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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...

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...

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

Zalando cautions on potential Q3 earnings loss 18 Oct 17

Beth Wright

Berlin-based fashion e-tailer Zalando warned it may post a loss in the third quarter amid plans to expand it business model beyond fashion.


Pressure on Indian textiles exporters set to ease 18 Oct 17

Michelle Russell

The pressures weighing on the profitability of India's textile exporters are likely to ease up in the third quarter, as cotton prices improve and increased competition abates.


Nordstrom suspends plans to go private 18 Oct 17

Michelle Russell

Upscale US fashion retailer Nordstrom has stopped exploring options to take the company private – at least for the rest of this year.


Retailers call for freeze on UK business rates 18 Oct 17

Michelle Russell

The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has called on the Government to freeze business rates as UK inflation reaches a five-year high.


UK retail footfall continues downward trajectory 17 Oct 17

Beth Wright

UK retail footfall dropped by more than 1% for the third consecutive time in September, an unwelcome sense of déjà vu that drove the three month rolling average down to its lowest point since August of last year.


Asos international performance boosts record FY earnings 17 Oct 17

Beth Wright

UK-based online fashion retailer Asos has increased its forecast for the year ahead on what it called "record" sales and profit figures for 2017.

Latest blogs

Trump trade probe could have costs for cotton 16 Oct 17

Leonie Barrie

An International Trade Commission hearing got underway last week as part of the Trump administration's probe into China's intellectual property practices under Section 301 of the 1974 Trade Act. The action gives the president broad authority to impose tariffs on foreign goods – and, as we investigate, could hold dire consequences for US cotton producers.


Stop negotiating and bring in the engineers 9 Oct 17

Leonie Barrie

Surviving in a declining market is the biggest challenge for discount/mass-market retailers and suppliers of commodity products such as basic T-shirts, hoodies or cotton men's shirts – which is why it’s time to stop negotiating and bring in the engineers.

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