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Pacific Brands divests brand and workwear units Katie Smith | 1 Dec 14

Australian retailer Pacific Brands has completed its divestments of the Brand Collective and Workwear businesses.

Pacific Brands divests Brand Collective for AUD39m Katie Smith | 18 Nov 14

Australian retailer Pacific Brands is to split and sell off its loss-making Brand Collective apparel and footwear business for AUD39m (US$34m).

2012: A year in review - Manufacturing winners and losers MJ Deschamps | 14 Dec 12

Weak consumer spending, difficulties in securing credit, competition from China and the Far East resulted in factory closures and subsequent layoffs in 2012. But ramping up labour and sustainability standards, eco-friendly production technologies, cost cutting and efficiency improvements saved others from significant losses.

In the money: Pacific Brands faces rocky road to recovery Petah Marian | 24 Aug 12

Troubled Australian clothing maker Pacific Brands is in the midst of a multi-year transformation programme that has now claimed its CEO, Sue Morphet, who announced plans to step down as the group saw full-year losses widen. With former Foster's boss John Pollaers set to take the helm, just-style considers the challenges facing the company.

US: Iconix names Horowitz president of men's unit Katie Smith | 11 Apr 12

Consumer brand company Iconix Brand Group has appointed Seth Horowitz as president of the men's division.

US: Everlast inks license deal with Sears Holdings just-style.com | 16 Dec 10

Fight sports and fitness brand Everlast Worldwide has inked an exclusive US license deal with Sears Holdings, which will see its apparel, footwear and accessory lines distributed at Sears and Kmart stores from next autumn.

US: Everlast agrees new licensing deals just-style.com | 26 Feb 09

Sports goods company Everlast Worldwide is expanding its licensing business with the signing of three new agreements covering the UK, Paraguay and Chile.

AUSTRALIA: PLM to drive apparel design at Pacific Brands just-style.com | 22 Jul 08

Pacific Brands has invested in a new Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution to streamline its apparel design and sourcing processes.

UK: Annual profits halve at Sports Direct just-style.com | 10 Jul 08

UK sportswear retailer Sports Direct has reported a 51% fall in annual profits to GBP85m, after being hit by the toughest trading period in its history.

US: Everlast launches new ad campaign just-style.com | 28 Mar 08

Boxing and apparel brand Everlast Worldwide has launched a new advertising campaign using the tagline Greatness is Within.

UK: Sports Direct targets China via £20m retail deal just-style.com | 6 Feb 08

Sports Direct International is to sell its leasurewear brands in China after inking a GBP20m deal with domestic retailer ITAT Group Limited.

UK: Sports Direct completes Everlast acquisition just-style.com | 21 Sep 07

UK discount retailer Sports Direct International has completed the acquisition of Everlast Worldwide for a consideration of approximately US$182.3m.

US: Everlast shareholders approve Sports Direct merger just-style.com | 20 Sep 07

Shareholders in Everlast Worldwide have approved the $182m sale of the company to the Brands Holdings subsidiary of UK retailer Sports Direct.

UK: Sports Direct ups investments in Umbro and Adidas just-style.com | 11 Sep 07

UK sportswear chain Sports Direct International has increased investments in two of the major brands it stocks, Adidas and Umbro, as it awaits shareholder approval for its Everlast merger later this month.

UK: Sports Direct hints at trading improvements just-style.com | 10 Sep 07

Sports Direct International has indicated that it expects to make an interim gross profit despite the wet weather in the UK, and that it intends to build on its Everlast merger with more acquisitions.

US: Everlast boosts revenue, reports Q2 loss just-style.com | 9 Aug 07

Everlast Worldwide, a manufacturer, marketer and licensor of sporting goods, apparel, footwear said that for the second quarter ended 30 June, loss per share was US$0.46 compared with earnings per diluted share of $0.10 in second quarter of 2006, due to merger costs.

US: Everlast settles Hidary lawsuit just-style.com | 6 Aug 07

Everlast Worldwide has entered into a settlement agreement with Hidary Group Acquisitions, LLC and Hidary Group Acquisitions, Inc over Everlast’s pending merger with Brands Holding Limited.

UK: Sports Direct invests GBP48.15m in Adidas just-style.com | 27 Jul 07

Sporting goods retailer Sports Direct has invested GBP48.15m (US$97.77m) on a stake in Adidas Group, two months after its founder Mike Ashley sold his own 3.14% stake in the German company.

UK: Sports Direct FY profit slumps 37.3% on flotation costs just-style.com | 24 Jul 07

Sports Direct International’s pre-tax profit fell 37.3% last year as it was hit by a number of exceptional items related to its flotation in February, and current year trading is now being stifled by record wet weather conditions in the UK the company said today (24 July).

US: Everlast signs Olympic boxing gear deal just-style.com | 16 Jul 07

Sporting goods maker Everlast Worldwide Inc has signed a worldwide license agreement with the International Boxing Association (AIBA) to be an official licensee for competition gloves and headgear.

US: Hidary sues Everlast over rival Sports Direct bid just-style.com | 13 Jul 07

Hidary Group brought a lawsuit against Everlast Worldwide in a Delaware court on Tuesday (10 July) seeking to force the boxing brand to honour its merger agreement with the investment group and accusing Everlast of failing to negotiate in good faith.

UK: Sports Direct buys 60% stake in Field & Trek just-style.com | 12 Jul 07

Sports Direct International has bought a 60% stake in outdoor clothing and equipment retailer Field & Trek for GBP5m (US$10.2m).

US: Hidary may take legal action over Everlast bid just-style.com | 5 Jul 07

Sports Direct International could face problems with its acquisition of US boxing brand Everlast Worldwide after rival bidder Hidary Group accused Everlast of violating the terms of their merger agreement.

US: Sports Direct ups Everlast bid to $182m just-style.com | 2 Jul 07

Hidary Group attempted to get back in the bidding for Everlast Worldwide Friday (29 June), but Sports Direct International more than covered Hidary’s sweetened offer.

US: Sports Direct unit pays $168m for Everlast just-style.com | 29 Jun 07

Everlast Worldwide has terminated its agreement to be acquired by an investment consortium headed by The Hidary Group for US$146m, and instead agreed to be acquired by Sports Direct International Plc’s Brands Holdings Ltd subsidiary for 15% more.

US: Everlast teams with Michelin on boxing boot line just-style.com | 7 Jun 07

Sporting goods maker Everlast Worldwide Inc has signed a deal with Michelin Lifestyle Limited (MLL) to create a new line of professional boxing footwear.

US: Hidary-led group to acquire Everlast for $146m just-style.com | 4 Jun 07

Everlast Worldwide Inc on Friday (1 June) agreed to be acquired and taken private by an investment consortium headed by The Hidary Group for US$146m.

US: Everlast adopts new logo as part of re-branding strategy just-style.com | 23 May 07

Sporting goods firm Everlast Worldwide in intending to reveal a new logo to support its imminent re-branding efforts.

US: Everlast Q1 down 70.5% on special items just-style.com | 27 Apr 07

Everlast Worldwide Inc on Thursday (26 April) reported lower profits because of special year-ago items and increased its projections for the current year.

US: Everlast skips into Chinese market Will Johnston | 26 Apr 07

Everlast Worldwide has signed a master license agreement for mainland China with Brand Management Holdings (BMH) of Hong Kong.





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