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EUROPE: Event to focus on the business benefits of RFID Leonie Barrie | 12 Oct 11

Radio frequency identification (RFID) is catching on with apparel retailers as a way to better manage inventory and improve their ability to have the right product at the right place at the right time - and an event taking place next week offers firms a new insight into the technology.


US: Retailers' September 2011 sales roundup Petah Marian | 6 Oct 11

The following is a general roundup of US apparel and shoe chains' September 2011 sales results.


US: Liz Claiborne wins dismissal of shareholder lawsuit Petah Marian | 3 Oct 11

Liz Claiborne has won the dismissal of a shareholder lawsuit which accused the brand of misrepresenting its relationships with Macy's and JC Penney, which caused its stock to plunge.


US: Macy's steps up nationwide RFID roll-out Leonie Barrie | 29 Sep 11

Retailer Macy's Inc is stepping up the nationwide roll-out of RFID (radio frequency identification) technology after extensive testing proved its ability to manage item-level merchandise inventories in its Macy's and Bloomingdale's department stores.


EGYPT: Arafa to set up shirt plant with Ermenegildo Zegna Leonie Barrie | 6 Sep 11

Arafa Holding, Egypt's biggest garment producer and exporter, has signed a deal with Italian luxury men's wear group Ermenegildo Zegna to set up a shirt manufacturing company.


US retail sales weather the storms in August Leonie Barrie | 2 Sep 11

US retailers weathered a number of storm fronts in August, with a solid start to the back-to-school shopping season helping to mask the impact of higher prices, growing concerns about the economy, and a hurricane that battered the East Coast.


US: Retailers' August 2011 sales roundup Leonie Barrie | 1 Sep 11

The following is a general roundup of US apparel and shoe chains' August 2011 sales results.


Hurricane Irene to have limited impact on apparel sales Petah Marian | 31 Aug 11

Hurricane Irene hit the US at the peak of the back-to-school shopping period, causing concerns it would negatively impact the already challenged apparel sector. But industry watchers suggest it will only have had a limited effect on sales.


US: Macy's launches Karl Lagerfeld capsule collection Petah Marian | 31 Aug 11

US department store operator Macy's is set to launch a capsule collection by Karl Lagerfeld in its Impulse department today.


US: Macy's to launch Giambattista Valli collection Katie Smith | 19 Aug 11

Department store retailer Macy's has teamed up with Italian designer Giambattista Valli to launch its latest capsule collection this autumn.


July sales a mixed bag for US apparel retailers Leonie Barrie | 8 Aug 11

Lured by warm weather and deep discounts as stores cleared their summer merchandise, US shoppers hit the malls in July giving an overall boost to many apparel retailers - but the results shed little light on back-to-school spending plans.


US: Retailers' July 2011 sales roundup Leonie Barrie | 4 Aug 11

The following is a general roundup of US apparel and shoe chains' July 2011 sales results.


US: Macy's teams up with designer Karl Lagerfeld just-style.com | 22 Jul 11

Department store retailer Macy's has named Karl Lagerfeld as the next designer for its capsule collection due to launch this Autumn.


US: Macy's kicks off back-to-school shopping just-style.com | 19 Jul 11

US retailer Macy's is a front-runner in this year's back-to-school shopping season, with efforts to lure customers into its stores including exclusive fashion brands and affordable apparel lines.


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: Macy's fined $750,000 over children's drawstrings Leonie Barrie | 12 Jul 11

Department store retailer Macy's Inc has been fined $750,000 for continuing to sell children's sweatshirts, sweaters and jackets with drawstrings at the neck after a recall had been issued on the products.


VIEWPOINT: US apparel retail sales shine in June Leonie Barrie | 8 Jul 11

While cold weather, storms and flooding dampened demand for spring and summer merchandise in May, US apparel retailers rebounded with a better than expected performance in June after a combination of lower gas prices, sunshine and deep discounting encouraged shoppers to hit the stores.


US: Retailers' June 2011 sales roundup Leonie Barrie | 7 Jul 11

The following is a general roundup of US apparel and shoe chains' June 2011 sales results. The list will be updated as new results become available.


SRI LANKA: Vallibel One invests $7.26 m in Orit Apparels Leonie Barrie | 4 Jul 11

Sri Lankan investment firm Vallibel One has made its first foray into the apparel sector after buying a 50% stake in Orit Apparels (Private) Ltd for US$7.26m.


US: Macy's, Bloomingdale's add global shipping just-style.com | 28 Jun 11

Department store retailer Macy's Inc is to begin shipping outside of the United States to 91 countries through its Bloomingdale's and Macy's stores.


US: Macy's signs US$1.5bn bank credit agreement just-style.com | 20 Jun 11

US department store retailer has entered into a USD$1.5bn bank credit agreement, due to mature on 20 June 2015.


US retailers see only modest sales gains in May Leonie Barrie | 3 Jun 11

After receiving a late Easter boost to sales last month, it was perhaps inevitable that US apparel retailers would see only modest sales gains in May, with many blaming cold weather, storms and flooding for dampening demand for spring and summer merchandise.


In the money: M&S boss continues 2013 journey Joe Ayling | 24 May 11

UK retailer Marks and Spencer (M&S) is looking at ways to optimise its store space, from stocking products according to the local area to revitalising its clothing ranges, as part of a three-year plan to take the company forward.


US: Levi Strauss promotes Rohosy as Dockers president just-style.com | 17 May 11

Levi Strauss & Co has promoted Anne Rohosy as executive vice president and president of its global Dockers brand, tasking her with all product, marketing and business operations.


US: Macy's books five-fold hike in Q1 profit just-style.com | 12 May 11

Department-store operator Macy's Inc has raised its full-year sales and earnings guidance after booking a five-fold hike in first quarter profit.


US: Retailers' April 2011 sales roundup just-style.com | 5 May 11

The following is a general roundup of US apparel and shoe chains' April 2011 sales results. The list will be updated as new results become available.


US: Matthew Williamson collection launches at Macy's just-style.com | 13 Apr 11

Department store retailer Macy's today (13 April) launches its second designer collaboration, this time teaming up with Matthew Williamson on the new capsule line.


US retail sales solid in March despite late Easter Leonie Barrie | 8 Apr 11

US retailers weathered all manner of obstacles - including chilly weather, the late Easter holiday and higher fuel prices - to top downbeat March forecasts, according to results posted yesterday (7 April), as shoppers continued to head to the stores to spend.


Apparel firms eye Central America sourcing switch Ivan Castano Freeman | 24 Mar 11

Guatemalan jeanswear maker Denimatrix has won supply orders from three unnamed US and European apparel firms eager to move some of their manufacturing to Central America at a time when Asia is facing deepening production woes.


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.

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