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Philippine industry pins hopes on trade progress

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...

Hong Kong's changing role in the apparel industry

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...

Philippines garment exporters seeking SAVE Act

Jonathan Dyson | 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.

Fashion focus offsets Ralph Lauren prices

Leonie Barrie | 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.

just-style’s research roundup

Liz Hague | 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.

just-style’s research roundup

Liz Hague | 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.

Latest Interviews

Interview: Henry Tan, CEO, Luen Thai Holdings

Leonie Barrie | 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.

Speaking with style: Dr John Cheh, CEO, Esquel

just-style.com | 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.

Latest News

Ralph Lauren debuts biometic smart shirt

Katie Smith | 21 Aug 2015

US apparel giant Ralph Lauren has launched what it describes as a new “groundbreaking” smart shirt that merges advanced apparel and digital fitness technology into one garment.

House of Fraser H1 earnings lift on sales gain

Richard Woodard | 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.

Banana Republic taps former J Crew designer

Katie Smith | 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.

Ralph Lauren Retail Group COO Meichner to leave

Katie Smith | 7 Mar 2014

Wayne Meichner, president and COO of Ralph Lauren Retail Group, is to leave the business after 12 years.

Ralph Lauren hires Hermann to lead luxury growth

Leonie Barrie | 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.

Apparel maker K.Mohan selects ERP to boost ops

Leonie Barrie | 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.

Henry named new Jaeger CEO

Katie Smith | 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.

French Connection names Castleton finance director

Katie Smith | 8 May 2013

UK fashion retailer French Connection has today (8 May) appointed Adam Castleton as its new group finance director.

Luen Thai completes $55m Ocean Sky buy

Leonie Barrie | 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.

Luen Thai to buy Ocean Sky apparel for $55m

Petah Marian | 8 Jan 2013

Singapore-based apparel company Ocean Sky is set to be acquired by Luen Thai Holdings for US$55m.

Men's Wearhouse names Abboud creative director

Katie Smith | 20 Dec 2012

Formal wear retailer The Men's Wearhouse has hired designer Joseph Abboud as its new chief creative director.

Ralph Lauren to axe Rugby brand

Katie Smith | 5 Nov 2012

Luxury apparel business Ralph Lauren Corp has announced plans to discontinue operations for its Rugby label to drive growth.

Apparel brands accused of environmental blind spot

Richard Woodard | 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.

Apparel brands to reduce pollution in supply chain

Katie Smith | 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.

Talon inks supply deal with Fat Face

Katie Smith | 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.

Under Armour names Fremar head of women's business

Katie Smith | 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.

Oroton FY profit flat as "transition" year looms

Leonie Barrie | 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.

Talon reaches an end to Tekfit waistband dispute

Richard Woodard | 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.

Calvin Klein Underwear hires head of global design

Katie Smith | 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.

Jones names Bowman president of international unit

Katie Smith | 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.

Industry execs partner on sailing jacket venture

Petah Marian | 22 Jun 2012

Former American Apparel executive Marty Staff has partnered with Bert Pulitzer to revive Pulitzer's iconic sailing jacket.

Counterfeit Olympic apparel goods seized in the UK

Katie Smith | 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.

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Global Childrens and Infant Wear Market 2014-2018

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