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Improved weather coupled with a slew of promotions helped to drive traffic and sales gains for US apparel retailers in May - with analysts e...
Warmer weather combined with a late Easter, aggressive promotions, and improving employment prospects helped unleash pent-up demand in April...
Luen Thai Holdings is Hong Kong's largest listed garment firm, with 34,000 employees, revenues of around US$1bn and a flagship business that produces over 80m garments a year - as well as footwear and bags - from production bases in China, the Philippines, Indonesia, India, Bangladesh and Cambodia. In the first of two articles based on a conversation with just-style managing editor Leonie Barrie at the recent Prime Source Forum in Hong Kong, CEO Henry Tan calls for industry-wide collaboration in a bid to increase efficiency and offset rising costs in the apparel supply chain.
US lingerie giant Victoria’s Secret says that despite rising production costs and worldwide competition from countries like China and Vietnam, it plans to source even more from Sri Lanka over the coming years. On a visit to the island earlier this week, two of the company’s top executives tell Dilshani Samaraweera why Sri Lankan lingerie is such a hit.
US apparel retailer L Brands, formerly Limited Brands, has booked an increase in third-quarter earnings and sales but fourth-quarter EPS guidance has missed analyst forecasts.
US apparel retailer L Brands, formerly Limited Brands, is one of the few winners this quarter according to analysts, after it raised its third-quarter earnings guidance.
A sustained focus on cost, inventory management, merchandise, and speed-to-market has helped L Brands, formerly Limited Brands, to buck what analysts say is a sluggish consumer environment.
L Brands, formerly Limited Brands, has reported second-quarter earnings above analyst consensus and a 6% increase in revenues.
US clothing giant Kellwood Company has appointed industry veteran Marc Babins as president of its western region, with responsibility for the group's global supply chain.
Winter storms played havoc with US apparel retailers in January. While some consumers were forced to stay at home, others simply lost the will, with holiday shopping fatigue, static wages, and a lack of inspiring new ranges all hitting comparable store sales.
Limited Brands Inc in Apparel (USA)
Limited Brands’s flagship apparel brand Victoria’s Secret operates primarily in the US, with more than 1,000 domestic outlets. Whilst a number of stores are expected to be closed, at least 20 new stor...
Women's Outerwear in the US
Women’s leggings continued to see the fastest growth in women’s outerwear in 2012. It increased by 12% in current value terms to reach US$195 million, and grew by 10% in volume terms to reach 10.6 mil...
Underwear, Nightwear and Swimwear in the US
Overall, value sales of underwear, nightwear and swimwear increased by 3% in current value terms in 2012, to reach US$23.6 billion, whilst volume sales increased by only 2%. A similar trend was observ...
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