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Joe Ayling | 23 Dec 2009

Having delivered apparel and footwear industry news for the past decade, just-style takes a reflective look through its archives to highlight ten key themes that have helped shape the apparel industry over the last 10 years.

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In the most recent first-quarter filings from US apparel and footwear brands and retailers, G-III Apparel moved to a loss on acquisition charges, while Guess saw earnings fall on soft Americas sales. Kate Spade, meanwhile, saw earnings slump on the back of sales declines, while Hudson's Bay recorded comparable store declines on the back of lower domestic store traffic across all banners. 


Beth Wright | 30 May 2017

US casual clothing and footwear retailer Lands’ End has unveiled a new kids’ swim collection featuring UPF 50 sun protection and leading fabric technology recommended by the Skin Cancer Foundation.


Beth Wright | 20 Dec 2016

US casual clothing and footwear retailer Lands' End has named former Tumi Holdings chief Jerome Griffith as the company's new chief executive officer following the departure of Federica Marchionni.


Michelle Russell | 27 Sep 2016

Federica Marchionni, the chief executive of US casual clothing and footwear retailer Lands' End, has stepped down as part of a what she suggests was a mutual decision made by herself and the board.


Beth Wright | 23 Jun 2016

US casual clothing and footwear retailer Lands’ End has promoted its senior vice president and chief creative officer Becky Gebhardt as executive vice president and chief marketing officer.


Leonie Barrie | 10 Jun 2016

US casual clothing and footwear retailer Lands’ End has launched its first-ever activewear line, intended for pursuits ranging from surfing to yoga and Pilates.


Katie Smith | 21 Dec 2015

As US apparel retailers begin to panic over their overstock of cold weather ranges thanks to unseasonably warm weather this winter, one company has outlined four best practices for weatherproofing businesses. 


First-quarter revenue forecasts for US apparel retailers fared far worse than earnings expectations. The Finish Line said it got off to a "solid start" with double-digit profit growth, and Cherokee was pleased with a "strong" quarter, despite some headwinds. Elsewhere, Urban Outfitters revealed a mixed quarter, while Men's Wearhouse booked record sales but a decline in earnings.


Michelle Russell | 5 Jun 2015

The most-read stories on just-style this week include at look at US apparel sales figures for May, just-style speaks with the chairman of sourcing specialist William E. Connor, and Levi joins forces with internet behemoth Google to design "smart jeans".


Katie Smith | 3 Feb 2015

Apparel retailer Lands' End has named Dolce & Gabbana USA president Federica Marchionni as its new CEO, following the resignation of CEO Edgar Huber.


Michelle Russell | 5 Dec 2014

US department store retailer Sears Holdings has booked another loss in its third-quarter, as sales continue to decline.


Leonie Barrie | 9 Oct 2014

Shares in US department store group Sears Holdings tumbled nearly 17% in trading yesterday (8 October) in response to reports that at least one "medium-sized" vendor had halted shipments to the retailer.


Michelle Russell | 15 Sep 2014

Fabric manufacturer PrimaLoft has developed a high performance down blend that it says is the next generation of apparel insulation.


Katie Smith | 17 Jul 2014

UK apparel lifestyle brand Ted Baker has told just-style it has no plans to boycott wool, despite calls to from an animal rights group, which exposed a series of violations in the industry.


Katie Smith | 15 Jul 2014

UK value fashion retailer Primark has launched an investigation following the release of video footage exposing a series of violations in the wool industry.


Katie Smith | 14 Jul 2014

Retailers and consumers are being urged by animal rights activists to boycott wool products after an investigation is said to have exposed a series of violations in the industry.


Katie Smith | 15 May 2014

Retailer Sears Holdings Corporation is considering selling its struggling Canadian operations, as part of wider efforts to improve its financial flexibility.


Katie Smith | 7 Apr 2014

US retailer Sears Holdings Corporation has received US$500m from the spin off of its Lands' End apparel business.


Katie Smith | 17 Mar 2014

The board of Sears Holdings has approved a deal to spin off the company's Lands' End clothing business, which it acquired more than ten years ago.


Leonie Barrie | 4 Feb 2014

Fashion retailer AllSaints has joined a number of other firms in banning the use on angora from its future collections following pressure from animal rights group PETA.


Katie Smith | 9 Dec 2013

Struggling retailer Sears Holdings is to spin off its Lands' End clothing business, as part of wider efforts to improve the company's financial flexibility.


Katie Smith | 29 Oct 2013

US retailer Sears Holdings today (29 October) revealed it is considering separating its Lands' End clothing business from the rest of the company.


Katie Smith | 30 Sep 2013

Sears Holdings-owned apparel company Lands' End has appointed Michele Donnan-Martin as chief merchandising design officer and executive vice president.


Katie Smith | 2 May 2013

Delia's, which sells clothing for teenage girls and young women, has appointed former Gap executive Tracy Gardner to the newly-created role of chief creative officer.


Katie Smith | 7 Mar 2013

Lands' End has introduced what it claims is an "exclusive" new swimwear technology that knits varying levels of tension control into the lining of its swimsuits.


Katie Smith | 12 Oct 2012

Teen retailer The Wet Seal has appointed Lynda Davey as chairman following the resignation of Hal Kahn and three other directors.


Katie Smith | 30 Mar 2012

Department store retailer Sears is exploring the sale of its Lands' End business apparel division, according to reports.


Petah Marian | 2 Mar 2012

Retailer Land's End has launched a new men's wear line in which everything from the cotton to the production is sourced in the US.


Petah Marian | 3 Jan 2012

Sears has revealed plans to close as many as 120 stores after recording poor holiday sales.

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