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Apparel sourcing is in a constant state of flux, with retailers, brands and importers continually striving to find the right balance between...
Online, catalogue and stores retailer N Brown has reiterated guidance for its next fiscal, despite revealing lower sales and gross margin fo...
Korea's largest apparel manufacturing and export company has began bulk production at Costa Rica’s first spinning mill – and plans to more t...
Fresh inspections are being carried out on a number of ready-made garment factories in Bangladesh following the powerful earthquake that sho...
A US coalition is urging Congress to include the Miscellaneous Tariff Bill (MTB) in pending trade legislation in a bid to improve America’s global manufacturing competitiveness.
Indian conglomerate Aditya Birla Nuvo has consolidated its branded apparels businesses in a bid to capitalise on its large market presence in the branded fashion space.
German sporting giant Adidas said it has had “a successful start to the year” after booking increases in first-quarter earnings and sales, and confirming full-year guidance.
Hong Kong-listed casual fashion brand Esprit has said its transformation continued to make “good progress” during the third quarter, despite posting a 25.5% decline in turnover.
UK, Danish and Norwegian apparel companies are being urged to take a more strategic, coordinated, proactive approach to sustainable sourcing as part of a new briefing.
US apparel giant VF Corp has lifted its full-year earnings outlook and said it remains confident, despite seeing both its first-quarter profit and margin decline.
A group representing Cambodian garment makers has reaffirmed its commitment to maintaining a high level of labour and social compliance within the industry.
The US apparel and footwear industry's outlook remains positive, new research suggests, as manufacturers will continue to benefit from lower input costs and the expansion of their direct-to-consumer businesses.
Pakistan's apparel and textile exports surpassed US$10bn in the first nine months of the year, figures show.
US outdoor apparel and footwear specialist Columbia Sportswear has upped its full-year guidance on the back of “solid” first-quarter results, the strengthening of advance orders in North America and Europe.
Dyes and chemicals maker Huntsman Textile Effects has entered into a joint venture with Turkey's Pürsan Pigment for the manufacture, formulation and sale of chemicals and dyes in the country.
The following is a round-up of apparel and footwear news from the world's local media. just-style has not checked these stories so cannot guarantee their accuracy.
The most-read stories on just-style this week include fresh inspections taking place in Bangladesh's garment factories in the wake of the Nepal earthquake, a survey reveals few apparel players have concrete plans to source from Africa, and just-style launches its Global Sourcing Snapshots.
Finnish department store retailer Stockmann Group has said it is confident it is “on the right track”, despite seeing its first-quarter loss widen, due to increased depreciation and a weak Russian rouble.
Industrial thread, yarn and zip specialist Coats Plc has launched a new “innovative” reflective thread, designed primarily for fashion applications.
Brand management company Sequential Brands Group has started its new fiscal with what it claims is a “strong” quarter, as earnings and sales both grew.
Retail giant Wal-Mart Stores is remaining silent on a class action launched against it in the US by victims of the Rana Plaza building collapse in Bangladesh.
Proposed bipartisan legislation in the US aims to lower or eliminate “outdated” tariffs charged on recreational outerwear.
Campaigners are calling on fashion brands and retailers to pledge the final US$2.7m needed to hit the Rana Plaza Donors Trust Fund target.
Nebraska Senator Deb Fischer has written to US comptroller general Gene Dodaro urging an investigation into the impact of the long-running West Coast ports stand-off.
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