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Victoria's Secret to go public under new plans

Victoria’s Secret will become an independent publicly-traded company under new plans to separate the brand from Bath and Body Works, its own...

Primark hails record sales as stores repoen

Primark parent company Associated British Foods (ABF) has announced it will repay the GBP121m (US$168.91m) for which it was eligible under g...

Asos fashion crown remains firmly in place

UK online fast fashion retailer Asos has continued to reap the benefits of the pandemic lockdown, as consumers choose to shop online. The co...

Influencer marketing is lucrative for In The Style

In The Style's influencer-led proposition clearly resonated with shoppers prior to Covid-19, and the pandemic boosted its fortunes as young...

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US Q1 in brief – Dillard’s, Iconix, Wolverine World Wide 14 May 21


The latest first-quarter filings from US apparel and footwear brands and retailers show some companies are beginning to recover from the market disruption caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. However, figures are mostly in comparison to the period when the market began to first feel the impact of the global coronavirus pandemic when stores began to close or reduce their opening hours.

Top stories this week on just-style... 14 May 21

Beth Wright

Top stories this week on just-style include a look at how the Covid-19 pandemic has impacted the upstream apparel supply chain, and why Cambodia's garment sector has been left reeling from the latest lockdown restrictions. Elsewhere, Ralph Lauren is to sell its Club Monaco brand, L Brands is to spin off Victoria's Secret into an independent publicly-traded company, and Bangladesh's clothing industry is set to benefit from five new upstream textile factories.

Delta Galil swings to Q1 profit as sales rise 25% 13 May 21

Beth Wright

Israel-based apparel manufacturer Delta Galil Industries has moved to a profit for the first quarter as sales rose by 25% on last year.

Vinted raises EUR250m in funding for global expansion 13 May 21

Michelle Russell

European secondhand fashion marketplace Vinted has raised EUR250m (US$301m) in Series F funding to accelerate its growth and invest in the company’s technology.

AMSilk raises EUR29m to accelerate industrial scale-up 13 May 21

Beth Wright

Industrial supplier of synthetic silk biopolymers AMSilk GmbH has successfully closed a EUR29m (US$35m) Series C fundraise, led by Novo Growth, the growth equity arm of Novo Holdings.

UK online clothing sales continue to rebound 12 May 21

Beth Wright

Despite the easing of lockdown, online retail showed positive growth in April, with clothing sales continuing their reversal in fortunes as consumers anticipated the return of social occasions.

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What next for the Bangladesh Accord? 3 May 21

Beth Wright

In the wake of the eighth anniversary of the Rana Plaza collapse in 2013, just-style continues to look at issues around the tragedy. Two initiatives were set up in the aftermath of the incident to oversee the country's clothing factories for fire, electrical and structural issues – the Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety and the Bangladesh Accord on Fire and Building Safety. The Accord’s tenure comes to an end next month, and there are serious concerns for garment workers if another agreement is not signed soon.

Call for safe Bangladesh garment factories continues 26 Apr 21

Michelle Russell

The eighth anniversary of the Rana Plaza building collapse, which killed over 1,000 garment workers and injured thousands more, took place at the weekend. To coincide with the event there have been calls for consumers to campaign for safe factories for garment workers.

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