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US: Upscale retail brand Bonwit Teller to be relaunched | 20 May 08

Upscale lifestyle brand Bonwit Teller is to be relaunched by a team led by River West Brands LLC, its subsidiary Avenue Brands, and fashion industry entrepreneur Andrei Najjar.

US: Tefron swings to $0.7m first quarter loss | 16 May 08

Apparel maker Tefron has swung to a net loss of US$0.7m for the first quarter of 2008, from a profit of $3.8m eriod last year, as margins were struck by the devaluation of the US dollar versus the New Israeli shekel.

US: Maidenform names general manager of new DKNY license | 16 May 08

Maidenform Brands has announced that Robert Gardner has been named general manager of its new Donna Karan and DKNY women's intimate apparel license.

US: Charges mask strong Q1 for Warnaco | 13 May 08

The Warnaco Group made a strong start to fiscal 2008, despite seeing profits more than halved to US$17.7m by one-off charges.

US: Phillips-Van Heusen buys Mulberry Thai Silks | 28 Apr 08

Apparel maker Phillips-Van Heusen Corporation has bought privately-held Mulberry Thai Silks Inc, a manufacturer and distributor of neckwear in the US, for $10m in cash.

US: Warnaco boss invests in Calvin Klein effect | 11 Apr 08

The Warnaco Group's chief has hailed the global awareness of its Calvin Klein businesses - billed as the company's driving force for growth.

US: PVH eyes global growth after 18% FY profit surge | 25 Mar 08

Phillips-Van Heusen Corporation is targeting growth in emerging markets after reporting an 18% leap in full-year profit to US$183.3m.

EUROPE: Invista unveils latest Lycra technology | 19 Mar 08

Fibre producer Invista has announced the European launch of its latest technology for shirting apparel, called Freef!t Lycra fabric.

US: Calvin Klein Underwear signs Eva Mendes for ad campaign | 18 Mar 08

Actress Eva Mendes will feature in an fall 2008 advertising campaign for Calvin Klein Underwear.

ISRAEL: Polgat Textiles to shut Kiryat Gat factory | 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.

US: Nike unit Cole Haan to go fur-free | 26 Feb 08

Cole Haan, the upmarket shoes, handbags, coats and accessories subsidiary of Nike Inc, is to stop using fur in its products from autumn 2008.

US: G-III acquires Andrew Marc for $42m | 12 Feb 08

G-III Apparel Group has announced the acquisition of fashion brand Andrew Marc for approximately US$42m.

CANADA: Phillips-Van Heusen sportswear goes direct | 8 Feb 08

Phillips-Van Heusen Corporation (PVH) is to take over direct distribution for its Calvin Klein, Izod and Van Heusen men’s sportswear businesses in Canada, the company has announced.

US: New licensing deals for Antik Denim,Yanuk brands | 17 Jan 08

High-end jeans and denim apparel maker Blue Holdings Inc has signed two new licensing agreements for its Antik Denim and Yanuk brands.

US: Phillips-Van Heusen reaffirms Q4 guidance | 16 Jan 08

Apparel maker Phillips-Van Heusen Corporation says it expects to meet or exceed earnings guidance for its fourth quarter and full year 2007 ending 3 February.

US: Robert Vignola named president of Calvin Klein Collection | 14 Jan 08

Calvin Klein Inc has named Robert Vignola as president of the Calvin Klein Collection, a new role to support the luxury brand’s restructuring and planned expansion.

US: Warnaco sells swimwear brands for US$26m | 2 Jan 08

US apparel group Warnaco has found a buyer for its Anne Cole, Cole of California and Catalina swimwear brands, selling them to In Mocean Group for about US$26m.

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US: G-III to license new Calvin Klein performance line | 21 Dec 07

Phillips-Van Heusen Corporation subsidiary Calvin Klein has signed a strategic licensing deal with G-III Apparel Group for a new line of women’s performance apparel.

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US: Warnaco inks new Calvin Klein deals, to transfer Collection | 11 Dec 07

Apparel maker The Warnaco Group Inc is to expand its global Calvin Klein business as part of a $38.5m deal that will also see it hand the luxury Calvin Klein Collection back to the brand’s owner Phillips-Van Heusen Corporation.

UK: Jockey, Kellwood sign children’s wear licensing deal | 11 Dec 07

Jockey International and Gerber Childrenswear have inked a deal that will see Jockey’s children's apparel business grow into new categories.

US: Kellwood swings to Q3 loss on restructuring costs | 7 Dec 07

Apparel maker Kellwood Company has swung to a third quarter loss as it was hit by lower women's sportswear sales and steep restructuring costs as it tries to refocus on its higher-end lifestyle brands.

US: Warnaco in talks with Palmers Textil on Lejaby sale | 4 Dec 07

Apparel maker The Warnaco Group Inc revealed late yesterday (3 December) that it is in talks with Palmers Textil AG over the sale of its Lejaby intimate apparel business.

US: Phillips-Van Heusen Q3 beats expectations | 4 Dec 07

Growth for Calvin Klein and the company’s wholesale and retail business drove up third-quarter revenues at Phillips-Van Heusen Corporation, raising full-year expectations.

ISRAEL: Tefron swings to Q3 loss on lower activewear sales | 19 Nov 07

Seamless intimate apparel and activewear maker Tefron Ltd has swung to a third quarter loss on lower sales to Nike and Victoria’s Secret coupled with manufacturing problems in its Hi-Tex division.

US: Under Armour appoints apparel VP | 14 Nov 07

Under Armour, Inc has appointed Suzanne Karkus as the company's senior vice president of Apparel.

US: Warnaco Q3 profit falls 70%, lifts guidance | 6 Nov 07

The Warnaco Group, which makes apparel under the Warner's, Speedo and Calvin Klein brands, yesterday (5 November) reported a 70% slump in third quarter profit as higher sales were offset by the cost of restructuring its swimwear business.

US: Warnaco names new president of CK Jeans unit | 2 Nov 07

The Warnaco Group has appointed Janice Sullivan as president of its Calvin Klein Jeans division.

AUSTRALIA: Gazal sells European Mambo rights to Blacks Leisure | 30 Oct 07

Gazal Corporation, one of the largest branded apparel companies in Australia, is selling the European rights for its Mambo surfwear brand to outdoor clothing retailer Blacks Leisure Plc in a deal worth GBP1m (US$2m).








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