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US: G-III Apparel sees big gains for 2006 | 22 Feb 07

In a preliminary, unaudited report on the fiscal year ended 31 January, outerwear and sportswear marketer G-III Apparel Group reported substantial increases in earnings and sales.

US: Warnaco full-year results approach | 21 Feb 07

The Warnaco Group is set to release its fourth quarter and fiscal 2006 results after the market closes this Monday (26 February).

US: JDA helps Phillips-Van Heusen sharpen its operations | 14 Feb 07

Phillips-Van Heusen, the world’s largest shirt company, is using JDA Portfolio applications to help increase its in-stock position and improve sales markdowns.

US: Vista Global appoints Nicholas Bianchini as VP sales | 6 Feb 07

Vista Global Brands has appointed ex-Gant sales manager Nicholas Bianchini to VP of sales for its licensed Born Menswear line.

US: Windsong scores Calvin Klein golf license | 26 Jan 07

Windsong Sport LLC has been licensed by the Calvin Klein subsidiary of Phillips-Van Heusen Corp to manufacture and market a line of men’s and women’s golf apparel and accessories bearing the white-label Calvin Klein Golf brand name.

US: Kellwood names Briggs CEO and COO | 26 Jan 07

Rick Klimberg has been promoted to chief executive officer of the Briggs New York division of Kellwood, succeeding Richard Rosenberg, and John Windham has been named to the new post of president and chief operating officer of the unit.

US: PVH brings CK and Izod ties in-house, licenses Bass to Harbor | 3 Jan 07

Phillips-Van Heusen Corp began 2007 with an explosion of activity, closing its acquisition of Superba Inc, taking back its Calvin Klein and Izod neckwear licenses from Mallory & Church, and licensing out its Bass footwear brand to Harbor Footwear Group.

US: Kellwood shares gain on Q3 report | 4 Dec 06

Investors sent shares of Kellwood Co up nearly 6% in New York Stock Exchange trading Friday (1 December) after the company beat its revised third-quarter profit forecast and maintained its view for the fourth quarter and year.

US: Calvin Klein lifts PVH to Q3 profit hike | 21 Nov 06

Phillips-Van Heusen Corp rode improved returns on its Calvin Klein business to higher third-quarter profits despite decreases in its dress business as a result of the Federated-May combination.

INDIA: La Perla to enter market with Murjani deal | 10 Nov 06

Italian lingerie brand La Perla is to cash in on India's exploding retail market after signing an exclusive deal with Murjani Group.

US: Calvin Klein plans expansion into China | 8 Nov 06

Upmarket fashion brand Calvin Klein is planning to open its first East Asian store in Beijing, president Tom Murry was quoted by the Wall Street Journal as saying.

US: CK buy elevates Warnaco Q3 results | 2 Nov 06

The acquisition of the Calvin Klein Jeans business in Europe and Asia (CKJEA) helped drive Warnaco Inc to stellar third-quarter results despite a nearly $8m charge for its soon-to-be-sold Ocean Pacific operation.

US: Iconix to buy Ocean Pacific from Warnaco for $54m | 1 Nov 06

Iconix Brand Group Inc has again dipped its toes into the waters of the West Coast with its agreement to acquire the Ocean Pacific brand from the Warnaco Group for total consideration of about $54m.

US: Kellwood extends Calvin Klein sportswear license until 2012 | 11 Oct 06

Apparel maker Kellwood Co has reached an agreement with Phillips-Van Heusen Corp to extend its Calvin Klein women's better sportswear license for North America until 2012.

US: Warnaco looks to e-commerce future | 11 Oct 06

Multi-brand apparel maker The Warnaco Group has signed a long-term deal for a range of services from Accretive Commerce including store-front design, e-commerce, customer care, fulfillment, logistics, and additional channel management services for the Calvin Klein Underwear and Speedo brands.

INDIA: Calvin Klein signs distribution, retail deals | 25 Sep 06

Upmarket apparel brand Calvin Klein, a wholly owned subsidiary of Phillips-Van Heusen, has entered an exclusive distribution agreement and retail store license for the Indian market.

US: Royak takes over at CK Jeans | 29 Aug 06

Former Liz Claiborne and Levi Strauss executive Patricia J Royak has been named president of clothing company Warnaco’s Calvin Klein Jeans division.

US: Licensing lifts income at Phillips-Van Heusen | 24 Aug 06

A 40% increase in earnings from its Calvin Klein licensing division helped drive up income at Phillips-Van Heusen in the second quarter, the company said.

US: Warnaco open to suggestions including a sale | 22 Aug 06

Apparel firm Warnaco said it is open to concepts to grow shareholder value after activist hedge fund company Barington Group urged it consider a sale.

US: Warnaco profit down 46% on higher expenses | 15 Aug 06

Garment maker Warnaco said second-quarter profit plummeted 46%, attributing it to increased expenses and poor results within sportswear.

ISRAEL: Tefron reports growth in Q2 sales, profit | 8 Aug 06

Seamless garment maker Tefron Ltd has reported improved second quarter profitability, helped by increased production and the shift of sewing capacity to lower labor cost Jordan – but says the ongoing conflict with Lebanon may restrict the expansion of its activewear line.

US: Mark Weber to become Donna Karan CEO? | 2 Aug 06

Luxury group LVMH is considering appointing Calvin Klein ex-manager Mark Weber as the new chief executive of its Donna Karan fashion house, Wall Street Journal Europe reported.

Business as usual for Israel’s clothing industry | 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.

ITALY: Calvin Klein opens Turin flagship | 21 Jul 06

Fashion house Calvin Klein has opened a flagship store to sell its CK Calvin Klein bridge line in the northern Italian city of Turin, Italy News Digest reported.

US: Phillips-Van Heusen mulling Warnaco buyout? | 15 Jun 06

Apparel maker Phillips-Van Heusen Corp is rumoured to be mulling a bid for clothing company Warnaco Group Inc according to media reports yesterday.

US: Calvin Klein eyes Armani catch-up | 7 Jun 06

An expected sales surge at Calvin Klein could see the business go head-to-head with Italian fashion powerhouse Giorgio Armani in the next five years, a top executive at Phillips-Van Heusen said yesterday (6 June).

US: G-III Q1 losses widen on acquisition costs | 7 Jun 06

First quarter sales at clothing maker G-III Apparel Group rose 4.3% to US$14.4m, but the company widened its net loss to $8.9m million after including the results of the companies acquired in July 2005.

US: End of the line for Polo Jeans | 26 May 06

Luxury group Polo Ralph Lauren said it will stop selling Polo Jeans in the US next year as part of its denim repositioning. The group also reported fourth-quarter and full-year earnings growth.

US: Phillips-Van Heusen Q1 net sales up 85% | 24 May 06

Phillips-Van Heusen Corporation posted an 85% increase in net sales to US$48.7m in the first quarter of 2006, compared to US$25m during the same period last year, driven by a strong performance by the company’s Calvin Klein brand.

PLM the latest buzzword at IMB | 22 May 06

New software products to help take the pain out of bringing complex collections to market led the field at IMB 2006. Intended to tackle the problem of managing and controlling product data and imagery throughout the supply chain, added benefits often include dramatic increases in speed to market.








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