Daily apparel and textile news - from just-style.com
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Beleaguered business The Wet Seal has appointed company executive Thomas Hillebrandt to the role of interim chief financial officer.
Off-price fashion retailer Stein Mart has swung to a loss in its third-quarter but said it plans to open at least ten new stores and relocate two stores in 2015, in addition to closing two stores.
OrderWithMe, a retail innovation and inventory solutions company, has launched a new retail solution, completing its offering to brick-and-mortar retailers.
A long-running dispute at Cambodian clothing factory SL Garment, which resulted in the death of one person after violent clashes broke out between workers and armed forces, has been settled.
Big and tall men's wear retailer Destination XL Group has seen its third-quarter loss widen, despite booking an increase in sales.
US speciality athletic retailer Foot Locker has delivered a "solid" performance in the third-quarter, thanks to better than expected comparable store sales.
The most-read stories on just-style this week include the revelation that adults in Uzbekistan have been forced to pick cotton during this year's harvest, new scenarios are driving sustainability in textiles, and Archroma launches eco-friendly dyes.
US clothing giant Gap Inc has shaken up its management team by promoting two executives to lead its namesake and Banana Republic brands globally, after booking an increase in third-quarter net profit.
US apparel business Perry Ellis has moved to defend its position amid shareholder pressure after narrowing its loss in the third-quarter, helped by improved margins.
US fibre maker Invista and Austrian cellulosic fibre producer Lenzing Group have collaborated for a second time on a denim project.
Apparel prices in the US continued on their downward trajectory in October, falling for the third consecutive month, according to new figures.
UK fit specialist Alvanon has launched its latest academic fit and sizing tools that mimic the fit of lingerie and swimwear on real women.
US off-price fashion retailer Ross Stores has booked an increase in third-quarter earnings but has maintained a cautious outlook for the full year due to the uncertain economic environment.
US denim specialist The Buckle has booked a mixed set of results in its third-quarter with sales growing but earnings remaining flat.
US retailer Cato Corporation has revealed third-quarter earnings and sales that exceeded the firm's guidance.
Although fewer US consumers are expected to shop over the Thanksgiving weekend this year, there will be a "sea change" with the ones that do as they will rely on deep discounts from retailers to get them spending.
Global Brands Group, which was recently spun off from Hong Kong's Li & Fung, has provided its first trading update as a separate company.
US department store retailer The Bon-Ton Stores has lowered its full-year outlook as it posted a wider net loss in its third-quarter.
One worker has died while another four have been injured after a boiler tank ruptured at a garment factory in Gazipur, Bangladesh.
US apparel retailer The Children's Place has delivered third-quarter earnings at the high end of its guidance and remains confident on the fourth quarter.