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More than 90 brands and retailers have committed to end the use of angora in their future clothing and accessories collections, following on...
Ten days into her new role as American Apparel CEO, industry veteran Paula Schneider sounded a confident note as she told investors and anal...
| 25 Sep 2014
A long-standing investment between two Hong Kong based companies - Crystal Group and Pacific Textiles Holdings - to set up a new fabric mill in Vietnam is nearing completion. Add in Crystal Group's new garment manufacturing facilities, and the site is expected to be the largest vertical textile and garment operation in the country.
| 6 Jun 2014
Weather issues and a volatile macro environment are unlikely to derail PVH Corp, analysts believe, despite the apparel giant revealing earnings yesterday (5 June) that missed expectations. The company also offered an optimistic outlook for the rest of the year.
| 21 May 2014
Strategically located along the trading route between Asia and Africa, Mauritius is fast emerging as a major sourcing hub for textile and apparel products. Despite low-cost competition from Asia, the industry has successfully navigated its way through a plethora of challenges in the last few decades to emerge as a now high-tech, dynamic, and vertically integrated sector. Michelle Russell takes a closer look.
| 13 May 2014
The Mauritian textile and apparel industry has overtaken sugar to become the country's largest export, with a turnover of around US$885m in 2013, a marginal increase of just 0.07% over the year before. Local textile and clothing manufacturers are working hard to sustain this growth, with several sharing their future ambitions with just-style.
| 29 May 2013
There has been a lot of talk in recent years about the need to develop more strategic relationships between retailers and their suppliers to improve flexibility and add value across the supply chain. But according to Mark Green, executive vice president of the global supply chain at apparel giant PVH, the biggest changes in sourcing are yet to come.
| 27 Aug 2015
Second-quarter earnings for the retail sector as a whole are forecast to be lower than the prior month, despite easy year-on-year comparisons. Guess saw both earnings and sales fall in the quarter, while PVH Corp revealed second-quarter results that beat its expectations, upping its full-year guidance. Express also raised its full-year outlook after its profit increased more than threefold, DSW said it remains confident in its direction after earnings grew, and Foot Locker had an "outstanding" quarter with sales, earnings and margins all up.
| 26 Jun 2015
First-quarter revenue forecasts for US apparel retailers fared far worse than earnings expectations. The Finish Line said it got off to a "solid start" with double-digit profit growth, and Cherokee was pleased with a "strong" quarter, despite some headwinds. Elsewhere, Urban Outfitters revealed a mixed quarter, while Men's Wearhouse booked record sales but a decline in earnings.
| 3 Mar 2015
The US has raised “serious” concerns over worker rights in Honduras and the enforcement of labour laws under the Dominican Republic-Central America Free Trade Agreement (DR-CAFTA), following a probe into working conditions at facilities, including apparel factories.
| 8 Jan 2015
US retail giant PVH Corp is to shutter its Izod men's sports and casual clothing retail business with the closure of 100 stores, blaming an increasingly competitive environment.
| 22 Dec 2014
US clothing giant PVH Corp and Australasian apparel supplier and retailer Gazal Corp are extending the scope of their Australian joint venture with the addition of new brands.
| 22 Dec 2014
PVH Corporation-owned brand Calvin Klein is to expand its online presence to more than 20 countries by the end of 2016, including six in Asia.
| 4 Dec 2014
Apparel giant PVH Corp recorded a double-digit increase in third quarter net profit, despite revenues being impacted by the weak euro.
| 17 Oct 2014
French Connection has become the latest firm to impose a ban on the use on angora from its future collections following pressure from animal rights group PETA.
| 10 Oct 2014
Meaningful acquisition opportunities for PVH Corp are likely to present themselves in two to six years time, but they may take the form of bringing existing businesses in house under the Tommy Hilfiger and Calvin Klein banners, analysts believe.
| 1 Oct 2014
The latest reports from just-style's research store include a look at specialist apparel and footwear retailers in Russia, an industry report on underwear manufacturers, and apparel markets in the top five European countries.
| 26 Sep 2014
Oliver Timm has been promoted to the newly-created position of president of PVH Europe, as the company looks to strengthen its operations for the Tommy Hilfiger and Calvin Klein brands in the region.
| 4 Sep 2014
A robust performance from Tommy Hilfiger helped PVH Corp post a second quarter profit, with revenues almost breaking through the $2bn barrier.
| 3 Sep 2014
G-III Apparel Group has lifted its full-year earnings and sales guidance after booking a 72% increase in second-quarter net profit.
| 6 Jun 2014
US-based intimate apparel brand Spanx has hired former Nike global apparel and footwear executive, Jan Singer, as its chief executive officer.
| 5 Jun 2014
PVH Corp has revealed first-quarter earnings that missed analyst consensus due to a challenging macroeconomic environment and heightened promotional activity.
| 3 Jun 2014
G-III Apparel Group has booked an increase in first-quarter profit and upped its sales and earnings guidance for the full year.
| 14 May 2014
PVH Corp subsidiary Calvin Klein and American Designer Fashion (ADF) have entered into a distribution and retail store license agreement.
| 28 Mar 2014
The most-read stories on just-style this week include reports of a drop in UK clothing sales last month, an insight into Uniqlo's multi-pronged attack on the US market, and a new Calvin Klein licensing deal in India agreed between PVH Corp and Arvind.
| 26 Mar 2014
Apparel giant PVH Corp has swung to a loss in its fourth-quarter on the back of charges related to its acquisition of Warnaco Group which, conversely, also helped boost sales.
| 25 Mar 2014
Calvin Klein's chief commercial officer, Steve Shiffman, is to take on the role of chief executive after Tom Murry announced his decision to retire.
| 24 Mar 2014
Apparel giant PVH Corp is teaming up with Arvind in another licensing deal - this time to distribute Calvin Klein Jeans apparel and accessories and Calvin Klein Underwear products in India.
| 4 Feb 2014
Fashion retailer AllSaints has joined a number of other firms in banning the use on angora from its future collections following pressure from animal rights group PETA.
| 27 Jan 2014
Workers making clothing for JC Penney, Macy's, Kohl's and Wal-Mart at the Alianza Fashion factory in Guatemala were deprived of more than $6m in back wages, benefits and pension funds when the company shut down last year, a new report claims.
| 31 Mar 2014
Western brands and retailers are "deeply implicated" in the current unrest gripping the Cambodian apparel sector - but they can also be part of the solution, a new report suggested last week.
| 5 Aug 2013
A $2.9bn deal that brings together the Hudson's Bay, Lord & Taylor and Saks Fifth Avenue brands into a combined company with 320 stores in the US and Canada was finally confirmed last week after months of speculation.
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