Latest apparel and textile news & analysis in Oceania
Clothing and footwear business Pacific Brands has said it will consider selling more of its brands as it continues to find ways to drive a b...
Simplicity is the key to restoring fortunes at beleaguered surf-led apparel business Billabong, according to new CEO Neil Fiske....
Having long sat on fashion's sidelines, Australasia has generated significant interest of late. In particular, the region's relative resilie...
For all of the suitors circling Billabong, the Australian surfwear brand is yet to see much action. With four bidders showing interest over...
Bodyline was one of the first factories set up by Sri Lankan apparel manufacturing giant MAS Holdings in partnership with Victoria's Secret and Triumph. Looking back over the past 20 years, the company's CEO Dilan Gooneratne tells Petah Marian about the challenges Bodyline faced, and how the business was turned around in the midst of the economic crisis.
Trendy Australian fashion retailer Sportsgirl has spent the last five years working to establish a presence in all areas of its customers' lives. CEO Elle Roseby spoke to Petah Marian about how the 63-year-old brand has managed to remain relevant for its internet-savvy shoppers.
Ryan Drexler, president of private equity firm Consac and Quiksilver shareholder, has again called on the board to consider a sale.
US based manufacturer SmartWool – a unit of VF Corporation – has signed a new $8m fibre supply contract to use wool from the New Zealand Merino Company (NZM) in its socks and clothing.
New methods of drawing up life cycle assessments (LCAs) are set to improve the reporting of wool’s environmental performance.
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.
Myer Holdings said trading conditions were “challenging” in the second quarter, only improving in late December, as it revealed a decline in first-half earnings and margins.
Australian department store retailer Myer Holdings has promoted chief information and supply officer Richard Umbers as its new chief executive officer and managing director with immediate effect, following the resignation of Bernie Brookes.
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