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Fifth & Pacific continues to back Juicy Couture

Katie Smith | 23 Jan 2013

Fifth & Pacific Companies has reiterated its commitment to its struggling Juicy Couture brand as the apparel firm outlined its goals and priorities for 2013.

Retailers weather the storms in February

Leonie Barrie | 5 Mar 2010

Despite fears that heavy snowstorms on the east coast of the United States would hurt February sales, the latest retail results released yesterday (4 March) suggest apparel shoppers refused to be put off by wintry weather.

Goldmine Garments hits the jackpot | 4 May 2005

Each year the Goldmine Garment Company Ltd produces seven million formal and casual shirts and blouses, 12,000 samples, and turns over US$36 million per year (FOB). Employing around 2,300 people it is the largest shirt and blouse manufacturer in Thailand and ranks within the top 20 Thai clothing manufacturers in terms of revenue. Niki Tait reports.

Clothing from Colombia | 9 Feb 2004

Colombia's textile and clothing industry is rushing to take advantage of its new quota and duty-free access to the US where exports in the first 11 months of 2003 surged by 48 per cent. But, in the race to secure a foothold in the American market, manufacturers are up against a shortfall in locally-produced fabrics and the expiry of ATPDEA at the end of 2006. Leonie Barrie reports.

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Men's Wearhouse inks deal with Kenneth Cole

Michelle Russell | 10 Nov 2015

Formal clothing specialist Men's Wearhouse has entered into a partnership deal with US designer Kenneth Cole to launch a special collection of men's tailored clothing.

US labour concerns at Honduras apparel makers

Katie Smith | 3 Mar 2015

The US has raised “serious” concerns over worker rights in Honduras and the enforcement of labour laws under the Dominican Republic-Central America Free Trade Agreement (DR-CAFTA), following a probe into working conditions at facilities, including apparel factories.

Kenneth Cole appoints Schneider CEO

Michelle Russell | 19 Feb 2015

Kenneth Cole Productions has appointed former PVH Corp executive Marc Schneider as CEO.

Body Central hires second CEO in two years

Katie Smith | 6 Nov 2014

Value apparel retailer Body Central Corp has appointed its second chief executive officer in less than two years, following the retirement of Brian Woolf.

Juicy Couture to launch in India with Reliance

Michelle Russell | 13 Oct 2014

Authentic Brands Group has signed an agreement with Reliance Brands to launch Juicy Couture in India late next year.

Juicy Couture CEO Blum to depart

Katie Smith | 20 Nov 2013

Juicy Couture chief executive officer Paul Blum is to leave the business after just a year at the helm, following its sale to Authentic Brands.

Kenneth Cole selects YuniquePLM tool

Katie Smith | 31 Oct 2013

Kenneth Cole Productions has implemented Gerber Technology's YuniquePLM (product lifecycle management) software for its men's, women's, and children's apparel and footwear lines.

Vince considers IPO?

Petah Marian | 29 Jan 2013

Sportswear brand Vince is reportedly exploring an initial public offering (IPO) later this year.

Reliance Retail 9-month sales climb 44%

Michelle Russell | 22 Jan 2013

Reliance Retail, the retail arm of industrial conglomerate Reliance Industries, has booked an increase in nine-month sales.

Columbia inks global sock license with Delta Galil

Leonie Barrie | 11 Jan 2013

Delta Galil Industries is to be the exclusive licensee of Columbia Sportswear's global sock business beginning with the autumn 2013 season.

G-III Apparel inks licence for Ivanka Trump brand

Katie Smith | 10 Dec 2012

Women's wear maker G-III Apparel Group has inked a licence agreement with fashion model and businesswoman Ivanka Trump to develop sportswear, dresses, suits, suit separates, sleepwear, activewear, jeanswear and intimates.

Fifth & Pacific names Blum Juicy Couture CEO

Katie Smith | 3 Dec 2012

Apparel firm Fifth & Pacific Companies has appointed Paul Blum as chief executive officer of its Juicy Couture brand.

Global news roundup

Katie Smith | 31 Oct 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.

Kenneth Cole Productions taken private by founder

Petah Marian | 26 Sep 2012

Kenneth Cole has completed the acquisition of his eponymous clothing and footwear brand Kenneth Cole Productions.

Marcraft to produce Kenneth Cole rain wear

Petah Marian | 26 Sep 2012

Marcraft Apparel Group has signed a licensing agreement with Lanier Clothes to produce topcoats and rainwear under the Kenneth Cole New York, Kenneth Cole Reaction and Unlisted by Kenneth Cole Productions brands.

Dune inks India franchise deal with Reliance

Katie Smith | 13 Sep 2012

UK-based fashion footwear and accessories retailer Dune Group is partnering with Reliance Brands on an exclusive long-term franchise agreement in India.

G-III buys Vilebrequin swimwear in EUR85.5m deal

Petah Marian | 8 Aug 2012

G-III Apparel Group has acquired men's luxury swimwear and resort-wear brand Vilebrequin from Fashion Fund One.

Kenneth Cole swings to Q2 loss

Katie Smith | 1 Aug 2012

New York designer Kenneth Cole Productions has swung to a second-quarter net loss on the back of lower sales and one-off costs.

Kenneth Cole to be taken private by founder

Petah Marian | 7 Jun 2012

Kenneth Cole Productions is set to be taken private by founder Kenneth Cole after the company's board approved a US$15.25 per share offer yesterday (6 June).

Brooks Brothers and Reliance Brands form Indian JV

Petah Marian | 5 Jun 2012

Brooks Brothers and Reliance Brands have announced the formation of a joint venture in India.

Randa completes acquisition of Swank

Petah Marian | 18 May 2012

Randa Accessories Leather Goods has completed its acquisition of Swank, a designer and marketer of men's and women's belts, and men's leather accessories, jewelery and suspenders.

Kellwood names Jill Granoff as CEO

Katie Smith | 8 May 2012

US clothing manufacturer Kellwood Co has appointed former Kenneth Cole Productions executive Jill Granoff as chief executive officer.

Kenneth Cole Q1 losses narrow

Petah Marian | 4 May 2012

Kenneth Cole Productions saw first-quarter net losses narrow as lower costs helped offset flat sales.

Schulman joins Bergdorf Goodman as president

Katie Smith | 12 Apr 2012

American retail group Neiman Marcus has tapped Jimmy Choo CEO Joshua Schulman as the new president of Bergdorf Goodman.

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