Pacific Brands Limited
Macro factors, particularly in the US and Europe, have created a somewhat challenging environment for retailers in 2014. Many succumbed to h...
Clothing and footwear business Pacific Brands has said it will consider selling more of its brands as it continues to find ways to drive a b...
| 22 Jun 2015
More than 200 companies have now signed the Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh following the collapse of the Rana Plaza factory building in Dhaka, which killed more than 1,100 people in 2013.
| 24 Aug 2012
Troubled Australian clothing maker Pacific Brands is in the midst of a multi-year transformation programme that has now claimed its CEO, Sue Morphet, who announced plans to step down as the group saw full-year losses widen. With former Foster's boss John Pollaers set to take the helm, just-style considers the challenges facing the company.
| 26 Apr 2012
In the second of a two-part series, Euromonitor International analyst Bettina Kurnik identifies the appeal of offshore e-tailers over their Australian counterparts, and reviews the way forward for local apparel specialist retailers.
| 17 Feb 2015
Australian apparel group Pacific Brands slid to a first half loss thanks to impairment charges of A$138.5m, incurred due to a change of approach and currency depreciation.
| 1 Dec 2014
Australian retailer Pacific Brands has completed its divestments of the Brand Collective and Workwear businesses.
| 24 Nov 2014
Australia's competition regulator has given the green light to Wesfarmers' takeover of Pacific Brands workwear division.
| 18 Nov 2014
Australian retailer Pacific Brands is to split and sell off its loss-making Brand Collective apparel and footwear business for AUD39m (US$34m).
| 17 Nov 2014
Australian clothing and footwear retailer Pacific Brands has confirmed it is in discussions on a potential sale of its Brand Collective shoe business.
| 26 Aug 2014
Pacific Brands has moved to a net loss in its full-year and announced the divestment of its workwear business in a deal worth AUD180m.
| 13 Aug 2014
Retailer Target Australia has disclosed the locations of its supplier factories in Bangladesh – a move welcomed by charity Oxfam.
| 16 Jul 2014
Pacific Brands CEO and managing director John Pollaers has stepped down amid differences over the strategic direction of the clothing and footwear business.
| 10 Jun 2014
Clothing and footwear business Pacific Brands has lowered its full-year earnings forecast by more than 10% thanks to “challenging” market conditions.
| 18 Feb 2014
Australian clothing and footwear group Pacific Brands has booked its first rise in reported sales in five years, but swung to a net loss on write-downs linked to its struggling workwear division.
| 23 Dec 2013
The decision by Australian retailers Kmart and Target Corp to reveal the location of their supplier factories in Bangladesh has been described by Oxfam as a ''watershed moment'' for the country's retailers.
| 3 Dec 2013
Australian clothing brands and retailers are being urged to take more responsibility for their supplier factories in Bangladesh as part of a campaign by Oxfam in the run-up to Christmas.
| 24 Oct 2013
Australian clothing group Pacific Brands has issued a full-year profit warning, citing difficult trading conditions and a downturn in the workwear market.
| 22 Aug 2013
Australian clothing group Pacific Brands has swung to a full year profit, driven by sales growth in its underwear division.
| 19 Jun 2013
The CEO of ailing Australian clothing and footwear company Pacific Brands has revealed a five-year plan to try to turnaround the company.
| 18 Feb 2013
Australian clothing company Pacific Brands swung to a first half net profit despite seeing sales decline over the period.
| 23 Oct 2012
The new CEO of Australian clothing and footwear company Pacific Brands has admitted that group underlying sales have continued to fall since the end of the company's financial year.
| 22 Aug 2012
Australian clothing and footwear company Pacific Brands has announced that CEO Sue Morphet will step down after the company booked wider full-year net losses.
| 14 Aug 2012
Australian clothing company Pacific Brands has agreed to sell underwear brand Bonds' freehold property in Wentworthville, New South Wales.
| 2 Jul 2012
Troubled Australian apparel and footwear group Pacific Brands has cut its debt by A$25m due to stronger cash flow and the sale of two surplus properties.
| 1 Jun 2012
Pacific Brands' chairman James MacKenzie has decided to step down from his role at the Australian apparel manufacturer.
| 15 May 2012
Apparel and footwear business Pacific Brands has abandoned talks over a possible sale of the company, and warned that earnings will be “materially down” for the rest of the fiscal year.
| 29 Feb 2012
Private equity firms Blackstone and KKR are considering joining the bidding race to acquire Australian surfwear company Billabong, according to reports.
| 17 Feb 2012
Australia's Pacific Brands has seen its first-half losses deepen and said that the outlook for the remainder of the year remains "challenging".
| 25 Jan 2012
Talks between Australian clothing manufacturer Pacific Brands and private-equity firm KKR appear to have stalled, with neither side in any hurry to make a deal, according to reports.
| 20 Oct 2014
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