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US: Levi Strauss mulls the use of Crailar flax fibre just-style.com | 15 Apr 11

Jeans giant Levi Strauss & Co is to look at using the new cotton-like flax-based fibre Crailar in its woven casual apparel products, including denim, bottom and top weight fabrics.


US: Nike names Levi's exec Calhoun as Hurley CEO just-style.com | 14 Apr 11

Sporting goods giant Nike Inc has tapped former Levi Strauss executive Jim Calhoun as the new VP and CEO of its Hurley action sports apparel brand.


US: Nike names Levi's exec Calhoun as Hurley CEO just-style.com | 14 Apr 11

Sporting goods giant Nike Inc has tapped former Levi Strauss executive Jim Calhoun as the new VP and CEO of its Hurley action sports apparel brand.


US: Nike names Levi's exec Calhoun as Hurley CEO just-style.com | 14 Apr 11

Sporting goods giant Nike Inc has tapped former Levi Strauss executive Jim Calhoun as the new VP and CEO of its Hurley action sports apparel brand.


US: Margin decline eats into Levi Strauss Q1 profit Joe Ayling | 13 Apr 11

US jeans giant Levi Strauss & Co has booked a 28% drop in first quarter profit after resorting to price cutting in an attempt to increase sales and shift inventory.


US: Margin decline eats into Levi Strauss Q1 profit Joe Ayling | 13 Apr 11

US jeans giant Levi Strauss & Co has booked a 28% drop in first quarter profit after resorting to price cutting in an attempt to increase sales and shift inventory.


TURKEY: Istanbul to host Fashion Apparel Conference just-style.com | 12 Apr 11

Around 2000 industry professionals are expected to take part in the fourth Istanbul Fashion Apparel Conference, which takes place next month and brings together Turkish textile and apparel manufacturers, retailers, and national and international brands.


CHINA: Yida jeans plant takes more green steps Leonie Barrie | 7 Apr 11

Hong Kong based Crystal Group, one of Asia's largest garment manufacturers, is taking steps to improve the energy, water, waste, material usage, air quality and noise at its Yida denim factory to prove the industry doesn't have to be as polluting as many critics claim.


Top stories on just-style this week... just-style.com | 1 Apr 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.


Top stories on just-style this week... just-style.com | 1 Apr 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: Levi's agrees to pay $1m back in overtime just-style.com | 30 Mar 11

Denim giant Levi Strauss & Co has agreed to pay $1m in overtime back wages to 596 misclassified employees in the US, after the US Department of Labor found overtime violations.


US: Levi's agrees to pay $1m back in overtime just-style.com | 30 Mar 11

Denim giant Levi Strauss & Co has agreed to pay $1m in overtime back wages to 596 misclassified employees in the US, after the US Department of Labor found overtime violations.


US: Hampshire widens FY losses on falling sales just-style.com | 22 Mar 11

Falling women's wear sales and lower selling prices have contributed to a wider full-year losses at clothing maker Hampshire Group Limited.


US: Levi's taps Etheridge as head of women's design just-style.com | 16 Mar 11

Jeans brand Levi's has tapped Laurie Etheridge as the global head of women's merchandising and design, responsible for all product categories across all regions - including the Curve ID denim line which focuses on fit rather than size.


US: Levi's taps Etheridge as head of women's design just-style.com | 16 Mar 11

Jeans brand Levi's has tapped Laurie Etheridge as the global head of women's merchandising and design, responsible for all product categories across all regions - including the Curve ID denim line which focuses on fit rather than size.


Top stories on just-style this week... just-style.com | 4 Mar 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.


Top stories on just-style this week... just-style.com | 4 Mar 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: Levi's appoints global marketing chief just-style.com | 4 Mar 11

Denim giant Levi Strauss & Co has named Rebecca Van Dyck as its global chief marketing officer for the Levi's brand.


US: Levi's appoints global marketing chief just-style.com | 4 Mar 11

Denim giant Levi Strauss & Co has named Rebecca Van Dyck as its global chief marketing officer for the Levi's brand.


just-style management briefing: Innovation is key to sustainable success just-style.com | 3 Mar 11

In the green clothing and textiles market, the requirement to create sustainable and marketable eco-friendly products is becoming increasingly competitive. Out-of-the-box innovation is immensely valuable in such a sector where companies seek to balance environmental marketing against increased costs - if green production can be achieved for lower costs, then major labels can and do take notice.


just-style management briefing: Innovation is key to sustainable success just-style.com | 3 Mar 11

In the green clothing and textiles market, the requirement to create sustainable and marketable eco-friendly products is becoming increasingly competitive. Out-of-the-box innovation is immensely valuable in such a sector where companies seek to balance environmental marketing against increased costs - if green production can be achieved for lower costs, then major labels can and do take notice.


US: Levi’s gets second bite in trademark case just-style.com | 11 Feb 11

Jeans manufacturer Levi Strauss & Co can try again to sue apparel company Abercrombie & Fitch in a row over a design carried on the back pocket of its jeans.


US: Levi’s gets second bite in trademark case just-style.com | 11 Feb 11

Jeans manufacturer Levi Strauss & Co can try again to sue apparel company Abercrombie & Fitch in a row over a design carried on the back pocket of its jeans.


US: Global growth lifts Levi Strauss Q4 profit 28% just-style.com | 9 Feb 11

Jeans maker Levi Strauss & Co has booked a 28% rise in fourth quarter profit thanks to top-line growth in all regions, including its Levi's retail business in the US and wholesale operations in Europe.


US: Global growth lifts Levi Strauss Q4 profit 28% just-style.com | 9 Feb 11

Jeans maker Levi Strauss & Co has booked a 28% rise in fourth quarter profit thanks to top-line growth in all regions, including its Levi's retail business in the US and wholesale operations in Europe.


US: Global growth lifts Levi Strauss Q4 profit 28% just-style.com | 9 Feb 11

Jeans maker Levi Strauss & Co has booked a 28% rise in fourth quarter profit thanks to top-line growth in all regions, including its Levi's retail business in the US and wholesale operations in Europe.


UK: Littlewoods to launch Levi's Curve ID jeans just-style.com | 26 Jan 11

Littlewoods Europe will be selling Levi Curve ID and Not Your Daughter's Jeans (NYDJ) to customers in France, Spain, Germany and Portugal as part of its new collection.


December management briefing: Part IV - The strange and unusual on just-style in 2010 just-style.com | 23 Dec 10

With the global textile and clothing industry this year emerging from a deep slump, it is perhaps understandable that there were going to be unexpected twists and turns in the sector during 2010.


LESOTHO: Better Work programme launches in Africa just-style.com | 21 Dec 10

Buyers from Gap Inc, Levi Strauss and Wal-Mart attended the launch earlier this month of the Better Work programme in Lesotho – the first time the scheme, which aims to improve working conditions in the garment sector, has been rolled out in Africa.


Levi's stands by Lesotho Joe Ayling | 6 Dec 10

Denim giant Levi Strauss has published an update on its efforts to improve conditions in Lesotho. And it is a case of 'what a difference a year can make' for this developing African country.

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