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SPAIN: Inditex to buy out its franchises in Kazakhstan Leonie Barrie | 3 Aug 11

Spanish retail giant Inditex is to buy the companies operating its Zara, Pull&Bear, Massimo Dutti, Bershka and Stradivarius fashion stores in Kazakhstan.

SPAIN: Inditex invests EUR100m in shoe logistics centre Leonie Barrie | 1 Aug 11

Footwear supplier Tempe, an Inditex Group unit that designs and makes shoes for its Zara, Pull&Bear, Massimo Dutti and Bershka stores, has opened a new logistics hub in Spain that will boost distribution capacity to more than 100m pairs of shoes a year.

INDIA: Inditex inks second joint venture deal with Tata | 22 Jul 11

Fashion retailer Trent has signed its second joint venture deal with Inditex Group to develop and promote Massimo Dutti stores in India.

SAUDI ARABIA: Al Hokair buys US children’s wear retailer | 18 Jul 11

Retail Group of America, a unit of Saudi Arabia-based fashion retailer Fawaz Abdulaziz Al Hokair Company, has bought bankrupt children’s clothing chain Strasbourg Jarvis in a deal worth US$2.2m.

SPAIN: Inditex Q1 profit up 10% as sales surge | 15 Jun 11

Zara owner Inditex posted a 10% rise in first quarter profit, fuelled by an 11% sales increase in the three months to 30 April.

LITHUANIA: Apranga inks Massimo Dutti franchise deal | 13 Jun 11

Lithuanian retailer Apranga Group and Inditex have signed a franchise agreement for development of the Massimo Dutti chain in the Baltic States.

LITHUANIA: Apranga and Inditex to prolong franchise | 9 Jun 11

Fashion retail giant Inditex is to extend its franchise agreement in Lithuania and the Baltic States with local retail apparel market leader the Apranga Group.

New consultancy to help navigate Americas sourcing Ivan Castano Freeman | 6 Jun 11

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 production prices, help is needed to link them to the growing number of factories courting business from these brands.

just-style management briefing: Global clothing retail trends | 1 Jun 11

For some it was a total disaster, for others a bump in the road, but the recession left no part of the clothing and textile retail sector unscathed. But now, as the economic recovery accelerates, global clothing retail trends are showing great diversity.

Top stories on just-style this week... | 27 May 11

Here is a roundup of the top five most-read articles on just-style this week. Click on each headline for the full story.

WORLD: Clothing brands adopt voluntary ban on sandblasting | 26 May 11

International clothing brands and retailers including C&A, Carrefour, Esprit, H&M, Inditex and Levi Strauss have collectively imposed a voluntary ban on sandblasting in their global supply chains - and are calling on other firms to join them.

Colombia's men's wear market takes off Ivan Castano Freeman | 17 May 11

Colombia's men's wear market is growing strongly as men's purchasing power rises in a booming economy. Several brands, notably Spain's Inditex under its Zara and Massimo Dutti labels, have taken heed and are muscling in the country, observers said. H&M is also expected to arrive soon.

CANADA: Trimera names Zuber as head of intimates | 12 May 11

Sportswear maker Trimera Group has named Rebecca Zuber, the former chief marketing officer at Tefron, as president of its recently-launched intimates division.

Top stories on just-style this week... | 6 May 11

Here is a roundup of the top five most-read articles on just-style this week. Click on each headline for the full story.

SPAIN: Inditex responds to China quality test issue | 3 May 11

Spanish retail firm Inditex Group has responded to the findings of quality tests carried out by China's Beijing Consumer Association (BCA) last month.

SPAIN: Inditex launches Pull & Bear in Holland | 3 May 11

Pull & Bear has begun its expansion in The Netherlands with the launching of its first two stores in The Hague and Tilburg.

SPAIN: Inditex launches first Australian Zara store | 20 Apr 11

Spanish retail group Inditex has announced the opening of a flagship Australian store in Sydney.

SPAIN: Inditex launches Bershka in Japan | 18 Apr 11

Spanish retail group Inditex Group has opened its first Bershka store in Japan.

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.

PSF 2011: Efficiencies essential to offsetting rising prices Leonie Barrie | 4 Apr 11

If there's one certainty facing the apparel sector in the years ahead, it's that prices are going to rise wherever garments are sourced. That said, supply chain efficiencies are going to be a major driver going forward, with the front end of the process likely to bear the brunt.

Bolland confident about French voyage Petah Marian | 1 Apr 11

Marks and Spencer CEO Marc Bolland expects the retailer's newly-announced French operations to be profitable "very quickly" due to its bricks-and-clicks strategy.

ANALYSIS: Apparel industry sees renewed hope in DR-CAFTA Ivan Castano Freeman | 29 Mar 11

Five years after the signing of the Dominican Republic-Central American Free Trade Agreement (DR-CAFTA), Central America's battered textiles and apparel industry is feeling more hopeful that the pact will deliver some of its initial investment targets - especially now that Asia is struggling under major manufacturing and sourcing problems.

Apparel firms eye Central America sourcing switch Ivan Castano Freeman | 24 Mar 11

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.

SPAIN: Inditex expansion fuels FY profit surge Joe Ayling | 23 Mar 11

Spanish retail giant Inditex Group has grown full-year profits by a third and plans further expansion of its international store network.

The week ahead on just-style... | 22 Mar 11

Taking a look at the week ahead for the footwear and apparel industry, here is a snapshot of just-style's latest news and insights agenda.

Japan earthquake: apparel industry impact Leonie Barrie | 21 Mar 11

In the wake of the massive earthquake, tsunami and nuclear power plant explosions which have devastated many areas in the north of Japan, first thoughts are of course with the millions of people caught up in the tragedy. But there is a commercial cost to be considered too - including its possible impact on the apparel industry.

UK: Marks & Spencer appoints new international director | 24 Feb 11

UK retailer Marks and Spencer Group has today (24 February) hired Inditex executive Jan Heere as its new director of international, in line with its global expansion plans.

SPAIN: Inditex promotes Dorobantu as head of Russia | 24 Feb 11

Spanish fashion retailer Inditex has today (24 February) named Lucien Dorobantu as head of its Russian operations.

SPAIN: Inditex to expand Barcelona logistics site | 21 Feb 11

Spanish textile giant Inditex Group has confirmed it will expand its logistics facility in Tordera-Palafolls, Barcelona, through a EUR190m (US$259m) investment.

THE FLANARANT: Is RFID in apparel finally coming of age? Mike Flanagan | 8 Feb 11

With apparel retailers and brands looking for new ways to bring down their buying-in prices, could now be the time for Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) to finally come into its own? Mike Flanagan certainly thinks so, pointing out that costs are coming down, suppliers are beginning to collaborate, and benefits could include better management in garment factories.








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