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Clothing giant Kellwood bought out by Hong Kong investor Michelle Russell | 22 Dec 16

US clothing giant Kellwood Company has been acquired by an unnamed Hong Kong-based investor group for an undisclosed sum.


Kellwood sells American Recreation Products unit Katie Smith | 7 Apr 15

US clothing giant Kellwood Company has sold its outdoor equipment and apparel unit American Recreation Products (ARP) to Exxel Outdoors for an undisclosed sum.


Kellwood promotes Lombardi to CEO role Michelle Russell | 19 Jan 15

Apparel manufacturer Kellwood Holding has promoted CFO Joseph Lombardi to the role of chief executive officer.


Kellwood taps Silverstein as Parker president Katie Smith | 10 Dec 14

Apparel manufacturer Kellwood Holding has tapped industry veteran Suzanne Silverstein to strengthen and support the growth of its upscale women's clothing brand Parker.


AUSTRALIA: Billabong reveals supply chain appointments Katie Smith | 1 Sep 14

Australian surfwear brand Billabong has tapped two industry veterans to drive its global supply chain strategy.


US: Kellwood buys Parker contemporary apparel brand Michelle Russell | 25 Jul 14

US clothing giant Kellwood Company has acquired Parker, a distinctive player in contemporary apparel.


US: Kellwood appoints Babins for supply chain role Michelle Russell | 22 Jul 14

US clothing giant Kellwood Company has appointed industry veteran Marc Babins as president of its western region, with responsibility for the group's global supply chain.


AUSTRALIA: Billabong names Streader global chief operating officer Leonie Barrie | 6 Jun 14

Supply chain and operations specialist Jeff Streader has been named global chief operating officer (COO) of action sports and surfwear brand Billabong.


US: Denim brand NYDJ Apparel in ownership shuffle Katie Smith | 7 Jan 14

US women's denim brand NYDJ Apparel has been acquired by private equity firms Crestview Partners and Maybrook Capital Partners from Falconhead Capital.


US: Kellwood Co promotes Shanahan to CEO role Michelle Russell | 5 Dec 13

US clothing giant Kellwood Company has promoted Lynn Shanahan to the role of CEO.


US: Vince IPO raises US$177m Katie Smith | 28 Nov 13

Sun Capital-owned luxury apparel brand Vince Holding has raised US$177m from an initial public offering (IPO) of its common stock.


US: Sun Capital Partners sells Gerber Childrenswear Katie Smith | 18 Oct 13

Private investment firm Sun Capital Partners has sold its stake in infant and children's apparel business Gerber Childrenswear to Providence Apparel.


US: Kellwood signs license for Sam Edelman apparel Katie Smith | 7 Aug 13

US clothing giant Kellwood Company has signed a licensing agreement with footwear firm Brown Shoe to produce women's, junior's and girl's apparel under the Sam Edelman brand.


US: Shanahan to head Kellwood Brands Katie Smith | 16 Jul 13

Lynn Shanahan has been appointed to the newly-created role of chief executive officer of Kellwood brands.


US: Vince prepares for IPO Petah Marian | 16 Jul 13

US clothing group Kellwood and its parent company Sun Capital Partners are set to take sportswear brand Vince public.


US: Kellwood finds buyer for Zobha brand Katie Smith | 26 Jun 13

US clothing giant Kellwood Company has confirmed that it has found a buyer for its high performance yoga and fitness apparel business, Zobha.


US: Kellwood explores sale of Zobha yoga brand Katie Smith | 20 May 13

Clothing giant Kellwood Company is exploring new ownership and investment opportunities for its high performance yoga and fitness apparel business, Zobha, two years after buying the brand.


US: JC Penney COO Kramer departs Petah Marian | 19 Apr 13

More executives have departed JC Penney after CEO Ron Johnson was ousted just over a week ago.


Spotlight on...Ron Johnson's tenure at JC Penney Katie Smith | 9 Apr 13

Since Ron Johnson was appointed chief executive officer of department store retailer JC Penney just 18 months ago, the company has suffered a string of losses and has been forced to make a number of U-turns as it tried to make headway on its turnaround plans.


US: Vince considers IPO? Petah Marian | 29 Jan 13

Sportswear brand Vince is reportedly exploring an initial public offering (IPO) later this year.


US: Perry Ellis appoints Miller as Rafaella president Petah Marian | 17 Jul 12

US apparel company Perry Ellis has appointed Denise Miller as president of Rafaella Sportswear.


US: Kellwood names Jill Granoff as CEO Katie Smith | 8 May 12

US clothing manufacturer Kellwood Co has appointed former Kenneth Cole Productions executive Jill Granoff as chief executive officer.


US: Children's Place names Baginski CFO Katie Smith | 25 Apr 12

Children's clothing retailer The Children's Place Retail Stores has today (25 April) appointed Steven Baginski as chief financial officer.


US: JC Penney CFO Dastugue departs Katie Smith | 12 Apr 12

Michael Dastugue, CFO of US department store retailer JC Penney, will leave the company this week and is to be replaced by COO Michael Kramer on an interim basis.


US: JC Penney appoints Kramer as COO Petah Marian | 14 Nov 11

US retailer JC Penney has appointed Michael Kramer as COO, effective 5 December.


US: Kellwood buys Zobha yoga wear firm Leonie Barrie | 28 Jul 11

US clothing giant Kellwood Inc is on the acquisition trail again, after adding the first activewear business to its growing portfolio.


Top stories on just-style this week... just-style.com | 15 Jul 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.


US: Kellwood to buy Scotch & Soda fashion brand just-style.com | 12 Jul 11

Amsterdam-based fashion brand Scotch & Soda has been snapped up by clothing giant Kellwood Inc and an affiliate of private equity firm Sun Capital Partners, who say they plan to focus on the label's global growth.


US: Kellwood buys Rebecca Taylor brand just-style.com | 5 Jan 11

Fashion firm Kellwood today (5 January) revealed it has bought the Rebecca Taylor contemporary sportswear brand, which will join a line-up that already includes labels like Vince, Adam, Phat Farm and Sag Harbor.


CAMBODIA: US importers urge end to labour disputes just-style.com | 1 Oct 10

A group of US apparel and footwear makers and importers has written to the Cambodian government to express its concerns at reports of violence and intimidation against garment workers and trade union leaders who took part in last month's pay strikes.

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