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Bagir agrees strategic partnership with Shandong Ruyi Michelle Russell | 3 Sep 18

Israeli tailored clothing maker Bagir has agreed terms with Shandong Ruyi Technology for the leading Chinese textile group to take a 54% stake in the company.


Bagir sizes up online made-to-measure market Michelle Russell | 7 Dec 17

Israel-based tailored clothing maker Bagir Group is to produce made-to-measure suits and tailored garments for the online marketplace following the signing of an agreement with body measuring app Sizer.


Shandong Ruyi takes majority stake in Bagir Michelle Russell | 23 Nov 17

Chinese textile major Shandong Ruyi has bought a majority stake in Israel-based tailored clothing manufacturer Bagir Group, marking the third acquisition for the company in the last two months. Bagir doubled in value on the news as its share price jumped 118% to 3 pence.


Bagir completes Ethiopian acquisition Beth Wright | 27 Jun 17

Israel-based tailored clothing maker Bagir Group has completed the acquisition of the remaining 50% shareholding in Nazareth Garments, the joint venture owner of its manufacturing site in Nazareth, Ethiopia, in a deal worth US$1.9m.


Clothing maker Bagir back in the black Leonie Barrie | 9 Mar 17

Israel-based tailored clothing maker Bagir Group returned to profit in 2016 after a "turnaround trading performance" that saw it clear all bank debt, reduce its total cost base by around 30% and invest in future growth.


Top 20 news stories on just-style in 2016... Michelle Russell | 19 Dec 16

Instead of our regular roundup of the most-read stories on just-style during the week, we thought a fitting end to the year would be to take a look at the top news stories on just-style in 2016. Cutting edge innovations, Africa growth, Brexit, worker safety, key apparel and footwear trends, and minimum wages were just some of the issues that made the headlines.


Bagir exports first trousers for H&M from Ethiopia – Update Leonie Barrie | 29 Nov 16

Israel-based tailored clothing manufacturer Bagir Group has shipped the first trouser exports from its new manufacturing site in Ethiopia, completing a test order for fast fashion giant H&M.


Bagir CEO says suit-maker is back on track – Interview Leonie Barrie | 28 Nov 16

Exactly 12 months into his role as chief executive of Israel-based tailored clothing manufacturer Bagir Group, and Eran Itzhak is in a buoyant mood. The business is debt-free for the first time in nearly a decade, has refocused its manufacturing base on Ethiopia, Egypt and Vietnam, and is fighting back with new products and a return to innovation.


Bagir Group embarks on recovery plan to cut costs Katie Smith | 17 Feb 15

Formal wear tailoring firm Bagir Group is to embark on a two-year recovery plan to increase its competitiveness and save the business at least US$3m a year, after warning its full-year results will be below expectations.


2014: Year in review - Sourcing winners and losers Lee Adendorff | 17 Dec 14

2014 was a tumultuous year for many garment-making countries. While some were burdened by ongoing industrial unrest and allegations of poverty wages and labour violations, others saw exports increase in a critically competitive environment.


Bagir completes Ethiopia garment factory investment Katie Smith | 25 Nov 14

Formal wear tailoring firm Bagir Group has completed its investment in an Ethiopian production facility, which it says will give it a competitive edge to produce high quality garments for export.


UK: Bagir Group to invest in Ethiopia as H1 loss deepens Katie Smith | 12 Sep 14

Formal wear tailoring firm Bagir Group has revealed plans to invest in an Ethiopian production facility, after recording a significantly deeper loss in the second quarter.


ISRAEL: Bagir Group issues second profit warning Michelle Russell | 22 Jul 14

Bagir Group has issued its second profit warning since the suit maker floated on London's Alternative Investment Market (AIM) in April.


UK: Bagir Group IPO raises GBP20m to support growth Leonie Barrie | 22 Apr 14

Suit maker Bagir Group Ltd plans to pay down its debt and invest in its Ethiopian production facility after raising GBP20m (US$33.4m) in an IPO on London's Alternative Investment Market (AIM) earlier this month.


UK: London design centre boosts Bagir fashion credentials just-style.com | 19 Apr 10

Clothing maker Bagir has opened a new design centre in London to give a new creative edge to garments supplied to customers around the world and a quick response to fast-changing fashions.


JAPAN: Teijin launches eco-friendly suiting fabric just-style.com | 1 Apr 09

Japanese textile firm Teijin Fibers Ltd has launched what it claims to be the world’s first environmentally-friendly polyester and wool blend fabric suitable for suits and trousers.


ISRAEL: Polgat Textiles to switch production base just-style.com | 17 Mar 08

Fashion fabric company Polgat Textiles is to shift production from Israel to China thanks to rising energy and wool prices, plus increasing competition from the Far East.


ISRAEL: Polgat Textiles to switch production base just-style.com | 17 Mar 08

Fashion fabric company Polgat Textiles is to shift production from Israel to China thanks to rising energy and wool prices, plus increasing competition from the Far East.


ISRAEL: Delta Galil names CEO of US and Europe just-style.com | 10 Mar 08

Intimate apparel maker Delta Galil Industries Ltd has named Mr Zvika Shamir as CEO of its US upper market and Europe intimate apparel division and Mr Motti Fireman as vice president of human resources.


ISRAEL: Polgat Textiles to shut Kiryat Gat factory just-style.com | 10 Mar 08

Worsted fabric maker Polgat Textiles Ltd is to close its factory in Kiryat Gat next month with the loss of 300 jobs.


UK: Smart fabric maker Eleksen for sale as funding runs out just-style.com | 15 Oct 07

Eleksen Group Plc, the maker of smart fabrics that control phones and MP3 players, has called in the administrators after running out of funding.


US: Bagir goes ‘green’ with tailored apparel just-style.com | 23 Jul 07

Men's and women's tailored clothing manufacturer Bagir Ltd has joined the ranks of the ‘green movement’ with a new suit label called EcoGir.


US: Bagir goes ‘green’ with tailored apparel just-style.com | 23 Jul 07

Men's and women's tailored clothing manufacturer Bagir Ltd has joined the ranks of the ‘green movement’ with a new suit label called EcoGir.


UK: Marks & Spencer launches iPod suit just-style.com | 20 Jun 07

UK retailer Marks & Spencer has launched a range of suits especially designed for use with an iPod.


US: Bagir buys SFK, appoints Kimmel US president just-style.com | 14 Jun 07

Tailored clothing maker Bagir Ltd has acquired SFK International and named SFK’s president and CEO, Steven Kimmel, to the new post of president of Bagir USA.


US: Bagir buys SFK, appoints Kimmel US president just-style.com | 14 Jun 07

Tailored clothing maker Bagir Ltd has acquired SFK International and named SFK’s president and CEO, Steven Kimmel, to the new post of president of Bagir USA.


UK: Smart fabric controls boost Eleksen FY sales by 167% just-style.com | 19 Apr 07

Eleksen Group Plc, the maker of smart fabrics integrated into clothing to control smartphones and MP3 players, saw its sales soar by 167% last year, boosted by developments with suit maker Bagir and fashion designer Ermenegildo Zegna.


ISRAEL: Bagir tailors clothing deal with Nicole Miller just-style.com | 26 Feb 07

Tailored clothing maker Bagir has signed its first licensing agreement with American fashion designer Nicole Miller to market three of Miller’s lines, including women’s tailored clothes.


UK: Bagir to launch iPod suits just-style.com | 14 Sep 06

Tailored clothing company Bagir is to use smart fabrics from Eleksen Group in its iPod-compatible suit for men.


Business as usual for Israel’s clothing industry just-style.com | 1 Aug 06

The Israeli economy has long withstood acts of terrorism and war, and clothing companies are keen to reassure customers that the current conflict is no different. The intensifying battle in the Middle East has so far failed to dent their production and export shipments are on schedule, as some of the country’s business leaders tell Leonie Barrie.

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