19 February 2013
Malaysia's textile and clothing industry is planning to focus on three key areas - higher value fashion, dyeing and finishing, and technical textiles - to sustain strong growth and continue to compete with significantly lower-cost competition elsewhere in Asia.
16 August 2012
Michael McCormick, executive vice president of global sales and marketing at outdoor apparel and footwear firm Columbia Sportswear, has resigned for personal reasons.
11 April 2012
Perry Ellis has extended its licence agreement to design, manufacture and distribute apparel and related accessories with Callaway Golf.
17 February 2012
Apparel firm Perry Ellis International Inc has bought the Ben Hogan golf brand from Callaway Golf Co in a move that reinforces its focus on golf lifestyle clothing.
28 January 2011
UK department store chain House of Fraser has announced the appointment of Andy Harding to the position of director of e-commerce.
26 January 2011
Callaway Golf Company has announced a wider full-year loss of US$29.3m, compared with $20.9m last year, due to a dip in the US golf market.
23 July 2010
German sporting goods firm Puma, a subsidiary of French conglomerate PPR, has confirmed the appointment of Alexander Hagen as its new general manager, European Economic Area (EEA).
17 June 2010
Golf wear firm Callaway Golf Company has estimated that its second quarter net sales will be in the range of $295 - $305m, broadly flat from last year.
19 April 2010
Callaway Golf is poised to post a healthy increase in first quarter profit, boosted by a double-digit sales surge in the first three months of 2010.
22 March 2010
Apparel company Perry Ellis International has swung into profit for the full fiscal year, buoyed by improved margins that offset lower FY sales.
9 March 2010
Perry Ellis International is launching a range of golf apparel under the Top-Flite brand at Kmart after signing an agreement with Sears Holdings Corporation.
28 January 2010
Apparel seller Callaway Golf Company has swung to a full-year net loss for 2009, blaming the challenging economic and market conditions.
22 January 2010
The Shanghai Huangpu District People's Court has sentenced a retail shop owner in the Chinese city, Fan Chaokui, to serve a seven month jail term and pay a fine after being convicted of selling counterfeit golf equipment including apparel.
13 January 2010
Callaway Golf Company has announced the formation of Callaway Golf India, a wholly-owned subsidiary that establishes a direct presence within the country.
2 October 2009
Apparel maker Perry Ellis International has promoted John (‘Jack’) Voith to the post of president of its golf and sportswear division.
23 March 2009
Apparel maker Perry Ellis International Inc is exiting the men’s specialty store business and its Dockers outerwear license in a bid to save up to $8m.
23 March 2009
Perry Ellis International has been licensed to design, manufacture and distribute Callaway golf and sportswear apparel in the US, Canada, Latin America and the Caribbean.
5 November 2008
Casual apparel maker People's Liberation Inc has appointed veteran golf and apparel industry executive Gary Sims as managing director of its J Lindeberg USA unit.
13 October 2008
TaylorMade-adidas Golf, a subsidiary of sporting goods giant Adidas Group, is to buy golf inspired sportwear maker Ashworth Inc for $28.1m in a deal that makes it one of the world’s leading golf apparel companies.
8 September 2008
Golf wear brand Callaway Golf Company and its president and CEO George Fellows have agreed to amend and extend the term of his employment agreement until December 2011.
27 June 2008
Outdoor apparel and footwear maker Columbia Sportswear Company has appointed Tim Bartels as its new vice president of global footwear sales and promoted Mitch Fields to vice president of global apparel sales.
17 January 2008
Golf sportswear maker Ashworth has announced the acquisition of the Sun Ice and Sunice trademarks from Fletcher Leisure Group.
12 September 2007
Columbia Sportswear European general manager, Paul Gils, has resigned from the company for personal reasons it was revealed yesterday (11 September).
21 August 2007
Fila USA has named athletic apparel industry veteran Peter Holmberg as its national sales manager, Golf & Corporate.
25 May 2007
Edward Fadel has rejoined golfwear supplier Ashworth Inc as president. He succeeds Gary (Sims) Schneiderman, who has left the firm.
25 September 2006
Golf apparel firm Sport-Haley has agreed to buy Explorer Gear USA’s 49% stake in Reserve Apparel Group and to settle all potential claims between the companies and their respective affiliates.
21 July 2006
Two new senior vice presidents have joined the ranks at Callaway Golf Company, aimed at driving the company’s international strategy and overseeing manufacturing operations.
12 April 2006
Net sales at Callaway Golf Company for the first quarter ending 31 March 2006 look set to hit US$300m, level with the figure for the same period last year.
13 March 2006
Golf wear company Ashworth has signed a deal to become lead vendor and official licensee of the September 2006 Ryder Cup golf event in Ireland.
8 March 2006
Upscale sportswear company Cutter & Buck has appointed a new chief executive and a new president.