20 November 2013
Qatar tops the list of the fastest-growing luxury markets, according to new research, with potential to grow even further in the future.
1 July 2013
Featured reports from just-style's research store this week include a report on apparel in China, a look at specialist apparel retailers in Egypt, and a global database of the top sheer hosiery mills.
3 June 2013
Finding a cheap and responsive outsourcing option closer to home is increasingly a key option for US and European brands.
21 February 2013
Italian luxury shoe maker Tod's has appointed former Gucci and Valentino designer Alessandra Facchinetti as the creative designer of its women's collection.
6 November 2012
Police investigating the 2007 sale of the Valentino and Hugo Boss fashion businesses have seized assets worth EUR65m, according to reports.
12 July 2012
A fund controlled by the Qatari royal family has bought Italian luxury fashion house Valentino from Red & Black, a company controlled by Permira Funds and Italian textile group Marzotto.
9 July 2012
Italian luxury fashion house Valentino today (9 July) "firmly" denied that a sale of its shares has taken place.
17 December 2010
Over the past five years Egypt has cemented its position as a fashion hub for European and American high street brands, with average annual garment exports earning the country US$2bn. Yet domestic labels are generally not exported and high-end clothing manufacturing is still very niche.
6 October 2010
The CEO of Italian fashion brand Valentino has indicated that the company has continued to recover from the impact of the global financial crisis.
24 June 2010
"Colombia's clothing and textile industry is one of the largest and most experienced in Latin America, especially with the application of technology in production processes," according to Camila Toledo, Latin America trend director for Stylesight, the online provider of trends, tools and technology for creative professionals in the fashion and style industries.
1 June 2010
Valentino chief executive Stefano Sassi has dismissed rumours that the private equity-owned fashion label is for sale, instead outlining plans for its continued recovery.
16 April 2010
Rumours of a change of ownership at German fashion powerhouse Hugo Boss have been strongly denied by owner Permira.
22 March 2010
Michael Kors will open its first 1,400-square-feet boutique on Tokyo’s upscale Omotesando avenue this September partnering with local Toshiaki Tashiro.
8 December 2009
UK private equity company Permira is expected to buy around a third of the debt in its Italian luxury goods firm Valentino Fashion Group this week
17 September 2009
Luxury goods firm Burberry has confirmed it will launch its own social networking website, called Art of the Trench, as it bids to secure a growing online following.
3 July 2009
Valentino Fashion Group is not commenting on reports it is under pressure from lenders to renegotiate its debt arrangements.
5 June 2009
Italian luxury goods firm Aeffe Group has announced establishing Aeffe Japan, a wholly owned subsidiary based in Tokyo.
16 March 2009
Clothing sales in Vietnam are forecast to grow at nearly 15% year-on-year by the end of 2012, helped by soaring demand for better quality apparel and rising brand awareness, a new report says.
22 December 2008
German fashion firm Hugo Boss said its COO Hans Fluri is to become chairman of parent group Red & Black Lux Sàrl.
7 October 2008
Valentino creative director Alessandra Facchinetti has been sacked from her post amid a bitter war of words with the fashion label’s founder, Valentino Garavani.
31 July 2008
German fashion label Hugo Boss slid to a first-half loss of EUR6.1m (US$9.5m) thanks to payments made to departing executives.
4 June 2008
Bottega Veneta has been rated the most prestigious women's luxury fashion brand by wealthy Americans who took part in a new survey by the New York City-based Luxury Institute.
30 April 2008
First quarter profit at German fashion label Hugo Boss has fallen by 5%, despite a rise in sales.
9 April 2008
This week's World Retail Congress in Barcelona has attracted key executives from the apparel & footwear industries, together with other business areas. Here's a snapshot of quotes from day one.
9 April 2008
French luxury goods chain Galeries Lafayette is looking at launching a department store in Shanghai, China, just-style has learnt.
19 March 2008
A string of private equity investors are expected to bid for Italian fashion firm Roberto Cavalli when the company announces a formal plan to sell a big stake to private investors or through an initial public offering, IPO bankers have told just-style.
18 March 2008
German fashion group Hugo Boss AG today (18 March) said the chairman of its supervisory board will step down at the end of June.
22 February 2008
Valentino Fashion Group has opened its first single-brand boutique in Mexico.
15 February 2008
Hugo Boss and its chief executive Dr Bruno Sälzer have parted ways "by way of amicable arrangement", blaming differences of opinion on company strategy.
7 February 2008
German fashion brand Hugo Boss has increased its full year profit by 20% to EUR154m (US$225.2m), bolstered by women's wear.