8 May 2013
UK fashion retailer French Connection has today (8 May) appointed Adam Castleton as its new group finance director.
30 April 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.
27 March 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.
8 January 2013
Singapore-based apparel company Ocean Sky is set to be acquired by Luen Thai Holdings for US$55m.
20 December 2012
Formal wear retailer The Men's Wearhouse has hired designer Joseph Abboud as its new chief creative director.
5 November 2012
Luxury apparel business Ralph Lauren Corp has announced plans to discontinue operations for its Rugby label to drive growth.
18 October 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 October 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 October 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 October 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.
1 October 2012
The BRIC countries are far from being the only emerging market suppliers for the global apparel sector - and a knot of competitors such as Bangladesh and Vietnam have long been vying for business. But there are also smaller players who are looking to grow.
21 September 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 September 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 July 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 July 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 June 2012
Former American Apparel executive Marty Staff has partnered with Bert Pulitzer to revive Pulitzer's iconic sailing jacket.
11 June 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.
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.
11 April 2012
Global Sources' spring China Sourcing Fair, which showcases garments, textiles and fashion accessories, is set to take place at the end of the month.
10 February 2012
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 global garment industry, shifting it from a manufacturer to a servicing and sourcing centre. It will take on even more diverse roles in the future, according to industry executives speaking at recent conferences in Hong Kong. Vicky Sung reports.
10 November 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.
27 October 2011
Marty Staff, the head of business development at struggling US manufacturer and retailer American Apparel Inc, is to leave the company after just six months it was revealed yesterday (26 October).
21 September 2011
Luxury brand and retailer Ralph Lauren Corporation has signed a five-year partnership with The R&A, organiser of the Open Championship golf tournament, to become an official patron until 31 July 2016.
15 September 2011
Global apparel manufacturer Esquel Group, which produces clothing for brands including Hugo Boss, Nike, Polo Ralph Lauren and Lacoste, has signed a deal to use FastReact's planning software as part of ambitious plans for the growth and increased productivity of its business.
15 August 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.
10 August 2011
Luxury clothing seller Polo Ralph Lauren Corporation has raised its full-year forecast after an "outstanding" first quarter that saw profit rise by more than half, helped by higher wholesale and retail sales around the world.
1 August 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.
1 July 2011
A large number of Jordan's apparel factories have breached core international labour standards, a compliance survey by two international agencies has found.
27 June 2011
Online marketplace operator Gilt Groupe has appointed ex-Neiman Marcus executive Nick Wooster as fashion advisor on Gilt Man, its men’s website.