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Cost cutting in fashion firms – Who decides & how

No one enjoys implementing cost cuts. They are an admission that the business has got out of control. But many of us have had to do it at so...

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"...

Sustainability in supply chains – the road ahead

Sustainability in fashion is a complex issue for consumers to understand and the industry to fix. The problem is compounded by a vague marke...

Japan apparel market – Selling and sourcing trends

Japan is not only one of the world's largest apparel markets, it is also one of the biggest clothing importers, providing new opportunities...

Latest Interviews

Go Global's new M&A model puts garment makers at the heart of the deal 6 Nov 2019

Leonie Barrie

Go Global Retail is a brand investment platform with a difference. Led by industry veteran and sourcing expert Jeff Streader, it aims to blow up the traditional transactional supply chain with a vision to build brands in partnership with garment makers as strategic investors – as he exclusively tells just-style.

Joined-up approach needed for truly green supply chains – Hugo Boss sustainability chief 11 May 2019

Beth Wright

It's been almost a year since Hugo Boss outlined its latest, annually revised set of ambitious sustainability targets and the German premium fashion brand continues to make progress towards its goals, including upping its use of more responsibly sourced cotton and reducing the number of potentially hazardous substances within its supply chain. Driving these efforts is Andreas Streubig, director of global sustainability, who also tells just-style of his concerns that despite efforts by individual companies, a concerted industry approach is still in its beginning when it comes to driving systematic change.

Latest News

Sympatex unmixed polyester laminates can help close the loop 13 Nov 19

Beth Wright

Functional fabric specialist Sympatex Technologies has developed a selection of new, unmixed polyester laminates as part of its goal to offer completely non-toxic, recycled and recyclable functional textiles by 2020.

Miami sourcing show agenda takes shape 13 Nov 19

Beth Wright

Tariffs, sustainable supply chain, and near sourcing are all topics set for discussion at next year's Apparel Textile Sourcing Miami (ATSM) event with the agenda starting to take shape. 

Michael Buckley to return to True Religion as CEO 13 Nov 19

Beth Wright

US upscale denim brand True Religion Apparel has announced its former president, Michael Buckley, is to return to the company as CEO, effective immediately.

New Look narrows H1 loss but sales continue to fall 12 Nov 19

Beth Wright

New Look narrowed its losses in the first half of the year but like-for-like sales continued to decline, with the retailer blaming the fall on ongoing consumer uncertainty and seasonal volatility.

Gerry Weber hires supply chain & product directors 12 Nov 19

Beth Wright

German womenswear retailer Gerry Weber International has bolstered its management team with the appointment of two new directors covering supply chain management and product planning. 

Tiger of Sweden names Linda Dauriz CEO 12 Nov 19

Beth Wright

Stockholm-based fashion house Tiger of Sweden has named Hugo Boss executive, Linda Dauriz, as its new CEO.

Latest blogs

Levi Strauss leads on green supply chain in China 4 Nov 19

Beth Wright

Sustainability remains top of mind for the industry with Levi Strauss, Adidas and C&A ranked amongst the leading brands to have made progress in environmental supply chain management in China over the last year, with the apparel sector one of the most active industries when it comes to taking action.

UK clothing exports to US to be hit by further 25% duties 28 Oct 19

Hannah Abdulla

Cashmere jumpers, anoraks and swimwear made in the UK and exported to the US are among products being hit by an extra 25% tariff as part of the ongoing dispute between the US and the EU over aircraft subsidies.

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