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US: Perry Ellis taps Demandware for e-commerce growth Katie Smith | 18 Apr 12

Perry Ellis has selected Demandware's Commerce platform to help drive growth across multiple brands and channels.

Top stories on just-style this week... Katie Smith | 30 Mar 12

Top stories on just-style this week included the effects of economic santions on Turkey's apparel industry, H&M plans to launch a new brand following first-quarter profit and the latest news from this year's Prime Source Forum in Hong Kong.

US: American Eagle on top in omni-channel survey Katie Smith | 27 Mar 12

US-based teen apparel brand American Eagle has come out on top in a global omni-channel fashion survey.

Top stories on just-style this week... Petah Marian | 16 Mar 12

Top stories on just-style this week included news that a coalition of industry groups is calling for an to end violent unrest in Cambodia, the Indian government's plans to partially roll back its cotton export ban, and Marks & Spencer's launch of a tailoring line in collaboration with Richard James.

CAMBODIA: Apparel coalition calls for end to violent unrest Leonie Barrie | 12 Mar 12

Brands and retailers including Puma, H&M, Gap Inc, Columbia Sportswear, American Eagle Outfitters, The Jones Group, Warnaco Inc and Lululemon Athletica have joined a coalition of industry groups calling for an end to the violent unrest that continues to plague Cambodia's garment sector.

US: American Eagle Q4 profit cut on lower margins Richard Woodard | 8 Mar 12

Apparel retailer American Eagle Outfitters broke through the US$1bn sales barrier in the company’s fourth quarter, but recorded a 41% cut to net profit.

ISRAEL: American Eagle Outfitters to open first store Petah Marian | 1 Feb 12

American Eagle Outfitters has announced that it will open its first store in Israel tomorrow (2 February) in Tel Aviv.

VIETNAM: Korea's Hansae to build $30m apparel plant Ngo Tuan | 12 Jan 12

Hansae Vietnam Co Ltd, a subsidy of Korean apparel manufacturer Hansae, has begun construction of its third apparel plant in Vietnam at Tan Huong Industrial Zone in the southern province of Tien Giang.

US: American Eagle steps into Jordan, Morocco and Egypt Leonie Barrie | 22 Dec 11

Teen apparel retailer American Eagle Outfitters Inc is continuing its international expansion in three new markets, with stores now open in Jordan, Morocco and Egypt.

US: American Eagle Q3 profit soars 87.3% Petah Marian | 30 Nov 11

Teen clothing retailer American Eagle Outfitters has seen its third-quarter profit climb 87.3% as the company recorded strong sales growth over the period.

US: Olah hires Mazur to lead new Canadian office Leonie Barrie | 30 Nov 11

New York-based fabric supplier Olah Inc has set up new Canadian headquarters which are being headed by fashion industry veteran Debbie Mazur.

US: American Eagle Outfitters taps Levi's Hanson as CEO Petah Marian | 16 Nov 11

Teen apparel retailer American Eagle Outfitters has tapped Levi's executive Robert Hanson as its next CEO.

US: Cotton Inc and American Eagle in denim recycling partnership Petah Marian | 5 Oct 11

Cotton Incorporated and American Eagle Outfitters have announced a partnership to recycle denim.

Spotlight on...Mobile commerce revamps retail Petah Marian | 13 Sep 11

Smartphones and tablet computers are changing the way consumers shop and gather information about products before they buy. And as their uptake accelerates, savvy retailers will need to ensure their mobile presence engages with consumers and builds loyalty. After all, price comparison engines are just a short click away, writes Petah Marian.

US: American Eagle Outfitters doubles Q2 profit Leonie Barrie | 25 Aug 11

Teen apparel retailer American Eagle Outfitters Inc has more than doubled its second quarter profit, but warned higher cotton costs are likely to pressure second-half merchandise margins.

ANALYSIS: Colombia scrambles to find new textile markets Ivan Castano Freeman | 9 Aug 11

Frustrated by attempts to strike a free trade deal with the US and hurting from a plunge in exports to neighbouring Venezuela, Colombia is on a mission to find new markets for its textile exports.

US: American Eagle opens 77kids NYC Style Lab | 21 Jul 11

77kids by American Eagle, the kids fashion brand from US fashion retailer American Eagle Outfitters, has opened its first Manhattan location where shoppers can watch jeans and tees being made in an interactive, automated production display.

JORDAN: Survey uncovers labour violations in apparel plants John Zarocostas | 1 Jul 11

A large number of Jordan's apparel factories have breached core international labour standards, a compliance survey by two international agencies has found.

US: Body Central taps exec to oversee store ops | 30 Jun 11

Women's apparel retailer Body Central Corp has named Matthew Swartwood as senior vice president responsible for overseeing its store operations.

VIETNAM: Lagardere Active expands into Vietnam Ngo Tuan | 14 Jun 11

Phuoc Long Joint Stock Co (PLI) has signed a licensing agreement with French manufacturer Lagardere Active to produce and sell its fashion brand Elle in Vietnam.

US: American Eagle Outfitters doubles Q1 profit | 26 May 11

Tight control of costs helped offset falling sales at American Eagle Outfitters Inc, enabling the teen apparel retailer to more than double its first-quarter profit.

US: American Eagle Q4 profit up as CEO retires | 10 Mar 11

American Eagle Outfitters posted a healthy increase in fourth quarter profits despite falling sales and a 7% decrease in comparable store sales.

US: Retailers' January 2011 sales roundup | 3 Feb 11

The following is a general roundup of US apparel and shoe chains' January 2011 sales results. The list will be updated as new results become available.

US: Payless promotes DeSantis to chief marketing officer | 28 Jan 11

US footwear retailer Payless ShoeSource has promoted Vincent DeSantis to senior vice president and chief marketing officer for Payless.

US: Wet Seal taps American Eagle's McGalla as CEO | 12 Jan 11

Teen apparel retailer The Wet Seal has hired Susan P McGalla, the former president and chief merchandising officer of American Eagle Outfitters, as its new chief executive officer.

US retailers count the cost of December's snowfall Leonie Barrie | 7 Jan 11

A two-month spending spree at US apparel retailers ran into turbulence in December after a massive snowstorm disrupted post-Christmas shopping along the East Coast and in many cases caused disappointment after a strong start to the holiday season in November.

US: Retailers' December 2010 sales roundup | 6 Jan 11

The following is a general roundup of US apparel and shoe chains' August 2010 sales results. The list will be updated as new results become available.

US: American Eagle lands in Japan | 21 Dec 10

US fashion retailer American Eagle Outfitters has announced plans to open its first retail stores in Japan.

BANGLADESH: Garment factory blaze claims more lives Joe Ayling | 14 Dec 10

A sudden factory fire in Bangladesh is believed to have left around 20 people dead and hundreds more injured.

US: American Eagle recalls 1,200 toddler items | 10 Dec 10

US clothing retailer American Eagle Outfitters has recalled around 1,200 toddler pants, jeans and shorts.








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