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just-style.com | 1 Aug 2006

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.


just-style.com | 1 Aug 2006

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.


just-style.com | 29 Jun 2005

The term ‘wearable electronics’ refers to the reliable, robust implementation of microelectronic circuits into innovative textiles or garments (‘smart clothes’) in a way that is suitable for everyday use. Here Niki Tait rounds up some of the latest developments.


just-style.com | 29 Jun 2005

The term ‘wearable electronics’ refers to the reliable, robust implementation of microelectronic circuits into innovative textiles or garments (‘smart clothes’) in a way that is suitable for everyday use. Here Niki Tait rounds up some of the latest developments.

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Leonie Barrie | 28 Nov 2016

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.

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Beth Wright | 27 Jun 2017

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.


Leonie Barrie | 9 Mar 2017

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.


Leonie Barrie | 29 Nov 2016

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.


Katie Smith | 17 Feb 2015

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.


Katie Smith | 25 Nov 2014

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.


Katie Smith | 12 Sep 2014

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.


Michelle Russell | 22 Jul 2014

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


Leonie Barrie | 22 Apr 2014

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.


just-style.com | 19 Apr 2010

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.


just-style.com | 1 Apr 2009

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.


just-style.com | 17 Mar 2008

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.


just-style.com | 17 Mar 2008

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.


just-style.com | 10 Mar 2008

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.


just-style.com | 10 Mar 2008

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


just-style.com | 15 Oct 2007

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


just-style.com | 23 Jul 2007

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.


just-style.com | 23 Jul 2007

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.


just-style.com | 20 Jun 2007

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


just-style.com | 14 Jun 2007

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.


just-style.com | 14 Jun 2007

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.


just-style.com | 19 Apr 2007

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.


just-style.com | 26 Feb 2007

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.


just-style.com | 14 Sep 2006

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


just-style.com | 23 Mar 2006

Suit maker Bagir Ltd is to invest ILS2.5m (US$0.54m) on expanding production lines at its factory in China.

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