Latest apparel and textile news & analysis in Oceania
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...
Australia is increasingly becoming a nation of online shoppers, as the strength of the Australian dollar, combined with the ease of purchasi...
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.
Troubled New Zealand clothing retailer Postie Plus has been sold to Roan Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of South African investment company Pepkor.
The takeover of department store operator David Jones by South African retail group Woolworths Holdings has been given the go-ahead by the Federal Court of Australia.
Pacific Brands CEO and managing director John Pollaers has stepped down amid differences over the strategic direction of the clothing and footwear business.
Shareholders in Australian department store retailer David Jones have voted overwhelmingly in favour of a takeover from Woolworths Holdings in a deal worth AUD2.2bn (US$2.1bn).
Luxury men's wear company Ermenegildo Zenga Group has acquired an Australian wool farm, a move which consolidates its verticalisation strategy.
Australasian apparel company Country Road has said it expects fiscal 2014 profit to grow as much as 70.1%, despite what it describes as "challenging market headwinds".
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