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Men's Wearhouse to pay former licensee $42.6m Leonie Barrie | 19 Jan 15

Formal clothing specialist Men's Wearhouse has been ordered to pay $42.6m in damages to a former licensee of its JA Apparel business.


US: Men’s Wearhouse Q2 profit up on sales boost Richard Woodard | 11 Sep 14

Formal clothing specialist Men’s Wearhouse recorded a slight increase in net profit for the second quarter, with sales boosted by its recent acquisition of rival Jos A Bank.


US: Men's Wearhouse Q3 profit hit by tuxedo margin Richard Woodard | 12 Dec 13

Apparel retailer and hire merchant Men's Wearhouse suffered a decline in third quarter profit, hit by expected margin declines in tuxedos.


US: Hampshire Group Q3 loss widens on higher costs Katie Smith | 13 Nov 13

US apparel manufacturer Hampshire Group has said it is "disappointed" after reporting a wider year-on-year loss during the third quarter, hurt by lower sales and increased costs.


UPDATE: US: Men's Wearhouse rejects Jos A Bank takeover bid Katie Smith | 9 Oct 13

Men's Wearhouse has rejected a US$2.3bn takeover offer from rival Jos A Bank, saying it "significantly undervalues" the US men's apparel company.


US: Men's Wearhouse cuts outlook on lower Q2 profit Katie Smith | 12 Sep 13

Men's apparel retailer Men's Wearhouse has lowered its full-year earnings guidance, after one-off charges and a shift in tuxedo rental revenues weighed on second-quarter net profit.


US: Men's Wearhouse completes Joseph Abboud buyout Katie Smith | 7 Aug 13

California-based apparel retailer The Men's Wearhouse has completed its acquisition of the parent company of the Joseph Abboud clothing brand for US$97.5m.


US: Men's Wearhouse buys Joseph Abboud for $97.5m Katie Smith | 19 Jul 13

US apparel retailer Men's Wearhouse is to buy the parent company of the Joseph Abboud clothing brand for US$97.5m.


US: Men's Wearhouse names Abboud creative director Katie Smith | 20 Dec 12

Formal wear retailer The Men's Wearhouse has hired designer Joseph Abboud as its new chief creative director.


US: Hampshire cuts Q3 loss on Rio Garment growth Richard Woodard | 9 Nov 12

Sales growth from its acquisition of Rio Garment helped apparel business Hampshire Group to cut its third quarter loss and increase sales.


US: Hampshire swings to Q2 loss despite sales surge Katie Smith | 13 Aug 12

US apparel maker Hampshire Group has swung to a second-quarter loss despite posting a significant increase in net sales.


US: Industry execs partner on sailing jacket venture Petah Marian | 22 Jun 12

Former American Apparel executive Marty Staff has partnered with Bert Pulitzer to revive Pulitzer's iconic sailing jacket.


US: Marty Staff joins Harbor Footwear Group Leonie Barrie | 14 Mar 12

Industry veteran Marty Staff, most recently chief business development officer for American Apparel, is joining Harbor Footwear Group as a consultant.


US: American Apparel loses business development head Leonie Barrie | 27 Oct 11

Marty Staff, the head of business development at struggling US manufacturer and retailer American Apparel Inc, is to leave the company after just six months it was revealed yesterday (26 October).


US: LF USA to buy Hampshire's designer brands just-style.com | 6 May 11

Clothing maker Hampshire Group is offloading its women's brands, with the Designers businesses being sold to LF USA, a subsidiary of Hong Kong-based sourcing giant Li & Fung Limited, and the Item Eyes lines going to KBL Group International Ltd.


US: Hampshire names Prengel as president of men’s division just-style.com | 13 Oct 10

US fashion firm Hampshire Group has named Eric Prengel as president of its men’s division, effective immediately.


US: JA Apparel names new management team just-style.com | 13 Sep 10

Clothing maker JA Apparel has named Anthony R Sapienza as its CEO, replacing Marty Staff, who has left the company to pursue other endeavors.


US: JCPenney and Aldo ink shoe deal for 600 stores just-style.com | 1 Jul 10

JC Penney Company has taken another step in differentiating itself from its competitors by joining forces with footwear maker Aldo Group, which will open shop-within-a-shop concepts in 600 of its department stores.


US: Ike Behar expands PVH license deal just-style.com | 1 Jul 10

Apparel firm Ike Behar Apparel & Design has broadened its licensing partnership with Phillips-Van Heusen Corporation to include dress shirts.


US: Giants selects Joseph Abboud as partner just-style.com | 25 Mar 10

US clothing company Joseph Abboud has unveiled a three-year deal with American football team New York Giants, to be its designer apparel partner.


US: Joseph Abboud takes creative helm at HMX just-style.com | 22 Jan 10

Tailored men’s wear company HMX has appointed famed designer Joseph Abboud as the new president and chief creative officer of its portfolio of brands.


US: JA Apparel wins Joseph Abboud injunction just-style.com | 14 Jan 10

Men’s clothing specialist JA Apparel has won a court battle with designer Joseph Abboud over the use of the Joseph Abboud trademark.


US: JCPenney to open first-ever store in Manhattan just-style.com | 17 Jul 09

Department store retailer JC Penney Company Inc is opening its first-ever store in Manhattan at the end of this month.


US: Joseph Abboud dresses up Times Square attraction just-style.com | 13 May 09

Fashion firm Joseph Abboud has become the first men's designer label to dress Times Square's The Naked Cowboy.


US: Joseph Abboud to launch new brand at JC Penney just-style.com | 16 Apr 09

JA Apparel Corp and JC Penney Company have announced the launch of Joe Joseph Abboud, a new collection of men’s sportswear, shirts, ties, tailored clothing, outerwear and footwear.


US: Creative Design Studios rolls-out FashionManager just-style.com | 15 Sep 08

Creative Design Studios (CDS), which makes brands for Lord & Taylor and other regional department stores, is rolling out the FashionManager business software solution across the design, merchandising, development, sourcing, and production teams at its new Manhattan headquarters.


US: Joseph Abboud to dress NFL coaches just-style.com | 26 Aug 08

Apparel brand Joseph Abboud has tied up a deal with the US National Football League (NFL) to be the official off-field clothier of the NFL “Coaches Club” for the next three years.


US: Lord and Taylor launches Joseph Abboud line just-style.com | 22 Aug 08

Department store operator Lord and Taylor is to launch a new men's wear collection called Black Brown 1826, created by fashion designer Joseph Abboud.


CHINA: Joseph Abboud stores to sell US-made suits just-style.com | 14 Jul 08

Men’s wear maker JA Apparel Corp is turning typical clothing supply chain dynamics on their head with plans to open its first stores in China this autumn selling ‘Made in the USA’ suits and tailored garments.


US: Abboud halted by JA Apparel injunction just-style.com | 6 Jun 08

Fashion designer Joseph Abboud has been stopped from using his own name in promoting his new collection thanks to an injunction obtained by JA Apparel Corp.

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