Levi Strauss & Co
As retailers made one last push to stock up on holiday merchandise amid fears of possible disruption due to the ongoing dockworkers dispute...
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Levis Strauss & Co is returning to its roots. The denim stalwart, which has been battling sluggish traffic trends, international challenges and a revolution in activewear, is looking to re-establish leadership in its sector. A touch of nostalgia, plenty of innovation, adjustments in sourcing strategy, and global expansion are all part of the plan. just-style talks with Seth Ellison, the group's president for Europe.
Adriano Goldschmied, Diesel's co-founder, is working to promote a new stretch fabric he hopes will turn around the fortunes of the $50bn denim industry.
The most-read stories on just-style this week include an interview with Seth Ellison, group president for Europe at Levi Strauss, Bangladesh's apparel exports to the US continue to slide in October, and VF Corp issues Bangladesh factory safety funding.
VF Corp, and the World Bank Group's International Finance Corporation (IFC), have provided loans to three Bangladeshi garment factories under a new funding programme for fire and building safety improvements.
The most-read stories on just-style this week include the news that Levi Strauss will cut 500 jobs as part of a restructure, a 28% increase in wages for Cambodia garment workers, and Bangladesh seeing its apparel exports to the US decline in September.
Jeans giant Levi Strauss & Co is axing 500 jobs as part of a $143m deal to outsource some of its global business services including information technology, finance, human resources, customer service and consumer relations.
US apparel business Hampshire Group has moved to a profit in its third-quarter thanks to strong growth in sales driven by the addition of new brands earlier this year.
Apparel brands have been urged to stay committed to Cambodia after a 28% rise in the minimum monthly wage was agreed for textile, garment and footwear workers.
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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