6 December 2013
More than 100 companies have now signed the new Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh following the collapse of the Rana Plaza factory building in April, which killed more than 1,100 people.
19 November 2013
Kering (formerly PPR) is stepping up investment in its luxury portfolio by entering into a joint venture with Tomas Maier to develop the US-based brand.
14 November 2013
Kering has warned its full-year profit will be down "significantly" on the prior year, hurt by one-off charges at Puma and the disposal of its mail order business, La Redoute.
11 November 2013
Puma is to close its product development centre in Vietnam and relocate international product teams to its base in Germany following a review of the struggling sportswear brand by its new chief executive.
31 October 2013
French luxury goods group Kering has said it expects the restructuring and sale of its La Redoute mail order business will have a "significant" impact on jobs.
25 October 2013
French luxury group Kering (formerly PPR) reported a 1.5% decline in third-quarter revenue, weighed down by its performance at Gucci and at its sportswear brand Puma.
25 October 2013
The most-read stories on just-style this week include brands hitting back at the stance by the Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia (GMAC) on factory audits, the decision to extend Better Work into Bangladesh, and Skechers introducing glow-in-the-dark running shoes.
21 October 2013
A group of major brands that source garments from Cambodia - including Gap, H&M, Levi Strauss, Nike and Puma - have raised their concerns at attempts by local manufacturers to "undermine" plans to publicly disclose details of factory audits.
10 October 2013
The Federation of the European Sporting Goods Industry (FESI), which represents athletic footwear and active apparel brands such as Adidas, Puma and Lotto, has appointed Bruno Alves as its new president.
27 September 2013
Italian high-end textile manufacturer Canepa SpA has made a commitment to eliminate all hazardous chemicals from its products and supply chain by 2020 - becoming, it claims, the first textile company in the world to join Greenpeace's Detox campaign.
24 September 2013
Fashion retailer C&A leads two top 10 lists charting organic cotton use, drawn up by non-for-profit organisation Textile Exchange in its 2012 Market Report.
2 September 2013
The global footwear market is expected to be worth US$211.5bn in 2018, with growth driven by Asia Pacific and Europe, according to new research.
7 August 2013
E-Land owned US footwear maker K-Swiss has appointed Eric Sarin as the company's new vice president of product as part of efforts to "bring the brand back to prominence".
2 August 2013
Approximately 40 workers have fainted at a garment factory in Cambodia, allegedly after inhaling glue fumes.
24 July 2013
Sportswear brand Puma saw net income fall during the first half on weakening sales in China and Europe, combined with declining margins.
23 July 2013
French luxury group Kering has set up an advisory group to help advise and advance its sustainability strategy.
22 July 2013
Featured reports from just-style's research store this week include a look at specialist apparel retailers in France, a report on apparel in Canada, and an overview of footwear in Australia.
19 July 2013
The recent garment factory tragedies in Bangladesh are pushing the industry towards a tipping point - as consumers call for increased sustainability and information about where their clothes come from, according to speakers at the recent Source Sustainability Summit.
15 July 2013
German sportswear maker Puma has hired Torsten Hochstetter to the newly-created position of global creative director.
11 July 2013
Unveiling a new five-year plan to improve worker safety at the factories in Bangladesh that produce their clothing, North American brands and retailers were keen to stress the similarities between their own initiative and a separate scheme backed by 70 mainly European companies. That said, there are considerable differences too.
26 June 2013
Almost 70% of Australian consumers would pay more for their clothes if they knew workers overseas were producing garments in safe working conditions and were being paid a good wage.
19 June 2013
French luxury group PPR has officially changed its name to Kering, after its AGM yesterday (18 June).
14 June 2013
The Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) Group has launched version two of its Joint Roadmap, aimed at attaining a “new standard of environmental performance for the global apparel and footwear industry”.
7 June 2013
The most-read stories on just-style this week include Puma signing the Bangladesh safety accord, UK clothing retailers being pressured to improve the safety of their Bangladesh supply chains, and a look at the issue of setting the parameters for ethical sourcing.
31 May 2013
Sportswear maker Puma has tapped Adidas's head of global sourcing Andy Koehler as its new chief operating officer (COO).
23 May 2013
Crailar Technologies, developer of the Crailar Flax fibre, is the latest company to join the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC), which is working to reduce the environmental and social impacts of global apparel and footwear production.
14 May 2013
German sporting goods firm Puma has cut its full-year sales outlook after weak spending in Europe hit first-quarter profits and revenue.
26 April 2013
French luxury and sportswear group Kering (formerly known as PPR) saw first-quarter revenue edge up 1%, driven by growth in its luxury division.
18 April 2013
Puma has named Björn Gulden as the sportswear brand's new CEO, succeeding Franz Koch, who left the company at the end of March.
11 April 2013
Skatewear brand Volcom is set to increase its focus on sustainability, becoming the latest Kering-owned brand to undergo an Environmental Profit and Loss.