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Ruyi Group sees investment as key to future-proofing business Michelle Russell | 25 Jun 20

Like most in the global textile industry, Chinese giant Shandong Ruyi Group has had to face the challenges Covid-19 has thrown its way but believes its preparation and investment in brands and technology prior to the pandemic has stood it in good stead for the future as it looks to maintain its path to becoming a "one-stop internationally advanced intelligent industrial chain".


UK: Luxury brand Aquascutum falls into administration Petah Marian | 17 Apr 12

Luxury UK fashion brand Aquascutum today (17 April) called in the administrators after owners Harold Tillman and Belinda Earl failed to stem losses at the business.


CHINA: Renown plans 2,000 stores under Shandong Ruyi deal just-style.com | 19 Jul 10

Struggling Japanese apparel maker Renown Inc is planning to open at least 2,000 shops in China over the next decade after selling a controlling stake in its business to Chinese textile firm Shandong Ruyi Science & Technology Group Co.


Top stories on just-style this week... just-style.com | 28 May 10

Here is a roundup of the top five most-read stories on just-style this week. Click on each headline for the full story.


JAPAN: Renown sells major stake to China's Shandong Ruyi just-style.com | 24 May 10

Struggling Japanese apparel maker Renown Inc is selling a controlling stake in its business to Chinese textile firm Shandong Ruyi Science & Technology Group Co.


Global news roundup just-style.com | 5 Mar 10

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.


UK: Kim Winser named chairman of Agent Provocateur just-style.com | 5 Mar 10

Luxury lingerie retailer Agent Provocateur has named former Aquascutum chief executive Kim Winser as its new chairman.


JAPAN: Renown H1 loss shrinks to JPY3.72bn just-style.com | 15 Oct 09

Retail group Renown Inc posted a smaller net loss of JPY3.72bn (US$41.2m) in its fiscal first half, despite a double-digit revenue decline.


UK: Jaeger bosses snap up Aquascutum just-style.com | 8 Sep 09

Luxury fashion brand Aquascutum is back in British ownership after it was acquired by entrepreneur Harold Tillman and Jaeger group CEO Belinda Earl.


UK: Hong Kong’s YGM eyes Aquascutum as CEO leaves just-style.com | 26 May 09

Hong Kong based apparel firm YGM Trading Ltd yesterday (25 May) confirmed it has signed a letter of intent to buy British clothing brand Aquascutum, which it already makes and distributes in Greater China, Singapore and Malaysia.


JAPAN: Renown shares bounce back amid board reshuffle just-style.com | 17 Apr 09

The fight for one of Japan’s top retailers heated up again today when Renown Inc shares saw a surprising rally ending up 13.13% on the day before.


JAPAN: Renown confirms its will offload Aquascutum stake just-style.com | 23 Oct 08

Japan’s Renown Inc has announced it will offload its entire stake in Aquascutum Ltd by February 2009 as part of a major restructuring effort.


JAPAN: Renown mulling sale of Aquascutum? just-style.com | 7 Oct 08

British luxury brand Aquascutum could be put up for sale by Renown Inc, its Japanese owner, as part of widespread restructuring plans.


UK: Renown to sell 50% of French Connection Japan just-style.com | 11 Jul 08

Japanese fashion firm Renown Inc is looking to sell 50% of French Connection's Japanese subsidiary back to the UK company.


JAPAN: Renown to sell its Kent & Curwen trademarks just-style.com | 18 Jun 08

Japanese apparel company Renown Inc is selling its remaining trademarks in UK men's wear firm Kent & Curwen to Hong Kong clothing group Trinity.


JAPAN: Renown to discontinue 10-15 brands? just-style.com | 12 Mar 08

Japanese apparel maker Renown Inc is to close up to a quarter of its 62 clothing brands in fiscal 2008 according to local press reports last week.


JAPAN: Renown Q1 profit up 60% just-style.com | 13 Jul 07

A sharp decline in extraordinary losses helped Japanese apparel maker Renown Incorporated to a 59.8% rise in first quarter profit.


JAPAN: Renown posts FY net loss, sees profit in 2008 just-style.com | 19 Apr 07

Japanese apparel maker Renown Incorporated has slumped to a net loss for the year to 28 February, despite sales increasing by 47.2%.

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