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SuperGroup management reshuffle shows "strategic ambition"

SuperGroup's management reshuffle, which involves the appointment of Euan Sutherland as CEO, shows "strategic ambition" by the retailer, ana...

H&M and The North Face commit to responsible down

Leading international brands including H&M, Eddie Bauer, The North Face and Marmot have committed to using responsibly sourced and traceable...

Adidas "Reebok sale" would be admittance of defeat

Should Jynwel Capital succeed in a reported deal to acquire Adidas's Reebok brand, it would be an admittance of defeat by the German sportin...

VF Corp ups guidance as Q3 earnings climb

Apparel and footwear giant VF Corp has upped its full-year earnings outlook as it revealed "strong" third-quarter revenue and profit growth....

Recent news

Safety Commission facing responsive challenges 22 Oct 2014

Michelle Russell

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is facing challenges in responding to product safety risks and is reviewing potential improvements, a US government report has stated.


Living wage campaigns get underway in Africa 22 Oct 2014

Leonie Barrie

Action plans are being developed in several African countries to push for living wages, with unions across the region agreeing to work towards this goal.


EU strikes trade deal with East African Community 22 Oct 2014

Leonie Barrie

The European Union (EU) and five East African nations - including Kenya - have agreed a new comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) allowing duty-free exports between the two regions.


Shoe Zone FY profit to meet expectations 22 Oct 2014

Michelle Russell

Shoe Zone has said its earnings for the year will be in line with expectations having had the best August in its history followed by a slow September, with a late start to the boot season.


Aalfs selects tool to manage Nicaragua production 22 Oct 2014

Katie Smith

Apparel maker Aalfs Uno SA is implementing NGC's Shop Floor Control platform to help manage operations at its denim and twill manufacturing plant in Nicaragua.


Kering promotes Flore to Brioni CEO 22 Oct 2014

Katie Smith

French luxury goods group Kering has promoted Gianluca Flore to CEO of its Italian men's wear brand Brioni, replacing Francesco Pesci.


Eight injured in Cambodia clothing factory collapse 22 Oct 2014

Katie Smith

At least eight workers at a clothing factory in Cambodia's Takeo province have been injured after the floor collapsed yesterday (21 October).


SuperGroup management reshuffle shows "strategic ambition" 22 Oct 2014

Michelle Russell

SuperGroup's management reshuffle, which involves the appointment of Euan Sutherland as CEO, shows "strategic ambition" by the retailer, analysts believe.


Stakeholders urge quick conclusion to US port talks 22 Oct 2014

Michelle Russell

Around 104 organisations - including those representing US apparel, retail and footwear firms - have joined forces to urge unions to conclude West Coast ports talks amid growing concerns over delayed shipments.


SuperGroup appoints Sutherland to CEO role 22 Oct 2014

Michelle Russell

Superdry brand owner SuperGroup has appointed non-executive director Euan Sutherland as group chief executive to replace Julian Dunkerton.


New hires help upgrade Crocs management team 21 Oct 2014

Michelle Russell

US footwear business Crocs has made a number of key management appointments intended to help the company to turn its fortunes around.


Finish Line appoints Sato as president 21 Oct 2014

Michelle Russell

US athletic apparel and footwear retailer The Finish Line has appointed Samuel Sato, formerly president if the Finish Line brand, as group president.


Anya Hindmarch to deploy apparel PLM 21 Oct 2014

Michelle Russell

Handbag designer Anya Hindmarch has selected Centric Software's Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software, to support its growth ambitions.


Transparency boosts Cambodia factory improvements 21 Oct 2014

Michelle Russell

Transparent reporting of garment factory compliance in Cambodia is continuing to help to improve conditions for workers, according to a new report.


H&M and The North Face commit to responsible down 21 Oct 2014

Leonie Barrie

Leading international brands including H&M, Eddie Bauer, The North Face and Marmot have committed to using responsibly sourced and traceable down in their products.


Sears seeks to raise more cash 21 Oct 2014

Michelle Russell

Sears Holdings has announced its intention to raise as much as US$625m through an unsecured loan and equity warrants in a bid to generate additional liquidity and shore up its balance sheet.


Ascena's Justice & Brothers CEO Rayden retires 21 Oct 2014

Michelle Russell

Michael Rayden, the president and CEO of the Justice & Brothers subsidiary of US fashion business Ascena Retail Group, is to retire.


New CEOs for Bottega Veneta and Christopher Kane 21 Oct 2014

Michelle Russell

French luxury goods group Kering has appointed new chief executives for its Bottega Veneta and Christopher Kane brands as part of a management reshuffle.


Gerber adds to team with Software Solutions head 21 Oct 2014

Leonie Barrie

Gerber Technology has named Karsten Newbury as vice president and general manager of its Software Solutions, in a move the company says strengthens its focus on providing integrated tools for the fashion industry.


Asos FY profit dips on strong pound 21 Oct 2014

Michelle Russell

Online apparel retailer Asos has booked a mixed set of full-year results as sales climbed but profits fell due to the combination of a strong pound, operational investments and the impact of its warehouse fire.


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