Tougher and more regular supplier audits and the phasing out of hazardous chemicals form part of Puma’s new sustainability strategy – but th...
As retailers made one last push to stock up on holiday merchandise amid fears of possible disruption due to the ongoing dockworkers dispute...
| 22 Jun 2015
More than 200 companies have now signed the Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh following the collapse of the Rana Plaza factory building in Dhaka, which killed more than 1,100 people in 2013.
| 10 Nov 2014
US apparel imports surged in September as retailers continued to stock up on holiday merchandise amid fears of possible disruption to shipments due to the ongoing dockworkers dispute at major West Coast container ports. Four of the top-ten supplier countries - China, Vietnam, Indonesia and India - saw strong double-digit gains, but Bangladesh sank for the seventh month in a row.
| 16 Oct 2014
Experts on China's textile and apparel industry say that international brands must take increasing care to ensure their sourcing is environmentally and socially responsible, ahead of an anticipated tightening of government restrictions.
| 10 Oct 2014
Spurred on by the back-to-school season and fears of potential disruption to shipments of holiday merchandise amid the dockworkers contract dispute at major West Coast container ports, US apparel imports in August reached their highest level in more than a year.
| 1 Jul 2010
Adidas Group CEO Herbert Hainer is confident that major investments in the World Cup this summer are paying off. In an interview with just-style news editor Joe Ayling, he also discusses sourcing, currencies and his vision for the Reebok brand.
| 12 Jun 2009
Core values have served Japan's Asics Corporation well down the years, and are continuing to do so at a time when the world is trying to come to grips with the worst global economic crisis in living memory, as company president Motoi Oyama tells just-style.
| 30 Jun 2015
Authentic Brands Group (ABG) has made its second acquisition this month with the purchase of Swedish luxury outdoor lifestyle brand Tretorn from Puma.
| 6 May 2015
Currency variations inflated sporting goods giant Puma’s first quarter revenues, but sent net profit down by more than 30%.
| 6 Mar 2015
The most-read stories on just-style this week include concerns that the freefalling euro is adding to Bangladesh's textile and clothing production woes, a closer look at Myanmar's new garment Code of Conduct, and news that a pay rise is being considered for Sri Lanka's garment workers.
| 5 Mar 2015
German sportswear brand Puma has reshuffled its global strategy team, with Nina Graf-Vlachy taking the helm, and Arne Freundt becoming director of retail and e-commerce.
| 2 Mar 2015
Sportswear business Puma Argentina has selected Infor Supply Chain Execution (SCE) to enhance its logistics operations and help support growth.
| 16 Feb 2015
German sports retailer Puma has almost broken even in the fourth quarter of 2014 after four consecutive quarters of decline.
| 20 Jan 2015
Italian fashion firm Benetton Group has strengthened its management team with three new appointments, including that of Piero Maldini as retail director for United Colors of Benetton.
| 16 Jan 2015
Pentland brands, owner of the Berghaus, Speedo and Ellesse labels, has announced a series of management changes, including the promotion of Matt Rock to global supply chain director.
| 15 Jan 2015
Licensing business Parigi is suing sporting goods giant Puma, accusing the German sportswear company of stealing trade secrets in order to transfer business to a “secret” joint venture.
| 6 Jan 2015
German sportswear brand Puma is joining forces with United Legwear & Apparel Co (ULAC) to form a joint venture in North America to produce and distribute children's clothing.
| 23 Dec 2014
Instead of our regular roundup of the most-read stories on just-style during the week, we thought a fitting end to the year would be to take a look at the top news stories on just-style in 2014. Minimum wage rises, toxic substances in clothing, job cuts, and factory safety issues were some of the issues that made the headlines.
| 5 Dec 2014
Puma's chief commercial officer, Stefano Caroti, is to exit the German sportswear business after seven years in the role.
| 24 Nov 2014
German sportswear business Puma has laid out an action plan for the elimination of chemicals in its products and set milestones to achieve full transparency in its supply chain.
| 7 Nov 2014
German sportswear business Puma said it believes things are moving in the right direction after revealing footwear sales have risen for the first time in seven quarters.
| 7 Nov 2014
The most-read stories on just-style this week included news that VF Corp is being viewed as the most suitable buyer for sportswear brand Puma, an insight into some of the trends and challenges facing the retail sector, and the impact of slowdowns at US west coast ports on apparel shipments.
| 5 Nov 2014
German outdoor clothing specialist Jack Wolfskin has appointed former Esprit chief product and design officer Melody Harris-Jensbach as its new chief executive.
| 4 Nov 2014
Apparel and footwear giant VF Corp could be the most suitable buyer for German sportswear company Puma, analysts believe, following reports the brand is up for sale.
| 27 Oct 2014
French luxury goods group Kering has outlined a new partnership with the Centre for Sustainable Fashion (CSF) at the London College of Fashion (LCF) to support sustainable practices and innovation in the fashion industry.
| 24 Oct 2014
French luxury goods group Kering has booked an increase in third-quarter revenues, thanks to the multi-brand strategy it has in place.
| 17 Oct 2014
Luxury goods group Kering, owner of the Gucci, Bottega Veneta and Saint Laurent brands, is backing a project to support the sustainable supply of crocodile skins in Madagascar.
| 23 Sep 2014
Designers and retailers in the UK are being urged to create clothes from more easily biodegradable materials to ease waste disposal issues.
| 3 Sep 2014
The Federation of the European Sporting Goods Industry (FESI) has named Luca Businaro, president of Assosport Italy and CEO of Novation Tech, as the organisation's new president.
| 10 Nov 2014
US firms including apparel retailers and importers are urging the government to intervene in the ongoing dispute at US west coast ports, amid worsening delays on shipments of holiday merchandise and fears a total shutdown may be imminent.
| 2 Jun 2014
Major global brands and retailers that source clothing from Cambodia issued a stark warning last week that ongoing political instability, and alleged human rights violations could hurt future growth, and put the country's status as a strategic sourcing market at risk.
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