21 November 2013
The turnaround of struggling department store chain JC Penney is beginning to take hold, according to CEO Mike Ullman. But the US-based retailer still has a lot more work to do if it is to see the light at the end of the tunnel any time soon.
12 November 2013
VF Corporation-owned skatewear brand Vans has recalled around 2,400 boys' jackets because drawstrings in the hood around the neck area pose a strangulation hazard to young children.
8 November 2013
For Hong Kong based Crystal Group, one of Asia's largest garment manufacturers, efforts to put sustainability at the heart of its business are seen as key to driving improved productivity and profitability.
31 October 2013
Leading Vietnamese textile and garment manufacturer Thanh Cong Textile Garment Investment Trading (TCM), has seen its third-quarter profit soar by 948%.
25 October 2013
The most-read stories on just-style this week include brands hitting back at the stance by the Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia (GMAC) on factory audits, the decision to extend Better Work into Bangladesh, and Skechers introducing glow-in-the-dark running shoes.
23 October 2013
The group of North American brands and retailers working to improve fire and building safety in Bangladesh's garment factories has agreed the standards against which facilities will be assessed, and established a committee of third-party experts to help with implementation.
22 October 2013
After booking a 13.8% hike in third-quarter profit, boosted by strong sales in its outdoor & action sports and jeanswear businesses, it's not surprising that executives at apparel giant VF Corporation are in buoyant mood.
21 October 2013
Apparel giant VF Corporation has booked a 13.8% hike in third-quarter profit, boosted by strong sales in its outdoor & action sports and jeanswear businesses.
18 October 2013
The group of North American brands and retailers working to improve fire and building safety in Bangladesh's garment factories has publicly released details of more than 620 factories used to supply its clothes.
18 October 2013
Customer satisfaction with athletic footwear and apparel manufacturers, including Skechers and Levi Strauss, remains high, new research suggests.
7 October 2013
Frank Cancelloni has today (7 October) been named as the president of Calvin Klein's Asia Pacific business, tasked with helping to drive growth in the region.
7 October 2013
In its quest to improve the sustainability of its business, the latest milestones achieved by Crystal Group's Zhongshan Yida Apparel jeans making facility highlight its progress in reducing the carbon footprint of each garment made.
3 October 2013
Performance fabric maker Polartec has launched a new synthetic insulation technology that can be used to create what it describes as the "first-ever breathable 'puffy' garments."
30 September 2013
As part of an ongoing commitment to reduce its environmental footprint, apparel giant VF Corporation has joined a coalition calling on US policymakers to address climate change and clean energy policies.
26 September 2013
Billabong's general manager for Europe, Franco Fogliato, has been named the latest executive to leave the Australian surfwear company, and is headed to outdoor apparel and footwear firm Columbia Sportswear.
10 September 2013
As part of efforts to grow its market share in activewear and attract more millennial shoppers aged between 13 and 30, department store retailer Macy's is to expand its athletic apparel assortment into more stores this autumn.
30 August 2013
The most-read stories on just-style this week include the Walt Disney Company's decision to phase out sourcing from Pakistan, VF to introduce three innovation centres, and garment and footwear workers in Cambodia are now paid higher wages.
28 August 2013
Apparel giant VF Corporation is to create three global innovation centres to speed the development of "game-changing" products in technical apparel, footwear and jeans.
23 August 2013
Already one of the largest garment makers in Bangladesh, Epic Group is embarking on an expansion drive that will see it double its production capacity in the country over the next two years.
22 August 2013
Far from marking the beginning of the end for Bangladesh's garment export sector, recent tragedies have set the industry on a course that could see it evolve into a world-class player, executives have told just style. And more than that, the changes underway could also redefine the apparel supply chain of the future.
20 August 2013
The group of leading retailers and brands who make up the North American Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety has named Ellen O'Kane Tauscher as the independent chair of its board of directors.
16 August 2013
Since its introduction in the country three years ago, the International Labor Organization's (ILO) Better Work programme has been credited with helping elevate Nicaragua as an ethical sourcing location and a major player in the global apparel industry.
6 August 2013
VF Corporation-owned Nautica Apparel has signed a licensing agreement with Israel-based apparel maker Delta Galil for men's dress, casual and athletic socks in the US and Canada.
31 July 2013
TowerBrook Capital Partners has completed its $824m acquisition of denim and sportswear brand True Religion Apparel.
29 July 2013
The North Face, a division of VF Corporation, has launched a range of functional performance apparel and footwear, designed to meet the rigors of outdoor athlete training.
23 July 2013
A month after unveiling its new five-year growth plan, VF Corporation chairman and CEO Eric Wiseman said the company was “right on track” when unveiling a healthy set of second quarter results.
22 July 2013
The Indian apparel industry has made progress with backward integration over the last five years, but needs to reorganise to play to its strengths, a conference was told last week. And if India does invest, it could rival China as clothing exporter.
19 July 2013
VF Corp saw second quarter adjusted net income rise on the back of growing margins and rising sales.
17 July 2013
Fruit of the Loom is to measure and monitor data flowing across its business operations with a new analytics platform that will help it stay one step ahead of a changing environment.
11 July 2013
Unveiling a new five-year plan to improve worker safety at the factories in Bangladesh that produce their clothing, North American brands and retailers were keen to stress the similarities between their own initiative and a separate scheme backed by 70 mainly European companies. That said, there are considerable differences too.