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Asos back on track - What the analysts say

Asos has booked a 20% increase in total group revenue for the peak four-month trading period to the end of December, largely driven by a "re...

Analyst reaction to record trading at Boohoo

Online retailer Boohoo has hailed record trading in the last four months of 2019 – which includes the peak Christmas trading season – with g...

M&S clothing woes continue to weigh on profits

Shares in Marks & Spencer Group (M&S) remained up by more than 3.5% today (6 November) as the retailer said it is "making up for lost time"...

Has Asos taken on too much? What the analysts say

UK online fashion retailer Asos has blamed warehouse issues in the US and EU, along with restructuring costs and slowing international sales...

Latest Interviews

Omega Compliance committed 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.


Interview: 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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Laudes Foundation backs new Textile Tracker tool 21 Feb 20

Beth Wright

A grant from the recently launched Laudes Foundation will help non-profit financial think tank Planet Tracker to undertake a detailed analysis of the textile industry and identify potential financial risks for investors.


Top stories this week on just-style... 21 Feb 20

Beth Wright

Top stories this week on just-style include a look at how China's clothing and textile makers are struggling to get back on track amid the continuing novel coronavirus (Covid-19) epidemic; why blockchain can help fashion brands enhance transparency; and Cambodia has urged the European Commission to reconsider its decision to partially suspend the Everything But Arms (EBA) trade benefit.


Laura Ashley agrees loan deal as H1 sales slide 20 Feb 20

Michelle Russell

Shares in Laura Ashley were up over 16% this morning (20 February) after the UK clothing and home retailer revealed it has secured a loan agreement that will allow it to meet its immediate funding needs.


Authentic Brands Group among new owners of Forever 21 20 Feb 20

Beth Wright

Forever 21 is to be acquired by Authentic Brands Group (ABG), Simon Property Group, and Brookfield Property Partners, with the trio forging a strategic partnership to purchase the US teen fashion retailer.


Adidas China sales tumble 85% due to coronavirus 20 Feb 20

Beth Wright

Sportswear firm Adidas says its sales in Greater China have slumped 85% since Chinese New Year amid the coronavirus outbreak, with a significant number of stores closed and a reduction in footfall at its locations that do remain open.


Half-year earnings slip at Woolworths on womenswear weakness 20 Feb 20

Hannah Abdulla

South African retailer Woolworths has reported a 17.7% fall in half-year profits on the back of weakness in womenswear sales.

Latest blogs

China coronavirus impact continues to evolve 10 Feb 20

Leonie Barrie

Top stories on just-style last week were again dominated by the novel coronavirus outbreak in China, with a look at what it means for US apparel and retail, how it could impact China's polyester production, and concerns regarding cargo capacity and delays.


US-China trade deal brings limited benefits for apparel firms 27 Jan 20

Beth Wright

The 'Phase One' trade agreement signed between the US and China is a step in the right direction, but offers little relief to apparel firms in the ongoing trade conflict.

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