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just-style’s research roundup just-style.com | 11 Apr 11

Emerging children's wear markets are among the latest research in the just-style store, with future problems, innovations and potential growth areas all discussed.

US: Delia's adds to board of directors just-style.com | 28 Mar 11

Teen apparel retailer Delia's has appointed Michael Zimmerman and Mario Ciampi to its board of directors, effective immediately.

Speaking with style: Anthony Corsano, CEO, Anvil Knitwear Leonie Barrie | 29 Oct 10

Anvil Knitwear is ahead of some of the world's biggest clothing brands when it comes to sustainability. Here, CEO Anthony Corsano talks to just-style about the business case for social and environmental responsibility, and explains why it is a defining feature of the future of the apparel industry.

FRANCE: De La Bourdonnaye takes helm at Chloé just-style.com | 31 Aug 10

Richemont-owned fashion house Chloé has appointed former Liberty chief executive Geoffroy de La Bourdonnaye as its new CEO.

US: Coons named new Dearfoams president just-style.com | 23 Jul 10

Accessory footwear marketer R G Barry Corporation has appointed Nancy Coons as the new president of its Dearfoams brand.

US: Target launches new Disney apparel line just-style.com | 22 Jul 10

Retailer Target has joined forces with Disney Consumer Products (DCP) to unveil a new line of apparel and accessories called D-Signed.

US: Perry Ellis inks Gotcha boys license with Beluga just-style.com | 7 Jul 10

Apparel maker Perry Ellis International has signed a license deal for its Gotcha brand for infants and boys with Beluga Inc, a subsidiary of the Adjmi Apparel Group.

CANADA: Liz Claiborne seals Canadian licensing deal just-style.com | 21 Jun 10

Liz Claiborne has struck a licensing deal with Future Fashions, a division of Trimera Group, under which Future Fashions will become the licensing partner in the Canadian market for Liz Claiborne apparel, handbags and related accessories.

US: Selena Gomez signs Kmart junior collection deal just-style.com | 31 Mar 10

Sears Holdings' apparel unit Kmart has teamed with actress and singer Selena Gomez to launch a junior fashion collection.

US: Dickies announces licensing deal with Strategic Partners just-style.com | 19 Mar 10

Work and lifestyle apparel brand Dickies has unveiled a new licensing agreement with Strategic Partners for the design, production and distribution of medical channel products.

US: Sears taps Poseley to lead Kmart apparel unit just-style.com | 16 Feb 10

Apparel veteran and former Bebe Sport president Tara Poseley is joining Sears Holdings as head of its Kmart apparel unit.

US: Disney launches film range in Bloomingdale's just-style.com | 1 Feb 10

Disney has unveiled a series of clothing, crystal and jewellery collaborations to coincide with the imminent release of its new film, Alice in Wonderland.

US: Wal-Mart planning purchasing cost cuts? just-style.com | 5 Jan 10

US retail giant Wal-Mart Stores plans to make huge cost savings in 2010 by combining store purchasing for several countries.

US: Carter’s names leaders for its two core brands just-style.com | 4 Jan 10

Children’s wear maker Carter’s Inc has created two new leadership positions for its core Carter’s and OshKosh B’gosh brands.

US: Adidas and Disney to launch Mickey Mouse kids’ line just-style.com | 10 Dec 09

Sportswear giant Adidas is teaming up with Disney to launch a new clothing line for infants and children based around classic Disney characters.

HONG KONG: Li & Fung to buy Wear Me Apparel just-style.com | 19 Oct 09

Hong Kong-based global consumer goods exporter Li & Fung Limited is to buy US fashion brand manager Wear Me Apparel, which does businesss as Kids Headquarters, for US$100m.

MEXICO: Carnaval implements item-level RFID tags just-style.com | 7 Oct 09

Children’s fashion and textiles designer Carnaval de México has begun one of the country’s first item-level RFID tagging projects for apparel, and plans to use to technology to track and trace more than one million garments a year.

Top stories on just-style this week... just-style.com | 4 Sep 09

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

US: Disney to acquire Marvel in $4bn deal just-style.com | 2 Sep 09

Walt Disney Company has made a surprise $4bn bid for Marvel Entertainment, the company behind comic book characters such as Iron Man, Spider-Man, X-Men and Fantastic Four, in a move that provides huge opportunities to expand its licensing businesses.

US: Selena Gomez joins Sears campaign just-style.com | 30 Jul 09

Actress Selena Gomez has teamed up with Sears to inspire teens and tweens to go "back to school with style".

US: Disney launches new tween fashions based on shows just-style.com | 24 Jul 09

Disney is launching new tween fashion lines inspired by its Jonas and Wizards of Waverly Place shows, which will be hitting retailers including JC Penney, Kmart, Sears, Walmart, Target and DisneyStore.com this month.

CHINA: Xtep updates PLM solution with DeSL just-style.com | 9 Jul 09

Chinese sportswear manufacturer and distributor Xtep (Group) Co Ltd has updated its product lifecycle management (PLM) system to boost collaboration within its global supply chain.

US: Walmart to launch Miley Cyrus & Max Azria apparel just-style.com | 3 Jun 09

Retail giant Walmart is hoping to get its customers to move from the music to the fashion aisles by bringing out a new fashion line with teen actress and recording artist Miley Cyrus and designer Max Azria.

US: Bebe Sport taps Tara Poseley as president just-style.com | 8 May 09

Bebe Stores Inc has named Tara Poseley, as the new president of Bebe Sport, where she will oversee its creative direction and operations.

US: MJ Soffe names Wagenseil as EVP of sales just-style.com | 15 Apr 09

Casual wear maker MJ Soffe has hired Ron Wagenseil as executive vice president of sales to manage the company’s four sales divisions: sporting goods, retail, military and college bookstores.

US: Payless ShoeSource opens first Middle East stores just-style.com | 31 Mar 09

Footwear retail giant Payless ShoeSource has taken a major step in its international expansion effort with the first store openings in the eastern hemisphere.

US: Children's Place nearly doubles Q3 profit just-style.com | 21 Nov 08

The Children's Place Retail Stores Inc has nearly doubled its third quarter profit, helped by rising sales and a one-time gain from its exit of the Disney Store North America business.

SINGAPORE: Apparel firms step up efforts to supply US retailers just-style.com | 29 Oct 08

Apparel makers in Singapore are stepping up their efforts to build business with US retailers by claiming they have the reach and experience to help companies stay competitive in the global credit crisis.

US: Hanesbrands launches High School Musical range just-style.com | 24 Oct 08

Apparel group Hanesbrands’ Champion label is launching a range of replica themed clothing to tie in with the release of the third High School Musical film.

US: Children’s Place recovers with Q2 break-even just-style.com | 21 Aug 08

The Children’s Place Retail Stores staged a recovery in its second quarter, turning last year’s US$28.1m loss into break-even this time around.





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