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Ralph Lauren doubling-down on its digital offering

Ralph Lauren has become the latest US brand to announce it is doubling-down on its digital offering and scaling back its retail presence as...

US apparel retailers' July 2017 sales roundup

July was another difficult month for the handful of US apparel retailers still reporting their monthly comparable sales figures, with same-s...

Under Armour eyes a more responsive positioning

As Under Armour's rapid growth trajectory starts to ease up, the athletic wear maker is now looking to position itself as a more responsive...

Li & Fung eyes speed, innovation & digitalisation

Global sourcing specialist Li & Fung has blamed a tough retail environment for almost halving its full year profit, and says it is reorganis...

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Omega Compliance commits to supply chain integrity 14 Jun 2016

Michelle Russell

Increasing requirements by apparel brands and retailers for specialist quality assurance, compliance and supply chain security services are fuelling the strong double-digit growth of Omega Compliance, a standalone subsidiary of sourcing specialist William E. Connor & Associates Ltd. Celebrating its tenth anniversary this year, the company tells just-style why its momentum on responsible sourcing shows no sign of slowing down.


Kurt Cavano on “the Uberfication of everything” 26 Aug 2015

Leonie Barrie

Easy access to cheap capital, infinite computing power, and “the Uberfication of everything” are converging to create a perfect storm of disruption that's already starting to shake up the apparel retail industry, according to Kurt Cavano, founder and chief strategy officer of cloud-based supply chain platform GT Nexus.

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US Q2 in brief – L Brands, The Buckle, Bon-Ton 18 Aug 17

just-style

In the most recent second-quarter filings from US apparel and footwear brands and retailers, L Brands booked a fall in both sales and earnings for the second quarter, US department store giant Target booked an "encouraging" second-quarter as efforts to turn around its business appear to be paying off, and TJX Companies saw its net sales for the period increase 6%. 


Top stories this week on just-style... 18 Aug 17

Beth Wright

Top stories this week on just-style include news that US-based men's wear producer Trybus Group is expanding its supply chain into Ethiopia, a look at why the German sustainable textiles scheme is losing members, Vietnam's minimum wage is expected to rise by 6.5% next year, and US apparel giant VF Corp is to buy workwear major Williamson-Dickie for US$820m.


Target raises FY guidance amid "encouraging" Q2 16 Aug 17

Beth Wright

US retail giant Target has raised its full year guidance after booking what it called "encouraging" second-quarter results as sales crept up and its work to improve the business starts to pay dividends, thanks in part to what one analyst says is the retailer's exclusive new brands – including Cat & Jack – and the overhaul of its stores.


Dutch fashion brand Mexx brand sold to RNF Holding 16 Aug 17

Hannah Abdulla

Global fashion brand Mexx is back in Dutch hands after being sold by Turkish company Eroglu Holding to RNF Holding, a Dutch-based sports and fashion business.


Coach books double-digit Q4 and FY profit hikes 15 Aug 17

Beth Wright

Accessories business Coach Inc has seen its net income soar by more than 86% in the fourth quarter, but shares fell as it reported lower-than-expected quarterly sales.


JD.com returns to a loss despite Q2 sales hike 15 Aug 17

Beth Wright

Chinese e-commerce company JD.com has returned to a loss in its second-quarter, despite booking a double-digit hike in revenues.

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Act now to keep receiving just-style newsletters 14 Aug 17

Leonie Barrie

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Apparel imports into the US rose in June 14 Aug 17

Leonie Barrie

Apparel imports into the US rose in June as merchants stocked up for summer and prepared for the back-to-school season, with imports from Vietnam continuing to surge.

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