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Featured reports from just-style's research store this week include a look at specialist apparel retailers in Sweden, a company profile on A...

just-style's research roundup

Featured reports from just-style's research store this week include a look at specialist apparel retailers in Sweden, a company profile on A...


Richard Woodard | 22 Feb 2011

The latest batch of Wikileaks documents, revealed in the UK’s Daily Telegraph newspaper, are designed to shed light on the turmoil currently gripping Egypt. But in posing questions about the motives and attitudes of leading figures in the country’s military, the cascade of US diplomatic cables casts a revealing sidelight on Egypt’s apparel sector.


Richard Woodard | 22 Feb 2011

The latest batch of Wikileaks documents, revealed in the UK’s Daily Telegraph newspaper, are designed to shed light on the turmoil currently gripping Egypt. But in posing questions about the motives and attitudes of leading figures in the country’s military, the cascade of US diplomatic cables casts a revealing sidelight on Egypt’s apparel sector.


Jozef De Coster | 23 Feb 2010

From short-term extensions of the Andean Trade Preference Act (ATPA) to stalled free trade talks with the US and deteriorating relations with neighbouring Venezuela, Colombia's textile and clothing industry is struggling through tough times. It has now set its sights on the production of higher added value products, reports Jozef De Coster.


Joe Ayling | 10 Feb 2010

US apparel company Jones Apparel Group continues to shutter stores in a bid to focus on core brands, but is not ruling out further acquisitions after the purchase of Robert Rodriguez Collection this month.

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Michelle Russell | 30 Oct 2017

Authentic Brands Group (ABG), owner of Juicy Couture and Jones New York, has secured a "strategic investment" from a private equity firm to that will allow it to add new brands and categories, and broaden its global footprint with a key focus on the Chinese market.


Michelle Russell | 5 May 2017

Global Brands Group (GBG) is to take over the management of the UK operations of Authentic Brands Group's (ABG) Juicy Couture business, in a move that is aimed at fuelling growth but will also see a number of door closures for the brand.


Michelle Russell | 27 Apr 2017

Authentic Brands Group (ABG) has acquired a majority stake in American heritage brand Frye from Global Brands Group Holding Limited for an undisclosed sum.


Michelle Russell | 13 Jan 2017

Aéropostale will reopen around 500 of its store across the US this week as the troubled US teen apparel retailer kicks of a new marketing campaign showcasing a new positioning under new owner Authentic Brands Group (ABG).


Michelle Russell | 5 Jan 2017

Online giant Amazon and teen apparel chain Forever 21 are understood to be among the companies considering offers to acquire bankrupt retailer American Apparel.


Beth Wright | 16 Sep 2016

A consortium of retail operators has finalised the acquisition of US teen apparel retailer Aeropostale, in a deal understood to be valued at around US$243.3m.


Michelle Russell | 31 Aug 2016

Authentic Brands Group (ABG), owner of Juicy Couture and Jones New York, is understood to have teamed up with landlords and liquidators to make a joint bid for struggling teen retailer Aeropostale. 


Beth Wright | 20 Jun 2016

All 37 Jones New York factory stores in Canada are to be shuttered, a year after Authentic Brands Group (ABG) acquired the US fashion retailer and embarked on a review of its business.


Leonie Barrie | 5 Dec 2013

Denim-focused fabric and apparel company Olah Inc has named Michael Morrell as the new head of its textile division - replacing Andrew Olah who is to focus on other parts of the business.


Leonie Barrie | 5 Dec 2013

Denim-focused fabric and apparel company Olah Inc has named Michael Morrell as the new head of its textile division - replacing Andrew Olah who is to focus on other parts of the business.


Leonie Barrie | 11 Oct 2011

Apparel and footwear company Jones Group Inc today (11 October) confirmed it is mulling the sale of its jeanswear division to Israeli apparel and lingerie maker Delta Galil Industries Ltd for up to $400m.


Leonie Barrie | 11 Oct 2011

Apparel and footwear company Jones Group Inc today (11 October) confirmed it is mulling the sale of its jeanswear division to Israeli apparel and lingerie maker Delta Galil Industries Ltd for up to $400m.


John Zarocostas | 1 Jul 2011

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


John Zarocostas | 1 Jul 2011

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


just-style.com | 27 Apr 2011

The World Federation of the Sporting Goods Industry (WFSGI) has signed up to the Fair Factories Clearinghouse (FFC), an industry-wide initiative that aims to improve working conditions and compliance by providing an audit sharing platform.


Joe Ayling | 7 Feb 2011

Taking a look at the week ahead for the footwear and apparel industry, here is a snapshot of just-style's latest news and insights agenda.


Joe Ayling | 7 Feb 2011

Taking a look at the week ahead for the footwear and apparel industry, here is a snapshot of just-style's latest news and insights agenda.


just-style.com | 4 Oct 2010

US fashion designer, marketer and wholesaler Jones Apparel Group has announced that it is changing its name to The Jones Group to mark its 40th year in business.


just-style.com | 4 Oct 2010

US fashion designer, marketer and wholesaler Jones Apparel Group has announced that it is changing its name to The Jones Group to mark its 40th year in business.


just-style.com | 1 Oct 2010

A group of US apparel and footwear makers and importers has written to the Cambodian government to express its concerns at reports of violence and intimidation against garment workers and trade union leaders who took part in last month's pay strikes.


Joe Ayling | 9 Sep 2010

Jones New York, a division of Jones Apparel Group, is opening a new in-store experience at its Macy's Herald Square store in New York City, whereby shoppers' smart-phones will be served up fashion content.


Joe Ayling | 9 Sep 2010

Jones New York, a division of Jones Apparel Group, is opening a new in-store experience at its Macy's Herald Square store in New York City, whereby shoppers' smart-phones will be served up fashion content.


just-style.com | 8 Sep 2010

A group of US apparel and footwear makers and importers is urging the Bangladesh government to step in to resolve the on-going wage issue in the country’s ready-made garment industry, amid worries that the dispute may damage their reputations.


just-style.com | 2 Sep 2010

Shoe designer Brian Atwood has entered into an exclusive licensing agreement with Jones Apparel Group.

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