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US: Calvin Klein to leave Argentina next month Katie Smith | 27 Mar 12

US apparel maker The Warnaco Group has today (27 March) told just-style its Calvin Klein Underwear brand will exit Argentina next month.

US: New Calvin Klein structure from Warnaco Richard Woodard | 23 Mar 12

Warnaco has revealled a new organisational structure for its Calvin Klein business to better support its long-term strategy and growth potential.

US: G-III Apparel signs licensing deal in China Katie Smith | 23 Mar 12

Women's wear maker G-III Apparel Group has inked a licensing agreement with China Ting Group Holdings to open Calvin Klein Performance stores in the country.

BANGLADESH: PVH commits $1m to improving factory safety Leonie Barrie | 21 Mar 12

Apparel maker PVH Corp today (21 March) revealed plans to commit $1m to improving conditions in Bangladesh's garment factories - as an ABC News report prepares to criticise it for continuing to source clothes at a facility where dozens of workers died in a fire.

EU: Domestic laundering releases toxic clothing chemicals Leonie Barrie | 20 Mar 12

Environmental pressure group Greenpeace is continuing its campaign against toxic chemicals in the apparel supply chain with the release of new research that suggests traces of hazardous substances in clothing from brands such as Abercrombie & Fitch, G-Star and Calvin Klein are being released into public waterways when they are washed by consumers.

US: Marty Staff joins Harbor Footwear Group Leonie Barrie | 14 Mar 12

Industry veteran Marty Staff, most recently chief business development officer for American Apparel, is joining Harbor Footwear Group as a consultant.

US: PVH to take ck Europe in-house Richard Woodard | 6 Mar 12

Apparel group PVH is to take the European sales and distribution of its ck Calvin Klein brand back in-house, exercising its right to re-acquire the licensing agreement with Warnaco.

US: Charges inflict Q4 loss on Warnaco Richard Woodard | 29 Feb 12

Apparel business Warnaco suffered a net loss in the fourth quarter of 2011, impacted by one-off charges related to restructuring and pensions.

US: Gap Inc adds to creative and merchandising teams Leonie Barrie | 23 Feb 12

Specialty clothing retailer Gap Inc has boosted its product team with the addition of former Nike and Uniqlo executives to its Gap and Old Navy teams.

US: LF USA eyes expansion at new Greensboro office Leonie Barrie | 7 Feb 12

LF USA, a subsidiary of Hong Kong based consumer goods sourcing giant Li & Fung Limited, has opened new offices in Greensboro, North Carolina and hinted that expansion is likely.

US: PVH ups 2011 guidance, cautious on 2012 Richard Woodard | 12 Jan 12

Apparel giant PVH Corp has increased its earnings guidance for fiscal 2011, but warned that the first half of 2012 would be impacted by margin pressures.

INDIA: Ratifies 100% single-brand FDI retail ownership Petah Marian | 11 Jan 12

The Indian government has finally ratified its decision allow 100% foreign direct ownership in single-brand retail.

NICARAGUA: Nike and Adidas expand supplier base Leonie Barrie | 16 Dec 11

Adidas sportswear supplier Augusta Manufacturing is investing $5m at its factory in Nicaragua to create 500 jobs by the end of this year, and expects to double its workforce in 2012.

US: Warnaco names McCluskey CEO as Gromek retires Leonie Barrie | 14 Dec 11

Sportswear, intimate apparel and swimwear maker Warnaco Group Inc has named Helen McCluskey as its next president and chief executive officer, succeeding Joe Gromek who is retiring down after nearly a decade.

US: G-III Apparel to open Calvin Klein Performance stores Leonie Barrie | 8 Dec 11

G-III Apparel Group has inked a deal with Calvin Klein Inc to open Calvin Klein Performance stores and shop in shops selling women's apparel in the US and China.

US: G-III warns on FY profit after Q3 margins fall Richard Woodard | 8 Dec 11

G-III Apparel Group lowered its full-year profit forecasts after third quarter margins were dented by higher product costs and increased levels of promotion.

US: PVH Corp lifts FY outlook as Q3 profit jumps 12.4% Leonie Barrie | 2 Dec 11

Apparel seller PVH Corp has raised its full-year forecasts again, after strong sales of its Tommy Hilfiger and Calvin Klein brands helped lift third-quarter earnings by 12.4%.

ISRAEL: Tefron narrows Q3 loss on surge in seamless sales Leonie Barrie | 24 Nov 11

Manufacturer Tefron Ltd has narrowed its third quarter loss thanks to soaring sales of its seamless intimate apparel and performance activewear lines.

ISRAEL: Delta Galil books Q3 gains as Jones talks continue Leonie Barrie | 11 Nov 11

Apparel and lingerie maker Delta Galil Industries Ltd yesterday (10 November) said talks to buy Jones Group's jeanswear division are taking longer than the initial one-month timeframe, but the deal is likely to be finalised by the end of this year.

US: Costs contribute to fall in Warnaco Q3 profit Leonie Barrie | 4 Nov 11

Intimate apparel and swimwear maker The Warnaco Group Inc has booked a 3.8% drop in adjusted third quarter profit, despite continuing growth in its Calvin Klein businesses and strong sales in Asia and Latin America.

US: American Apparel loses business development head Leonie Barrie | 27 Oct 11

Marty Staff, the head of business development at struggling US manufacturer and retailer American Apparel Inc, is to leave the company after just six months it was revealed yesterday (26 October).

US: Jones mulls sale of jeanswear unit to Delta Galil Leonie Barrie | 11 Oct 11

Apparel and footwear company Jones Group Inc today (11 October) confirmed it is mulling the sale of its jeanswear division to Israeli apparel and lingerie maker Delta Galil Industries Ltd for up to $400m.

just-style management briefing: ERP-PLM suppliers become more competitive Ivan Castano Freeman | 3 Oct 11

As ERP and PLM integrated suites become an increasingly important tool for apparel companies looking to edge out the competition, software suppliers are also constantly adding new features and capabilities to their products as they strive to rein in the market.

US: G-III Apparel’s Q2 profit falls on discounts Leonie Barrie | 8 Sep 11

Women’s wear maker G-III Apparel Group Ltd has seen its second quarter profit almost halve after higher levels of discounts offered to retailers ate into margins, but raised its guidance for the year.

PVH Corp sees margin rises as costs fall Petah Marian | 1 Sep 11

PVH Corp, owner of the Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger brands, says it expects margins to improve in the second half of next year if cotton prices continue to fall.

US: PVH Corp swings to Q2 profit Petah Marian | 31 Aug 11

PVH Corp has swung to a second quarter profit as the company reported better than expected results for the period, including strong growth in its Tommy Hilfiger and Calvin Klein brands.

CHINA: Toxic chemicals found in global garment brands Leonie Barrie | 23 Aug 11

Environmental pressure group Greenpeace is continuing its campaign against hazardous substances in the apparel supply chain with the release of new research that suggests traces of toxic chemicals have been found in clothing from brands including Adidas, H&M and Abercrombie & Fitch.

US: PVH Corp wins green Oeko-Tex certification Katie Smith | 3 Aug 11

Owner of Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger brands, PVH Corp has been awarded Oeko-Tex Standard 100 certification for its men's dress shirt lines.

US: Warnaco Q2 profit surges on strong revenues Richard Woodard | 2 Aug 11

Apparel company The Warnaco Group has recorded a double-digit rise in adjusted second quarter profit, thanks to a strong revenue surge led by its Calvin Klein brand.

US: Retail planning tools to help Warnaco expansion Leonie Barrie | 26 Jul 11

Apparel giant Warnaco Inc, which operates retail globally under the Calvin Klein Underwear, Calvin Klein Jeans and Ck Calvin Klein brands, has invested in new retail planning tools to support its international expansion and direct to consumer growth.








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