Latest apparel and textile news & analysis in Oceania
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal, involving 12 nations and covering 40% of the world economy, has finally been signed by minis...
Australian surfwear company Billabong says it is “making good progress” in its turnaround efforts after posting its first full year profit s...
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....
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.
The New Zealand government has cleared the way for next month’s signing ceremony for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal by releasing the final text of the agreement.
Struggling surfwear business Quiksilver has had its reorganisation plan approved in court and expects to emerge from bankruptcy in early February.
The Australian arm of women's fashion and home furnishings retailer Laura Ashley, which has operated in Australia and New Zealand under licence from its UK parent since 1971, has gone into administration.
Ed Leasure, the head of the US division for Billabong is to retire after nine years with the Australian surfwear company, just months after the company revealed subdued trading in the region.
The China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA) has officially taken effect after more than a decade of talks.
Animal rights group PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) is again calling for retailers and consumers to boycott wool products after its latest investigation exposed the "gruesome mutilation" and abuse of sheep in the wool industry, across three continents.
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