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The Philippine garment industry is optimistic that in the next few years nearly 500,000 new textile and garment jobs can be created if the c...
China's rise over the past two decades as the leading location for apparel sourcing has had a knock-on effect on Hong Kong's role in the glo...
| 27 Mar 2013
America's Save Our Industries Act, also known as the SAVE Act, which would give a range of Philippines-made apparel duty-free access to the US, looks increasingly likely to be implemented. And the Filipino clothing and textile sector is happy.
| 10 Nov 2011
Luxury clothing seller Ralph Lauren Corporation has listed rising input costs among the "near-term headwinds" that continue to buffet its business, but says shoppers are willing to spend more on products as long as they put "fashion first" and offer something new and exciting.
| 15 Aug 2011
Highlighted research from just-style this week includes an in-depth look at Marks & Spencer's strategy around apparel and footwear, analysis of Colombia and China's retail sectors, as well as research into footwear manufacturing in the UK.
| 1 Aug 2011
This week the latest reports available from just-style include an analysis of the children's wear market in China, the top 100 global jeans manufacturers, world textile and apparel trade and production trends, and global trends in fibre prices, production and consumption.
| 9 May 2012
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.
| 31 Jan 2008
Dr John Cheh, the newly appointed chief executive officer of Hong Kong based cotton shirt manufacturer Esquel, talks to just-style about social responsibility and sustainable development, life after quotas with the EU, and the soft market in both the US and EU.
| 24 Sep 2014
Department store operator House of Fraser recorded increases to earnings and sales in the first half of its fiscal year, with evidence of growing momentum in the first two months of the third quarter.
| 16 Apr 2014
US retail giant Gap Inc has tapped former J Crew Group designer, Marissa Webb, as creative director and executive vice president of design for its Banana Republic brand.
| 7 Mar 2014
Wayne Meichner, president and COO of Ralph Lauren Retail Group, is to leave the business after 12 years.
| 20 Feb 2014
Ralph Lauren Corporation is ramping up the global growth and expansion of its luxury business under the guidance of Valérie Hermann, the former CEO of Reed Krakoff.
| 27 Nov 2013
Indian apparel manufacturer K.Mohan and Co has selected WFX cloud-based ERP software to enhance its operations as it prepares for growth.
| 21 Jun 2013
Former Esprit chief product officer, Colin Henry, has been appointed as the new CEO of UK luxury fashion brand Jaeger, taking over responsibility from executive chairman Stewart Binnie, who stepped down in March.
| 8 May 2013
UK fashion retailer French Connection has today (8 May) appointed Adam Castleton as its new group finance director.
| 30 Apr 2013
Hong Kong listed Luen Thai Holdings, one of the world's leading apparel manufacturing and supply chain services providers, has completed its US$55m acquisition of Singapore-based Ocean Sky Group.
| 8 Jan 2013
Singapore-based apparel company Ocean Sky is set to be acquired by Luen Thai Holdings for US$55m.
| 20 Dec 2012
Formal wear retailer The Men's Wearhouse has hired designer Joseph Abboud as its new chief creative director.
| 5 Nov 2012
Luxury apparel business Ralph Lauren Corp has announced plans to discontinue operations for its Rugby label to drive growth.
| 18 Oct 2012
The production of sustainable apparel in China has a “blind spot” that wastes large amounts of energy and water, and causes pollution problems, says a new report.
| 10 Oct 2012
Leading apparel brands including Gap, Adidas and H&M Hennes & Mauritz are looking at ways to reduce pollution within their supply chains following accusations that they were purchasing clothing from suppliers who illegally discharge polluted water in China.
| 9 Oct 2012
Apparel fastener and trim business Talon International has entered into a two-year agreement to supply clothing and accessories retailer Fat Face with trims and zippers.
| 2 Oct 2012
Performance apparel and footwear maker Under Armour has appointed Leanne Fremar as senior vice president and executive creative director of its women's business as part of plans to expand the category.
| 21 Sep 2012
Australian luxury fashion company Oroton Group says it expects its new financial year to be one of "transition," with Asia and the internet helping to offset the loss of its exclusive licensing deal with Polo Ralph Lauren.
| 19 Sep 2012
Apparel fastener and trim business Talon International has ended its long-running legal dispute with Pro-Fit Holdings over the patented Tekfit stretch-waistband technology.
| 12 Jul 2012
Calvin Klein Underwear, a division of the Warnaco Group, has appointed apparel designer Brian Reyes as vice president and head of global design.
| 2 Jul 2012
Apparel and footwear company The Jones Group has appointed Scott Bowman to the newly created role of group president of global retail and international development to drive overseas growth.
| 22 Jun 2012
Former American Apparel executive Marty Staff has partnered with Bert Pulitzer to revive Pulitzer's iconic sailing jacket.
| 11 Jun 2012
A range of counterfeit Olympic apparel goods have been seized by Border Force officers in the UK, including themed vests and football shirts carrying brands like Adidas and Polo Ralph Lauren.
| 22 May 2012
Luxury apparel and accessories business Ralph Lauren Corporation today (22 May) booked "spectacular" double-digit gains in both fourth quarter and full-year results - but warned that measures to change its distribution in China and economic uncertainty in Europe are likely to weigh on wholesale revenues in the year ahead.
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- Nike reaffirms US production commitment
- VF pushes ahead on chemicals management
- M&S project benefits garment worker health
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- Myanmar minimum wage set at US$3.2 per day
- China cotton stockpile auction may shake up market
- Far Eastern to invest $323m in Vietnam textile hub
- C&A to add "accurate fit" label to garments
- US retail landscape "mediocre" over next 5 years