Footwear: Latest news and analysis articles
The second biggest shopping season of the year is drawing to a close, but it appears many people have yet to wrap up their back-to-school bu...
Following its spin-off from Li & Fung last month, fashion apparel, footwear and accessories business Global Brands Group has outlined the fi...
If Cambodia's US$5.5bn garment industry is not at a crossroads, it is approaching one, according to participants at an industry trade show h...
In 2011, Greenpeace published its Dirty Laundry report, which found toxic chemicals in waste water discharges from two textile processing fa...
Among the industry executives who spoke with just-style this year were Tim Wheeler, president of Jockey's international division, Esquel Group's CEO John Cheh, and Joe Dixon, SVP of production at Brooks Brothers.
Luen Thai Holdings is Hong Kong's largest listed garment firm, with 34,000 employees, revenues of around US$1bn and a flagship business that produces over 80m garments a year - as well as footwear and bags - from production bases in China, the Philippines, Indonesia, India, Bangladesh and Cambodia. In the first of two articles based on a conversation with just-style managing editor Leonie Barrie at the recent Prime Source Forum in Hong Kong, CEO Henry Tan calls for industry-wide collaboration in a bid to increase efficiency and offset rising costs in the apparel supply chain.
The latest reports from just-style's research store include a global database of the top 1,000 apparel knitting mills, a look at the jeans market in Colombia, and a country report on Turkey.
Fashion business Salvatore Ferragamo has booked a drop in earnings in the first half but saw sales increase in all regions.
The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at the shifts in manufacturing costs that are driving companies to re-think their global production strategies, a closer look at Li & Fung's three-year strategy, and the continued unrest in Cambodia's garment industry.
UK retail sales grew strongly in the year to August, with the pace of growth expected to accelerate again in the month ahead, figures released today (28 August) reveal.
Footwear business Brown Shoe Company is continuing to benefit from efforts to realign its portfolio as it revealed growth in earnings and sales in its second-quarter.
Necessity is the main motivation behind men buying shoes in the US, according to a new study, but attitudes are beginning to evolve as men increasingly embrace fashion and newness in footwear.
If Cambodia's US$5.5bn garment industry is not yet at a crossroads, it is approaching one, according to participants at an industry trade show held in Phnom Penh. Many industry suppliers believe that while Cambodia remains a growing market for their textile and garment products, there are challenges ahead, from rising labour costs to increased competition from neighbouring countries.
Retail shares have been among the biggest fallers in the last two weeks as financial markets react to President Vladimir Putin's retaliation to the imposition of sanctions on Russia.
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