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Unlocking the value of time in your supply chain

A new metric has been developed to help textile and apparel supply chains evaluate the value of time in product development, merchandising a...

Inventory issues weigh on Gap brand performance

US speciality clothing retailer Gap Inc is still struggling to get its namesake Gap brand back on track, with inventory issues the latest ch...

What Marks & Spencer's FY means for clothing

Today's (23 May) full-year results from Marks & Spencer have once again emphasised the challenges it faces in reinvigorating its clothing bu...

US apparel imports tumble in March

Apparel imports into the US took a downturn in March, with double digit declines from three of the top ten countries year-on-year. China - t...

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

Perry Ellis to go private in US437m deal with former CEO 18 Jun 18

Beth Wright

US apparel business Perry Ellis International has entered into a US$437m transaction to become a private company through an acquisition led by company founder and former CEO George Feldenkreis.

US Q1 in brief – Vince Holding, Oxford Industries, G-III Apparel 18 Jun 18


In the latest first-quarter filings from US apparel and footwear brands and retailers, PVH Corp saw revenues exceed guidance thanks to strength across the business, while Guess saw continued momentum in Europe and Asia push earnings and sales up in the three months ended 5 May. Dick's Sporting Goods raised its full-year outlook and Destination XL narrowed its net losses.

JD Sports completes $558m Finish Line acquisition 18 Jun 18

Beth Wright

UK retailer JD Sports Fashion has formally completed its acquisition of US athleticwear chain The Finish Line in a deal worth US$558m.

102 Jacques Vert and Precis concessions to close 18 Jun 18

Beth Wright

Joint administrators for Calvetron Brands are to close 102 Jacques Vert and Precis concessions in the UK and Republic of Ireland as part of efforts to restructure the company.

Gerry Weber to rebuild business model and cut jobs 15 Jun 18

Michelle Russell

German fashion house Gerry Weber has initiated a new performance programme to focus on digitisation and building a leaner businesses structure that will result in up to 150 job cuts.

H&M books second straight quarter of flat sales 15 Jun 18

Michelle Russell

Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) has booked its second straight quarter of flat sales growth as the Swedish fashion retailer battles with slowing store traffic.

Latest blogs

Esquel's eco-friendly manufacturing complex 11 Jun 18

Leonie Barrie

Hong Kong-based Esquel Group, the world's largest woven shirt maker, has been bedding-in operations at a ground-breaking new $313.3m eco-friendly manufacturing complex in southern China.

Tariffs back at top of Trump's trade agenda 4 Jun 18

Leonie Barrie

Tariffs soared back to the top of Trump's trade agenda last week, with the imposition of punitive tariffs on imports of steel and aluminium, and plans to proceed with an additional 25% tariff on imports from China.

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