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Global supply chain helps VF Corp boost margin

Apparel and footwear giant VF Corporation has said that reducing costs in its global supply chain has given it a competitive advantage as it...

Who has pledged to ban the use of angora?

More than 70 brands and retailers have committed to end the use of angora in their future clothing and accessories collections, following on...

Performance apparel set for continued growth

As new outdoor performance apparel brands enter the market in record numbers, retailers are introducing new innovations and technologies to...

Enthusiasm for tech in outdoor apparel on the rise

Innovation in materials and performance in the outdoor apparel and footwear category is on the increase as enthusiasm for technology grows,...

Latest Interviews

Interview: Tim Wheeler, Jockey International 28 Mar 2013

Leonie Barrie

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.

Speaking with style: Harry van Dalfsen, IAF 6 Sep 2012

Leonie Barrie

The theme of change resonates loudly with Harry van Dalfsen, who took on the role of president of the International Apparel Federation (IAF) two years ago at the height of the global economic crisis. Not surprisingly, ‘Fashion business in a changing environment’ is also the focus of the upcoming IAF World Apparel Convention, which takes place later this month.

Latest News

Top stories this week on just-style... 20 Feb 2015

Katie Smith

The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at the impact VF Corp's global supply chain is having on gross margin, Pakistan's new textile policy, and the apparel industry's response to President Obama's intervention in the ongoing West Coast port dispute.

VF Corp Q4 earnings miss estimates 13 Feb 2015

Michelle Russell

Apparel and footwear giant VF Corp has booked fourth-quarter earnings that missed analyst expectations but is optimistic for 2015.

Ascena revises Justice strategy as CFO appointed 12 Feb 2015

Michelle Russell

Ascena Retail Group has promoted SVP of investor relations Robb Giammatteo to the role of CFO and outlined a revised three-point stabilisation plan for its Justice brand.

North Face adds eco-friendly materials to jackets 26 Jan 2015

Katie Smith

VF-owned outdoor brand The North Face has incorporated three of Unifi's Repreve environmentally friendly materials into its Denali line of fleece jackets, significantly reducing the amount of water and chemicals used in the fabric dyeing and finishing process.

Fashion brands facing strong dollar “headwind” 21 Jan 2015

Richard Woodard

Global fashion brands based in the US could face an increasing headwind from a strong dollar, an analyst has warned.

Latest blogs

US port dipute conclusion nears 23 Feb 2015

Michelle Russell

A tentative agreement on a new five-year contract has been agreed for some 20,000 dockworkers at 29 US West Coast ports, ending nine months of discussions. The Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) and International Longshore & Warehouse Union (ILWU) have been engaged in talks since 12 May to replace the existing six-year contact, which expired on 30 June.

Bangladesh's ambitious goal on apparel exports 14 Dec 2014

Leonie Barrie

The Bangladesh ready-made garment industry has set out an ambitious goal to double its exports to $50bn over the next seven years as it works to rebuild its reputation in the wake of recent tragedies.

Company research

V.F. Corporation (VFC) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

V.F. Corporation (VFC) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analys

V.F. Corporation (VFC) is a provider of branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and related products. The company offers broad range of products categorized under jeanswear, outdoor & action sports, image...

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VF Corp in Apparel (World)

VF Corp in Apparel (World)

VF Corp’s unique brand portfolio sees it moving from strength to strength on the global apparel stage. Its decision to focus on its outdoor and action sports division is an astute move given the lucra...

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Performance Apparel Markets: Business Update, 1st Quarter 2014

Performance Apparel Markets: Business Update, 1st Quarter 20

This report provides information, analysis and valuable insight on developments relating to the performance apparel industry in the following categories: acquisitions, divestments and mergers; corpora...

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