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HONG KONG: Giordano has "challenging" year as profit slides Michelle Russell | 4 Mar 14

Apparel retailer Giordano International said it had a "challenging" 2013 as it booked a decline in earnings for the full year.

In the money: Analysts mixed on Esprit's turnaround progress Katie Smith | 26 Feb 14

Hong Kong based fashion firm Esprit has swung to a first-half profit after efforts to overhaul its operations started to gain momentum. But despite the good news, analysts have mixed opinions on how long the transformation will take.

HONG KONG: Giordano books mixed H1 results Michelle Russell | 13 Aug 13

Apparel retailer Giordano International has posted a mixed set of results for its first-half as sales climbed but earnings fell.

US: Jos A Bank seeks acquisitions to drive growth Katie Smith | 24 Jun 13

Men's wear retailer Jos A Bank has revealed that it is considering strategic opportunities, including potential acquisitions, to boost further growth.

HONG KONG: Giordano posts Q1 sales growth Katie Smith | 16 May 13

Apparel retailer Giordano International has posted a 6% increase in first-quarter sales, driven by increased demand in Hong Kong and South East Asia.

HONG KONG: Prime Source Forum returns for sourcing debate Leonie Barrie | 14 Mar 13

Senior executives from across the apparel industry and its supply chain will be heading to Hong Kong later this month for the annual Prime Source Forum.

UAE: Giordano International sets up logistics hub Katie Smith | 11 Dec 12

Fashion retailer Giordano International has intensified its investment in the Middle East by setting up a logistics and distribution centre at the Jebel Ali Free Zone in the United Arab Emirates.

HONG KONG: Giordano posts 2% rise in H1 profit Petah Marian | 16 Aug 12

Hong-Kong based clothing retailer Giordano has posted an increase in first-half net income, but admitted that gross margin was down due to rising costs and heavy promotions.

HONG KONG: Giordano Q1 gross profit down on weaker sales growth Petah Marian | 29 May 12

Clothing retailer Giordano saw first quarter gross profit decrease slightly as it sales slowed and margins came under pressure.

UAE: Giordano ramps up regional growth with online service Katie Smith | 17 Apr 12

Hong Kong based fashion retailer Giordano is ramping up its regional growth strategy with the launch of an online shopping service in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

HONG KONG: Giordano FY profit soars on widespread growth Richard Woodard | 22 Mar 12

Significant cost pressure failed to deflate full-year profits at fashion retailer Giordano International, which reported double-digit increases in earnings and revenues.

HONG KONG: Giordano grows third-quarter gross profit Petah Marian | 17 Nov 11

Hong Kong-based clothing retailer Giordano has recorded an increase in third-quarter gross profit on the back of rising sales and improving margins.

Speaking with style: Dr Harry Lee, CEO of TAL Apparel Leonie Barrie | 26 Jul 11

TAL Apparel, one of the world's leading garment suppliers, has turned the threat of inflation across the supply chain into an opportunity to do things differently. Here CEO Dr Harry Lee tells just-style how the Hong Kong based firm's long-time focus on efficiency, sustainable development, and added value is helping to combat rising costs and set it apart from the competition.

US: TAL Group improves productivity with Lawson tool | 5 Feb 10

Leading garment manufacturer TAL Group has rolled out a latest version of the Lawson enterprise software system.

HONG KONG: Bossini shares surge on takeover talk | 28 Jul 09

Shares in clothing retailer Bossini International Holdings surged by as much as 40% after the company’s controlling shareholder said he was in talks to sell his stake.

HONG KONG: Giordano sales plummet amid fierce competition | 27 May 09

Giordano International, a leading retailer in Asia, is seeing sales at its Giordano clothing stores in Hong Kong plummet, as retail competition heats up in the region.

HONG KONG: Apparel firms lacking transparency, says charity | 24 Mar 09

Too many apparel companies in Hong Kong still lack transparency on labour standards despite recent improvements, according to the local office of charity Oxfam.

VIETNAM: Demand for branded clothes on the rise | 16 Mar 09

Clothing sales in Vietnam are forecast to grow at nearly 15% year-on-year by the end of 2012, helped by soaring demand for better quality apparel and rising brand awareness, a new report says.

Chinese apparel industry repositioning for growth? | 4 Feb 09

A massive shake-out is taking place in the Chinese apparel industry, as firms struggle to remain competitive against a backdrop of rising labour costs, the strengthening of the yuan, worker shortages and tighter pollution controls. However, as Jozef De Coster reports, some companies are re-positioning to get their businesses back on track.

HONG KONG: Giordano suspends non-China expansion | 14 Nov 08

Despite reporting a 3.6% rise in third quarter turnover, Hong Kong based casual clothing retailer Giordano International Ltd today (14 November) said it has suspended all new store projects and hiring outside mainland China in an attempt to weather the economic downturn.

HONG KONG: Strong retail sales boost Giordano Q3 | 27 Nov 07

Robust sales in mainland China helped clothing retailer Giordano International to record an 8.8% increase in third quarter turnover, despite less impressive results from the company’s manufacturing division.

Fast Retailing shows no sign of a slowdown | 21 Sep 07

Despite losing out in this summer’s takeover battle for upscale retailer Barneys New York, Fast Retailing is determined to quicken the pace of its global expansion in a bid to double its annual sales to JPY1 trillion by 2010. Michael Fitzpatrick reports.

CHINA: Giordano H1 profit slips 5%, rolls out 47 stores | 24 Aug 07

Hong Kong based retailer Giordano International has reported a 5.3% drop in profit in the first half of the year, to HKD$143m (US$18.3m), as it continues with store expansion plans.

HONG KONG: Retailer Giordano denies stake sale rumours | 4 Jun 07

Fashion retailer Giordano International Ltd has denied that it is in talks to sell a substantial stake in the company to one of its three rivals.

HONG KONG: Chinese growth boosts Giordano Q1 sales | 30 May 07

Fashion retailer Giordano International increased Q1 turnover by 15.3% compared with the same period last year.

HONG KONG: Giordano FY profit slumps by 50% | 22 Mar 07

2006 profits at casualwear retailer Giordano International Ltd have slumped by 50% as unseasonable warm weather and strong competition in South Korea and the Middle East hit sales.

HONG KONG: Giordano Q3 sales up on strong mainland demand | 9 Nov 06

Hong Kong-listed casual-wear retailer Giordano International Ltd has reported a 6% rise in third-quarter sales, helped by strong demand from the Chinese mainland.

US: Fast Retailing backs away from Giordano | 5 Sep 06

Fast Retailing's board of directors has decided against making an offer for retailer Giordano International.

HONG KONG: Giordano confirms approach by Fast Retailing | 7 Aug 06

Hong Kong-listed clothing retailer Giordano International has confirmed it has received bid interest from Japan’s Fast Retailing, Asia’s largest-listed garment seller and operator of the Uniqlo chain.

JAPAN: Fast to buy stake in Giordano? | 4 Aug 06

Top Asian apparel company Fast Retailing is interested in buying a stake in retailer Giordano International, reports said.


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