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Leonie Barrie | 16 May 2014

For buyers and foreign investors who have been piling into Vietnam's textile, clothing and footwear industries, this week's large-scale and increasingly violent anti-China protests may prove to be a wake-up call.


Leonie Barrie | 16 May 2014

For buyers and foreign investors who have been piling into Vietnam's textile, clothing and footwear industries, this week's large-scale and increasingly violent anti-China protests may prove to be a wake-up call.


Leonie Barrie | 14 May 2014

Escalating anti-Chinese protests by thousands of workers in Vietnam have led to the suspension of production at a number of Chinese and Taiwanese garment and footwear plants in Binh Duong province in the south of the country.


Leonie Barrie | 14 May 2014

Escalating anti-Chinese protests by thousands of workers in Vietnam have led to the suspension of production at a number of Chinese and Taiwanese garment and footwear plants in Binh Duong province in the south of the country.

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Leonie Barrie | 11 Jan 2017

Yue Yuen Industrial Holdings, the world's largest branded sports shoe maker, has sacked the chief financial officer of its Pou Sheng International business and accepted the resignation of the unit’s CEO after accounting irregularities were discovered.


Michelle Russell | 4 Apr 2016

Yue Yuen Industrial Holdings, the world's largest branded sports shoe maker, saw earnings and sales grow in its last fiscal thanks to higher retail turnover.


Katie Smith | 8 Jun 2015

Yue Yuen Industrial Holdings, the world's largest sports shoe maker, has booked a double-digit increase in first-quarter net profit thanks to higher retail turnover.


Katie Smith | 23 Mar 2015

Nike has said a strike involving as many as 5,000 workers at one of its Chinese suppliers has had “no impact” on production of the brand's footwear, but the sporting goods giant will continue to monitor the situation.


Katie Smith | 23 Mar 2015

Yue Yuen Industrial Holdings, the world's largest sports shoe maker, has revealed it will increase investment in new technologies and innovative materials to improve production efficiency, after reporting a double-digit decline in annual net profit.


Katie Smith | 23 Mar 2015

Yue Yuen Industrial Holdings, the world's largest sports shoe maker, has revealed it will increase investment in new technologies and innovative materials to improve production efficiency, after reporting a double-digit decline in annual net profit.


Katie Smith | 19 Mar 2015

Less than a year after a two-week long strike at Chinese footwear manufacturer Yue Yuen, as many as 5,000 workers are reportedly taking part in a new round of industrial action over proposed production changes.


Katie Smith | 22 Dec 2014

Trade unions are calling on brands and retailers sourcing garments from the Shenzhen Artigas Clothing & Leatherwear factory in China to step in to help settle a strike that has been going on for almost two weeks.


Richard Woodard | 27 Nov 2014

Chinese footwear business Yue Yuen recorded a 37% cut in net profit for the first nine months of 2014, thanks to one-off charges of $110.4m.


Michelle Russell | 25 Nov 2014

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.


Michelle Russell | 25 Nov 2014

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.


Michelle Russell | 14 Aug 2014

Chinese footwear manufacturer Yue Yuen, which was subject to a two-week long strike by its workers in April, has recorded a drop in first-half profits as it booked a provision for employee benefit contributions.


Michelle Russell | 6 Aug 2014

Chinese footwear manufacturer Yue Yuen, which was subjected to a two-week long strike by its workers in April, says it will raise employee benefits this year - a move that will impact on its first-half results.


Michelle Russell | 6 Jun 2014

Chinese footwear manufacturer Yue Yuen, which was the subject of a two-week long strike by its workers in April, has agreed a post-payment contribution settlement for employees.


Katie Smith | 28 Apr 2014

Footwear manufacturer Yue Yuen, which supplies Adidas and Nike, estimates the loss caused by the strikes at its factory in Gaobu, Dongguan, is around US$27m.


Michelle Russell | 25 Apr 2014

Adidas has confirmed its production facility within the Yue Yuen shoe factory is now fully operational following a near two-week strike, likely one of the country's largest in history.


Leonie Barrie | 25 Apr 2014

The ongoing dispute at shoe maker Yue Yuen has taken another turn after Chinese officials said the factory must provide back pay for past unpaid social insurance to workers who have been on strike for the past 11 days.


Katie Smith | 25 Apr 2014

The most-read stories on just-style this week include a report on garment firms ramping up investments in Vietnam amid TPP talks, an analysis on why changes in China's cotton policies are creating uncertainty, and an update on a garment worker wage strike in Cambodia.


Michelle Russell | 24 Apr 2014

Hong Kong-based advocacy group Globalization Monitor has issued an open letter to brands sourcing from the striking Yue Yuen factory in China - Adidas, Nike, and Timberland - demanding they uphold their corporate social responsibility.


Michelle Russell | 23 Apr 2014

Workers striking at the Yue Yuen shoe factory in China have rejected management's latest offer, pushing what has become the country's largest worker strike in recent history into its second week.


Michelle Russell | 23 Apr 2014

Workers striking at the Yue Yuen shoe factory in China have rejected management's latest offer, pushing what has become the country's largest worker strike in recent history into its second week.


Michelle Russell | 16 Apr 2014

Adidas has said it is closely monitoring the Yue Yuen shoe factory strike in China and that the supplier is in talks with the country's Government in a bid to address worker's concerns.


Michelle Russell | 16 Apr 2014

Thousands of workers at Taiwanese-owned Yue Yuen shoe factories in Dongguan, which supplies Adidas and Nike, have continued to strike for a second time over social security payments.


Leonie Barrie | 18 Dec 2012

Yue Yuen, the world's largest manufacturer of branded athletic and casual footwear, has seen its full-year profit jump 12.5% helped by higher sales and more stable material prices.

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Leonie Barrie | 12 May 2014

China and Vietnam led a surge in US apparel imports in March as retailers emerged from the annual post-holiday slowdown and started stocking up for the spring and summer seasons.


Leonie Barrie | 28 Apr 2014

A strike by thousands of workers at shoe maker Yue Yuen continued with a number of twists and turns last week, including an order from Chinese officials that the firm must provide back pay for past unpaid social insurance.

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