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Cooling technology debuts in tailored clothing Beth Wright | 24 Nov 16

Advanced fabric technology that enhances clothing comfort by managing the body's ideal core temperature is to feature in a special collection under the 'Awearness Kenneth Cole' label for the first time.

New Kenneth Cole footwear with built-in orthotics Beth Wright | 14 Nov 16

Footwear retailer The Walking Company has partnered with US designer Kenneth Cole on a new footwear line for men featuring built-in orthotics for a more comfortable fit.

Kenneth Cole to shutter US outlet division Beth Wright | 14 Nov 16

US fashion brand Kenneth Cole Productions has confirmed to just-style it is to close its US outlet division over the next six months, as it focuses on growing its e-commerce site and international business.

Kenneth Cole inks Global Brands Group licensing deal Beth Wright | 24 Jun 16

US designer Kenneth Cole has entered into a licensing deal with Hong Kong-based Global Brands Group as the company looks to expand its international reach.

Men's Wearhouse inks deal with Kenneth Cole Michelle Russell | 10 Nov 15

Formal clothing specialist Men's Wearhouse has entered into a partnership deal with US designer Kenneth Cole to launch a special collection of men's tailored clothing.

US labour concerns at Honduras apparel makers Katie Smith | 3 Mar 15

The US has raised “serious” concerns over worker rights in Honduras and the enforcement of labour laws under the Dominican Republic-Central America Free Trade Agreement (DR-CAFTA), following a probe into working conditions at facilities, including apparel factories.

Kenneth Cole appoints Schneider CEO Michelle Russell | 19 Feb 15

Kenneth Cole Productions has appointed former PVH Corp executive Marc Schneider as CEO.

Body Central hires second CEO in two years Katie Smith | 6 Nov 14

Value apparel retailer Body Central Corp has appointed its second chief executive officer in less than two years, following the retirement of Brian Woolf.

Juicy Couture to launch in India with Reliance Michelle Russell | 13 Oct 14

Authentic Brands Group has signed an agreement with Reliance Brands to launch Juicy Couture in India late next year.

US: Juicy Couture CEO Blum to depart Katie Smith | 20 Nov 13

Juicy Couture chief executive officer Paul Blum is to leave the business after just a year at the helm, following its sale to Authentic Brands.

US: Kenneth Cole selects YuniquePLM tool Katie Smith | 31 Oct 13

Kenneth Cole Productions has implemented Gerber Technology's YuniquePLM (product lifecycle management) software for its men's, women's, and children's apparel and footwear lines.

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

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

G-III Apparel eyes further acquisition opportunities Katie Smith | 24 Jan 13

Women's wear maker G-III Apparel has revealed it is looking for further acquisitions to bolster its business after it bought men's luxury swimwear brand Vilebrequin in August.

Fifth & Pacific continues to back Juicy Couture Katie Smith | 23 Jan 13

Fifth & Pacific Companies has reiterated its commitment to its struggling Juicy Couture brand as the apparel firm outlined its goals and priorities for 2013.

INDIA: Reliance Retail 9-month sales climb 44% Michelle Russell | 22 Jan 13

Reliance Retail, the retail arm of industrial conglomerate Reliance Industries, has booked an increase in nine-month sales.

UK: Columbia inks global sock license with Delta Galil Leonie Barrie | 11 Jan 13

Delta Galil Industries is to be the exclusive licensee of Columbia Sportswear's global sock business beginning with the autumn 2013 season.

US: G-III Apparel inks licence for Ivanka Trump brand Katie Smith | 10 Dec 12

Women's wear maker G-III Apparel Group has inked a licence agreement with fashion model and businesswoman Ivanka Trump to develop sportswear, dresses, suits, suit separates, sleepwear, activewear, jeanswear and intimates.

US: Fifth & Pacific names Blum Juicy Couture CEO Katie Smith | 3 Dec 12

Apparel firm Fifth & Pacific Companies has appointed Paul Blum as chief executive officer of its Juicy Couture brand.

Global news roundup Katie Smith | 31 Oct 12

The following is a round-up of apparel and footwear news from the world's local media. just-style has not checked these stories so cannot guarantee their accuracy.

US: Kenneth Cole completes acquisition of Kenneth Cole Productions Petah Marian | 26 Sep 12

Kenneth Cole has completed the acquisition of his eponymous clothing and footwear brand Kenneth Cole Productions.

US: Marcraft to produce Kenneth Cole rain wear under licence Petah Marian | 26 Sep 12

Marcraft Apparel Group has signed a licensing agreement with Lanier Clothes to produce topcoats and rainwear under the Kenneth Cole New York, Kenneth Cole Reaction and Unlisted by Kenneth Cole Productions brands.

INDIA: Footwear firm Dune inks franchise deal with Reliance Katie Smith | 13 Sep 12

UK-based fashion footwear and accessories retailer Dune Group is partnering with Reliance Brands on an exclusive long-term franchise agreement in India.

US: G-III buys Vilebrequin swimwear in EUR85.5m deal Petah Marian | 8 Aug 12

G-III Apparel Group has acquired men's luxury swimwear and resort-wear brand Vilebrequin from Fashion Fund One.

US: Kenneth Cole swings to Q2 loss Katie Smith | 1 Aug 12

New York designer Kenneth Cole Productions has swung to a second-quarter net loss on the back of lower sales and one-off costs.

US: Kenneth Cole to be taken private by founder Petah Marian | 7 Jun 12

Kenneth Cole Productions is set to be taken private by founder Kenneth Cole after the company's board approved a US$15.25 per share offer yesterday (6 June).

INDIA: Brooks Brothers and Reliance Brands form JV Petah Marian | 5 Jun 12

Brooks Brothers and Reliance Brands have announced the formation of a joint venture in India.

US: Randa completes acquisition of Swank Petah Marian | 18 May 12

Randa Accessories Leather Goods has completed its acquisition of Swank, a designer and marketer of men's and women's belts, and men's leather accessories, jewelery and suspenders.

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: Kenneth Cole Q1 losses narrow Petah Marian | 4 May 12

Kenneth Cole Productions saw first-quarter net losses narrow as lower costs helped offset flat sales.

US: Jimmy Choo exec Schulman joins Bergdorf Goodman Katie Smith | 12 Apr 12

American retail group Neiman Marcus has tapped Jimmy Choo CEO Joshua Schulman as the new president of Bergdorf Goodman.









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