22 May 2013
UK-based software provider DeSL is partnering with Swedish IT consultancy iStone as its Fashion PLM partner.
9 May 2013
Australian surfwear brand Billabong has requested a voluntary suspension of trading in its shares so it can progress takeover discussions with interested parties.
7 May 2013
Australian surfwear brand Billabong has placed its shares in another trading halt today (7 May) ahead of an update regarding the potential sale of the business.
30 April 2013
A positive first quarter for VF Corporation – net profit surged up 25% on last year – was marked by strong performance for The North Face and Vans, and improving margins as jeanswear costs fell.
30 April 2013
Apparel giant VF Corporation has reopened its distribution facility in Hackleburg, two years after it was destroyed in a tornado.
29 April 2013
UK-based software provider DeSL has opened a New York City office, close to its growing customer base in the fashion, apparel, textile and footwear sectors.
26 April 2013
Apparel maker VF Corporation has today (26 April) lifted its full-year earnings guidance after reporting a 25.7% jump in first-quarter net profit.
24 April 2013
Billabong has extended exclusive talks with Sycamore Partners and former Americas boss Paul Naude to consider the potential sale of the Australian surfwear brand.
23 April 2013
A new study into the impact of the branded clothing sector on the European economy is calling for a shift in thinking when it comes to setting out trade policies to include the full breadth of the industry.
18 April 2013
US women's wear retailer Bebe Stores has appointed Michelle Landgrebe as executive vice president and general merchandising manager of its 2b outlet division.
15 April 2013
Efforts by a group of US apparel brands and retailers to persuade the Peruvian government to repeal legislation that allows the use of short-term contracts in the country's garment industry have, as yet, generated no formal response, just-style has learnt.
12 April 2013
The Guatemalan government has agreed to enforce its labour laws - finally resolving a complaint filed in 2008 by the US government under the Dominican Republic-Central America Free Trade Agreement (DR-CAFTA).
9 April 2013
Australian surfwear brand Billabong will enter ten days of exclusive talks with a consortium led by the former boss of the brand's America's division after the group cut its bid by 45% to AUD0.60 per share.
8 April 2013
The complicated mix of legal requirements, standards and certification schemes facing brands and retailers when managing chemicals in the apparel supply chain was outlined at the recent Prime Source Forum in Hong Kong. And the over-riding message is that the industry must collaborate if it is to move forward on the issue.
4 April 2013
Billabong has indefinitely suspended its shares from trading as it continues takeover talks with its two suitors.
3 April 2013
As retailers struggle to differentiate themselves from their peers, and have little room to manoeuvre when it comes to mark-ups and markdowns, there's a growing awareness that the supply chain can contribute to improved efficiency and a competitive edge.
2 April 2013
Australian surfwear brand Billabong has halted trading in its shares while negotiations continue with its two suitors.
2 April 2013
Men's wear clothing brand John Varvatos Enterprises (JVE) has implemented the FashionManager solution from RLM Apparel Software Systems to increase visibility and efficiency across its demand to delivery processes.
28 March 2013
Overseeing international operations for one of the world's most-recognised brands, Tim Wheeler paints a picture of a business model fine-tuned for success.
27 March 2013
Apparel sales in the Asia Pacific region are continuing on a golden growth trajectory despite a slowdown in China. Domestic brands are continuing to hold their own, and foreign brands intent on making further inroads are increasingly focusing on lower-tier cities for growth.
25 March 2013
Featured reports from just-style's research store this week include a look at innovation within water sports apparel, a summary of designer collaborations at H&M, and an overview of clothing and footwear retailing in Europe.
21 March 2013
Australian surfwear brand Billabong halted trading in its shares today (21 March) after its share price plummeted 14.2% on concerns about a potential takeover offer expected next week.
15 March 2013
Vietnam's leading textile and garment manufacturer, Thanh Cong textile Garment Investment Trading JSC (TCM), has begun construction of new knitting plant in a bid to supply material for its own production.
14 March 2013
Senior executives from across the apparel industry and its supply chain will be heading to Hong Kong later this month for the annual Prime Source Forum.
11 March 2013
European activists have been detained by Cambodian police after taking part in a protest outside the E Garment clothing factory near Phnom Penh.
6 March 2013
Leading apparel brands from the US are urging the Peruvian government to repeal legislation which allows suppliers to use short-term contracts to employ their workers.
27 February 2013
Upscale footwear, handbags and accessories retailer Coach Inc has added two executives to its creative team to help it develop into a global lifestyle brand.
22 February 2013
Struggling Australian surfwear brand Billabong International has swung to a first-half loss after writing off the value of its brands - and says that from next month it intends to slash the number of apparel suppliers that it uses to less than one-fifth of the current total.
20 February 2013
US surfwear brand Reef has appointed Tom Cooke to the newly-created position of vice president of footwear as it looks to drive growth in the category.
18 February 2013
Apparel maker VF Corp has admitted revenue in the year ahead is likely to fall short of long-term expectations, with performance hindered by unseasonably warm weather affecting sales of the North Face brand combined with weak economic conditions in Europe.