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Thursday, 12 February 2009

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  • Coutts New Jewellers Awards

    20 Emerging jewellers are offered a unique opportunity with the introduction of the Coutts New Jewellers Awards. As part of Coutts London Jewellery Week, the new award supports up-and-coming talent in jewellery design and craft. Particularly vulnerable...
  • Furla eco bag

    A special mini collection has been launched by Furla marrying environmental sustainability with contemporary...
  • Minimal sales increase for Wolford

    Due to the difficult market environment, Wolford's sales improved slightly for the first half of 2007/08. The Wolford Group increased its sales with only 0.2% to EUR 76.6 million in comparison to sales increase of 18.2% in the previous fiscal year. Wherea...
  • CIFF exhibitors extend space

    Despite the credit crunch, several CIFF exhibitors have extended their stand area at Copenhagen International Fashion Fair for...
  • Textured Jersey new strategy planning

    One of Sri Lanka's largest weft knit fabric manufacturers, Textured Jersey Lanka, announced a joint venture between Pacific Textiles in Hong Kong and Brandix Lanka. Its manufacturing facility is set over 600,000 sq ft and has the capacity to knit, dye and...
  • Pure Accessories and Footwear preview

    Following Pure Accessories's last seasons expension to accommodate more footwear brands, tradefair Pure London has established itself as a 'must visit' show for footwear buyers and retailers. For AW09, US label Jalda will make its first-time appearance at...
  • New section kleine fabriek

    Kleine fabriek offers for the first time a 'new design' section, where a select group of small and/or new brands are exhibiting. The 8th edition of the international...
  • Retail sales rise

    UK retail sales rose unexpectedly last month, official figures have shown. Total sales volumes climbed 0.3% in November from the previous month, the Office for National Statistics said. Sales were up 1.5% from a year ago. Analysts had been expecting sales...
  • London Jewellery Week

    Coutts, the prestigous bank, is offering a unique opportunity to 20 up-and-coming jewellers with the introduction of the Coutts New Jewellers Awards, organised by the City Fringe Partnership. Created to support new talent in jewellery design and craft &nd...
  • Woolworths to close

    Administrators at Woolworths say that all 807 stores will close by 5 January. The first shops will shut on 27 December and all 27,000 permanent and temporary staff ...
  • Online shopping soars

    Shoppers prefer to spend online in the run up to Christmas, with a 26% surge in November sales proving to be the highest of the year. Online retailers defy the recession as sales grow by 16% year on year and sees shoppers splurge on clothing, footwear and...
  • Sapph, no longer 'girls only'

    The fastest growing Dutch lingerie brand has just introduced its line for men. SAPPH MEN is made up of shorts in various colours and prints, for the most part ...
  • Magic expands with Latin American element

    Tapping into the country’s fastest-growing population segment, Magic - world’s largest fashion trade event - announced the launch of a Hispanic and Latin sideshow “Magia at Magic,” at its February 2009 marketplace. The upcoming Ma...
  • Rocky Brands signs license deal Mossy Oak

    Nelsonville-based footwear and apparel maker Rocky Brands Inc has signed a deal with camouflage maker Mossy Oak, making Rocky the exclusive manufacturer ...
  • Call for entry 2009 knitting competition

    The Knitters Guild Association and global online yarn shop Yarnmarket.com have announced the 2009 TKGA Design Contest. This competition for knitters will...
  • Forever 21 and Kohl's win joint bid Mervyns stores

    Department store operator Kohl's Corporation and apparel chain Forever 21 won a joint bid at auction to move into 46 soon-to-be-empty Mervyns stores. Together the two firms acquired the rights to 46 locations for about $6.25 million. Kohl's is to assume 3...
  • Fenim trade show announces dates

    Fenim, Brazil's largest fair for the apparel and clothing industry, will be held from January 27 - 30, 2009 at Gramado, the Brazilian Textile & Apparel Industry Association ...
  • Botkier pops up in New York

    Accessories designer Monica Botkier opened her first free-standing retail location in New York. The pop-up shop, which will be open until December 31 only, features...
  • Urban Outfitters names European COO

    Lifestyle retailer Urban Outfitters Inc. has appointed Andrew McLean to the newly-created position of chief operating officer for the company's European operating divisions. McLean is coming from Liz Claiborne, where he worked most recently as president o...
  • Lululemon adjusts 2008 outlook

    Canadian yoga-wear retailer Lululemon Athletica Inc warned for weaker sales and profit for the year. The announcement overshadowed solid third-quarter ...


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