2 May 2013
Fashion business Hugo Boss posted earnings down 11% in the first quarter, hit by the “persistently challenging economic environment” and changes to delivery timings.
23 April 2013
Virtual fitting room provider Fits.me has received around GBP5m (US$7.6m) in funding from new and existing investors, which it will use to support its expansion.
14 March 2013
German fashion house Hugo Boss has set out an upbeat forecast for further growth in 2013, with gains in all geographic regions and at its own retail stores.
8 February 2013
German fashion brand Hugo Boss has seen fourth quarter profit jump 30% on rising sales and tight cost controls.
25 January 2013
Retailers including Adidas, Hugo Boss, L.K.Bennett, Nicole Farhi and Superdry have signed up to install virtual fitting room technology from Fits.me.
6 November 2012
Police investigating the 2007 sale of the Valentino and Hugo Boss fashion businesses have seized assets worth EUR65m, according to reports.
30 October 2012
German fashion house Hugo Boss today (30 October) said it is confident of meeting its full-year targets, despite booking flat sales and a fall in earnings in its third-quarter.
27 September 2012
British clothing brand Karen Millen has appointed Becky Bateman as retail director for the UK and Ireland and Pilar LaCave as retail director for Europe.
1 August 2012
After more than doubling its growth rates between 2008 and 2012, Brazil is the darling of Latin America's luxury apparel and goods market. Last year, the market for designer clothing and footwear grew 7.3% to $2.6bn, while sales of luxury accessories increased 4.5% to 1.2bn.
31 July 2012
German luxury brand Hugo Boss has seen first-half operating profit rise on the back of a double-digit jump in sales.
23 July 2012
Esquel Enterprises (Singapore) Pte, a subsidiary of Hong Kong based clothing giant Esquel Group, has begun construction on a US$25m apparel plant at the Luong Son industrial zone in the northern Vietnamese province of Hoa Binh.
12 July 2012
A fund controlled by the Qatari royal family has bought Italian luxury fashion house Valentino from Red & Black, a company controlled by Permira Funds and Italian textile group Marzotto.
11 July 2012
The latest speakers lined up for the technology and innovation session at the International Apparel Federation's (IAF) World Apparel Convention later this year include executives from Hugo Boss, Alvanon and TC2.
28 June 2012
Global retail giant Uniqlo has become the latest company to agree to phase out the use of wool from sheep that have been mulesed.
22 June 2012
Former American Apparel executive Marty Staff has partnered with Bert Pulitzer to revive Pulitzer's iconic sailing jacket.
26 April 2012
German fashion house Hugo Boss today (26 April) booked a 14% hike in first-quarter profit, driven by growth in all regions and distribution channels.
29 March 2012
Formal men's wear retailer Moss Bros Group has today (29 March) posted a full-year profit "turnaround", on the back of increased sales and cost cuts.
14 March 2012
German fashion house Hugo Boss AG today (14 March) said it expects sales to continue to rise in the year ahead after posting "record" full-year results in 2011, but the rate of growth is likely to slow.
14 March 2012
Industry veteran Marty Staff, most recently chief business development officer for American Apparel, is joining Harbor Footwear Group as a consultant.
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.
9 February 2012
Designer fashion house Hugo Boss recorded strong revenue and earnings growth in the fourth quarter to reach record levels of sales and profits for 2011.
14 November 2011
Hugo Boss' share price has fallen today on news that majority shareholder Permira Funds plans to sell part of its stake to institutional investors.
11 November 2011
Apparel and lingerie maker Delta Galil Industries Ltd yesterday (10 November) said talks to buy Jones Group's jeanswear division are taking longer than the initial one-month timeframe, but the deal is likely to be finalised by the end of this year.
8 November 2011
Luxury fashion company Hugo Boss expects sales in Asia to almost triple by 2015, enabling the German business to increase its long-term revenue and earnings targets.
2 November 2011
Fashion house Hugo Boss recorded double-digit increases in third quarter sales and earnings, thanks to growth in all three of the company’s regions.
27 October 2011
Marty Staff, the head of business development at struggling US manufacturer and retailer American Apparel Inc, is to leave the company after just six months it was revealed yesterday (26 October).
25 October 2011
Tommy Hilfiger plans to bring its European tailored apparel business in-house from the spring 2013 season, in a move designed to help boost its growth in the region.
11 October 2011
Apparel and footwear company Jones Group Inc today (11 October) confirmed it is mulling the sale of its jeanswear division to Israeli apparel and lingerie maker Delta Galil Industries Ltd for up to $400m.
3 October 2011
As ERP and PLM integrated suites become an increasingly important tool for apparel companies looking to edge out the competition, software suppliers are also constantly adding new features and capabilities to their products as they strive to rein in the market.
27 September 2011
Men's wear retailer Moss Bros Group Plc today (27 September) delivered an upbeat half-year trading report with higher sales helping to push it back into the black, and said it is on course to deliver better than expected growth by the year-end.