US department store retailer Kohl's Corporation last week held its first investor day for seven years, setting out detailed plans for future...
Where once retailers invested in e-commerce as an extension of their physical stores, an acceleration in shopping online means they are now...
| 19 May 2014
US department store retailer Kohl's has outlined a new strategic initiative designed to generate sales growth, after booking a drop in earnings and revenue in the first quarter. The plan, dubbed "Greatness Agenda", focuses on giving customers what they want, when they want it - and however they want it.
| 12 Nov 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.
| 23 Aug 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.
| 7 Feb 2013
The following is a general roundup of US apparel and shoe retailers' January 2013 sales results.
| 27 Aug 2014
Hot on the heels of expanding its Dockers brand license agreement with Levi Strauss & Co for the third time in four months, Hampshire Group CEO Paul Buxbaum is optimistic the company turnaround is starting to take hold. Here he talks to just-style about new opportunities and on-going efforts to leverage the firm's supply chain.
| 28 Feb 2012
Faced with what he describes as a "never-ending battle" against rising costs, Ranjan Mahtani, the CEO of Hong Kong based apparel supplier Epic Group, is in fighting mood. But what is also clear is his concern that the apparel industry's current preoccupation with price leaves it in danger of failing to see an even bigger and more worrying issue: the lack of new supply countries coming through.
| 15 May 2015
Analysts remain upbeat on Kohl's longer term growth prospects, after the US department store retailer saw its first-quarter profit and sales climb.
| 14 Nov 2014
Department store retailer Kohl's Corporation has reported a double-digit drop in third-quarter profit - but according to one analyst, new initiatives in place will lead to improvement in the fourth quarter.
| 7 Nov 2014
The most-read stories on just-style this week included news that VF Corp is being viewed as the most suitable buyer for sportswear brand Puma, an insight into some of the trends and challenges facing the retail sector, and the impact of slowdowns at US west coast ports on apparel shipments.
| 5 Nov 2014
US apparel chain New York & Company has said it expects to report a deeper adjusted operating loss in the third quarter than previously predicted.
| 28 Oct 2014
Kohl's Corporation said it expects comparable sales to decrease 1.4% in the third quarter following a softening of sales in October.
| 10 Oct 2014
Meaningful acquisition opportunities for PVH Corp are likely to present themselves in two to six years time, but they may take the form of bringing existing businesses in house under the Tommy Hilfiger and Calvin Klein banners, analysts believe.
| 26 Sep 2014
Shoe maker Skechers USA has hit back at a negative analyst report suggesting its sales are decelerating, arguing that the data had been "misinterpreted".
| 16 Sep 2014
Bangladesh's apparel exports edged up by 1.7% in the first two months of the current fiscal year as buyers continue to remain cautious following last year's factory safety issues and subsequent strikes and disruption as a pay rise was negotiated for apparel workers.
| 8 Sep 2014
Nine West Holdings' footwear group is to be split into four separate businesses by private equity firm Sycamore Partners in a bid to drive long-term growth.
| 15 Aug 2014
US department store retailer Kohl's has booked a slight increase in second-quarter profit, driven by lower costs, but analysts suggest its lack of guidance "creates suspense."
| 12 Aug 2014
Bangladesh's woven garment exports fell by 4.14% in July amid a slowdown in shipments of apparel to markets such as the US following ongoing factory safety issues.
| 11 Jul 2014
Bangladesh's ready-made garment exports are continuing to soar, rising by nearly 14% in the just-finished fiscal year as political stability returns to the South Asian country.
| 13 Jun 2014
An innovative new pocketing fabric has been developed using Lenzing's Tencel fibre, which is said to take pocketing and waistbanding "to a new era with softness, strength and sustainability."
| 2 Jun 2014
The deal by Men's Wearhouse to acquire US men's apparel and footwear business Jos A Bank Clothiers has been given the green light by The Federal Trade Commission (FTC).
| 30 May 2014
Lectra is joining forces with Spectraflow to offer a range of colour management solutions for fashion and apparel designers from conception to production.
| 16 May 2014
US department store retailer Kohl's said it is "encouraged" by the improvement it saw during the first-quarter, despite booking a decline in earnings and sales.
| 10 Apr 2014
US apparel retailer Abercrombie & Fitch has appointed Kohl's EVP of finance, Joanne Crevoiserat, as its CEO.
| 31 Mar 2014
Elie Tahari is set to be the fifth designer to team up with US department store retailer Kohl's Corporation on its DesigNation limited-edition collection.
| 25 Mar 2014
The resignation of Donald Brennan, chief merchandising officer at Kohl's Corp, is seen by analysts as underscoring the shifting strategy currently underway at the department store operator.
| 27 Feb 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 Feb 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 Feb 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.
| 10 Nov 2014
US firms including apparel retailers and importers are urging the government to intervene in the ongoing dispute at US west coast ports, amid worsening delays on shipments of holiday merchandise and fears a total shutdown may be imminent.
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