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The storefront at 461 Valencia Street may not be empty any longer. Everlane, a clothing retailer, has recently shown signs that they may be moving in.
A new women's clothing retailer is set to open at the Mall at Fairfield Commons in Beavercreek. Torrid, a plus-size women's clothing store, is set to open on Monday in a 3,030 square-foot space near the food court.
The European Union has slapped new security screening on imports from Bangladesh, a move that is likely to make it costlier for businesses in the South Asian country to sell products to EU nations.
Siddiqur Rahman, president of the Bangladesh Garments Manufacturers and Exporters' Association, representing 70 percent of the textiles industry, also described the move as "disastrous.
Ten union representatives were yesterday suspended from the Southland garment factory in Phnom Penh's Por Sen Chey district after more than a thousand workers went on strike to protest the factory's decisions about time taken off for voting in Sunday's ...
The European Union has slapped a new security screening requirement on imports from Bangladesh, a move that is likely to make it costlier for businesses in the South Asian country to sell products to EU nations.
In its first year as a listed company Joules, the Market Harborough-based premium clothing retailer, has delighted the markets with news that it is "comfortably" ahead of previous expectations.
According to an investigation by the Labour Ministry's fainting prevention committee, the death of a garment worker last week at the Taiwanese-owned Accasette garment factory was not caused by toxic chemical substances, as authorities had previously ...
Exports grew at a solid pace in 2016, rising by 7.2 percent to $7.3 billion, but the number of registered exporting factories fell by 10.4 per cent, while the number of workers declined by 2.9 per cent, compared to 2015.
A 32-year-old labourer died of electrocution while cleaning the broiler at a factory in Peenya Industrial Area on Saturday. The deceased, Mallappa, a native of Shivapura, was working in a garment factory for the last five years. He was rushed to a ...
Last year, as many as 2,000 women, most of them widows, were screened for a three-month technical and professional tailoring training programme.
When the famous hat brand worn by celebrities like Samuel L. Jackson, Brad Pitt and Gwen Stefani moved into a Pennsylvania factory last year from China, ...
It's the end of an era for one of the oldest businesses in Los Angeles. Dearden's is closing its doors more than 100 years after making its debut.
The Amazon site in Fresno is the same property that was under consideration in 2015 by clothing retailer Nordstrom as a distribution center.
Ryan Moor, owner of Vancouver's Ryonet, is going well beyond that - not only has Ryonet doubled its revenue since 2013, but the company is leading an industry sea-change that could have a similar effect on the garment industry as Starbucks had on the ...
Troubled children's clothing retailer Gymboree elected not to make the interest payment due June 1 on its outstanding 9.125% notes due in 2018, Debtwire has reported.
One of the projects is the Cross River garment factory which presently has a staff number of 3,000 and an additional 1,000 persons to be absorbed soon.
Yet the U.S. garment industry's production gains also show why President Donald Trump's campaign pledge to return manufacturing jobs to the U.S.
New York City's garment industry has been woven into the fabric of the city's economy and provides thousands of jobs for our residents.
After much delay, a Dhaka court has framed charges against Sohel Rana, the owner of the Rana Plaza factory complex, and nine others for their role in the deadliest garment-factory disaster in modern history, which claimed the lives of more than 1,100 ...
GLENS FALLS - Saratoga Sundress, a retailer that specializes in trendy clothing for teenage girls and young women, will open its fifth location in downtown Glens Falls.
The Karnataka Hosiery and Garment Association, along with wholesalers, retailers and manufacturers based in Bengaluru, has urged the Union government to keep the tax rate on garment and textile industry at 5%.
By merely attaching a label, a garment becomes branded and falls under the purview of Excise duty, affecting garment industry adversely. Most of the women's and men's traditional wear do not carry any label, while a section of manufacturers who are ...
Bangladesh was the beneficiary of a textile quota system imposed by the US in the 1970s to protect local companies from competition with the growing South Korean garment industry. To get around the quota, Korean manufacturers set up shop in Bangladesh ...
Cambodia's garment factories appear to be ramping up their use of subcontractors, which tend to get the least attention from regulators and raise the most fears ...
A Chinese garment factory owner on Saturday was arrested in Phnom Penh's Tuol Kork district after being on the run for five months.
The Retail Apparel Group including its Tarocash stores has just been bought by Africa's leading fashion lifestyle retailer The Foschini Group.
A training centre to train some 35 youth for the garment industry has been set up in Sri Lanka after the Security Force Headquarters - Mullaittivu (SFHQ-MLT) took initiatives to establish a new garment factory in collaboration with the district ...
Jill McDonald, formerly chief of U.K. car parts player Halfords Group Plc., is being tapped by Marks & Spend Group to turn around its struggling clothing business.
Colombo High Court today ordered garment factory owner Rollin M. Perera to pay Rs.2 million to President R. Premadasa's daughter Dulanjali Jayakody as compensation for the mental and physical agony she underwent.
The Governor of Cross River State, Prof Ben Ayade, has ordered all political appointees to henceforth wear only clothes made by the Calabar garment factory. Governor Ayade gave the directive on Thursday in order to boost the factory's patronage and ...
Six young women working in a garment factory in Udumalpet in Tirupur district were allegedly beaten up as they tried to escape from a factory-run hostel.
Cross River State Governor Ben Ayade has said that henceforth, political appointees will be mandated to wear clothes manufactured at the recently ...
As a means of encouraging local production, and creation of employment opportunities in the country, the Cross River State Governor, Professor Ben Ayade, has directed his commissioners and other appointees in his administration to start wearing ...
The Swedish clothing retailer H&M will open 12 new stores in Mexico this year, bringing the total to 26. ADVERTISEMENT.
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The Valley Mall in Halfway is pictured in this Herald-Mail file photo. Torrid, a clothing and accessories retailer that offers "fashion for sizes 10-30," has opened a store in the mall in Halfway.
Los Angeles >> The manager of a garment factory in La Puente was sentenced Wednesday to 18 months behind bars for trying to bribe a U.S.
Whenever I think of the phrase "a melting pot of shoes, clothing and accessories," I'm reminded of the bonfire my wife set using my favorite 1980s wardrobe.
We've all heard about the sense of loss that manufacturing jobs leave in their wake as they disappear overseas. Some call it foolish nostalgia.
Los Angeles >> The manager of a garment factory in La Puente today faces the prospect of years in prison when he's sentenced by a federal judge for trying to bribe a U.S.
Teen clothing retailer Rue21 files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Rue21 filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday in a Pennsylvania court.
CRANBERRY, Pa. (AP) - Pennsylvania-based teen clothing retailer rue21 is restructuring and filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection about a month after announcing it would close roughly 400 stores to focus on online sales.
New York City is all set to develop its garment industry in a big way. For this, a garment industry steering committee has been constituted by New York City deputy mayor for housing and economic development Alicia Glen, Manhattan borough president Gale ...
CRANBERRY, PA. - Pennsylvania-based teen clothing retailer Rue21 is restructuring and filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection about a month after announcing it would close roughly 400 stores to focus on online sales.
With 30 months under its belt, a Jefferson Park menswear boutique is buttoning up the business and getting ready to close. Sully & Co.
A Remediation Coordination Cell (RCC) has been launched which the UN labour agency says will take the safety of the Bangladesh garment industry "a further step forward". Launched in Dhaka on Sunday, the RCC is supported by the International Labour ...
workers took to the streets after First Gawon Apparel failed to pay their April wages. Supplied · Some workers accepted a $50 payment because they had to pay their rent.
Failure of monsoon and the consequent poor agro-economy in the central region has seriously affected the ready-made garment industry in Puthanatham. A tiny town on the Madurai-Tiruchi National Highway with a population of about 30,000, its ready-made ...
A fire broke out at a garment factory named Fareast Knitting & Dying in Chandra area of Kaliakoir upazila on Friday night.


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