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The Jones Group to Acquire Brian Atwood Designs.

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Partnership to Support Celebrated Designer in Expanding His Coveted Brand The Jones Group Inc. (NYSE: JNY) (“Jones,” the “Company”) today announced that it is deepening its partnership with world renowned designer Brian Atwood through the acquisition of the Brian Atwood brand. The transaction will bring Brian Atwood’s existing and future collections, inclusive of his luxury […]

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Dads Finally Getting Their Due This Father’s Day, According to NRF Survey.

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Dad’s loved ones will heed the call of those shiny new golf clubs and hot new electronic gadgets this year with NRF’s latest survey finding gift givers are planning to spend more than ever this Father’s Day. According to NRF’s 2012 Father’s Day spending survey conducted by BIGinsight, the average person will shell out $117.14 […]

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SalonEurope to be launched at Autumn fair Milano Unica pavilion to debut in Shanghai Opening hours extended by demand.

By   /  June 20, 2012  /  Apparel & Fashion, Exhibition & Conference News, Fabric  /  No Comments

Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics, held at the Shanghai New International Exhibition Centre from 22 – 25 October 2012, opens SalonEurope this Autumn season. “With a majority of the growth in the global fashion and luxury sectors for the next decade to come from China, European suppliers who have a strong heritage and history are further […]

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Intertek Launches Instant LCA Textile™ Web Portal.

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The world’s first textile and apparel eco-design solution for non-expert LCA users Intertek announced today the launch of the Instant LCA Textile™ Web Portal, an online tool for life cycle assessment (LCA) and product eco-design that enables the textile and apparel* industry to instantly measure and visualize the environmental impacts of products based on pre-defined […]

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CORDURA® Denim Fabric Provides Hard Working Comfort to Blåkläder’s X1500 Denim Workwear Collection.

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Swedish workwear garment brand launches high-performing denim workwear trouser INVISTA’s CORDURA® brand team and Swedish garment brand Blåkläder colloborate with Artistic Milliners to develop a new stylish, high-performing trouser. The Blåkläder X1500 CORDURA® Denim fabric trouser has been developed for exceptional performance and toughness in extreme conditions to benefit tradespeople such as electricians, builders and […]

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Outdoor Industry Association® and Outdoor Retailer Team to Expand Education.

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Outdoor Industry Association® (OIA) and Outdoor Retailer (OR) have announced they are expanding their partnership to offer more Outdoor University® educational sessions at Outdoor Retailer trade shows. Outdoor Retailer Summer Market, which takes place in early August in Salt Lake City, will feature an expanded curriculum designed to help the outdoor industry stay ahead of […]

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Gerber Strengthens YuniquePLM Team with Appointment of Vice President of Professional Services.

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Gerber Technology welcomes Keith Krystofolsky as vice president of Professional Services for the company’s YuniquePLM™ and webPDM™ software products. He will manage Gerber’s global team of consultants and technical experts through customer implementations and continuous software enhancements. Krystofolsky brings with him more than a decade of experience working with PLM systems and processes across a […]

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Ascena Retail Group, Inc. Reports Third Quarter Results.

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Ascena Retail Group, Inc. (NASDAQ – ASNA) today reported financial results for its fiscal third quarter and nine months ended April 28, 2012. Fiscal Third Quarter Results Net income for the third quarter of Fiscal 2012 was $49.4 million, representing a slight decrease to the year-ago quarter’s net income of $51.8 million. Earnings per share […]

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Fast Retailing’s sales dip 10.3% in May.

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Same Stores Own Stores Own Stores + Online Sales 676 Stores Yr to Date 828 Storess Yr to Date Yr to Date Net Sales 89.7 100.1 92.7 105.2 93.1 105.2 Customer Numbers 88.1 94.4 91.0 99.2 91.4 99.4 Average Purchase per Customer 101.8 106.1 101.9 106.1 101.9 105.8 Note: Same stores: The change in the […]

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Brentwood Associates Announces Sale of Filson Holdings.

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Brentwood Associates (“Brentwood”), a leading consumer-focused private equity investment firm, announced it has completed the sale of Filson Holdings, Inc. (“Filson”), one of the oldest American brands of premium outdoor apparel and accessories, to Bedrock Manufacturing Co. (“Bedrock”).  Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Since acquiring Filson, Brentwood has assembled a talented senior management […]

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