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In the money: Women's wear continues to weigh on M&S 5 Nov 2013

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A question mark continues to hang over Marks & Spencer's clothing performance after the retailer recorded its ninth consecutive quarterly decline in like-for-like general merchandise sales - despite the much-publicised re-launch of its autumn/winter women's wear ranges in September.


In the money: Hanesbrands laughs off retail woes 31 Oct 2013

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This year’s back-to-school retail selling season wasn’t the most lucrative on record, but that doesn’t seem to be bothering Hanesbrands too much.


In the money: VF Corp buoyant about long-term growth 22 Oct 2013

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After booking a 13.8% hike in third-quarter profit, boosted by strong sales in its outdoor & action sports and jeanswear businesses, it's not surprising that executives at apparel giant VF Corporation are in buoyant mood.


In the money: Burberry strategy unchanged under new CEO 15 Oct 2013

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Burberry CFO Carol Fairweather has insisted there will be no change to the luxury brand's corporate strategy under newly-appointed CEO Christopher Bailey, who will replace Angela Ahrendts next year.


In the money: Nike Q1 surge driven by innovation 27 Sep 2013

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Basking in the glow of an impressive set of first quarter figures, Nike CEO Mark Parker took the chance to set out exactly where things had gone right for the sporting goods colossus.


In the money: PVH on track with Warnaco integration 12 Sep 2013

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PVH Corp says it is on track with the integration of the Warnaco business it bought earlier this year, despite the fact acquisition costs pushed the apparel giant to a second-quarter loss.


In the money: Esprit tweaks turnaround plan 11 Sep 2013

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Esprit is tweaking its existing turnaround plan to focus more on fast fashion, after the company swung to a full-year loss as its efforts so far failed to gain traction.


In the money: JC Penney scrambles to stabilise business 21 Aug 2013

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Department store retailer JC Penney is facing a number of headwinds as it scrambles to stabilise its business after a previous turnaround effort failed.


In the money: Li & Fung emphasises China's importance 14 Aug 2013

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Apparel supply giant Li & Fung has emphasised China's enduring importance as a sourcing destination, noting that the country continues to play a key role for both importers and retailers.


In the money: Fifth & Pacific hit by weak growth at Lucky Brand 9 Aug 2013

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US clothing company Fifth & Pacific has admitted its second quarter results were weaker than expected as sales growth slipped at its denim label Lucky Brand.


In the money: Europe to remain a challenge for Adidas 8 Aug 2013

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German sportswear brand Adidas has said it expects the challenging trading environment in Europe, particularly Spain and Italy to remain, after the group cut its full-year outlook.


In the money: Buoyant Gildan looks to the future 7 Aug 2013

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Record third quarter profits and booming branded apparel sales for Gildan Activewear have left the Montreal-based company with food for thought over future production capacity.


In the money: Hanesbrands tight-lipped on Maidenform plans 31 Jul 2013

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Basic apparel manufacturer Hanesbrands is looking to "take advantage" of the recent US$575m Maidenform Brands acquisition but remained tight-lipped on its plans for the lingerie maker.


In the money: Under Armour gears up for the future 26 Jul 2013

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If you’re going to make grand statements about the global expansion of your company, it helps if your next set of results sound a similarly buoyant note – and those of Under Armour have done just that.


In the money: Timberland troubles can’t stop VF 23 Jul 2013

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A month after unveiling its new five-year growth plan, VF Corporation chairman and CEO Eric Wiseman said the company was “right on track” when unveiling a healthy set of second quarter results.


In the money: SuperGroup plans world domination 11 Jul 2013

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SuperGroup CEO Julian Dunkerton was bullish about the clothing company's prospects today as the group set its sights on ramping up international expansion.


In the money: Wolverine on track with integration of new brands 10 Jul 2013

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Wolverine Worldwide has said the integration of the Sperry Top-Sider, Sacuony, Stride Rite and Keds footwear brands is on track, with plans to continue to accelerate the growth of these labels.


In the money: M&S clothing sales down for eighth quarter 9 Jul 2013

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Retailer Marks & Spencer has blamed poor weather and promotions after recording its eighth consecutive quarterly decline in like-for-like clothing and general merchandise sales.


In the money: Innovation key to Nike's growth strategy 1 Jul 2013

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Sportswear giant Nike plans to accelerate its innovation agenda, with more new ideas and faster solutions, as part of efforts to bolster long-term growth and profitability.


In the money: PVH sees growth after teething issues at Warnaco 21 Jun 2013

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Apparel giant PVH Corporation expects to see strong growth at Tommy Hilfiger and Calvin Klein once teething problems with the integration of its Warnaco business are addressed, the group has revealed.


In the money: H&M remains committed to Bangladesh 20 Jun 2013

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Swedish fashion retailer Hennes & Maurtiz (H&M) remains committed to sourcing in Bangladesh despite a series of apparel factory disasters in the country over recent months.


In the money: Lululemon still counting Luon cost 11 Jun 2013

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Assessing the true cost of Lululemon’s recall of its hugely popular black Luon pants back in March could take some time yet.


In the money: Under Armour pushes international and women's 6 Jun 2013

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International sportswear brand Under Armour is planning to double revenues to $4bn in the next three years as it moves into the "next chapter" of its business evolution.


In the money: First plans emerge from new JC Penney CEO 17 May 2013

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Mike Ullman, the man who has returned to turn around department store retailer JC Penney following the departure of Ron Johnson last month, has outlined the first of his plans to improve the ailing business.


In the money: Gildan sees growth with brands concerned on safety 9 May 2013

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Canadian T-shirt and sock maker Gildan Activewear is looking to grow its supply base and expand its relationships with global brands concerned about safety and other social responsibility issues at sub-contractors making their clothes.


In the money: Cold weather and spring fashion cools Jones Group 3 May 2013

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The Jones Group has admitted that the cold weather during the second quarter had a "very negative" impact on the company's performance, and that it also faced challenges in its sportswear division.


In the money: Falling jeanswear costs boost VF 30 Apr 2013

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A positive first quarter for VF Corporation – net profit surged up 25% on last year – was marked by strong performance for The North Face and Vans, and improving margins as jeanswear costs fell.


In the money: Under Armour focuses on sourcing and demand 22 Apr 2013

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Sportswear firm Under Armour has revealed that it has begun sourcing its Fleece products from higher cost suppliers after facing delivery issues last year.


In the money: Burberry works to mitigate macroeconomic environment 17 Apr 2013

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Luxury brand Burberry is working to "control the things it can control" as luxury footfall declines amid macroeconomic uncertainty around the world.


In the money: Lululemon continues investigation into sheer trousers 22 Mar 2013

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Lululemon Athletica is still investigating how a line of sheerer than expected black Luon products made it into stores.

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