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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...

Adidas raises the bar for North America sales

North America has been the biggest challenge for Adidas historically, but it will likely also be the biggest opportunity for it going forwar...

Gap working to rebuild and gain market share

Gap Inc has admitted progress has been slower than expected, despite some bright spots in its last fiscal, as the US speciality clothing ret...

Wage abuses can’t be eliminated by software and PR

It is not just alleged Asian sweatshops where there are widespread wage abuses, Mike Flanagan reminds us. But is the British government conc...

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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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The Buckle promotes Heacock to finance chief 21 Jul 17

Michelle Russell

Denim retail specialist The Buckle has promoted Thomas Heacock to the role of vice president of finance, treasurer and chief financial officer.

Top stories this week on just-style... 21 Jul 17

Michelle Russell

Top stories this week on just-style include a report on the first garment training institute opening in Cambodia, Primark's recall of thousands of men's flip flops over cancer fears, key issues for textile and apparel supply chains amid the upcoming NAFTA renegotiation, and ways to stay agile in an on-demand economy.

Sports Direct appoints CFO as FY profits plunge 20 Jul 17

Michelle Russell

Sports Direct International has appointed a new finance chief as the UK sportswear retailer revealed profits more than halved in its last financial year – its lowest for six years – on the back of sterling weakness.

Abercrombie & Fitch urged to buy back stock 20 Jul 17

Hannah Abdulla

US apparel retailer Abercrombie & Fitch has been criticised for not being "aggressive enough" in its efforts to turn itself around amid falling sales at most of its brands.

Mothercare Q1 sales dented by Middle East weakness 20 Jul 17

Hannah Abdulla

Mothercare has reported growth in first quarter like-for-like sales in its UK business, but failure to take-off in the Middle East has weighed on the group's overall results.

Inditex brands to expand into Belarus in August 19 Jul 17

Hannah Abdulla

Zara owner Inditex has detailed expansion plans for 2017, which will see a raft of its brands enter Belarus.

Latest blogs

The rise and fall of Bangladesh? 17 Jul 17

Leonie Barrie

The rise of Bangladesh's garment export industry has been nothing less than spectacular – and until recently it seemed that nothing could stop its growth.

Calls for boiler inspections in Bangladesh 10 Jul 17

Leonie Barrie

Labour rights groups are calling for garment factory safety inspections to be expanded to cover boilers, after a blast at the Multifabs facility in Bangladesh last week killed at least 11 people.

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