Private aviation company Wheels Up is making fashion more of a priority for its clients. The company is launching a two-tiered e-commerce site in the next month. One site will be for all those customers who call headquarters looking to buy Wheels Up baseball hats, the other will be for men's and women's […]

In view of soaring wages and difficulties in recruiting workers, China’s manufacturing industry in the Pearl River Delta (and elsewhere) is looking for alternatives to minimise their production costs, including the relocation of their production facilities to relatively accessible markets in Southeast […]

Shares in Swatch plunged more than 11 percent on Friday after the Swiss watch group warned that sales had slumped and profit had plunged in the first half of the year. Although full publication of results is not expected until next week, the company said first half sales had fallen by 12 due to drops […]

Amoena, a lingerie company that produces post-surgery bras, swimwear and tops for women who have undergone a mastectomy, have won a legal battle over being taxed. The Supreme Court in the USA have ruled the company should be exempt from European customs duty, which means 6.5 percent will not be payable […]

Adidas is once again suing American footwear company Skechers over the alleged copying of one of its designs. According to Thompson Reuters, the German sportswear giant has this time filed a lawsuit in a court of law in Oregon claiming that Skechers has copied its ‘Springblade’ concept for a similar […]

India's department of commerce announced in a press release on Friday that it has set up the first of its kind apparel training centre in Kaduna, Nigeria, as part of the Cotton Technical Assistance Programme (Cotton TAP) for Africa. The centre has been set up in partnership with the Nigeriam government […]

London - The British Fashion Council is keen to make London Fashion Weekend even more consumer friendly as a new roster of traditional catwalk designers have confirmed they will join their roster of public shows this September. Brands including Sibling, J. JS Lee, and Preen by Thornton Bregazzi are […]

REPORT American Apparel reported loss per share of 0.16 dollars compared to 0.19 dollars in the fourth quarter of 2013. Adjusted EBITDA was 10.3 million dollars compared to 0.4 million dollars in the fourth quarter of 2013. Operating expenses, excluding significant charges, decreased 10.9 million dollars […]

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