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Grupo Cortefiel picks PLM for sourcing visibility Michelle Russell | 21 Jul 17

European fashion retail giant Grupo Cortefiel has invested in a new product lifecycle management (PLM) solution to improve visibility and decision-making in its sourcing process.


Grupo Cortefiel invests in retail planning suite Leonie Barrie | 8 Oct 15

Grupo Cortefiel, one of Europe’s largest fashion retailers, has selected JustEnough software’s retail planning suite to help provide consistent, efficient and accurate planning across its business.


EUROPE: Clothing retailers set out case for EU-Vietnam FTA Leonie Barrie | 13 Aug 14

A group of European retail clothing brands is calling for the elimination of duties on apparel, along with more flexible rules of origin, as part of the free-trade agreement being negotiated between the European Union (EU) and Vietnam.


Spotlight on...Indian apparel exporters discuss policy changes Raghavendra Verma | 18 Jul 14

Indian apparel exporters have demanded a series of favourable policy decisions from the new Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led government while welcoming foreign buyers at the 53rd India International Garment Fair, held in New Delhi this week.


UK: Dr Martens bought by Permira for GBP300m Katie Smith | 24 Oct 13

Dr Martens, the iconic British footwear brand, has been acquired by private equity firm Permira in a deal worth GBP300m (US$484.6m), ending almost a week of speculation.


UK: Permira tight-lipped on Dr Martens takeover talks Katie Smith | 18 Oct 13

Permira Advisers and the owners of the Dr Martens footwear brand have refused to be drawn on a report that the private equity firm is in talks to buy the business.


SPAIN: Grupo Cortefiel to triple store base in Russia Katie Smith | 16 Oct 13

As part of international expansion efforts, Spanish fashion retailer Grupo Cortefiel plans to triple its presence in Russia, where it expects to operate 200 stores by 2016.


SPAIN: Cortefiel plans US retail entry Richard Woodard | 30 Jul 13

Spanish fashion retail business Grupo Cortefiel is entering the US market this September, part of a planned expansion in association with the Al Hokair Fashion Retail group.


SPAIN: Grupo Cortefiel deploys PLM across multiple brands Leonie Barrie | 3 Jul 13

European fashion retailer Grupo Cortefiel is deploying the product lifecycle management (PLM) solution from Centric Software across all of its brands and product categories


EUROPE: Study urges re-think on apparel trade policy Leonie Barrie | 23 Apr 13

A new study into the impact of the branded clothing sector on the European economy is calling for a shift in thinking when it comes to setting out trade policies to include the full breadth of the industry.


LATVIA: Groupo Cortefiel to enter Baltics through partnership Petah Marian | 15 Oct 12

Spanish retailer Grupo Cortefiel has announced plans to expand into the Baltic countries through a partnership with Karkat Fashion.


CHINA: Cortefiel's Women'secret to open 300 stores Leonie Barrie | 20 Sep 12

Underwear and lingerie retailer Women'secret plans to open more than 300 new points of sale in China over the next five years, as part of parent company Grupo Cortefiel's plans to expand internationally.


TURKEY: Cortefiel’s Women’secret to open 60 stores Richard Woodard | 3 Apr 12

Underwear and lingerie retailer Women’secret has announced plans to open 60 stores over the next five years in Turkey, as part of parent company Cortefiel’s plans to expand in emerging markets.


CHINA: Grupo Cortefiel to enter market with ScarVic Petah Marian | 5 Mar 12

Grupo Cortefiel will enter China in the autumn with its Pedro del Hierro and Springfield brands through a deal with ScarVic.


UK: Grupo Cortefiel stores close as retail deal ends Petah Marian | 6 Dec 11

Land Securities' subsidiary Brand Empire has ended its agreement with Spanish retailer Grupo Cortefiel and closed the eight stores that were trading in the UK.


QATAR: Cortefiel steps into new Middle East market Leonie Barrie | 21 Oct 11

Spanish fashion retailer Cortefiel is continuing its global rollout with the opening of its first store in Qatar.


US: TradeCard expands with VP of sales in Europe Leonie Barrie | 30 Sep 11

TradeCard Inc, the supply chain collaboration platform used by retailers, brands and manufacturers, has hired Frank Bakker as VP of sales for Europe.


CHINA: Clothing giants accused in Greenpeace campaign just-style.com | 13 Jul 11

Apparel companies including Nike, Adidas, H&M and PVH are being targeted by a Greenpeace campaign highlighting toxic water pollution linked to the clothing supply chain.


Speaking with style: Kurt Cavano, CEO, TradeCard Leonie Barrie | 31 Mar 11

There's plenty of talk about the uphill battle confronting apparel supply chains in the face of cautious consumer spending and the pressure on margins from rising raw material, labour and transportation costs. What's needed are constructive ways to counter these pressures. Kurt Cavano, CEO of the TradeCard supply chain platform, believes technology has a key role to play.


SPAIN: Grupo Cortefiel launches e-commerce store just-style.com | 28 Mar 11

Spanish fashion retailer Grupo Cortefiel has launched an e-commerce store for its Pedro del Hierro brand, following the launch of Springfield online in June 2010.


HONG KONG: Prime Source Forum to shed new light on sourcing just-style.com | 14 Feb 11

Senior executives from across the global apparel industry supply chain will be heading to Hong Kong at the end of next month for the annual Prime Source Forum, which this year aims to help companies tackle the big issues taking pole position as the economic recovery builds up speed.


SPAIN: Surging textile imports throw 5,000 into bankruptcy Ivan Castano Freeman | 15 Dec 10

Latest figures show that 5,000 Spanish textile and apparel firms have gone out of business in the past five years amid soaring Chinese imports.


SPAIN: Cortefiel to open 80 stores in South Korea Ivan Castano Freeman | 11 Nov 10

Cortefiel, the Spanish fashion retailer trailing Inditex in conquering the global markets, has struck a deal with JP Partners to open 80 stores in South Korea.


ITALY: Cortefiel allies with Gruppo Coin just-style.com | 22 Sep 10

Spain’s Grupo Cortefiel has unveiled an expansion strategy for the Italian market, partnering with leading department store operator Gruppo Coin.


ANALYSIS: Spanish chains halt apparel market freefall Ivan Castano Freeman | 6 Sep 10

Like most industries in Spain today, the apparel sector has not emerged unscathed from the deep recession that's roiling the country.


SPAIN: Springfield launches online store Joe Ayling | 20 Jul 10

Spanish retail firm Grupo Cortefiel has launched an online store for its Springfield brand.


CENTRAL AMERICA: Cortefiel eyes growth after Costa Rica opening Ivan Castano Freeman | 7 Jul 10

Spanish fashion retailer Cortefiel will continue expanding in Central and Latin America following its arrival in Costa Rica, a company official has told just-style.


SPAIN: Grupo Cortefiel renews Russian retail deal just-style.com | 25 May 10

Spanish fashion retailer Grupo Cortefiel has renewed a deal with its distributor in Russia to open 190 stores in the next four years.


SPAIN: Grupo Cortefiel speeds global sourcing operations just-style.com | 26 Mar 10

Spanish fashion retailer Grupo Cortefiel is to use Core Solutions’ CBX software to help streamline its global sourcing operations.


SPAIN: Cortefiel to roll out three chains in the UK just-style.com | 23 Feb 10

Spanish retail giant Grupo Cortefiel is bringing three of its flagship brands to the UK for the first time as part of expansion plans aimed at consolidating its position as global player.

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