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US: Calvin Klein teams with GQ for AR ad campaign | 22 Mar 10

Calvin Klein Underwear is to partner with GQ magazine in a 12-strong series of augmented reality (AR) advertisements.

US: Phillips-Van Heusen to buy Tommy Hilfiger in $3bn deal | 15 Mar 10

US apparel firm Phillips-Van Heusen (PVH) today (15 March) revealed it is to buy fashion brand Tommy Hilfiger for $3bn, in a move that will create one of world's largest and most profitable clothing companies.

Spotlight on...Tommy Hilfiger buyout Joe Ayling | 15 Mar 10

The acquisition of Netherlands-based fashion brand Tommy Hilfiger by apparel giant Phillips-Van Heusen signals further industry consolidation, but seems to make operational sense for both companies. Joe Ayling reports on today's (15 March) US$3bn deal.

US: Tommy Hilfiger to source independently despite deal Joe Ayling | 15 Mar 10

Tommy Hilfiger has told analysts it will continue its current sourcing arrangements but look for collaborations following its US$3bn sale to US apparel firm Phillips-Van Heusen (PVH).

ANALYSIS: Warnaco secures channels for Calvin Klein growth Joe Ayling | 11 Mar 10

Swimwear giant The Warnaco Group is snapping up distributor operations in popular markets for its Calvin Klein operations, it told investors this week.

US: PVH in talks to buy Tommy Hilfiger - report | 3 Mar 10

US apparel firm Phillips-Van Heusen (PVH) is reportedly in talks to buy fashion brand Tommy Hilfiger.

US: Warnaco eyes return to revenue growth in 2010 | 2 Mar 10

The Warnaco Group has said that it is well placed going into 2010 after reporting that a fall in full year revenues failed to stop growth in its earnings.

The week ahead on just-style... Joe Ayling | 1 Mar 10

Taking a look at the week ahead for the footwear and apparel industry, here is news editor Joe Ayling's snapshot of just-style's latest news and insights agenda.

US: Phillips-Van Heusen lifts Q4, FY guidance | 18 Feb 10

Apparel maker Phillips-Van Heusen Corporation has upped its fourth quarter and full-year guidance after seeing a strong performance in January, and says its profit in 2010 is also set to beat estimates.

EGYPT: New planning system boosts Delta Textile | 16 Feb 10

Delta Textile Egypt, the vertically integrated underwear manufacturer and a unit of Israel’s Delta Galil Industries, has improved delivery performance and production efficiency after investing in a new planning system.

US: PVH boosts profit guidance on buoyant Q4 | 12 Jan 10

Phillips-Van Heusen Corporation has increased its earnings and revenue guidance following better than expected trading in the fourth quarter.

VIETNAM: Strike continues at Calvin Klein supplier plant Ngo Tuan | 21 Dec 09

More than 500 workers at a garment plant of Hamlin Vietnam Company, located in Ho Chi Minh city, have downed tools for a strike since last week (15 December).

US: G-III Apparel share offering to fund acquisitions | 16 Dec 09

G-III Apparel Group Ltd is planning to sell shares of its common stock in a public offering to support the growth of its business, including possible acquisitions.

US: G-III Apparel boosts Q3 income, raises guidance | 2 Dec 09

Manufacturer and distributor G-III Apparel Group has bolstered its net income during the third quarter, having made its operations more efficient and increasing sales.

INSIGHT: PVH maintains focus and reaps rewards Richard Woodard | 19 Nov 09

Wind the clock back six months and things were looking pretty gloomy for Phillips-Van Heusen Corporation. Fresh from a costly restructuring, the company was staring a grim 2009 in the face.

US: Phillips-Van Heusen raises outlook after buoyant Q3 | 19 Nov 09

Phillips-Van Heusen Corporation raised its full-year forecasts after posting a stronger than expected third quarter profit of US$83.6m, up 56% on last year.

INSIGHT: Warnaco’s high hopes for international growth Leonie Barrie | 5 Nov 09

With international sales accounting for nearly two-thirds of Warnaco’s total group revenues, the company is, not surprisingly, focusing on international growth of brands like Calvin Klein while the domestic US market continues to be mired in the downturn.

US: Warnaco lifts FY guidance as Q3 profit rises 3% | 4 Nov 09

Apparel maker The Warnaco Group Inc today lifted its full-year guidance after third quarter profit rose 12%, helped by growth in its Calvin Klein business and tight control of inventories and costs.

HONG KONG: Li & Fung to buy Wear Me Apparel | 19 Oct 09

Hong Kong-based global consumer goods exporter Li & Fung Limited is to buy US fashion brand manager Wear Me Apparel, which does businesss as Kids Headquarters, for US$100m.

US: Via Spiga debuts creative director’s first collection | 14 Oct 09

Brown Shoe Company Inc this month debuts the first collection from Italian designer Paola Venturi, the new creative director of its upmarket Via Spiga brand.

US: Cunningham new Calvin Klein Jeans president | 25 Aug 09

Apparel company The Warnaco Group has appointed David Cunningham as the new president of its Calvin Klein Jeans division.

US: Phillips-Van Heusen Q2 profit beats forecasts | 20 Aug 09

Apparel group Phillips-Van Heusen Corporation (PVH) beat its own forecasts to post second quarter profit of US$26.6m, down 8.9% on the same period last year.

INSIGHT: Warnaco focuses on growth despite Q2 profit fall | 12 Aug 09

The Warnaco Group has posted a 30.6% decline in second quarter net profit to US$18.4m, but pointed to the continued international growth of brands like Calvin Klein.

UK: European PLM vendor DeSL steps into the US | 29 May 09

European PLM vendor Discover e-Solutions Limited (DeSL) is extending its focus to the United States after appointing New York-based Bluewater Software as its North American representative.

US: Phillips-Van Heusen sees Q1 profit fall 10.5% | 20 May 09

US apparel maker Phillips-Van Heusen has reported a 10.5% fall in first quarter profit due to lower revenues in its wholesale and retail businesses and reduced gross margins.

US: Warnaco Q1 profit doubles despite sales glitch | 12 May 09

US apparel maker The Warnaco Group has more than doubled its first quarter profit, helped by growth in its Calvin Klein business and lower costs than a year ago.

US: Warnaco CEO compensation stands at $6.43m for 2008 | 8 Apr 09

The president and chief executive of swimwear firm Warnaco Group picked up a total compensation worth US$6.43m for the 2008 fiscal year, according to a company filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

US: Gottschalks to liquidate after failing to attract buyer | 2 Apr 09

Regional department store chain Gottschalks is to liquidate its remaining 58 shops after failing to attract a buyer for the company.

US: Triexta approved as new generic fibre name | 27 Mar 09

The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has ruled that fibres made from a renewably sourced polyester polymer called PTT have enough different properties to allow them to be classified under a new generic name – triexta.

US: Restructuring sends Phillips-Van Heusen to Q4 loss | 24 Mar 09

Apparel group Phillips-Van Heusen Corporation slid to a fourth quarter loss of US$37.9m after incurring restructuring costs of $85.1m.








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