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Under Armour slowing down to speed up growth

Amid signs of a slowdown in its North American business, US sportswear brand Under Armour has made a number of "strategic deep dives" into s...

Why has re:source not been launched yet?

There is nothing better than the feeling of elation when a project you have lived and breathed for years finally comes to fruition. But we w...

Lululemon switches supply chain focus to speed

As yogawear retailer Lululemon Athletica continues towards its vision of reaching revenues of US$4bn-plus by 2020, the Canadian company is c...

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...

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.

Latest News

Sports Direct eyes GBP1bn credit facility 22 Nov 17

Beth Wright

UK high street sportswear chain Sports Direct says it is likely to seek a deal to extend its revolving credit facility (RCF) to GBP1bn (US$1.3bn) after entering into a deal to borrow up to GBP907.5m.


US Q3 in brief – J Crew, Burlington Stores, DSW, Urban Outfitters 22 Nov 17

just-style

In the most recent third-quarter filings from US apparel and footwear brands and retailers, Urban Outfitters booked mixed results but with record sales, Foot Locker revealed results in line with expectations, while US apparel giant VF Corporation hailed "strong" third-quarter results, despite a drop in profit.


Gap ups FY guidance but Old Navy remains in the driving seat 17 Nov 17

Beth Wright

Gap Inc has increased its full-year earnings guidance after booking its fourth consecutive quarter of positive comparable sales growth, but one analyst is less positive – claiming it is simply "the same old story" with Old Navy driving group performance.


US retailers buoyed by progress on tax reform 17 Nov 17

Michelle Russell

US retailers have welcomed the approval by House Republicans of a controversial overhaul of the US tax code that slashes corporate rates.


Top stories this week on just-style... 17 Nov 17

Beth Wright

Top stories this week on just-style include Walmart's plans to launch a dedicated online Lord & Taylor flagship store, a US$457m investment into Bangladesh's garment sector by the World Bank, trade ministers from 11 Trans-Pacific Partnership nations agree on core elements of the new trade pact, and global lifestyle retailer Cath Kidston overhauls its online and mobile shopping experience.


Retailers call for "a budget for shoppers" 16 Nov 17

Beth Wright

The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has urged Chancellor Philip Hammond to do "all he can" next week to support UK consumers with a budget for shoppers as pay growth falls behind.

Latest blogs

A confusing mix of sustainable cotton options 20 Nov 17

Leonie Barrie

There's an undeniable desire on the part of brands around the world to clean up their supply chains, and there's no lack of interest in using more sustainable cotton. But the confusing mix of standards and options available merely complicates the decision-making process for so many firms.


Have your say – Take part in just-style’s State of Sourcing survey 6 Nov 17

Leonie Barrie

The global apparel industry and its supply chain is going through a period of unprecedented change. How do you and your colleagues see the outlook for 2018? And what strategies are you likely to be turning to in the year ahead?

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