' Clearly, Newbold is hugely positive about our British fashion industry and ever enthused by the challenges of developing Pure. Although he would like to see 'more manufacturing in the UK,' he is proud to be part of an industry with so much heritage and a braver, quirkier appeal that...

Fash 2012 Creative platform Nineteen 74 is looking for Europe's most talented fashion design students from their second year. Fash 2012 is one of the most respected European fashion awards among fashion design students due to its professional direction. An international jury will select a...

As the patron of the 'Designer for Tomorrow' Award by Peek&Cloppenburg, Marc Jacobs supports the awards show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin. German fashion house Peek&Cloppenburg has hosted the fashion talent award 'Designer for Tomorrow' since 2009. If offers a platform for...

"There is some fashion in the stores, but the overall look and feel is relatively basic," said Howard Tubin, a retail analyst at RBC Capital Markets to Los Angeles Times. "I don't think the merchandise assortment has stood out from the crowd." As oppose to Gap, specialty retailer Cato Corp....

Carter's, the largest branded marketer in the US of infant apparel, reported Wednesday that it has acquired Toronto-based children's clothing and accessory company Bonnie Togs in a deal valued at up to $98 million, aimed to expand in international markets. "The acquisition of Bonnie Togs is...

They are according to The Business of Fashion, who recently commented that commercial content for fashion brands is the new editorial. Jeremy Langmead, former editor of Esquire, is now at online retailer Mr. Porter, the brother site of Net-a-porter.com. Andrea Linett, formerly of America's...

another important step in our franchise business and global expansion strategy by bringing our store experience to consumers in Africa for the first time," said Stephen Sunnucks, president of International, Gap Inc. "The rapidly growing consumer base in North Africa provides an ideal...

5% drop Thursday, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average is down 2.2%—investors appear to be growing more selective about their IPO investments.

Listed apparel companies have seen their joint market value to go up by 32% over the past 12 months. This growth beats that of general indices like DOW Jones, FTSE, Nikkei and most others. The international fashion industry benchmark started trading at 1,000 exactly one year ago and closed at...

During the same time period, Old Navy's share of the market dropped 600 basis points, to 11 percent; the Gap's dropped 700 basis points, to 8 percent; and Banana Republic's 100 basis points, to 5 percent. The competition with the fast-fashion chains is likely to be even more fierce in...

 

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