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Juicy Couture to launch in India with Reliance Michelle Russell | 13 Oct 14

Authentic Brands Group has signed an agreement with Reliance Brands to launch Juicy Couture in India late next year.

AUSTRALIA: Ermenegildo Zenga acquires Australian wool farm Michelle Russell | 10 Jul 14

Luxury men's wear company Ermenegildo Zenga Group has acquired an Australian wool farm, a move which consolidates its verticalisation strategy.

ITALY: Ermenegildo Zegna deploys retail planning tools Richard Woodard | 2 Jul 14

Italian men’s wear and lifestyle business Ermenegildo Zegna Group has gone live with Oracle’s Retail solution in an effort to accelerate planning cycles and drive more informed decision making.

Global news roundup Michelle Russell and Katie Smith | 13 Feb 14

The following is a round-up of apparel and footwear news from the world's local media. just-style has not checked these stories so cannot guarantee their accuracy.

Focus: Middle East and Africa "complex but rewarding" Ashma Kunde | 3 Oct 13

Valued at US$87.0bn, the Middle East and African apparel market accounted for just 5% of total global apparel value sales in 2012. Nonetheless, it was the second fastest growing region globally in 2012, following Latin America, and is a valuable area of consideration for mass and luxury fashion brands alike, according to Euromonitor International.

ITALY: Salvatore Ferragamo H1 profits jump Petah Marian | 30 Aug 13

Italian footwear company Salvatore Ferragamo has recorded a jump in first half profits, boosted by the company exiting a joint venture with the Italian brand Ermenegildo Zegna.

UK: Virtual fitting room provider adds GBP5m in funding Katie Smith | 23 Apr 13

Virtual fitting room provider has received around GBP5m (US$7.6m) in funding from new and existing investors, which it will use to support its expansion.

ITALY: Salvatore Ferragamo posts full-year profit growth Katie Smith | 25 Mar 13

Italian luxury fashion business Salvatore Ferragamo Group has seen its full-year profit jump 21% on the back of increased demand in Central and South America.

US: Brooks Brothers plans to grow UK distribution Katie Smith | 20 Dec 12

US clothing retailer Brooks Brothers has appointed Giles Preston to the newly-created position of wholesale manager for the UK, as part of plans to expand its business with specialty stores.

INDIA: Footwear firm Dune inks franchise deal with Reliance Katie Smith | 13 Sep 12

UK-based fashion footwear and accessories retailer Dune Group is partnering with Reliance Brands on an exclusive long-term franchise agreement in India.

Focus: Men's wear and the internet - the perfect match Euromonitor International | 16 Jul 12

As the digital platform continues to bring about sweeping changes in the global apparel arena, Ashma Kunde, apparel research analyst at Euromonitor International, looks at the role the internet has played in driving the boom in the men's wear market.

INDIA: Brooks Brothers and Reliance Brands form JV Petah Marian | 5 Jun 12

Brooks Brothers and Reliance Brands have announced the formation of a joint venture in India.

ITALY: China helps Ermenegildo Zegna double FY profit Leonie Barrie | 23 May 12

Strong growth in China propelled Italian luxury men's wear firm Ermenegildo Zegna Group to a near doubling of its profits last year.

ITALY: IPO values Brunello Cucinelli at EUR527m Leonie Barrie | 26 Apr 12

High-end Italian clothier Ermenegildo Zegna and fashion retailer Benetton Group SpA have both bought shares in luxury fashion firm Brunello Cucinelli SpA, which this week completed an initial public offering in Milan.

ITALY: Ermenegildo Zegna adds online virtual fitting room Richard Woodard | 10 Nov 11

Luxury men’s clothing brand Ermenegildo Zegna has incorporated hi-tech business’s Virtual Fitting Room technology into its e-commerce operations.

EGYPT: Arafa to set up shirt plant with Ermenegildo Zegna Leonie Barrie | 6 Sep 11

Arafa Holding, Egypt's biggest garment producer and exporter, has signed a deal with Italian luxury men's wear group Ermenegildo Zegna to set up a shirt manufacturing company.

'Made in Italy' thrives without EU label law Joe Ayling | 13 May 11

After a period of decline the Italian clothing and textile industry is again winning plaudits by playing its trump card: 'Made in Italy'. Joe Ayling reports on the significance of 'Made in' labels to Italy, and how a stable of luxury brands has conserved the country's reputation for quality.

Turkish apparel industry debates safeguard duties Joe Ayling | 10 May 11

Turkey's plan to introduce provisional safeguard duties on some woven fabric, apparel and accessory imports is intended to help local textile producers. But the move is also being questioned by domestic apparel manufacturers and brands, as Joe Ayling found out at last week's Istanbul Fashion Apparel Conference, where industry leaders discussed the dangers of protectionism.

TURKEY: Istanbul to host Fashion Apparel Conference | 12 Apr 11

Around 2000 industry professionals are expected to take part in the fourth Istanbul Fashion Apparel Conference, which takes place next month and brings together Turkish textile and apparel manufacturers, retailers, and national and international brands.

US: Barry Miguel named 7 For All Mankind president | 12 Apr 11

Upscale denim brand 7 For All Mankind has named industry veteran Barry Miguel, the former CEO of CEO of New York City based Tracy Reese, as its new president.

UK: Todd & Duncan names deputy managing director | 20 Jan 11

Cashmere yarn spinner Todd & Duncan has promoted its finance director Iain Cormack to the additional role of deputy managing director.

June 2010 management briefing: Colombia's clothing and textile industry has potential | 24 Jun 10

"Colombia's clothing and textile industry is one of the largest and most experienced in Latin America, especially with the application of technology in production processes," according to Camila Toledo, Latin America trend director for Stylesight, the online provider of trends, tools and technology for creative professionals in the fashion and style industries.

LITHUANIA: Apranga strikes franchise deal with Promod | 25 May 10

Lithuanian retail operator Apranga Group has agreed on distribution contract with French company Promod to develop its stores in three Baltic States.

GREECE: Elmec in retail talks with Ermenegildo Zegna | 29 Apr 10

Fashion and footwear firm Elmec Sport SA is in talks to distribute Italian men's wear label Ermenegildo Zegna in Greece.

Global news roundup | 28 Apr 10

The following is a roundup of apparel and footwear news from the world's local media. just-style has not checked these stories so cannot guarantee their accuracy.

JAPAN: Michael Kors to open Tokyo boutique Michael Fitzpatrick | 22 Mar 10

Michael Kors will open its first 1,400-square-feet boutique on Tokyo’s upscale Omotesando avenue this September partnering with local Toshiaki Tashiro.

MONGOLIA: Louis Vuitton opens first store Stuart Todd | 26 Oct 09

LVMH subsidiary Louis Vuitton has opened its first store in Mongolia to a backdrop of strong economic growth in the Centre-East Asian state.

INDIA: Government to boost textile investments in Swiss visit | 22 Oct 09

The Indian government is launching a campaign to attract foreign investment from Europe for its textile and clothing industry.

UK: Chinese firm buys Dawson's Todd & Duncan unit | 17 Jun 09

Scottish textile firm Dawson International Plc has agreed to sell its Todd & Duncan business cashmere yarn spinning business to one of its Chinese suppliers, seven months after discussions began.

UAE: Zegna unveils Dubai concept store | 7 May 09

Italian men's wear label Ermenegildo Zegna has unveiled its first Global Concept Store in the Middle East at the new Dubai Mall retail development.



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