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Greek apparel sector resilient in troubled times 13 Mar 2012

These are dark times for Greece's textiles and clothing industry, which has been particularly hard hit by the country's economic woes.

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GREECE: Folli Follie eyes internationalisation with Authentic Brands deal 25 Apr 2014

Greek fashion company Folli Follie is looking to internationalise its portfolio as part of plans to expand Juicy Couture in Europe, following the agreement of a wholesale and distribution deal with Authentic Brands in the region.


GREECE: Folli Follie inks Juicy Couture distribution deal 14 Jan 2014

Greek fashion company Folli Follie has reached an agreement with Authentic Brands Group to assume the exclusive wholesale and retail distribution rights for the Juicy Couture brand in Continental Europe, the UK, Ireland and Cyprus.


GREECE: Business leader upset at Sprider Stores collapse 7 Oct 2013

The leader of Greece's business community has told just-style that the collapse of the Sprider Stores chain highlights why the Greek government needs "to restart growth".


GREECE: EU probes state aid for United Textiles 27 Oct 2010

The European Commission (EC) is to investigate measures taken by the Greek government to help textile producer United Textiles, amid concerns it might have breached EU state aid rules.


GREECE: Elmec in retail talks with Ermenegildo Zegna 29 Apr 2010

Fashion and footwear firm Elmec Sport SA is in talks to distribute Italian men's wear label Ermenegildo Zegna in Greece.


GREECE: Elmec signs Ugg Australia distribution deal 3 Apr 2009

Elmec Sport has signed an exclusive deal with Deckers Outdoor Corporation to distribute the Ugg Australia footwear brand in a number of local markets.


GREECE: EC OKs rescue package for textile firm 17 Jul 2008

A EUR2.4m (US$3.8m) loan guarantee rescue package from the Greek government for yarn producer Varvaressos has been approved by the European Commission.


GREECE: Ordered to pay back EUR37.4m European cotton subsidies 15 Dec 2006

The European Commission has ordered Greece to pay back EUR37.4m (US$49m) to European Union (EU) coffers that Brussels says have been misspent on cotton production subsidies.


GREECE: Sprider opens three new retail stores 6 Sep 2006

Apparel and shoe retailer Sprider is expanding its retail chain, news reports said.


GREECE: Elmec renews Nike deal 26 Jun 2006

Greek clothing company has renewed its contract with Nike European Operations Netherlands (NEON) to import and distribute sportswear in Bulgaria and Romania.