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just-style.com | 4 Aug 2009

From credit problems at CIT, to falling pay and rising opposition to the political situation in Honduras, textile and apparel suppliers last month faced up to a number of significant sourcing issues. But perhaps most momentous of all was the unlikely positioning of Walmart and the Chinese government as environmentalists’ great hopes, writes Mike Flanagan.


just-style.com | 13 Jul 2007

Liz Claiborne has spent the best part of the last two decades buying small, niche-oriented brands. But this week the company ushered in a new era by announcing plans to focus on smaller, more powerful labels and develop its own retail businesses. Whatever the outcome of its change of direction, Arnold Karr believes the standards for a “lifestyle brand” have now been permanently raised.


just-style.com | 9 May 2007

Over half of all apparel sold in the US is either exclusive or private label as more and more retailers realise that the one who gets in the consumer’s face first, fast and most often is going to win market share. But as this sector becomes increasingly crowded, where is growth going to come from next? asks Arnold J Karr.


just-style.com | 19 Jan 2005

The future of the women's sleepwear market looks much like the present - more imports, more private label goods, more celebrity licensing deals - says new research. It adds that companies that manufacture women's sleepwear need not only to differentiate their products from the competition but also from rival uses, like daywear.

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Michelle Russell | 22 Dec 2016

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


Katie Smith | 7 Apr 2015

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


Michelle Russell | 19 Jan 2015

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


Katie Smith | 10 Dec 2014

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


Katie Smith | 10 Dec 2014

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


Katie Smith | 1 Sep 2014

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


Katie Smith | 1 Sep 2014

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


Michelle Russell | 25 Jul 2014

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


Michelle Russell | 25 Jul 2014

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


Michelle Russell | 22 Jul 2014

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.


Michelle Russell | 22 Jul 2014

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.


Leonie Barrie | 6 Jun 2014

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


Leonie Barrie | 6 Jun 2014

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


Katie Smith | 7 Jan 2014

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


Katie Smith | 7 Jan 2014

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


Michelle Russell | 5 Dec 2013

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


Michelle Russell | 5 Dec 2013

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


Michelle Russell | 5 Dec 2013

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


Katie Smith | 28 Nov 2013

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


Katie Smith | 28 Nov 2013

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


Katie Smith | 18 Oct 2013

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


Katie Smith | 18 Oct 2013

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


Katie Smith | 7 Aug 2013

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.


Katie Smith | 7 Aug 2013

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.


Katie Smith | 16 Jul 2013

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

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