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How Jeanswest went from VA to Clothing Store of the Year in 12 months

Jeanswest wins customer satisfaction award. Image: Supplied.
While there’s no doubt that 2020 was a tough year for all retailers, Australian denim brand Jeanswest had a steeper hill to climb than most, starting out the year under voluntary administration with the closure of 37 stores, the loss of 263 staff and owing $50 million to creditors.   But 18 months on, the business is powering forward under the ownership of Harbour Guidance Pty Ltd, a business run by Hong Kong clothing and textiles mogul Chun Fan Yeung and his family. Despite the nume