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Global sourcing firm Li & Fung reported "solid" results in the first half, against a mixed economic landscape, with growth in both sales and...
The American Apparel and Footwear Association (AAFA) is urging the US Government to persuade the ruling regime in Uzbekistan to end the gove...
Tens of thousands of jobs in the African garment sector dependent on exports to the US are at risk unless Congress addresses reauthorisation...
JC Penney's turnaround strategy appears to be paying off after the US department store retailer revealed a lower second-quarter net loss and...
US apparel retailer Express Inc has booked a drop in second-quarter earnings and sales but said the opportunity remains to drive improvements in both in the second half.
Department store retailer Dillard's has announced its chief financial officer James Freeman is to step down.
A project is underway in Bangladesh designed to increase union membership and promote a constructive dialogue with employers.
The Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia (GMAC) has condemned strike action taken by garment workers, claiming that it contravenes labour laws.
Necessity is the main motivation behind men buying shoes in the US, according to a new study, but attitudes are beginning to evolve as men increasingly embrace fashion and newness in footwear.
The US has allowed a dispute settlement process related to labour enforcement in Guatemala to remain suspended for four weeks while it reviews fresh reforms made by the country’s government.
Supermarket giant Auchan Group is to contribute US$1.5m to the Rana Plaza Donor’s Trust Fund – but maintains that it had no business relationship with anyone based in the collapsed building.
US apparel giant Gap Inc is to invest US$69m upgrading and expanding its Hudson Valley distribution centre.
Pacific Brands has moved to a net loss in its full-year and announced the divestment of its workwear business in a deal worth AUD18m.
The Pakistan Textile Exporters Association (PTEA) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) are joining forces to improve labour standards in the country's textile and garment industry.
Mass worker faintings in Cambodia's garment factories have soared despite preventive measures, with 896 workers fainting at work in the first half of this year alone - including three deaths - officials have revealed.
Officials at Russia's industry ministry have said that should additional US and European Union sanctions be imposed, Russia may retaliate with a complete ban on imports of clothing and textiles from the EU and the US.
Ralph Lauren Corp has developed a high-performance Polo Tech shirt that merges biometrics into active lifestyle apparel, and is designed to improve general wellness and increase personal fitness.
The boss of the Tuba Group is seeking a BDT300m (US$3.88m) government loan to reopen his five apparel factories, which were forced to suspend production earlier this month after workers went on strike.
Ann Inc has moved to defend its position after a letter from an investor urged the women's apparel group to sell itself, claiming the company is "deeply undervalued".
Footwear retailer DSW has said it is encouraged by the sequential improvement in its sales trends in the second quarter as revenues increased 4.5%.
The Children's Place has lifted its full-year earnings guidance after narrowing its loss in the second quarter, and unveiled plans to expand into India through franchise stores.
Specialty apparel chain New York & Co has managed to narrow its loss during the second quarter, thanks to lower costs and sales growth.
Lower sales volumes of yarn and grey fabric resulted in a double-digit first-half profit decline for China's largest cotton textile producer Weiqiao Textile Company.
A fresh wave of trade union action has hit Cambodia's garment industry, with as many as "25 separate strike actions having taken place within matter of 22 days in August alone", a union has said.
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