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Ann Inc. has opened its first freestanding Lou & Grey store, in Westport, Conn. The Lou & Grey brand is billed as a relaxed mix of street wear and lounge wear in neutral colors, with prices ranging from US $ 30 to US $ 100.
Brooklyn-based clothing retailer Oak will open its first location in Asia, in Tokyo’s Shibuya district.
With a network of about 4,300 sales outlets in more than 40 countries and regions, the Etam Group has hired a consultant to work alongside Jean-Marie Fersing, head of Etam’s Chinese subsidiary.
Hong Kong clothing retailer Esprit is to shut down standalone stores in the UK as part of its ongoing transformation strategy.
UK women’s fashion label, Miss Selfridge, is expected to rollout standalone stores in Australia next year, but the brand still needs to be “refined and developed” before it’s able to make its solo debu.
Global internet retailing partner for leading fashion & design brands Yoox CEO and founder Federico Marchetti’s has said that Yoox will not distribute dividends for the fiscal year 2013... in order to continue to invest in innovation.
1 India Sourcing: Moving in multi directions Sweaters and Scandinavian countries are the growth drivers
Thailand: Higher growth in garment exports seen as EU recovers
Sri Lanka’s textile & garment exports soar 23.4% in Jan.’14
Turkey: Apparel exports grow 10.7% in first two months
Training organized for NGO Sevalaya's trainers
First ever NAEC Export Awards; Dose of motivation to Noida Exporters
Rao resigns over Telangana issue
Surat: Pandesara units to use recycled water now
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Noida Paragon Apparel supplying merchandise to KKR & Royal Challengers Bangalore for IPL
Gurgaon Richa Global providing financial training
Myth Buster Quality Management Pucker Free Seams Improving Working Conditions and Productivity in the Garment Industry Managing Productivity in Apparel Industry Quality Assurance for the Retailers Effective Implementation of Quality Management Systems Science in clothing comfort Quality Characterisation of apparel Performance of Home Textiles
Topic under debate for next issue:
Is it viable to have a comprehensive setup for value addition in-house considering that requirement of fashion changes frequently, OR do you think it would be more flexible and economical to outsource for any technique when in fashion…, please give reasons for preference?
japan apparel imports: jan.-nov. 2013 japan increases imports of apparel as retail improves
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