Li & Fung Limited
Late last month, Hong Kong-based sourcing giant Li & Fung formed a joint venture with Chinese retailers Bailian Group and Wangfujing Departm...
The great and the good of the retail industry have converged on Paris for three days for the annual World Retail Congress. New technologies,...
| 29 Sep 2014
Not content with dominating the global exporting landscape, China is now switching its focus to growth in domestic consumption. And according to Li & Fung chairman William Fung, this is likely to lead to “a rather bumpy ride” for the apparel industry.
| 27 Aug 2014
Following its spin-off from Li & Fung last month, fashion apparel, footwear and accessories business Global Brands Group has outlined the firm's strategy as it heads into the second half. Its focus will include more licensing deals and fewer acquisitions.
| 26 Aug 2014
Li & Fung has outlined a number of new frontiers the global sourcing giant is looking to explore as it works through its three-year roadmap, which it hopes will capture new customers in new categories and countries, and increase the group's cross-selling activities.
| 30 Jul 2014
Fung Capital is investing in US-based Centric Software, a provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software to the apparel industry, helping the US company's expansion into Asia.
| 6 Sep 2012
The theme of change resonates loudly with Harry van Dalfsen, who took on the role of president of the International Apparel Federation (IAF) two years ago at the height of the global economic crisis. Not surprisingly, ‘Fashion business in a changing environment’ is also the focus of the upcoming IAF World Apparel Convention, which takes place later this month.
| 18 Jul 2012
Following the acquisition of UK tailoring brand Gieves & Hawkes in April this year, Hong Kong-based Trinity today (18 July) outlined its aspirations for the British heritage brand.
| 20 Aug 2015
Li & Fung has revealed first-half results reflecting the ongoing weak macroeconomic conditions in its key markets, reporting lower first-half sales in the US and Europe.
| 26 Jun 2015
The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at the potential for new technologies to shape a sustainable fashion future, Li & Fung teaming up with two Chinese retailers to develop their own private label clothing brands, and Gap and H&M showing support for new labour law reforms in Myanmar.
| 23 Jun 2015
Sourcing giant Li & Fung has formed a joint venture with Chinese retailers Bailian Group and Wangfujing Department Store to develop their own private label clothing brands and tap into its global supply chain.
| 8 May 2015
The World Federation of the Sporting Goods Industry (WFSGI) has appointed Li & Fung executive Helen Ford as senior executive director of its Asia division.
| 26 Mar 2015
Global Brands has booked what it says is a “strong” set of results in its second-half, driven by growth in turnover, and despite a challenging market environment.
| 19 Mar 2015
Consumer goods colossus Li & Fung has seen full-year profits decline following a year “of transition and investment” for the Hong Kong-listed business.
| 20 Jan 2015
A subsidiary of Li & Fung spin-off Global Brands Group has signed a licensing deal with Kate Spade.
| 23 Dec 2014
Among the most-read analysis articles on just-style in 2014 were stories relating to Nike's "manufacturing revolution", the development of Ethiopia and Myanmar as apparel sourcing destinations, and industry efforts to improve factory safety.
| 10 Dec 2014
Publicly-listed firm by global sourcing giant Li & Fung has bought Primark and Next Plc supplier May Trading Ltd out of administration.
| 25 Nov 2014
An agreement on delivering compensation to the victims of the Tazreen Fashions fire in Bangladesh has been outlined - two years after the blaze killed at least 112 people and injured 300 others.
| 20 Nov 2014
Global Brands Group, which was recently spun off from Hong Kong's Li & Fung, has provided its first trading update as a separate company.
| 17 Oct 2014
Several events are set to converge on the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka in December, including the Second International Trade Expo for Building and Fire Safety.
| 3 Oct 2014
The most-read stories on just-style this week include plans by China's Jiangsu Lianfa Textile Co to invest US$500m in an Ethiopian textile plant, the views of Li & Fung's chairman on China's efforts to grow its domestic consumption, and first results from a study into health and productivity of Cambodian garment workers.
| 1 Sep 2014
Australian surfwear brand Billabong has tapped two industry veterans to drive its global supply chain strategy.
| 29 Aug 2014
The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at the shifts in manufacturing costs that are driving companies to re-think their global production strategies, a closer look at Li & Fung's three-year strategy, and the continued unrest in Cambodia's garment industry.
| 21 Aug 2014
Global sourcing firm Li & Fung reported "solid" results in the first half, against a mixed economic landscape, with growth in both sales and earnings.
| 21 Aug 2014
Fashion apparel, footwear, and accessories business Global Brands Group has widened its net loss in the first half as a result of increased investment in new brand additions.
| 14 Aug 2014
Fashion apparel, footwear, and accessories business Global Brands Group has extended its sleepwear licensing arrangement with Disney Consumer Products.
| 4 Aug 2014
Product lifecycle management (PLM) software provider Centric Software has opened its first Asian office in Shanghai, as part of efforts to expand its presence in the region.
| 9 Jul 2014
Global sourcing firm Li & Fung has completed the spin-off its Global Brands Group as a separate publicly-listed business, which has now begun trading on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
| 2 Jul 2014
Global sourcing firm Li & Fung says it is proceeding to the completion of plans to spin-off its Global Brands Group as a separate publicly-listed business following approval of the move from the board.
| 21 May 2014
Global sourcing firm Li & Fung has taken another step forward in its plans to spin-off its Global Brands Group as a separate publicly-listed business.
| 6 Oct 2014
Not content with dominating the global exporting landscape, China is now switching its focus to growth in domestic consumption. And according to Li & Fung chairman William Fung, this is likely to lead to "a rather bumpy ride" for the apparel industry.
| 28 Sep 2014
The annual World Retail Congress has returned to Paris this week for three days where the great and the good of the retail industry have converged to discuss the industry climate as we move out of a tough economic climate. New technologies, the rise of omni-channel, innovation and the supply chain of the future will all be discussed.
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