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Taking a look at the week ahead for the footwear and apparel industry, here is news editor Joe Ayling's snapshot of just-style's latest news and insights agenda.


Wall Street crash knocks retail confidence

just-style.com | 25 Sep 2008

Last week, an unprecedented series of events in the US financial sector shook global markets, leaving retailers and brands anxious that already tough trading conditions could worsen still. Joe Ayling reports on how the Wall Street meltdown dealt a further blow to fashion operators and could mean that international expansion is the best short-term fix.

Latest Interviews

Interview: Andy Dunkley, CEO, Lee Cooper

Petah Marian | 13 Aug 2013

Andy Dunkley, the CEO of Lee Cooper has set some ambitious targets for the licensed denim brand, with plans for it to double its revenue to US$1bn over the next five years. Dunkley told Petah Marian about the Lee Cooper "family" and its plans at the company's recent licensee conference.

Latest News

US Q2 in brief: J Crew, Aeropostale, Bebe Stores

Michelle Russell and Katie Smith | 28 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. J Crew moved to a loss in its latest quarter, while Bebe Stores improved its net loss and announced a licensing deal for China. Aeropostale booked a net loss for the eleventh straight quarter, and Destination XL delivered what it said was an “outstanding” quarte. rDollar General posted increases in earnings and sales, including apparel, Burlington Stores has raised its full-year guidance after returning to profit, and PVH Corp revealed results that beat its expectations, upping its full-year guidance.


Iconix sued over "irregular accounting practices"

Michelle Russell | 24 Jun 2015

A class action lawsuit has been filed against brand management company Iconix by shareholders claiming the firm has engaged in irregular accounting practices and subsequently overstated its earnings and revenues.


Iconix appoints Jones to CFO role

Michelle Russell | 17 Jun 2015

Brand management company Iconix Brand Group has appointed David Jones to the role of chief financial officer.


Iconix “on track” to deliver on 2015 guidance

Michelle Russell | 29 Apr 2015

Brand management company Iconix Brand Group said it is “on track” to deliver on its 2015 guidance, despite booking first-quarter earnings and sales declines.


Iconix Group CFO Lupinacci resigns

Katie Smith | 31 Mar 2015

Brand management company Iconix Brand Group CFO Jeff Lupinacci has stepped down after a year in the post to pursue another business opportunity.


Iconix acquires remaining half of China JV

Michelle Russell | 17 Mar 2015

Iconix Brand Group has acquired the remaining 50% of Iconix China from its joint venture partner Novel Fashion Brands.


Iconix books mixed Q4 and ups guidance

Michelle Russell | 26 Feb 2015

Iconix Brand Group has booked a mixed set of results for the fourth quarter as GAAP earnings dropped and revenues climbed.


Iconix Brand Group acquires Pony in North America

Katie Smith | 3 Feb 2015

Iconix Brand Group, which owns and licenses brands including Candie's and Umbro, has acquired the North American rights to the athletic brand Pony and related intangible assets in partnership with Anthony L&S Athletic (AL&S) for US$37m.


Investigation into Converse trademark complaint

Katie Smith | 14 Nov 2014

The US International Trade Commission (USITC) is to launch an investigation into trademark infringement claims against 31 footwear retailers and manufacturers following a complaint by Converse.


Iconix Brand Group lifts outlook on Q3 profit rise

Katie Smith | 28 Oct 2014

Iconix Brand Group has lifted its full-year earnings guidance after booking a 22% increase in third-quarter profit.


Converse trademark suit targets 31 rivals

Richard Woodard | 15 Oct 2014

Nike-owned footwear business Converse is suing 31 rivals over claims they infringed the trademark of its Chuck Taylor All-Stars shoes.


Iconix acquires interest in Nick Graham

Michelle Russell | 14 Oct 2014

Iconix Brand Group has taken a stake in Nick Graham, which will allow the men's wear lifestyle apparel group to expand its product portfolio and enter new markets.


Iconix ups FY earnings guidance

Michelle Russell | 29 Jul 2014

Iconix Brand Group has upped its earnings guidance for the full year, despite booking a drop in second-quarter profit.


Iconix books record sales and ups forecast

Michelle Russell | 30 Apr 2014

Iconix Brand Group has booked record revenues in its first-quarter and upped its guidance for the full year.


Iconix Brand Group shuffles management team

Katie Smith | 19 Mar 2014

Iconix Brand Group has unveiled a series of changes to its management team, including the appointment of Jeff Lupinacci as its new CFO, replacing Warren Clamen.


Iconix snaps up balance of Latin America business

Michelle Russell | 3 Mar 2014

Iconix Brand Group has acquired the remaining 50% of its Latin America business from joint venture partner New Brands Group for US$42m.


Iconix Q4 profit boosted by higher sales

Katie Smith | 21 Feb 2014

Iconix Brand Group, which owns and licenses brands including Candie's and Umbro, has reported a 6% increase in fourth-quarter net profit thanks to higher sales.


Iconix lifts outlook despite Q3 profit decline

Katie Smith | 29 Oct 2013

Iconix Brand Group has raised its earnings guidance for the full year, despite reporting a slight decline in third-quarter net profit.


Report criticises Rana Plaza compensation progress

Richard Woodard | 24 Oct 2013

Not enough progress has been made on delivering compensation to families and workers affected by the Rana Plaza building collapse, according to a new report from the Clean Clothes Campaign and the International Labour Rights Forum.


US: TowerBrook closes 824m True Religion deal

Leonie Barrie | 31 Jul 2013

TowerBrook Capital Partners has completed its $824m acquisition of denim and sportswear brand True Religion Apparel.


Iconix lifts outlooks on Q2 profit growth

Katie Smith | 24 Jul 2013

Iconix Brand Group, which owns and licenses brands including Candie's and Umbro, has lifted its full-year guidance after reporting a 31.4% increase in second-quarter net profit.


Iconix acquires remaining stake in Ecko brands

Katie Smith | 28 May 2013

Iconix Brand Group has acquired the remaining 49% stake in the Ecko portfolio of brands that it did not already own, in a deal worth US$45m.


Nike promotes Spillane to head China operations

Katie Smith | 2 May 2013

Oregon-based sportswear giant Nike has promoted Michael Spillane to the position of vice president and general manager of Greater China.


Iconix lifts FY earnings target after Q1 profit

Katie Smith | 25 Apr 2013

Iconix Brand Group, which owns and licenses brands including Candie's and Umbro, has raised its full-year earnings guidance after reporting a 28% increase in first-quarter net profit.


Iconix buys Lee Cooper brand in $72m deal

Leonie Barrie | 20 Feb 2013

European denim brand Lee Cooper has been sold to Iconix Brand Group in a $72m deal that will help the New York based firm grow its international presence.

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