27 February 2014
US department store operator Kohl's has recorded a drop in fourth-quarter earnings on the back of costs related to its e-commerce business.
24 February 2014
Garment workers in Bangladesh not only lack basic knowledge on fire and building safety but also feel fire drills and safety training take too much time and increase pressure on them to reach production targets, a survey has found.
24 February 2014
Plans by the Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety to shift most of its work from Washington to Dhaka, where efforts are currently underway to accelerate its factory inspections, will also see Jeff Krilla step down as president and CEO.
13 February 2014
US department store retailer JC Penney has appointed Ed Record as its new chief financial officer and executive vice president, replacing Ken Hannah.
7 February 2014
US department store operator Kohl's has again lowered its full-year earnings forecast on the back of costs related to its e-commerce business.
4 February 2014
The US-based group working to improve safety conditions for garment workers in Bangladesh says it has inspected nearly one-third (31%) of the 700 factories used by its members - and is on track to have the process finished by July.
27 January 2014
Workers making clothing for JC Penney, Macy's, Kohl's and Wal-Mart at the Alianza Fashion factory in Guatemala were deprived of more than $6m in back wages, benefits and pension funds when the company shut down last year, a new report claims.
15 January 2014
Kohl's Department Stores has deployed RFID solutions across select departments after a successful pilot of the technology last year across 25 of its stores.
14 January 2014
Bangladesh's ready-made garment exports are continuing to soar, rising by nearly 20% in the first-half of the current fiscal year despite ongoing political uncertainty, labour unrest and factory safety issues.
11 December 2013
The Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety has opened an office in Dhaka, giving it a local presence from which to focus its efforts on improving fire and structural safety in the country's garment factories.
2 December 2013
A fire that gutted two buildings at one of the largest garment manufacturers in Bangladesh has been blamed on an arson attack - with apparel makers urging the government to catch the culprits within a week.
15 November 2013
US department store operator Kohl's has lowered its full-year earnings guidance after reporting an 18% decline in third-quarter net profit.
12 November 2013
Hot topics under discussion at the annual meeting of the rebranded United States Fashion Industry Association (USFIA) included major trade negotiations, and the changing concerns of the US apparel industry.
11 November 2013
US women's wear retailer Ascena Retail Group has appointed Judith Langley as the executive vice president and chief merchandising officer of its Dressbarn brand.
28 October 2013
Canadian department store operator Hudson's Bay Company has appointed Russ Hardin as its new chief creative officer and senior vice president.
23 October 2013
The group of North American brands and retailers working to improve fire and building safety in Bangladesh's garment factories has agreed the standards against which facilities will be assessed, and established a committee of third-party experts to help with implementation.
18 October 2013
The group of North American brands and retailers working to improve fire and building safety in Bangladesh's garment factories has publicly released details of more than 620 factories used to supply its clothes.
17 October 2013
Garment factories in Haiti supplying top brands and retailers have been accused of minimum wage violations that routinely deprive workers of nearly one-third of their pay.
14 October 2013
Bangladesh's ready-made garment exports are continuing to soar, rising by more than 24% in the first quarter of the current fiscal year despite on-going labour unrest, political turmoil and factory safety issues.
6 September 2013
Department store retailer Kohl's has named Peter Som as the fourth designer for its DesigNation limited-edition collection.
23 August 2013
Already one of the largest garment makers in Bangladesh, Epic Group is embarking on an expansion drive that will see it double its production capacity in the country over the next two years.
20 August 2013
The group of leading retailers and brands who make up the North American Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety has named Ellen O'Kane Tauscher as the independent chair of its board of directors.
15 August 2013
Department store retailer Kohl's has blamed higher expenses for a 4% decline in profit during the second quarter, and said it expects annual earnings to be slightly lower than it originally forecast.
7 August 2013
Fashion Avenue Sweater Knits, a leading importer of children's and women's apparel, has gone live on NGC's fashion PLM and Supply Chain Management (SCM) solution.
1 August 2013
One of Pakistan's largest textile companies, Nishat Chunian Limited, has acquired Taj Textile Mills in a deal worth PKR350m (US$3.4m).
10 July 2013
A group of leading North American retailers and brands - led by Wal-Mart and Gap - have committed more than $142m in funding and low interest loans to help improve factory safety conditions for garment workers in Bangladesh.
17 May 2013
Department store operator Kohl's has reported a 4% decline in first-quarter net profit because of lower-than-expected sales.
25 March 2013
Catherine Malandrino is set to be the third designer to team up with US department store retailer Kohl's Corporation on its DesigNation limited-edition collection.
21 March 2013
Global sourcing giant Li & Fung Ltd has seen its full-year profit slump despite a slight rise in turnover, blaming ongoing restructuring costs and weakness in its distribution business.
28 February 2013
A slow start to the fourth quarter cost department store retailer Kohl’s Corporation in terms of profitability, leading to double-digit declines in net profit for the quarter and full year.