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What’s hindering progress on sustainable fashion?

The fashion industry might like to think sustainability is at the top of its agenda, but fierce competition on price, a fast fashion focus o...

Knowing your supply chain is key to sustainability

With most of the environmental impact of an apparel brand or retailer's business embedded in its supply chain, knowing and understanding exa...

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...

Faster fashion – Shortening the apparel calendar

To get new styles into stores more quickly, fashion companies must improve internal collaboration, tap into consumer insights, and start to...

Latest Interviews

The skills deficit is the biggest challenge for UK manufacturing – David Nieper MD interview 15 Jun 2018

Beth Wright

David Nieper, one of the UK's last remaining vertical fashion manufacturers, is taking control of its own destiny by investing in the country's first digital printing plant for jersey fabric, addressing the skills deficit through an in-house sewing school, and helping to develop the industry's first apprentice standard. Managing director Christopher Nieper explains why the business continues to punch above its weight.

Innovation the name of the game for Delta Galil CEO 7 Mar 2018

Joe Charlaff

If there is a quality that gives many Israeli companies an edge internationally, it is innovation. And this trait certainly runs through the work of Israeli apparel major Delta Galil, as CEO Isaac Dabah tells just-style in an exclusive interview.

Latest News

Asda pledges to tackle clothing microfibres 19 Jul 18

Michelle Russell

Asda has becomes the first supermarket to join the Microfibre Consortium, which looks at reducing the impact of microplastics on the environment.

Debenhams weighs on Sports Direct FY earnings 19 Jul 18

Michelle Russell

Sports Direct saw earnings slump by nearly three-quarters in its last fiscal year as the UK high street sportswear chain took a hit on the value of its stake in Debenhams.

Perry Ellis reiterates commitment to going private 18 Jul 18

Michelle Russell

US apparel business Perry Ellis International has reiterated its commitment to pursuing a going private transaction, despite an unsolicited takeover bid, and what it says are "mischaracterisations" made by privately-held Randa Accessories Leather Goods.

M&S prepares to cut 351 store management jobs 17 Jul 18

Michelle Russell

British fashion and food retailer Marks & Spencer is to cut around 351 store management roles as the company perseveres with its five-year transformation plan.

New York City unveils $100m overhaul to supply chain network 17 Jul 18

Michelle Russell

The New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) has unveiled a US$100m plan to overhaul its ageing logistics system and create a more sustainable and resilient supply chain network.

Sales at US clothing stores see mixed bag in June 16 Jul 18

Leonie Barrie

US retail sales continued to rise in June, but while consumers spent more on their cars, in bars and restaurants, and on furniture and building supplies, it was a month of mixed performance for clothing, sporting goods and in department stores.

Latest blogs

Higher worker wages – who pays? 2 Jul 18

Leonie Barrie

There continues to be a disconnect between buying departments and compliance teams when it comes to costing labour in price negotiations. So who should pay for a minimum wage increase?

Trump tariff dispute rumbles on 26 Jun 18

Michelle Russell

The US has escalated its trade threats to China after President Donald Trump said he is considering tariffs on an additional $200bn of Chinese goods if China "refuses to change its practices."

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