For the second year in a row, it seems consumers are being more restrained when it comes to back-to-school shopping. But with new fashions,...
JC Penney has emphasised its commitment to moving back to a merchandising model marked by narrow and deep assortments, as it looks to build...
| 21 May 2014
Improved supply chain capabilities and omni-channel improvements will be a key driver of near-term profits for US retailers, with investment shifting from stores to IT.
| 11 Jul 2013
Unveiling a new five-year plan to improve worker safety at the factories in Bangladesh that produce their clothing, North American brands and retailers were keen to stress the similarities between their own initiative and a separate scheme backed by 70 mainly European companies. That said, there are considerable differences too.
| 3 Apr 2013
Consensus among industry executives seems clear that China's many advantages mean it will continue to be key to apparel sourcing strategies - despite its rising prices, labour issues, and government policy that is increasingly unfriendly towards low value industries. But the search goes on for alternatives.
| 3 Apr 2013
As retailers struggle to differentiate themselves from their peers, and have little room to manoeuvre when it comes to mark-ups and markdowns, there's a growing awareness that the supply chain can contribute to improved efficiency and a competitive edge.
| 25 Aug 2015
Tumbling markets and economic uncertainty in China could deliver a tough blow to several specialty retail and apparel companies - with the biggest risks including China revenue exposure and a potentially slower economy driving lower consumer spending, one analyst has suggested.
| 29 Apr 2015
Children's wear company Carter's said it is “off to a good start” this year with both earnings and margins growing in its first-quarter.
| 23 Oct 2014
Children's wear company Carter's has revealed an increase in third-quarter sales and earnings, which met the group's expectations.
| 17 Oct 2014
Destination Maternity is to expand into Israel through an international franchise agreement with H&O Fashion Ltd, one of the country's most dominant fashion-retail chains.
| 25 Jul 2014
Children's wear company Carter's has booked an increase in second-quarter earnings and sales, exceeding the firm's expectations.
| 28 Apr 2014
Carter's delivered "resilient results in a tough quarter," according to one analyst, after the children's wear firm posted a double-digit decline in first-quarter profit despite record sales.
| 27 Feb 2014
Children's wear company Carter's has said it is planning for "good growth" in its next fiscal year, despite recording a drop in earnings in its fourth-quarter.
| 24 Jan 2014
Children's wear company Carter's has completed the relocation of its corporate offices from Shelton, Connecticut to Atlanta, creating 200 jobs.
| 7 Nov 2013
Struggling US department store retailer JC Penney Company may be seeing the first signs of an uptick in its fortunes, after same-store sales edged up 0.9% in October - the first rise in almost two years.
| 24 Oct 2013
Children's wear maker Carter's has today (24 October) reported a 4.7% decline in third-quarter net profit, after a US$13.1m expense offset record sales levels.
| 20 Aug 2013
The group of leading retailers and brands who make up the North American Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety has named Ellen O'Kane Tauscher as the independent chair of its board of directors.
| 25 Jul 2013
Children's wear company Carter's saw adjusted net income increase during the second quarter on rising sales.
| 20 Jun 2013
A second former Carter's executive has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit securities fraud in connection with a multi-million dollar insider trading conspiracy involving the retailer's stock.
| 26 Apr 2013
Children's wear manufacturer Carter's has today (25 April) seen its first-quarter net profit surge 28.3% on the back of higher retail and online sales.
| 12 Apr 2013
US children's wear maker Carter's has recalled 218,000 pieces of infant clothing because the zipper pull can detach, posing a choking risk to young children.
| 14 Mar 2013
Senior executives from across the apparel industry and its supply chain will be heading to Hong Kong later this month for the annual Prime Source Forum.
| 27 Feb 2013
Children's wear maker Carter's has reported a 40% increase in fourth-quarter profit, driven by rising sales of products sold under its namesake brand.
| 19 Dec 2012
The former head of investor relations for children's wear company Carter's Inc faces up to 25 years in prison and a fine of up to $250,000 after pleading guilty to an insider trading conspiracy.
| 18 Dec 2012
Children's wear maker Carter's Inc is strengthening its leadership team with the appointment of a new president, a head of international operations, and a retail operations boss.
| 20 Nov 2012
A number of major clothing brands have been accused of "fuelling modern-day slavery" through their failure to address child and forced labour in their supply chains, according to a report released by the Not For Sale campaign.
| 12 Nov 2012
A group of buyers representing some 20 global brands and retailers is this week visiting Bangladesh as part of a wider regional tour to explore sourcing alternatives to China.
| 8 Nov 2012
The former head of investor relations for children's wear company Carter's, Eric Martin, has been charged by a federal grand jury around an insider trading scheme, the company's third former executive to be charged with insider trading.
| 26 Oct 2012
US children's apparel specialist Carter's has lifted its full-year guidance after recording a 72.4% surge in third-quarter profits, helped by strong international demand.
| 12 Oct 2012
Children's wear maker Carter's has revealed it will relocate its Shelton-based retail store in Connecticut and financial operations to its Atlanta headquarters in Georgia to support growth plans.
- TPP: now the real fight starts
- Private label sourcing faces range of pressures
- Can Gap maintain its momentum minus Larsson?
- What clothing could the TPP X-basket contain?
- Where next for e-textiles and smart garments?
- Update: Negotiators agree landmark TPP trade deal
- H&M falling behind on Bangladesh factory safety?
- Nike debuts new fabric for adaptive breathability
- New Bangladesh labour rules draw union criticism
- World cotton trade seen stable in 2015/16
- Wearable technology: The future market potential for smart garments and e-textiles
- Global Database of the Top 1000 Apparel Producers - Company Names, Financial Performance, and Contact Details
- Myanmar's Garment Sector in 2015 - now with updated members' directory
- Outdoor performance apparel: peaks, valleys, and green fields
- Ethiopia – the emerging textile and clothing industry