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Spotlight on German apparel firms over transparency

German apparel and footwear brands are being urged to promote workers’ rights in their global operations by publicly disclosing the factorie...

Lululemon Athletica on “strong growth” track

Lululemon Athletica may have put 'pantsgate' behind it, analysts believe, and be back on a strong growth trajectory after revealing increase...

Organic cotton sustainability assessment tool launches

International non-profit organisation Textile Exchange (TE) has launched an online tool that measures the environmental, economic and social...

Major Ethiopia textile build experiences delays

The Ethiopian Textile Association has insisted the construction of a major textile factory by Bangladesh's DBL Group will proceed, despite d...

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Spotlight on German apparel firms over transparency 30 Mar 2015

Michelle Russell

German apparel and footwear brands are being urged to promote workers’ rights in their global operations by publicly disclosing the factories producing their products, an advocacy group has stated.


Honduras “union-busting” rift unresolved 30 Mar 2015

Michelle Russell

A meeting in Honduras between unions and an apparel factory that labour officials say has been participating in “union-busting" has been unsuccessful in reaching an agreement.


IAF inks MoU with Hong Kong textiles chamber 30 Mar 2015

Katie Smith

The International Apparel Federation (IAF) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Hong Kong General Chamber of Textiles (HKGCOT), with the aim of exchanging knowledge on innovation, apparel markets and international business opportunities.


H&M extends global online offering 30 Mar 2015

Michelle Russell

Swedish fashion giant Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) has launched its shop online offer in Portugal, Poland and the Czech Republic.


Adidas to speak at PI Apparel conference 30 Mar 2015

Katie Smith

Executives from sportswear giant Adidas and fashion brands The Unseen and Marc Jacobs are among the companies set to headline the third PI Apparel (Product Innovation Apparel) conference in June.


Former Ann Taylor president to head Justice brand 30 Mar 2015

Katie Smith

US fashion retailer Ascena Retail Group has appointed former Ann Taylor president Brian Lynch as president and CEO of its tween brand Justice.


Joe Fresh establishes Canada apparel R&D centre 30 Mar 2015

Michelle Russell

Clothing brand Joe Fresh has signed a long-term partnership deal with Ryerson University for the creation of Canada's first fashion innovation centre.


Prada FY hit by slowdown in growth 30 Mar 2015

Michelle Russell

Italian fashion house Prada said a slowdown in the rate of growth and an increase in costs linked to retail network expansion hit operating margins in its last fiscal.


Test drive of cloud PLM solution launches 30 Mar 2015

Katie Smith

Gerber Technology has launched a “test drive” of its YuniquePLM In The Cloud solution, allowing companies to try out the functionality of the PLM solution, combined with the benefits of cloud computing.


Lululemon Athletica on “strong growth” track 27 Mar 2015

Michelle Russell

Lululemon Athletica may have put 'pantsgate' behind it, analysts believe, and be back on a strong growth trajectory after revealing increased earnings and sales in its fourth-quarter.


Quiksilver appoints Agnes to CEO role 27 Mar 2015

Michelle Russell

Surf-led fashion business Quiksilver has made a number of management appointments, including the promotion of president Pierre Agnes to CEO and the appointment of a new CFO.


Finish Line “accelerates” on final lap 27 Mar 2015

Michelle Russell

The Finish Line has managed to “accelerate somewhat”, analysts believe, in the final lap of its fiscal year, despite a disappointing year for the US athletic apparel and footwear retailer.


Joe Fresh inks footwear licensing deal with Aldo 27 Mar 2015

Katie Smith

Canada’s largest retailer Loblaw Companies has entered into a licensing deal with footwear company Aldo Group for the design, production and distribution of footwear under the Joe Fresh brand.


Top stories this week on just-style... 27 Mar 2015

Katie Smith

The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at the risk to Lesotho's textile and clothing production if the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) is not renewed, delays to a major textile build in Ethiopia, and an insight on Pakistan's apparel production woes.


Oxford Industries to sell Ben Sherman amid Q4 growth 27 Mar 2015

Katie Smith

After making “great progress” in 2014, US apparel business Oxford Industries is to pursue the sale of its Ben Sherman brand, saying it's the “right course of action”.


Belk FY mixed but “encouraged” by trends 27 Mar 2015

Michelle Russell

US fashion department store retailer Belk has reported its fifth consecutive year of positive comparable store sales but saw earnings decline as a result of strategy expenses.


El Corte Ingles to accelerate time to market 27 Mar 2015

Katie Smith

El Corte Inglés, the largest department store retailer in Europe, has selected Dassault Systèmes’ 'My Collection for Fashion' 3D software solution to accelerate time-to-market of its private-label fashion collections.


Organic cotton sustainability assessment tool launches 26 Mar 2015

Katie Smith

International non-profit organisation Textile Exchange (TE) has launched an online tool that measures the environmental, economic and social aspects of organic cotton production.


PVH “pleased” after swinging to Q4 profit 26 Mar 2015

Katie Smith

US apparel giant PVH Corp has said it is “pleased” with its fourth-quarter performance which saw it swing to a net profit, despite the challenging market environment and foreign currency headwinds.


UK clothing sales continue to fall in March 26 Mar 2015

Katie Smith

Sales at UK clothing and footwear retailers continued on their downward trajectory in the year to March, albeit at a slower pace than the prior month.


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