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| 22 Jun 2012
Luxury goods positioned at accessible price points are a key industry battleground, and increasingly the core revenue drivers of some of the fastest growing luxury goods players, including Mulberry, Jimmy Choo, Burberry, Coach and Michael Kors. But is this democratisation of luxury a good thing for the industry, or is there a risk of diluting status consumption culture?
| 10 Feb 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.
| 23 Nov 2011
Some of the biggest names in fashion have been told by European Union (EU) industry commissioner Antonio Tajani that their design and craftsmanship would enable the sector to hold its own in an increasingly competitive global marketplace.
| 13 May 2011
After a period of decline the Italian clothing and textile industry is again winning plaudits by playing its trump card: 'Made in Italy'. Joe Ayling reports on the significance of 'Made in' labels to Italy, and how a stable of luxury brands has conserved the country's reputation for quality.
| 16 Sep 2015
Italian fashion house Prada has said it will continue to review its business processes, after posting a 23% decline in first-half profit.
| 12 Jun 2015
Italian fashion house Prada saw earnings in its first-quarter slide as the company faced headwinds and difficult market conditions in Asia Pacific.
| 30 Mar 2015
Italian fashion house Prada said a slowdown in the rate of growth and an increase in costs linked to retail network expansion hit operating margins in its last fiscal.
| 5 Dec 2014
Italian fashion house Prada has said it is taking further action to improve its operating performance after revealing a drop in third-quarter earnings and sales.
| 27 Oct 2014
Italian fashion house Prada is to merge with parent company Gipafin Sarl by the end of the year as part of a corporate streamlining process.
| 10 Oct 2014
The most-read stories on just-style this week include the news that Prada has acquired a French leather tannery, an analysis on how product lifecycle management (PLM) systems can speed up processes from design to delivery, and plans by China's Jiangsu Lianfa to build US$44m a textile plant in Kenya.
| 8 Oct 2014
Italian fashion house Prada has acquired Tannerie Mégisserie Hervy, an historical French leather tannery located in Isle, near Limoges.
| 19 Sep 2014
Italian fashion house Prada has booked a drop in first-half earnings due to weakness in Europe, and said there are no signs of improvement in the short term.
| 7 Aug 2014
Italian fashion house Prada has seen sales growth slow during the first half, due to unfavourable exchange rates and weaker demand in Asia and Europe.
| 6 Jun 2014
US-based intimate apparel brand Spanx has hired former Nike global apparel and footwear executive, Jan Singer, as its chief executive officer.
| 6 Jun 2014
Italian fashion house Prada says it does not expect unfavourable foreign exchange trends to weigh on growth plans, after posting a 24% decline in first-quarter profit.
| 27 May 2014
The world’s top 10 apparel brands have grown in value by 29% and are now worth close to US$100bn, according to the 2014 Brandz Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brand rankings.
| 2 Apr 2014
Italian fashion house Prada saw its share price fall slightly today (2 April) after booking a less than 1% increase in annual net profit.
| 19 Feb 2014
Italian fashion house Prada has confirmed the appointment of chairman Miuccia Prada Bianchi as co-CEO.
| 13 Feb 2014
Italian fashion house Prada booked full-year sales that missed analyst expectations today (13 February), amid economic weakness in Europe and a stronger Euro.
| 20 Dec 2013
Italian fashion house Prada posted a 9% increase in third-quarter profit, helped by higher demand in the Middle East and the Americas, and ongoing store expansion.
| 5 Dec 2013
US footwear retailer Stuart Weitzman Holdings has appointed Francois Kress to the role of global president.
| 18 Sep 2013
Italian fashion house Prada’s eponymous core brand and leather goods led a double-digit revenue rise in the first half, boosting profit by 7.6% on last year.
| 5 Sep 2013
UK upscale footwear maker Church & Co says it expects to increase its production capacity by 25-30% and bring additional operations in house as part of new expansion plans.
| 5 Sep 2013
UK footwear maker Church & Co, which is owned by Italian luxury group Prada, has unveiled plans to expand its production capacity and create 150 new jobs.
| 6 Aug 2013
Italian luxury brand Prada has expanded its international footprint by opening its first store in Qatar.
| 17 Jul 2013
Italian luxury fashion brand Prada has opened its first freestanding store in Japan.
| 3 Jul 2013
Francesca Bellettini has been named as the new chief executive officer at luxury label Yves Saint Laurent, replacing Paul Deneve who has resigned to take up a new post in another industry.
| 12 Jun 2013
Italian luxury brand Prada saw first quarter profits rise, driven by growth in Asia and in the retail channel.
| 3 Dec 2013
Burberry won two awards at this year's British Fashion Awards. The luxury brand was awarded designer brand of the year and menswear designer of the year.
| 11 Oct 2013
The latest listing of the best global brands might be dominated by the technology, financial services and automotive sectors - but apparel, sporting goods and luxury names managed a strong showing too.
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