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.
Global online marketplace Redbubble has selected Centric's SMB PLM solution – a cloud-based tool tailored for emerging businesses – to improve cross-team collaboration, particularly between the product development and supply chain teams.
World cotton prices are expected to gradually increase over the next five years, new figures show, as consumption of the raw material exceeds production.
Australian surfwear company Billabong International has offered an optimistic outlook and reaffirmed its profit outlook, despite widening its net loss in the first half and booking lower sales.
Australian surfwear company Billabong International has revealed plans to sell its Tigerlily swimwear brand for AUD$60m (US$46.1m).
Researchers in Australia have developed a new smart fabric that mimics the sophisticated and complex properties of human bone tissue, that they say could be used to create protective suits that stiffen under high impact.
The International Wool Textile Organisation (IWTO) is hitting back at the "misconception that wool can cause an allergic reaction" after recent claims the new wool-blend uniforms issued to American Airlines flight attendants have led to health issues including hives, rashes, headaches, coughing and burning skin.
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