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just-style.com | 3 Mar 2011

The 2010 US garment import data is out and it appears that just about everybody is a winner. In fact, among the major garment supplying countries only Haiti showed a decrease for the year. And given the terrible earthquake which hit the country in January, a drop of only 4.3% is not so bad. But, says David Birnbaum, the good news was not all that good.

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Beth Wright | 2 Dec 2016

Melissa Burgess-Taylor has been named chairman and CEO of apparel maker Fruit of the Loom following the sudden and unexpected passing of Rick Medlin earlier this week.


Leonie Barrie | 16 Sep 2013

Running footwear and apparel maker Brooks Sports Inc has selected PTC Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) technology to help streamline product development, materials management and sourcing requirements.


Leonie Barrie | 16 Sep 2013

Running footwear and apparel maker Brooks Sports Inc has selected PTC Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) technology to help streamline product development, materials management and sourcing requirements.


Leonie Barrie | 27 Oct 2010

The European unit of underwear and casual clothing maker Fruit of the Loom is ramping up its operations in Morocco on the back of higher demand from its customers as the global economic recovery continues.


Leonie Barrie | 27 Oct 2010

The European unit of underwear and casual clothing maker Fruit of the Loom is ramping up its operations in Morocco on the back of higher demand from its customers as the global economic recovery continues.


Leonie Barrie | 27 Oct 2010

The European unit of underwear and casual clothing maker Fruit of the Loom is ramping up its operations in Morocco on the back of higher demand from its customers as the global economic recovery continues.


just-style.com | 6 Aug 2010

Following two-years of reorganisation following a series of acquisitions, Russell Newman Brands is forging ahead as a single organisation with a portfolio of brands and private label offerings and a team of soft goods veterans.


just-style.com | 21 Jan 2010

Running shoe company Brooks Sports has announced a multi-year partnership with Chrissie Wellington, a British triathlete and reigning Ironman Champion.


Leonie Barrie | 10 Nov 2009

The slowdown in consumer spending has hit sales at Fruit of the Loom, the apparel business controlled by billionaire Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc, the company said last week.


Leonie Barrie | 10 Nov 2009

The slowdown in consumer spending has hit sales at Fruit of the Loom, the apparel business controlled by billionaire Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc, the company said last week.


Leonie Barrie | 10 Nov 2009

The slowdown in consumer spending has hit sales at Fruit of the Loom, the apparel business controlled by billionaire Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc, the company said last week.


just-style.com | 10 Aug 2009

Nearly 280 Fruit of the Loom apparel workers in Alabama are to lose their jobs after the company decided to relocate to its corporate headquarters in Bowling Green Kentucky.


just-style.com | 10 Aug 2009

Nearly 280 Fruit of the Loom apparel workers in Alabama are to lose their jobs after the company decided to relocate to its corporate headquarters in Bowling Green Kentucky.


just-style.com | 10 Aug 2009

Nearly 280 Fruit of the Loom apparel workers in Alabama are to lose their jobs after the company decided to relocate to its corporate headquarters in Bowling Green Kentucky.


just-style.com | 18 Jun 2009

Clothing company Russell Europe is to close a distribution centre in the UK as part of a global review of its operations, according to local reports.


just-style.com | 3 Apr 2007

VF Corp’s stock hit a 52-week high on Monday (2 April) after the company took the license for The North Face brand in China in-house and closed the divestiture of its intimate apparel unit to Fruit of the Loom.


just-style.com | 23 Jan 2007

Apparel maker VF Corp is to sell its intimate apparel business for US$350m to Berkshire Hathaway unit Fruit of the Loom as part of its strategy to streamline its operations.


just-style.com | 26 Sep 2006

Sports goods firm Russell Athletic has appointed Doug Kelly as company president.


just-style.com | 3 Aug 2006

The sale of Russell Corporation to Fruit of the Loom Inc, a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, was completed on Wednesday (2 August) after being overwhelmingly approved by shareholders.


just-style.com | 2 Aug 2006

The chairman and CEO of sports goods company Russell is to retire this week once the business’s merger with Berkshire Hathaway is completed.


just-style.com | 18 Apr 2006

Sportswear company Russell Corporation is set to be acquired by Berkshire Hathaway, billionaire Warren Buffett’s investment vehicle, in a US$1bn-plus deal.


just-style.com | 18 Apr 2006

Sportswear company Russell Corporation is set to be acquired by Berkshire Hathaway, billionaire Warren Buffett’s investment vehicle, in a US$1bn-plus deal.


just-style.com | 30 Sep 2003

Justin Boot Co is to sell the official boot of the Future Farmers of America, targeting around 465,000 FFA members across the country.


just-style.com | 30 Sep 2003

Justin Boot Co is to sell the official boot of the Future Farmers of America, targeting around 465,000 FFA members across the country.


just-style.com | 30 Jul 2003

Apparel maker Fruit of the Loom on Tuesday announced plans to axe its lplant in Texas with the loss of almost 800 jobs. The Kentucky-based company said the Harlingen factory, in the south of the state, was no longer viable, and will close with its 791 employees laid-off. Fruit of the Loom, owned by Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway, makes a range of clothing including men's, boys', women's and girls' underwear and intimate apparel along with childrenswear.


just-style.com | 30 Jul 2003

Apparel maker Fruit of the Loom on Tuesday announced plans to axe its lplant in Texas with the loss of almost 800 jobs. The Kentucky-based company said the Harlingen factory, in the south of the state, was no longer viable, and will close with its 791 employees laid-off. Fruit of the Loom, owned by Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway, makes a range of clothing including men's, boys', women's and girls' underwear and intimate apparel along with childrenswear.


just-style.com | 22 Jul 2003

Textile maker Burlington Industries on Monday said investment company WL Ross & Co has made an offer for it which will see it spin off its carpets division to Mohawk Industries if successful.


just-style.com | 22 Jul 2003

Textile maker Burlington Industries on Monday said investment company WL Ross & Co has made an offer for it which will see it spin off its carpets division to Mohawk Industries if successful.


just-style.com | 16 Jun 2003

Children's apparel producer Garan Manufacturing is to axe a further 200 jobs with the closure of a Louisiana clothing plant.

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