Daily apparel and textile news - from just-style.com
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Industrial thread, yarn and zip specialist Coats Plc has appointed Rosi Heiland as its global manufacturing director.
Apparel business Ralph Lauren has today (9 December) confirmed the departure of Daniel Lalonde, president of the company's international division.
Abercrombie & Fitch has reworked its contract with CEO Michael Jeffries to see his compensation paid in line with company performance.
The World Trade Organisation (WTO) has struck an agreement that will put pressure on rich-world cotton producers to reduce subsidies that undercut their emerging market rivals.
Bangladesh garment factory owners and workers have threatened unrest, unless steps are taken to end the ongoing political deadlock within the next five days.
The owner of UK value apparel chain Primark has revealed plans to add over one million square feet of selling space in its new financial year.
The American Apparel and Footwear Association (AAFA) has welcomed the introduction of the Innovation Act 2013 by the US House of Representatives, but suggested there is room for improvement on key provisions.
RFID solutions specialist Avery Dennison has signed a licensing deal with Round Rock Research that will see it accelerate the adoption of radio frequency identification (RFID) at the item level.
Struggling retailer Sears Holdings is to spin off its Lands' End clothing business, as part of wider efforts to improve the company's financial flexibility.
Teen apparel retailer American Eagle Outfitters said its financial performance in the third quarter was "unsatisfactory" after it recorded a slump in earnings.
Despite the hype surrounding the retail industry's need to focus investment on new shopping channels such as mobile and social media, a new survey suggests stress-free, on-time delivery is more important to consumers.
Consumers value stress-free, on-time delivery over ordering via social media channels, according to recent data.
Synthetic fibres and chemicals business Radici Chimica, a unit of RadiciGroup, made energy savings of 41% in 2012, according to its latest sustainability report.
Australian Wool Innovation Ltd (AWI) has welcomed what it describes as a "resurgence of the wool industry in Russia", after several country representatives expressed a keen interest to source Australian wool again.
The University of Pennsylvania has implemented a policy requiring all companies producing its collegiate apparel to sign the Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh.
The University of Pennsylvania has implemented a policy requiring all companies producing collegiate apparel for the university to sign the Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh.
Apparel and footwear retailer Genesco saw its earnings tumble in the third quarter as same-store sales dropped.
UK womenswear supplier Carmel Clothing has received a cash injection to help boost production capacity and fund future growth plans.
Luxury French fashion house Chanel has acquired its long-standing lambskin leather supplier, Bodin-Joyeux.
Gulf Coast Spinning, a new venture formed to transform cotton into high-quality yarn for manufacturers, is to invest US$130m in a spinning facility in Bunkie, Louisiana.