7 May 2013
Gucci has lost the latest bout in a trademark battle against Guess in Italy.
7 May 2013
Ralph Lauren has confirmed the appointment of former Gucci executive Laura Lendrum to the position of president of the group's US stores division.
29 April 2013
Women's wear retailer Cache has appointed Arnold Cohen to the post of executive vice president and chief marketing officer.
9 April 2013
The online and luxury segments are set to provide a silver lining in what is an otherwise gloomy outlook for Australia's fashion industry, according to research released by IbisWorld.
25 March 2013
French luxury group PPR, which will be renamed Kering in June, has acquired French crocodile skin company France Croco.
22 March 2013
French apparel group PPR is changing its name to Kering as it looks to position itself as a luxury and sportswear business.
6 March 2013
French apparel and luxury group PPR is reportedly considering changing its name to Kering as it looks to focus on its luxury and sportswear businesses.
25 February 2013
PPR's Redcats division has entered an agreement to sell its apparel and homeware brands Ellos and Jotex to Nordic Capital Fund VII for EUR275m (US$365m).
21 February 2013
Italian luxury shoe maker Tod's has appointed former Gucci and Valentino designer Alessandra Facchinetti as the creative designer of its women's collection.
15 February 2013
PPR is confident of continued growth in 2013, after posting a rise in 2012 net profit as strong sales of its luxury brands offset weakness in its sports division.
7 February 2013
PPR has completed the sale of its OneStopPlus US plus sized clothing business to private equity firms Charlesbank Capital Partners and Webster Capital.
15 January 2013
International apparel retailers are looking to strengthen their presence in lower-tier cities in China amid increasing competition, a report by the Li & Fung Research Centre has found.
15 January 2013
French apparel and luxury group PPR has acquired a 51% stake in designer brand Christopher Kane in order to help develop the business.
13 December 2012
French retail group PPR has acquired a EUR10m (US$13.1m) stake in Bigfoot I, the holding company that owns Russian online retailer Lamoda.
6 December 2012
French apparel group PPR has entered into an agreement to sell its US plus size business OneStopPlusGroup to private equity firms Charlesbank Capital and Webster Capital as it works to focus on its luxury and sportswear businesses.
3 December 2012
PPR has confirmed today (3 November) that Alexander Wang will become creative director of its Balenciaga brand.
26 November 2012
Online clothing retailer Asos has invested in second hand designer clothing website Covetique for an undisclosed amount.
9 November 2012
More than 120 international apparel brands and retailers have now pledged to ban the use of cotton from Uzbekistan as part of efforts to stop the country using forced and child labor to harvest its cotton crop.
8 November 2012
Luxury goods brand Tom Ford International has appointed former Bottega Veneta executive Jerome Cheung as chief executive officer of its Asia Pacific operations.
6 November 2012
French retail group PPR has announced that Nicolas Ghesquière is to step down as creative director of its Balenciaga fashion house.
5 November 2012
‘A New Dawn - Rebuilding UK Textile Manufacturing' was the title of a remarkable conference staged by Britain's textile industry on Friday (2 November). Remarkable for its positive inspiration - but also for the doubts it raised about the quality of thinking in the industry.
1 November 2012
Despite the financial storm clouds that have disrupted Europe's economy over the past few years, the continent's luxury apparel sector has proved remarkably resilient, with global demand for their products rising.
1 November 2012
Clothing labels worldwide are usually a standard read, with fibre names such as 'cotton,' 'nylon' and 'polyester' remaining constant from season to season. But when it comes to luxury textiles, there seem to be more evolving trends in terms of fibres used - along with more dynamic changes in supply and demand.
29 October 2012
French retail group PPR has reported "satisfactory" third-quarter sales growth, helped by rising revenue at its luxury brands.
22 October 2012
The following is a round-up of apparel and footwear news from the world's local media. just-style has not checked these stories so cannot guarantee their accuracy.
2 October 2012
Performance apparel and footwear maker Under Armour has appointed Leanne Fremar as senior vice president and executive creative director of its women's business as part of plans to expand the category.
1 October 2012
While the focus on emerging markets for the big international clothing companies has traditionally been to view them as outsourcing opportunities, there are a lot of people with a lot of money in these countries. So go-ahead Western brands are seeking to gain a presence in emerging markets, hoping to reap dividends as their economies grow.
28 September 2012
Top stories on just-style this week include news that garment firms in Pakistan face cancelled export orders following safety concerns, activists from Uzbekistan call for an extension to an international boycott of cotton and the launch of Adidas' Stella McCartney DryDye T-shirt.
24 September 2012
Adidas for Stella McCartney is set to launch a DryDye T-shirt, which is dyed using pressurised CO2 instead of water.
17 September 2012
Fashion retailer All Saints has tapped William Kim, the former senior vice president of retail and digital commerce at luxury goods firm Burberry, as its new CEO.