Daily apparel and textile news - from just-style.com
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French luxury goods group Kering has booked an increase in third-quarter revenues, thanks to the multi-brand strategy it has in place.
UK luxury brand Aquascutum has appointed Andrew Chan to the newly created role of chief executive officer.
Dassault Systèmes is partnering with international software business Island Pacific to launch its 3DExperince Platform to fashion brands and retailers in the UK.
Gerber Technology is preparing to launch a new version of its AccuMark garment development and pattern-making tool with integrated 3D visualisation of designs and corrections.
Virtual fitting room developer Fits.me has received EUR4.2m (US$5.3m) from its CEO and existing investors in a management buy-in.
Hong Kong based manufacturing giant Crystal Group has stepped up its efforts to disclose greenhouse gas emissions by becoming one of just two unlisted companies taking part in a climate change questionnaire.
The most-read stories on just-style last week included the possible sale of Adidas's Reebok brand, figures that suggest UK textile sector wages and productivity are the lowest of all the country's manufacturing industries, and reports that structural issues may have been to blame for the collapse of a Cambodian garment factory.
South African discount retailer Mr Price Group saw its share price climb by close of trading after revealing it expects to record a 20-24% increase in earnings for its first-half.
Footwear specialist Deckers Outdoor has revealed second-quarter earnings and sales that beat analyst estimates.
US clothing retailer Gap Inc is to open its first Old Navy Stores in the Middle East through a deal with franchisees Fawaz A Alhokair & Co and Azadea.
US clothing retailer Gap Inc is to open its first Old Navy Stores in the Middle East through a deal with franchisees Fawaz A. Alhokair & Co. and Azadea.
Exports of textiles from North Korea to China are expected to quadruple to US$800m by the end of 2014, giving Chinese clothing firms a welcome supply of cheap fabric.
An initial risk inspection on a Cambodia clothing factory which collapsed earlier this week injuring eight people suggests structural issues may have been to blame.
An initial risk inspection on a Cambodia clothing factory which collapsed earlier this week injuring eight people, found it had structural issues.
The American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) and the China Chamber of Commerce for Import and Export of Textiles and Apparel (CCCT) have agreed to jointly address industry issues ranging from product safety, to labelling and retail.
The American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) and the China Chamber of Commerce for Import and Export of Textiles and Apparel (CCCT) have signed an MoU designed to address industry issues of concern from product safety, to labelling and retail.
Private equity firm Palladin Consumer Retail Partners has acquired a majority stake in luxury men's footwear and accessories business Harrys of London in a move that is expected to launch the brand into its next growth phase.
Children's wear company Carter's has revealed an increase in third-quarter sales and earnings, which met the group's expectations.
The latest evidence that unseasonably mild weather in the UK is having an adverse impact on retailers came today (23 October) as new figures showed a drop in clothing sales during September.
Sports giant Reebok has been penalised by an Australian court over its EasyTone shoe range, which it claimed boosts muscle tone of calves, thighs and buttocks more than traditional walking shoes would.