13 August 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.
2 July 2013
Turkish denim specialist Calik Denim has unveiled its new "super-stretch" fabric line at a launch event attended by executives from Bershka, Mavi, Lee Cooper, Diesel, Giorgio Armani and Zara.
20 February 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.
20 February 2013
Iconix Brand Group Inc, which owns and licenses brands including Candie's and Umbro, has raised its full-year profit and sales guidance after buying European denim brand Lee Cooper.
26 March 2012
French clothing, perfume and accessories brand Cacharel has appointed Pascal d'Halluin as CEO of the company.
29 March 2011
Following its takeover of Lee Cooper France in July 2010, Paris-based Linda Textiles has announced that it has been awarded an exclusive ten year licence in 18 European countries for the development, manufacture and sale of children’s wear range Lee Cooper Kids.
12 July 2010
Having been under the threat of liquidation last month, a commercial court in Amiens has given the go-ahead for the takeover of Lee Cooper France by Linda Textiles, a company based in Paris’ clothing trade district, Le Sentier.
6 July 2010
French clothing retailer Verywear Group, which last month pulled out of a deal to buy ailing jeans maker Lee Cooper France, is to buy women’s wear firm Astermod instead.
21 June 2010
A commercial court in Amiens has postponed the hearing on Friday (18 June) which would have very likely ordered the winding-up of ailing jeans maker Lee Cooper France, after two new potential takeover candidates emerged.
15 June 2010
The French arm of jeans wear group Lee Cooper could be wound up later this week after a potential bidder pulled out.
18 May 2010
Two takeover bids have been submitted to the judicial administrator for the French arm of jeans wear group Lee Cooper, which was placed under court protection at the end of March after having been declared insolvent.
21 April 2010
Denim brand, Lee Cooper is launching its first kids' wear area range in Europe with its latest licensee TVMania.
29 March 2010
The French arm of jeans wear group Lee Cooper has been placed under judicial administration by a commercial court in Amiens, in northern France, after being declared insolvent last week.
25 January 2010
The Romanian licensee for denim brand Lee Cooper, LCR Jeans, will continue trading from a reduced number of stores after reportedly filing for administration in the country, just-style has learnt.
10 August 2009
Chicago-based men's suit maker Hartmarx has finally been saved from liquidation after being sold to British private equity firm Emerisque Brands and its partner SKNL North America.
26 June 2009
A federal bankruptcy judge has given the go-ahead for the sale of bankrupt suit maker Hartmarx Corporation to private equity firms Emerisque Brands and SKNL North America.
19 June 2009
Eddie Bauer’s bankruptcy filing this week was not unexpected; mounting debts and slumping sales in a difficult economic climate meant its future was simply untenable. But with a sale of the business already agreed, and the possibility of an even better offer in the pipeline, could this mark a fresh start for an iconic brand? Leonie Barrie reports.
3 June 2009
A raised bid from Emerisque Brands and SKNL North America for bankrupt suit maker Hartmarx Corporation was yesterday (2 June) given the go-ahead by a federal bankruptcy judge.
1 June 2009
Plans for the sale of bankrupt Chicago-based suit maker Hartmarx seem to be stumbling after its chief lender Wells Fargo says it opposes a US$119m deal reached last week with Emerisque Brands and SKNL North America – a unit of Indian apparel maker S Kumars Nationwide Ltd.
26 May 2009
Bankrupt Chicago-based suit maker Hartmarx Corporation has agreed to sell its assets to Emerisque Brands UK Limited and SKNL North America - a unit of Indian apparel maker S Kumars Nationwide Ltd - in a deal worth US$119m.
22 May 2009
London-based private-equity firm Emerisque Brands has tabled a bid for bankrupt Hartmarx as lawmakers add to calls to keep the US suit maker open.
16 April 2009
Jeans maker Lee Cooper has selected Web PLM from WFX to collaborate with its global supplier base and help manage the brand’s growth.
15 April 2009
In just under a week's time the world's fourth largest trade fair venue will open its doors to IMB 2009. The last IMB event in 2006 welcomed some 25,000 visitors to view the latest in apparel and textile technology from around 600 exhibitors.
15 April 2009
Pantaloon Retail India, the country's largest retailer, plans to spin off its fashion and retail divisions into wholly owned subsidiaries in a bid to give it a “more focused approach.”
2 January 2009
French fashion retailer Morgan went into administration last week (24 December), a decision thought to reflect the strong interest being generated in the company.
18 September 2008
Chinese garment makers are seeing business slacken as European demand slows.
5 August 2008
UK fashion company Marchpole Holdings said that despite a difficult trading year and making a substantial loss at the full-year, it has made significant progress in all parts of its business during the period.
5 June 2008
Fashion brand management group Marchpole Holdings Plc is to distribute its Emanuel Ungaro line in Korea in a licensing deal worth EUR5.2m (US$8.0m).
18 February 2008
Chris Phillips, the non-executive chairman of fashion brand management group Marchpole Holdings, is to assume the full-time role of executive chairman with immediate effect.
28 November 2007
French designer Jean Charles de Castelbajac is to open a London flagship in February 2008.