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New consultancy to help navigate Americas sourcing

As US and European apparel firms scramble to move some of their Asian production to Central and South America in a bid to offset rising prod...

Apparel industry sees renewed hope in DR-CAFTA

Five years after the signing of the Dominican Republic-Central American Free Trade Agreement (DR-CAFTA), Central America's battered textiles...


Leonie Barrie | 21 Nov 2012

Luxury and premium apparel firms across Europe are finding that when it comes to boosting their competitive edge there is strength in numbers, with a unique collaborative approach to their common sourcing difficulties seeing them team up and work together as part of a new 'High End Fashion Cluster'.


Leonie Barrie | 27 Sep 2012

Instead of focusing on product costs as a way of offsetting the pressures faced in both retail and sourcing markets, the apparel supply chain should look instead at optimising processes, boosting collaboration and generally getting smarter, industry executives believe.


Leonie Barrie | 26 Sep 2012

The rise of the fast fashion retail model that keeps consumer interest by feeding through fresh merchandise more frequently is out of kilter with the industry's increasing focus on sustainability issues, according to speakers at this year's IAF World Apparel Convention.


Ivan Castano Freeman | 24 Mar 2011

Guatemalan jeanswear maker Denimatrix has won supply orders from three unnamed US and European apparel firms eager to move some of their manufacturing to Central America at a time when Asia is facing deepening production woes.

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Leonie Barrie | 6 Sep 2012

The theme of change resonates loudly with Harry van Dalfsen, who took on the role of president of the International Apparel Federation (IAF) two years ago at the height of the global economic crisis. Not surprisingly, ‘Fashion business in a changing environment’ is also the focus of the upcoming IAF World Apparel Convention, which takes place later this month.

Latest News

Leonie Barrie | 27 Apr 2016

Luxury fashion brand Escada has named former Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger executive Iris Epple-Righi as its new chief executive officer.


Katie Smith | 2 Oct 2015

German luxury fashion brand Escada is to cut 200 jobs as part of a new strategic programme aimed at making the business faster, more agile and streamlined so that it can compete in the omni-channel retail environment. 


Katie Smith | 10 Jul 2015

Escada CEO Glenn McMahon is to step down at the end of the July after just seven months in the role.


Katie Smith | 15 Dec 2014

German fashion brand Escada has appointed Glenn McMahon as its new chief executive officer.


Michelle Russell | 1 Jul 2014

Bruno Sälzer, the former chief executive of German fashion firm Escada, is become CEO and chairman of fashion brand Bench after acquiring a 15% stake in the firm.


Michelle Russell | 17 Mar 2014

German fashion firm Escada has appointed Villeroy & Boch CFO, Jörg Wahlers, as its new finance chief.


Michelle Russell | 25 Feb 2014

Bruno Sälzer, the chief executive of German fashion firm Escada, is to step down from his post at the end of the year.


Petah Marian | 9 Aug 2013

German clothing brand Gerry Weber has named Andreas Schmidt as vice president of international sales.


Katie Smith | 28 Nov 2012

German fashion firm Escada has promoted design director Daniel Wingate to fashion director across its two brands.


Katie Smith | 24 May 2012

Top executives from Escada, TAL and Yesim Tekstil are among speakers lined up for the supply chain session at the International Apparel Federation's (IAF) World Apparel Convention later this year.


Stuart Todd | 27 Jan 2012

Hong Kong based investment firm Fung Brands is in exclusive talks with French luxury fashion brand Sonia Rykiel to take an 80% stake in the company.


Leonie Barrie | 25 Jul 2011

German women's wear brand Basler has set up a US subsidiary to help accelerate its international expansion in North America.


just-style.com | 24 May 2011

Tata International, the global trading arm of the Tata Group and India's leading exporter of leather and shoes, is taking a first step into the European footwear retail market after buying a 51% stake in Portugal's MoveOn Shoes.


just-style.com | 27 Apr 2011

Tata International, the global trading arm of the Tata Group and India's leading exporter of leather and shoes is planning to set up tannery and leather goods manufacturing facilities in Ethiopia.


Keith Nuthall | 29 Mar 2011

Slovenia's government has received EUR2.2m (US$3m) from the European Union’s (EU) European Globalisation Adjustment Fund to help 2,554 former employees of clothing company ‘Mura, European Fashion Design, Proizvodjna oblacil’ find new work.


just-style.com | 9 Mar 2011

Brian Rennie, the former head designer at Escada and Gant, is to join Germany-based women's wear brand Basler as its new creative director and managing director of design.


just-style.com | 1 Dec 2010

Designer Jonathan Saunders is poised to create a new capsule line for the Escada Sport label, the German company has announced.


just-style.com | 28 Oct 2010

Tata International, the global trading arm of the Tata Group and India's leading exporter of leather and shoes, is stepping into retail with its first footwear chain.


just-style.com | 6 Nov 2009

Collapsed German fashion house Escada has been sold to Megha Mittal, daughter-in-law of steel tycoon Lakshmi Mittal, for an undisclosed sum.


just-style.com | 3 Nov 2009

Four bidders, including the son of the company founder, are in the race to acquire collapsed fashion house Escada, according to reports.


just-style.com | 21 Sep 2009

A conflict has arisen during the sale process of insolvent German fashion firm Escada, reported local media.


just-style.com | 18 Aug 2009

The US unit of German fashion house Escada AG has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, following in the footsteps of its parent which filed for insolvency last week.


just-style.com | 18 Aug 2009

The US unit of German fashion house Escada AG has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, following in the footsteps of its parent which filed for insolvency last week.

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