"Following a strong industry retail report of growth of 6.6 per cent and 6.4 per cent in June and July versus the previous year, and stellar results posted other leading like Urban Outfitters, much was expected from the company Gap Inc. However, the performance of the brand Gap left much to be desired. Gap Inc’s ... Read more
"Alok Industries, one of the most formidable players in Indian textile space, has been reeling under financial pressure and may soon be declared bankrupt if the dues aren’t paid. The current 270-day deadline for resolution set under the insolvency code is already over and the company management is trying to get s... Read more
"India’s denim segment, with close to 10 per cent market share of the textile industry, is expected to witness deterioration in credit profile in the absence of improvements in realisations in FY18, says a recent report, ‘Stable Input Prices, Fiscal Incentives to Support Textile and Cotton in FY18’, b... Read more
"Gap Inc’s fourth quarter profits increased 3 per cent to $220 million, or 55 cents a share, and sales rose 1 per cent to $4.43 billion. Its fourth quarter same-store sales were up 2 per cent, compared with a decline of 7 per cent in the same period last year, and same-store sales for the year fell 2 per cent, co... Read more
"The $41-billion Aditya Birla Group is planning another round of corporate reorganisation to unlock value and beef up the balance sheet, after consolidating its garments business into a single entity last year according to market sources, media reports suggest."
The $41-billion Aditya Birla Gro... Read more
"China came out with the 2016 Q1 report of listed printing and dyeing companies recently. The weighted average operating revenue of five representative listed companies reached 362 million Yuan, up 14.89 per cent year on year and net profits scored at 21 million Yuan, up 4.76 per cent year on year. For 6 representative... Read more
"With the start of the economic crisis, many Russian retailers have started moving their production from Asian countries to Russia. With the Russian ruble still weak against major currencies, low costs are tempting some of the world’s leading clothes retailers to consider relocating their production facilities to Russi... Read more
CMAI’s Apparel Index for July to September period once again confirms the industry has maintained its growth tempo with overall index value at 6.68 points. Giant and Large brands have continued their growth story much like the previous quarters and stayed ahead of the curve. They have done better with h... Read more
According to court documents, American Apparel fashion chain will soon have its most profitable years ever, if the company manages to achieve the bankruptcy turnaround it aims for.
Heavy losses bog down the company’s growth
The company, known for its sexually charged advertising campaigns, i... Read more
Year 2015 has been where brands such as dElia's, Wet Seal, and Quicksilver have ceased to exist. Then there are others such as Aeropostale, American Apparel, Bebe, and Pacific Sunwear that are practically on life support, and are simply waiting their demise.
What led to the downfall of these la... Read more