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Trump Trade – The tariffs are coming!

Tariff discussions are looming over the White House – and everyone in the apparel, footwear, and accessory industry should be on high alert,...

Timberland commits to cotton from Haiti

Haiti is making its return to the cotton supply chain with the country’s first cotton harvest in three decades thanks to help from US outdoo...

Tips for success in the apparel industry's new era

Faced with a paradigm shift in everything from the way raw materials are sourced, to how products are sold and the tools and technologies th...

What’s best for business – Family vs public firms?

Why are family-run firms prospering while traditional professionally-run multinational corporations are failing? David Birnbaum suggests the...

Latest Interviews

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.

Why Primark is working to do "the right thing" – Interview 31 Oct 2017

Michelle Russell

Unlike many other major apparel firms, value fashion chain Primark chooses not to openly set targets for its sustainability and ethical commitments, but instead "just get on and do it," as Katharine Stewart, Primark's director of ethical trade, tells just-style. Yet in recent years the retailer has started to open up about its work to engage more closely with its supply chain: in particular, turning its focus to ensuring all the cotton in its products is sourced sustainably.

Latest News

UK consulting on insolvency protection for suppliers 22 Mar 18

Michelle Russell

The UK Government is consulting on a set of reforms that will give greater protection to staff and small suppliers of insolvent businesses under new plans to crack down on directors and employers behaving irresponsibly.

New Look CVA approved, 980 jobs and 60 stores at risk 22 Mar 18

Beth Wright

New Look has announced its company voluntary arrangement (CVA) has been approved by an overwhelming majority of its creditors – a move that means 60 stores are due to close resulting in up to 980 redundancies.

Startup develops first AI-based human model generator 22 Mar 18

Beth Wright

Artificial intelligence startup has launched what it claims is the world's first AI-based human model generator that it says will help shoppers better predict how a garment will fit.

Ted Baker shares slide on challenging outlook 22 Mar 18

Michelle Russell

UK lifestyle brand Ted Baker saw its share price slide 5.5% in morning trading after cautioning on a challenging global trading environment looking ahead.

US Q4 in brief – Guess, The Children's Place, Iconix Brand Group 22 Mar 18


In the latest fourth-quarter filings from US apparel and footwear brands and retailers, Genesco booked a rise in both earnings and revenue, Sears was boosted by the new US tax law, Caleres returned to profit, Dick's Sporting Goods achieved growth across key businesses, and Urban Outfitters produced record fourth-quarter sales.

Instagram brings seamless online shopping to the UK 22 Mar 18

Beth Wright

Social media platform Instagram has taken its next steps towards "seamless" shopping, launching a new feature that will provide UK consumers with an easier way to shop online.

Latest blogs

Tailoring mass manufacturing to the individual 19 Mar 18

Leonie Barrie

As the fashion industry shifts towards proper omnichannel it requires an on-demand supply chain that combines customisation with the ability to restock shops more efficiently and respond to trends more quickly.

Asia-Pacific trade deal now signed by 11 nations 12 Mar 18

Michelle Russell

The 11 remaining countries of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) have now signed a revised version of the multilateral trade pact without the US, reviving a deal that will slash tariffs and foster trade in a marketplace worth close to around US$13.5trn.

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