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How PVH is paving the way for connected apparel

Earlier this year apparel giant PVH set up Innovation Next, a new department dedicated to preparing for the big ideas coming at the industry...

PVH ramps up corporate responsibility commitments

Apparel giant PVH Corp has developed what it says is a more comprehensive corporate responsibility strategy to address social and environmen...


Michelle Russell | 26 Oct 2015

Plans for a single industry-wide global standard for auditing social and labour performance in apparel supply chains could solve the long-standing issue of audit fatigue – as well as providing an opportunity to improve transparency and invest more in factory safety and ethics.


Michelle Russell | 13 Aug 2015

Exchange rate variations could “significantly” influence China's textile and apparel exports, a consultancy has suggested, after the government cut the guiding rate for the yuan for a third consecutive day.


Michelle Russell | 3 Jun 2015

PVH Corp said the industry should start seeing more dramatic improvements in its women's jeans business thanks to initiatives to grow the division, and despite operating in a denim industry it says is “not a hot category" at the present time.


Jozef De Coster | 5 Dec 2014

Ethiopia may have more trump cards to play than any other sub-Sahara African country when it comes to developing a competitive cotton, textile and garment supply chain, but it still has a rough road ahead. Indeed, Ethiopia's growth as a garment exporter will be slower and more difficult than the government and local textile organisations predict.

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Michelle Russell | 23 Jan 2014

China-based shirt manufacturer and yarn supplier Luthai Textile Co has its sights firmly set on growing its global business. Earlier this month, as the company revealed plans to open an office in New York, Michelle Russell talked to Luthai general manager Liu Zibin about the rationale behind the move.


Michelle Russell | 8 Jan 2014

Shirt maker TM Lewin has had its eye on becoming a globally recognised brand for a number of years now. With this in mind, the company last month revealed international expansion plans that will see it open one store per week for the next three years. CEO Geoff Quinn talks to just-style about these plans, the decision to move manufacturing abroad, the challenge of cotton prices, and the firm's long-term outlook.

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In the most recent third-quarter filings from US apparel and footwear brands and retailers, Abercrombie & Fitch revealed a "disastrous" quarter as sales fell and earnings plummeted 80%, while American Eagle Outfitters booked record sales and its 9th consecutive quarter of profit improvement. Foot Locker and Chico's, meanwhile, both saw growth thanks to the implementation of ongoing group strategies, and Destination XL managed to narrow its losses.


Michelle Russell | 24 Oct 2016

Emanuel Chirico, chief executive of PVH Corp, and Richard Noll, chief executive of Hanesbrands, have both been named '2016 Responsible CEO of the Year' – with Chirico also picking up a  Lifetime Achievement award.


Michelle Russell | 20 Oct 2016

Swimwear brand Speedo USA, a division of PVH Corp, has promoted long-time industry executive John Graham to the role of president. 


Beth Wright | 28 Sep 2016

US apparel giant PVH Corp has launched men's dress shirts incorporating MagnaClick magnetic closures instead of buttons, designed to help consumers with limited dexterity.


Leonie Barrie | 21 Sep 2016

US apparel giant PVH Corp, owner of the Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger brands, is channelling $1m to Save the Children programmes in Sub-Saharan Africa – where the company is starting to build its apparel sourcing business.


Michelle Russell | 25 Aug 2016

Apparel giant PVH Corp has upped its full-year guidance as it revealed a "strong" performance, exceeding management expectations and despite what it says was a "challenging macroeconomic environment".


Michelle Russell | 20 May 2016

PVH Corp has signed a joint venture agreement in Mexico that will allow it to maintain a direct ownership interest in its Calvin Klein and Heritage Brands businesses in the country, while gaining more control over Tommy Hilfiger in the region.


Matthew Newsome | 6 May 2016

US clothing giant PVH Corp, owner of the Tommy Hilfiger and Calvin Klein brands, will begin manufacturing its clothing products in Ethiopia this summer, just-style has learnt.


Katie Smith | 20 Apr 2016

PVH-owned fashion brand Calvin Klein is to unify all its brands under one creative vision as part of a new global creative strategy that will see directors Francisco Costa and Italo Zucchelli depart. 


Katie Smith | 14 Apr 2016

US apparel giant PVH Corp has completed its acquisition of the 55% interest in its Tommy Hilfiger China joint venture that it did not already own. 


Michelle Russell | 24 Mar 2016

Shares in apparel giant PVH Corp rose nearly 6% in late trading as the owner of the Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger brands revealed a 30.4% jump in annual earnings.


Katie Smith | 3 Feb 2016

US apparel giant PVH Corp is to take full control of its Tommy Hilfiger China joint venture in a deal worth US$172m.


Michelle Russell | 2 Feb 2016

Apparel giant PVH Corp has lifted its full-year guidance to the higher end of its previous outlook thanks to the strength of its Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger brands. 


Katie Smith | 22 Jan 2016

The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at a roadmap to the apparel supply chain of the future, the news that the head of Asda's George clothing division is to step down amid HQ job cuts, and how the outerwear industry is facing up to the challenge of climate change.


Leonie Barrie | 20 Jan 2016

Apparel giant PVH Corp is to launch men’s sport and dress shirts incorporating MagnaReady magnetic closures instead of buttons after inking a licensing deal with the company’s founder.


Michelle Russell | 8 Jan 2016

A global framework agreement, initiated by H&M and the IndustriAll global union, has succeeded in helping to reinstate sacked workers at garment factories in Myanmar and Pakistan just months after coming into force.


In the most recent third-quarter filings from US apparel brands and retailers Gymboree, Aeropostale, Sears and New York & Co narrowed their losses, while Oxford Industries, Destination Maternity and J Crew saw theirs widen. Both The Finish Line and Men's Wearhouse swung to a loss. On a positive note, The Children's Place, Express, American Eagle Outfitters, G-III Apparel Group and Abercrombie & Fitch booked higher earnings. 


Katie Smith | 5 Oct 2015

PVH-owned Tommy Hilfiger has entered into a licensing agreement with G-III Apparel Group for a new women's dress collection – a key growth category for the brand. 


Second-quarter earnings for the retail sector as a whole are forecast to be lower than the prior month, despite easy year-on-year comparisons. The Finish Line posted a small drop in net income, Zumiez saw its profit more than halve, Cherokee Global Brands posted a double-digit decline in net earnings, while Christopher & Banks swung to a loss, and Hudson's Bay was back in the black. 


Michelle Russell | 22 Sep 2015

Apparel giant PVH Corp has launched what it claims will be a “game changer” in the men's dress shirt category with a product that utilises the TekFit technology most usually found in stretch-waistbands.


Michelle Russell | 1 Sep 2015

PVH Corp says it is “very well-positioned” in China and has not suffered as a result of the recent yuan devaluation, but will be “more conservative” with its Calvin Klein business in the country heading into 2016.


Michelle Russell | 21 Aug 2015

Nike, Hanesbrands and VF Corp have topped an analyst report of apparel and footwear firms that have made the most progress in managing environmental, social and governance issues.

Latest blogs

Michelle Russell | 31 Mar 2014

Western brands and retailers are "deeply implicated" in the current unrest gripping the Cambodian apparel sector - but they can also be part of the solution, a new report suggested last week.


Leonie Barrie | 16 Dec 2013

Pakistan's garment manufacturers are anticipating significant trading benefits after finally being granted preferential access to the European Union under the GSP+ scheme.

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