Instead of the regular roundup of the most-read news pieces on just-style during the week, we thought a fitting end to the year would be to...
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...
Earlier this year apparel giant PVH set up Innovation Next, a new department dedicated to preparing for the big ideas coming at the industry – including connected apparel and implications for the supply chain. just-style takes a closer look.
Apparel giant PVH Corp has developed what it says is a more comprehensive corporate responsibility strategy to address social and environmental issues by placing more emphasis on improving workforce and manufacturing standards.
Plans for a single industry-wide global standard for auditing social and labour performance in apparel supply chains could solve the long-standing issue of audit fatigue – as well as providing an opportunity to improve transparency and invest more in factory safety and ethics.
Exchange rate variations could “significantly” influence China's textile and apparel exports, a consultancy has suggested, after the government cut the guiding rate for the yuan for a third consecutive day.
China-based shirt manufacturer and yarn supplier Luthai Textile Co has its sights firmly set on growing its global business. Earlier this month, as the company revealed plans to open an office in New York, Michelle Russell talked to Luthai general manager Liu Zibin about the rationale behind the move.
Shirt maker TM Lewin has had its eye on becoming a globally recognised brand for a number of years now. With this in mind, the company last month revealed international expansion plans that will see it open one store per week for the next three years. CEO Geoff Quinn talks to just-style about these plans, the decision to move manufacturing abroad, the challenge of cotton prices, and the firm's long-term outlook.
The Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) says demand for more sustainable cotton is on the rise, with Swedish retailer H&M and sportswear giants Adidas and Nike leading the field in its 'Better Cotton league'.
Apparel giant PVH Corp has inked a licensing deal with Peerless Clothing International for its Tommy Hilfiger tailored menswear.
Apparel giant PVH Corp has expanded its commitment to sustainable development by joining the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), the world's largest voluntary corporate citizenship initiative, and signing the CEO Water Mandate to safeguard and preserve water resources.
In the most recent third-quarter filings from US apparel and footwear brands and retailers, Sears Holdings remained optimistic despite widening its net losses, while Vince Holding blamed challenging conditions and warm weather for a fall in both earnings and sales. Abercrombie & Fitch, meanwhile, revealed a "disastrous" quarter as sales fell and earnings plummeted 80%, while American Eagle Outfitters booked record sales and its 9th consecutive quarter of profit improvement.
Emanuel Chirico, chief executive of PVH Corp, and Richard Noll, chief executive of Hanesbrands, have both been named '2016 Responsible CEO of the Year' – with Chirico also picking up a Lifetime Achievement award.
Swimwear brand Speedo USA, a division of PVH Corp, has promoted long-time industry executive John Graham to the role of president.
US apparel giant PVH Corp has launched men's dress shirts incorporating MagnaClick magnetic closures instead of buttons, designed to help consumers with limited dexterity.
US apparel giant PVH Corp, owner of the Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger brands, is channelling $1m to Save the Children programmes in Sub-Saharan Africa – where the company is starting to build its apparel sourcing business.
Apparel giant PVH Corp has upped its full-year guidance as it revealed a "strong" performance, exceeding management expectations and despite what it says was a "challenging macroeconomic environment".
PVH Corp has signed a joint venture agreement in Mexico that will allow it to maintain a direct ownership interest in its Calvin Klein and Heritage Brands businesses in the country, while gaining more control over Tommy Hilfiger in the region.
US clothing giant PVH Corp, owner of the Tommy Hilfiger and Calvin Klein brands, will begin manufacturing its clothing products in Ethiopia this summer, just-style has learnt.
PVH-owned fashion brand Calvin Klein is to unify all its brands under one creative vision as part of a new global creative strategy that will see directors Francisco Costa and Italo Zucchelli depart.
US apparel giant PVH Corp has completed its acquisition of the 55% interest in its Tommy Hilfiger China joint venture that it did not already own.
Shares in apparel giant PVH Corp rose nearly 6% in late trading as the owner of the Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger brands revealed a 30.4% jump in annual earnings.
US apparel giant PVH Corp is to take full control of its Tommy Hilfiger China joint venture in a deal worth US$172m.
Apparel giant PVH Corp has lifted its full-year guidance to the higher end of its previous outlook thanks to the strength of its Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger brands.
The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at a roadmap to the apparel supply chain of the future, the news that the head of Asda's George clothing division is to step down amid HQ job cuts, and how the outerwear industry is facing up to the challenge of climate change.
Apparel giant PVH Corp is to launch men’s sport and dress shirts incorporating MagnaReady magnetic closures instead of buttons after inking a licensing deal with the company’s founder.
A global framework agreement, initiated by H&M and the IndustriAll global union, has succeeded in helping to reinstate sacked workers at garment factories in Myanmar and Pakistan just months after coming into force.
In the most recent third-quarter filings from US apparel brands and retailers Gymboree, Aeropostale, Sears and New York & Co narrowed their losses, while Oxford Industries, Destination Maternity and J Crew saw theirs widen. Both The Finish Line and Men's Wearhouse swung to a loss. On a positive note, The Children's Place, Express, American Eagle Outfitters, G-III Apparel Group and Abercrombie & Fitch booked higher earnings.
PVH-owned Tommy Hilfiger has entered into a licensing agreement with G-III Apparel Group for a new women's dress collection – a key growth category for the brand.
Second-quarter earnings for the retail sector as a whole are forecast to be lower than the prior month, despite easy year-on-year comparisons. The Finish Line posted a small drop in net income, Zumiez saw its profit more than halve, Cherokee Global Brands posted a double-digit decline in net earnings, while Christopher & Banks swung to a loss, and Hudson's Bay was back in the black.
Western brands and retailers are "deeply implicated" in the current unrest gripping the Cambodian apparel sector - but they can also be part of the solution, a new report suggested last week.
Pakistan's garment manufacturers are anticipating significant trading benefits after finally being granted preferential access to the European Union under the GSP+ scheme.
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