Top stories on just-style this week include a look at how Gap's brands are able to significantly cut down on lead times, what 'see now, buy now' means for the supply chain, Pakistan leads August growth in US apparel imports, and another three parks dedicated to textile and garment production are to be opened in Ethiopia.
The news that some lenders have urged Sears Holdings to file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, which involves the liquidation rather than the restructuring of the business, confirms the view that Sears is a firm without any real inherent value, one analyst says.
Apparel brand owners and retailers that use radio frequency identification technology (RFID) technology can reach near 100% order accuracy and, therefore, improve supply chain efficiency and potentially cost, a new study has found.
September proved a mixed month for the handful of US apparel retailers still reporting their monthly comparable sales, as growth remained up on last year and the prior month but two firms returned to their negative trajectory.
As the UK Government launches an inquiry into the impact of the fashion industry on the environment, a business network has called for consideration to be placed on volume, collaboration support for best practice initiatives, and legislation and incentives.
Online, catalogue and stores retailer N Brown Group has warned it expects offline sales to continue to fall as it focuses on driving online growth of it's three so-called 'Power Brands' - JD Williams, Simply Be and Jacamo.
UK online fashion retailer Asos has today (11 October) become one of the first fashion retailers in the UK to launch on Google Assistant, meaning customers can discover the latest of the company's products across popular categories using just their voice.
Despite a less favourable external environment that has seen increased trade tensions and financial volatility, the growth outlook for developing East Asia and Pacific (EAP) remains positive, new figures show.