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Cleversocks to improve efficiency with e-PLM Michelle Russell | 2 Dec 15

UK sock supplier Cleversocks has chosen to implement Fast React's Vision e-PLM software solution to improve communication, coordination, control and visibility.


PVH and Gazal expand Australian joint venture Katie Smith | 22 Dec 14

US clothing giant PVH Corp and Australasian apparel supplier and retailer Gazal Corp are extending the scope of their Australian joint venture with the addition of new brands.


GERMANY: Ahlers H1 boosted by jeans growth Richard Woodard | 15 Jul 14

Rising revenues from jeans and premium brands helped German fashion group Ahlers to record strong profit growth in the first half of the company’s financial year.


FRANCE: Fatex to host fashion sourcing conference Katie Smith | 27 Jun 14

Executives from Pierre Cardin Jeanswear, G-Star, Micro Fashions and Modint are among those lined up to take part in a special symposium next week alongside the Fatex fashion sourcing trade fair.


GERMANY: Ahlers lowers FY earnings expectations Michelle Russell | 24 Jan 14

German fashion group Ahlers has lowered its earnings expectations for the full year but said it projects improved results for its next fiscal year.


GERMANY: Ahlers Q3 profit slumps 26% as revenues slip Richard Woodard | 15 Oct 13

German fashion group Ahlers blamed postponed deliveries and increased investment for a 26% slump in third quarter profit, with revenues also falling.


GERMANY: Expenses and lower sales hit Ahlers H1 profit Katie Smith | 12 Jul 13

German clothing manufacturer Ahlers has seen its first-half net profit plummet 63%, because of lower sales revenues, expenses related to its retail division and the start-up of its e-commerce business.


GERMANY: Ahlers lowers full-year forecast on weak H1 Petah Marian | 27 Jun 13

German clothing manufacturer Ahlers has lowered its full year forecast after recording a decline in first half net income as business remains slow due to poor weather.


Laos export potential stifled by worker shortages Jozef De Coster | 25 Jun 13

Laos has set its sights on more than doubling its clothing exports by 2015. But while order books are full and overseas demand on the rise, problems finding and retaining workers could prove to be major stumbling block. Jozef De Coster reports.


TURKEY: Aydinli Group selects Visual PLM.net Leonie Barrie | 22 Feb 13

Turkish fashion retailer Aydinli Group has begun implementation of the Visual PLM.net product lifecycle management solution at its global headquarters in Istanbul.


US: Randa completes acquisition of Swank Petah Marian | 18 May 12

Randa Accessories Leather Goods has completed its acquisition of Swank, a designer and marketer of men's and women's belts, and men's leather accessories, jewelery and suspenders.


GERMANY: Ahlers Q1 profit up on premium growth Richard Woodard | 19 Apr 12

Men’s wear manufacturer Ahlers had strong growth in its premium segment to thank for slight profit growth in the first quarter of fiscal 2011/12.


FRANCE: Pierre Cardin still prepared to sell label Stuart Todd | 3 May 11

French iconic designer Pierre Cardin will reportedly continue to try and sell the fashion label of the same name which he founded over 60 years ago.


INDIA: Tata plans tannery, leather goods unit in Ethiopia just-style.com | 27 Apr 11

Tata International, the global trading arm of the Tata Group and India's leading exporter of leather and shoes is planning to set up tannery and leather goods manufacturing facilities in Ethiopia.


INDIA: Tata International steps into footwear retail just-style.com | 28 Oct 10

Tata International, the global trading arm of the Tata Group and India's leading exporter of leather and shoes, is stepping into retail with its first footwear chain.


GERMANY: Ahlers and Assyst agree technology deal just-style.com | 2 Aug 10

CAD/CAM specialist Assyst is intending to drive the development of new products though an "innovation partnership deal" with leading men's fashion manufacturer Ahlers AG.


US: Perry Ellis swings to FY profit Joe Ayling | 22 Mar 10

Apparel company Perry Ellis International has swung into profit for the full fiscal year, buoyed by improved margins that offset lower FY sales.


EGYPT: New planning system boosts Delta Textile just-style.com | 16 Feb 10

Delta Textile Egypt, the vertically integrated underwear manufacturer and a unit of Israel’s Delta Galil Industries, has improved delivery performance and production efficiency after investing in a new planning system.


US: Perry Ellis signs Pierre Cardin license deal just-style.com | 28 Aug 09

Apparel maker Perry Ellis International has signed a licensing agreement to source, sell and distribute the Pierre Cardin brand for men’s sportswear in the US, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands.


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INDIA: Arvind ends Hartmarx tie-up just-style.com | 2 Jul 09

Textile producer Arvind has ended its association with US suit maker Hartmarx following the company’s bankruptcy and subsequent acquisition.


CHINA: Pierre Cardin to sell 32 licences to Chinese firms just-style.com | 29 Jun 09

French fashion label Pierre Cardin is planning to sell all of its 32 clothing and accessories licences in China to two parties for EUR200m (US$280m).


GERMANY: Men’s wear maker Ahlers to cut nearly 800 jobs just-style.com | 19 Mar 09

Men’s wear manufacturer Ahlers AG is cutting nearly 800 jobs by the beginning of next month in a bid to generate savings in the high single digit million euro range.


In the money: Hartmarx banking on Obama effect Joe Ayling | 29 Jan 09

The timing of Hartmarx' Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing is unfitting for a suit maker who dressed one of the US' all-time favourite presidents for his inauguration day in Washington DC last week.


US: Hartmax files for Chapter 11 just-style.com | 26 Jan 09

Hartmarx Corporation, the US-based clothing group, has filed for protection under Chapter 11 of the US Bankruptcy Code. The company said that the action had been taken as a result of a decline in discretionary apparel purchases by consumers and by the company's retail customers.


KOREA: Fashion house Kukdong to drop Australian wool just-style.com | 6 Jan 09

Korean fashion house Kukdong Corporation has become the first Asian clothing giant to join the growing international boycott of Australian wool.


INDIA: Arvind to spin off brand, retail divisions just-style.com | 28 Nov 08

Arvind Ltd, one of India’s largest textile and apparel makers, is to spin off its brands and retail units into two of its subsidiary businesses from 1 April 2009.


GERMANY: Men’s wear firm Ahlers in restructuring move just-style.com | 16 Oct 08

German men’s wear manufacturer Ahlers AG has launched a major restructuring programme that is expected to generate annual savings of between EUR7-9m a year from the second half of 2009.

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