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US: Timberland sets sights on $3.1bn revenues by 2019

Outdoor lifestyle footwear and apparel brand Timberland is on track to grow revenues by $1.4bn over the next five years, parent company VF C...

SWEDEN: H&M goes green with Conscious Denim

Fashion retailer H&M is expanding its eco-friendly Conscious Collections with the launch of a new denim range that uses more sustainable mat...

UK: Analysts voice disappointment with Asos results

Analysts have voiced their disappointment at the latest Asos trading update, which saw the online fashion retailer lower its full-year profi...

GERMANY: Adidas defends position despite investor unrest

Adidas has moved to defend its position over reports the sporting goods giant has received pressure from investors to accelerate a turnaroun...

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US: Timberland sets sights on $3.1bn revenues by 2019 17 Sep 2014

Leonie Barrie

Outdoor lifestyle footwear and apparel brand Timberland is on track to grow revenues by $1.4bn over the next five years, parent company VF Corporation said today (17 September).


EUROPE: 'Source it' adds another dimension to Texprocess fair 17 Sep 2014

Leonie Barrie

Organisers of next year's Texprocess trade fair are hoping to help apparel retailers, brands and manufacturers navigate a range of industry challenges, including new sources of production and technologies to help improve productivity.


CAMBODIA: Union members detained amid wage campaign 17 Sep 2014

Katie Smith

Two Cambodian trade union members were detained this morning (17 September) and soldiers mobilised as garment workers campaigned for a rise in the minimum wage.


CHINA: Ultrasonic execs disappear along with company cash 17 Sep 2014

Leonie Barrie

Two of the top executives at Ultrasonic AG, a Germany-listed footwear firm based in China, have disappeared - along with most of the company's cash funds.


US: Wolverine debuts flame resistant apparel line 17 Sep 2014

Katie Smith

Wolverine Worldwide's namesake workwear clothing and footwear brand has launched a flame resistant apparel line which it claims uses fewer toxic chemicals than similar products.


CANADA: Government urged to support Rana Plaza victims 17 Sep 2014

Michelle Russell

Over 50 organisations have called on the Canadian government to publicly urge companies to support survivors of Bangladesh's Rana Plaza tragedy.


EGYPT: Factory collapse kills 6 workers 17 Sep 2014

Leonie Barrie

Six people are reported to have been killed at the weekend when a textile dyeing facility collapsed near the Egyptian capital Cairo.


SPAIN: Inditex books "strong" H1 despite sales decline 17 Sep 2014

Katie Smith

Spanish retailer Inditex delivered a "strong" set of first-half results as better cost control offset weaker gross margin, according to one analyst, despite a drop in sales.


UK: Sainsbury's tops poll of favourite fashion retailers 17 Sep 2014

Michelle Russell

In a recent survey of 6,000 consumers by retail analysts Conlumino, Sainsbury's topped the poll as the nation's favourite fashion retailer. We take a look at some of the other shops who came out on top.


BANGLADESH: Tuba workers "set deadline" for compensation 17 Sep 2014

Michelle Russell

Tuba Group workers are understood to have set a 25 September deadline for the Bangladesh government to pay their compensation or face demonstrations before Eid.


FRANCE: Comptoir des Cotonniers CEO Pedot departs 17 Sep 2014

Katie Smith

Fast Retailing group executive director Nancy Pedot has stepped down after less than a year in the role to pursue career opportunities outside of the Japanese retailer.


UK: Factory gate prices rise for apparel 17 Sep 2014

Michelle Russell

The output price index for goods produced by UK manufacturers - also known as factory gate prices - fell 0.3% in the year to August, but saw a rise in apparel prices.


UK: New Look taps Mason as non-exec chairman 17 Sep 2014

Katie Smith

UK fashion retailer New Look has tapped former Matalan and Levi Strauss executive Paul Mason as its new non-executive chairman.


UK: JD Sports shares climb on "record" H1 17 Sep 2014

Michelle Russell

JD Sports Fashion saw its share price climb over 4% in early trading as the UK retailer revealed a "record" set of first-half results that beat market expectations.


BANGLADESH: Apparel exports up marginally in July-August 16 Sep 2014

Siddique Islam

Bangladesh's apparel exports edged up by 1.7% in the first two months of the current fiscal year as buyers continue to remain cautious following last year's factory safety issues and subsequent strikes and disruption as a pay rise was negotiated for apparel workers.


US: Men's Wearhouse promotes Blake to president 16 Sep 2014

Michelle Russell

Formal clothing specialist Men's Wearhouse has appointed Mary Beth Blake as its president and chief merchandising officer.


ITALY: Miroglio Group develops supply chain platform 16 Sep 2014

Michelle Russell

Textile firm Miroglio Group has developed a service business platform designed to give added value to the production chain through an organisational aggregation of its players.


FRANCE: Jean Paul Gaultier to quit ready-to-wear business 16 Sep 2014

Katie Smith

Jean-Paul Gaultier is to shutter its ready-to-wear business in a bid to stem the French fashion label's losses, in a decision expected to lead to around 40 job cuts.


UK: UKFT appoints chairman as Peter Lucas steps down 16 Sep 2014

Michelle Russell

The UK Fashion and Textile Association (UKFT) has appointed a new chairman to take over from outgoing executive Peter Lucas.


SWEDEN: H&M goes green with Conscious Denim 16 Sep 2014

Leonie Barrie

Fashion retailer H&M is expanding its eco-friendly Conscious Collections with the launch of a new denim range that uses more sustainable materials and environmentally-friendly production processes.


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