16 May 2013
Department store retailer Dillard's has posted a 23.4% increase in first-quarter profit, boosted by a US$4.4m after-tax gain and more controlled costs, despite unseasonably cool weather.
30 April 2013
Hong Kong listed Luen Thai Holdings, one of the world's leading apparel manufacturing and supply chain services providers, has completed its US$55m acquisition of Singapore-based Ocean Sky Group.
27 March 2013
America's Save Our Industries Act, also known as the SAVE Act, which would give a range of Philippines-made apparel duty-free access to the US, looks increasingly likely to be implemented. And the Filipino clothing and textile sector is happy.
26 February 2013
Department store chain Dillard's has seen its fourth-quarter profit rise after sales growth and efforts to control costs helped improve margins.
19 February 2013
US department store retailer Dillard's is to introduce a collection of performance active wear designed by actor Matthew McConaughey.
4 February 2013
Iconix Brand Group, which licenses fashion and footwear labels including Candie's, Bongo, London Fog and Joe Boxer, has acquired a 51% interest in the Buffalo David Bitton brand for US$76.5m.
8 January 2013
Singapore-based apparel company Ocean Sky is set to be acquired by Luen Thai Holdings for US$55m.
14 December 2012
Ten Los Angeles based garment contractors making clothes for retailers including Dillard's, Forever 21, Ross Stores and Urban Outfitters have been accused of serious labour violations.
7 September 2012
US department store operator Dillard's has promoted vice president of accounting Chris Johnson to vice president of real estate.
3 September 2012
Major clothing retailers are benefiting in significant ways from the new data collection and management options offered by new technology in labels, especially regarding radio frequency identification (RFID) tags.
9 August 2012
Department store chain Dillard’s recorded a 76% surge in second quarter profits, boosted by stronger revenues and an improvement in gross margins.
31 July 2012
With apparel manufacturing operations bridging the Dominican Republic and neighbouring Haiti, Grupo M's co-production model is an exemplary example of trade preferences in action. Here company founder and president Fernando Capellán tells just-style about the opportunities that lie ahead.
6 July 2012
The most-read stories on just-style this week include just-style's June management briefing focusing on fast fashion, N Brown announcing the retirement of its CEO and chairman, and a report that Nicaragua's potential as a major footwear supplier is attracting interest from the likes of Clarks, Dillard's and Brown Shoe Company.
4 July 2012
From a near standing start less than two years ago, Nicaragua's potential as a major footwear supplier to the US and Europe is already attracting interest from brands and retailers including Geox, Clarks, Dillard's and Brown Shoe Company.
15 June 2012
Luxury women's fashion brand Alberto Makali has selected NGC's Global Enterprise Suite as an integrated solution for PLM and ERP to help support its global growth.
11 May 2012
Strong showings from men’s wear and women’s accessories helped department store retailer Dillard’s to post a 24% increase in first quarter net income.
11 May 2012
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has recalled 320 Supreme Trading children's letterman jackets because the snaps can detach, posing a choking hazard.
9 May 2012
Luen Thai Holdings is Hong Kong's largest listed garment firm, with 34,000 employees, revenues of around US$1bn and a flagship business that produces over 80m garments a year - as well as footwear and bags - from production bases in China, the Philippines, Indonesia, India, Bangladesh and Cambodia. In the first of two articles based on a conversation with just-style managing editor Leonie Barrie at the recent Prime Source Forum in Hong Kong, CEO Henry Tan calls for industry-wide collaboration in a bid to increase efficiency and offset rising costs in the apparel supply chain.
24 February 2012
US department store chain Dillard's saw fourth-quarter net profit jump 29.1%, with a rise in sales also boosted by a tax credit.
10 February 2012
China's rise over the past two decades as the leading location for apparel sourcing has had a knock-on effect on Hong Kong's role in the global garment industry, shifting it from a manufacturer to a servicing and sourcing centre. It will take on even more diverse roles in the future, according to industry executives speaking at recent conferences in Hong Kong. Vicky Sung reports.
3 February 2012
Post-holiday discounts helped many US retailers lift their sales in January, according to monthly figures released yesterday (2 February), but overall results were mixed as many consumers shopped cautiously amid the struggling economy.
2 February 2012
The following is a general roundup of US apparel and shoe retailers' January 2012 sales results.
5 January 2012
The following is a general roundup of US apparel and shoe retailers' December 2011 sales results.
1 December 2011
The following is a general roundup of US apparel and shoe retailers' November 2011 sales results.
1 December 2011
Software supplier JDA Software Group Inc has agreed to pay $57m in damages to department store retailer Dillard's Inc to end a long-running lawsuit on a software license and services agreement.
11 November 2011
US retailer Dillard's saw third-quarter profit jump 85%, boosted by improving same-store sales and operating costs.
3 November 2011
The following is a general roundup of US apparel and shoe retailers' October 2011 sales results.
6 October 2011
The following is a general roundup of US apparel and shoe chains' September 2011 sales results.
1 September 2011
The following is a general roundup of US apparel and shoe chains' August 2011 sales results.
26 August 2011
Department store retailer Dillard's has confirmed media reports that it is merging its merchandising division in St Louis with another in Little Rock, Arkansas, where the company is based.