the fashion skills gap in the UK, and Asos acquires the Topshop, Topman, Miss Selfridge and HIIT brands out of administration.... read more


Tapestry Q2 on a trajectory to recovery

5 February 2021 | Hannah Abdulla

Tapestry Inc, the owner of brands including Coach and Kate Spade, has booked a 4% jump in second quarter net income to US$311m from $299m a year earlier, which it attributes to the successful execution of its turnaround efforts.... read more


1

3

...

11