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Boohoo bags Oasis, Warehouse in GBP5.25m deal

Fast fashion retailer Boohoo has acquired the online businesses and all associated intellectual property of British women's wear brands Oasi...

Fashion revenues likely to contract 27-30% in 2020

Revenues for the global fashion industry can be expected to contract by 27-30% in 2020 and businesses must start gearing up for trading in a...

Selling off Victoria's Secret could boost L Brands

Following a slew of earnings slides, reports are now suggesting that L Brands' founder and CEO, Les Wexner, is looking to leave the business...

UK fashion manufacturers must consolidate or die

In Britain there are too many small clothing and footwear manufacturers making too little money. It is time for the sector to take a leaf fr...

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Ruyi Group sees investment as key to future-proofing business 25 Jun 2020

Michelle Russell

Like most in the global textile industry, Chinese giant Shandong Ruyi Group has had to face the challenges Covid-19 has thrown its way but believes its preparation and investment in brands and technology prior to the pandemic has stood it in good stead for the future as it looks to maintain its path to becoming a "one-stop internationally advanced intelligent industrial chain".

Go Global's new M&A model puts garment makers at the heart of the deal 6 Nov 2019

Leonie Barrie

Go Global Retail is a brand investment platform with a difference. Led by industry veteran and sourcing expert Jeff Streader, it aims to blow up the traditional transactional supply chain with a vision to build brands in partnership with garment makers as strategic investors – as he exclusively tells just-style.

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RTW Retailwinds to offload online business for US$20m 5 Aug 20

Beth Wright

RTW Retailwinds Inc is to sell its e-commerce business and all related intellectual property to Sunrise Brands, LLC for a cash purchase price of US$20m.

JD Sports fined over breach of order in Footasylum case 5 Aug 20

Michelle Russell

JD Sports Fashion and its largest shareholder Pentland Group have been fined by the UK Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) for breaching an order related to its acquisition of Footasylum.

Lever Style to acquire knitwear manufacturer Vista Apparels 4 Aug 20

Michelle Russell

A subsidiary of fashion supply chain manager Lever Style Corp has entered into a sale and purchase agreement to acquire certain assets of Hong Kong knitwear manufacturer Vista Apparels.

Li & Fung secures US$100m investment from 31 Jul 20

Leonie Barrie

Hong Kong based sourcing giant Li & Fung has secured a US$100m investment from Chinese e-commerce leader to speed the development of its digital supply chain as well as new private label initiatives for the Chinese domestic market. 

Bankrupt Brooks Brothers receives $305m rescue bid 24 Jul 20

Leonie Barrie

Bankrupt men’s wear retailer Brooks Brothers has received a $305m takeover bid from Sparc Group, which is partially backed by Authentic Brands Group, owner of Aéropostale and Nautica.

French Connection secures GBP15m in funding 24 Jul 20

Leonie Barrie

Struggling UK-based fashion retailer French Connection Group has secured GBP15m (US$19m) in funding from turnaround specialist Hilco Capital, after warning in May that it was likely to run out of cash.

Latest blogs

Tackling greenhouse gas emissions in fashion supply chains 3 Aug 20

Hannah Abdulla

The fashion industry is one of the biggest contributors to global carbon emissions – making it imperative that fashion supply chains find more environmentally friendly ways of operating. The journey starts with the first step of understanding and measuring the impacts.

Does the clothing supply chain need to push the reset button?  27 Jul 20

Hannah Abdulla

The global apparel and textile industry supply chain is in need of a complete reset if it is to survive beyond the Covid-19 pandemic, and this could mean changing to a demand-driven calendar, embracing 'stratification', and distributing margin differently.

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