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Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival is on again at Sydney's Town Hall from 21st August to 24th August, 2013.

2013/05/26  18:36 - Sydney's premier fashion and lifestyle event will captivate fashion fans with an exciting schedule of runway shows and fashion events showcasing the contemporary Spring Summer Collections of Australia's leading designer brands and retailers as these collections land in store.

The Launch of A New Republic

2012/08/24  12:02 - A local online fashion destination has made the bold move to join the likes of 99Dresses, BigCommerce and the many other Australian-founded websites entering the global playing field. Sydney based Young Republic is setting their sights on becoming the go-to destination for designers and lovers of independent fashion all around the world with the launch of their new international online marketplace today. Visit

Inditex (MCE:ITX) Expansion Continues Strong, With 2011 Net Sales Rising 10%

2012/05/30  03:39 - The Inditex Group's (MCE:ITX) net sales (1 February 2011 to 31 January 2012) rose by 10% in 2011 from 2010 to 13.8 billion euros. Net sales increased in all geographic areas (Spain, the rest of Europe, the Americas, Asia and the rest of the world). Net income totalled 1.9 billion euros, an increase of 12% from 2010. Net sales in local currencies rose by 11%, while like-for-like store sales climbed by 4%.

Fast Retailing (TYO:9983) Establishes New Subsidiary in The People's Republic of China

2012/05/22  05:33 - Fast Retailing Co., Ltd. (TYO:9983) has decided to establish a subsidiary company in The People's Republic of China, One of the most significant business challenges facing Fast Retailing at present is the expansion of the UNIQLO store network in China and so we are currently pursuing a strategy of aggressive new store openings in that country.

Dreamtime Delights The Savoir Faire Perth Fashion Week Runway

2012/05/03  05:25 - (The Fashion Catalyst) - Dreamtime, a Savoir Faire Perth Fashion Week initiative, showcased five extremely talented Indigenous labels; Deadly Divas, Eva Wanganeen, Bandi Bandi, Kaninda Designs and Buli-J, to which I expected the most creativity and in fact, was pleasantly more-than satisfied.

Leading Hong Kong Designers To Showcase Their Collections At Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia

2012/04/24  17:43 - The Hong Kong Trade Development Council, in conjunction with the Hong Kong Tourism Board, is excited to announce that four of Hong Kong's renowned designers will be amongst the line-up showcasing their Spring Summer 2012/2013 collections at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia on May 4, 2012 at 4pm.

Buli-J Brings an Edge to Savoir Faire Perth Fashion Week's Dreamtime Show

2012/04/13  15:35 - Buli-J Australia was launched by new designer Michael Jauncey in 2007. Buli-J designs are recognisably Indigenous Australian. By uniting indigenous themes and fashion, Mick uses the label as a creative outlet that provides a positive and light hearted way in which all people can identify with and embrace a multicultural way of living. One that accepts the past while moving into a future that respects and is proud of Aboriginal Australia.

Young Republic Joins Forces With Bizarre Bazaar Twilight Fashion Market

2012/01/10  14:09 - Online fashion hotspot Young Republic has joined forces with A Series Of Fortunate Events to transform monthly pop up fashion night market Bizarre Bazaar into an exclusive online shopping portal, accessible to all.

Young Republic Introduces Its Latest Platform: The Establishment

2011/12/02  14:14 - The Marketplace meets The Establishment, Young Republic introduces its latest platform: The Establishment, designed to empower emerging designers from around the globe in a community of established and loved worldwide brands.

Fashion Future Announce The Launch of The Inaugural International Mentor Program 2012

2011/11/29  17:05 - Fashion Future International MENTOR Program 2012, A Creative Fashion Enterprise -in building and strengthening Australian business, entrepreneurship and innovation culture on the international stage - is offering 20 global fashion opportunities for 20 emerging fashion & retail Australian talent throughout New York, London, Milan and Paris.

Bosideng (HKG:3998) Acquires Leading PRC Mid-to-High End Ladies' Wear Brand "JESSIE"

2011/11/01  10:15 - Bosideng International Holdings Limited (HKG:3998), the largest down apparel company in the PRC, is pleased to announce that the wholly-owned subsidiary of the Group, Jessie International Holdings Limited, entered into an agreement on 28 October 2011, to purchase 70% shares of Talent Shine Limited and Sunny Bright Global Investments Limited ("Target Companies") for a total consideration of RMB892.5 million (subject to adjustment). One-third of the consideration will be paid in cash by the Group's internal resources, while the remaining two-thirds will be paid by the issuance of 235 million shares in the Company at the price of HK$3.10 per share.

Fast Retailing (TYO:9983) (UNIQLO) To Focus on Unique Digital Media and Unveils Thailand Expansion

2011/06/29  13:29 - Tokyo's Fast Retailing (TYO:9983) (PINK:FRCOY) owner of the popular Japanese brand Uniqlo, has unveiled its strategy to focus on unique digital media platforms and word of mouth in order to ensure worldwide growth and support the UNIQLO brand expansion.

Fashion Week Digital Launched: Exclusive Fashion Shows, Online for Fashionista's

2011/06/08  14:10 - It is now possible for fashion lovers all over the world, to take a seat front row at an exclusive fashion show. As heard on the radio and seen on internet pages, Fashion Week Digital is since may 9th 2011 official online worldwide. Everyone can visit the website and be updated of the progress of several designers until the first online fashion week. The first online fashion week will be live broadcasted in the week of August 25th until September 1st.

GFW Fashion Insight: Tommy Hilfiger Launches Collection For Young Women 'Tommy Girl'

2011/06/03  15:12 - American apparel company Tommy Hilfiger, owned by Phillips-Van Heusen (NYSE:PVH), is to launch a new 'tween' apparel label named Tommy Girl, lending its name from the existing 'Tommy Girl' perfume.

GFW Fashion Insight: Celebrities Including Karl Lagerfeld, Alber Elbaz, Lady Gaga Design For UNIQLO - Save Japan! UT Initiative

2011/05/26  12:22 - Japanese retail brand UNIQLO will market a line of Save Japan! UT T-shirts, with celebrities from around the world inputting words of encouragement into the designs. The proceeds from this latest of many initiatives by UNIQLO are expected to reach 100 million yen (over US$1.2 Million), which will be donated to the Japanese Red Cross Society to aid those affected by the March 11 earthquake that hit East Japan.

Fashion Week Digital Creates The First Online Fashion Week Available To Everybody In The World

2011/05/08  11:55 - For all of the fashion lovers out there, as of August 25th 2011 the world of fashion will never be the same again. Fashion Week Digital is the first and only one that provides an online fashion week for fashionista's all over the world. Watch and be amazed by the variety of designers showing their collections at FWD, in the week of August 25th until September 1st.

Zara Arrives in Australia With A Flagship Store on Sydneys Most Prominent Shopping Street

2011/04/20  12:25 - The pedestrian Pitt Street, at the heart of Sydney's financial district, from today is home to the first Zara in Australia. The flagship store consists of more than 1,400 square metres of retail space. The three-floor establishment faces busy Pitt Street, luring shoppers with a 22-metre fa├žade and six display windows.

Gap Inc. (NYSE:GPS) Opens Online Store on Taobao Mall

2011/03/31  08:58 - Gap Inc., (NYSE:GPS) a leading global specialty apparel retailer, has opened an online Gap store ( on Taobao Mall, the business-to-consumer (B2C) platform within Taobao, China's largest retail website. Gap's Taobao Mall store will offer a wide selection of stylish products from Gap, GapKids and baby gap.

Australian Apparel Company Gazal Corporation (ASX:GZL) Announces A 25% Increase in Half Year Profit

2011/02/22  14:54 - Gazal Corporation Limited (ASX:GZL) today announced an after-tax profit for the half year ended 31st December, 2010 of A$6.5 million, an increase of 25% compared to the previous corresponding period. Pre-tax profit for the half year was A$9.5 million, an increase of 26% exceeding the guidance provided to the market in late October 2010 for pre-tax profit to be approximately between 10 to 20% above the corresponding period for the previous year.

Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE:JWN) To Acquire HauteLook For US$180 Million In Nordstrom Stock

2011/02/18  14:36 - Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE:JWN) announced today it has entered into an agreement to acquire HauteLook, Inc., a leader in the online private sale marketplace. The Company said the acquisition will enable Nordstrom to participate in the fast-growing private sale marketplace and provide a platform to increase innovation and speed in the way it serves customers in all channels.

Hugo Boss (ETR:BOS3) Acquires Moss Bros (LON:MOSB) UK Franchise Store Operations

2011/02/08  10:23 - The international fashion group HUGO BOSS (ETR:BOS3) has reached an agreement with its most important franchise partner in the United Kingdom Moss Bros (LON:MOSB) to acquire 15 monobrand stores and related assets. The transaction will take effect on April 1, 2011. The buyout includes the Regent Street store in the capital and the recently opened locations in London's New Bond Street and Manchester's New Cathedral Street.

Bean Pole of Korea Strengthens Its Mens Collection Line

2011/02/03  12:31 - Bean Pole Men's has completed the look of a British gentleman, as the brand strengthened its collection line this season. Bean Pole Men's, a classic trendy-casual brand affiliated with Jae-il Textiles of Korea, held its collection line photo shoot with Nicholas Hoult in London, UK. This collection line is far more elegant in style than the previous designs, because Bean Pole has reinterpreted the British sensibility through its modern eyes; the brand has achieved the delicate balance of tradition and modern through the medium of best possible materials.

Steve Chen Appointed New Chief Executive Officer (CEO) For Chinese Operations By Tommy Hilfiger Group

2011/02/01  11:46 - The Tommy Hilfiger Group announced the appointment of Mr. Steve Chen as Chief Executive Officer of Tommy Hilfiger China, effective immediately. This follows the Group's announcement in March 2010 that it will assume direct control of the Tommy Hilfiger wholesale and retail distribution in China from its licensee Dickson Concepts (International) Limited (HKG:0113). The Group's takeover of the business is currently scheduled to take place in the second half of 2011.

UNIQLO and Blue Note Records T-Shirt Collaboration Launched on 24th Jan, 2011

2011/01/25  16:53 - UNIQLO announced it has launched a collaboration T-shirt series with the famous Jazz label 'Blue Note Records' which is loved by Jazz fans all around the world, the collaboration T-shirts will see the launch of 22 patterns in total.

UNIQLO To Launch +J Spring/Summer Collection on January 26, 2011

2011/01/25  15:19 - UNIQLO announces that the +J Spring/Summer collection, realized in cooperation with highly established fashion designer Ms. Jil Sander, will be launched on January 26, 2011.

Womenswear Designer Leona Edmiston Adds Two New Myer Concessions Following Launch of Shanghai Boutique

2011/01/20  14:26 - Following the launch of her first Shanghai boutique in December, Leona Edmiston one of Australia's leading fashion designers, is adding another two new Myer (ASX:MYR) concessions to her network.

Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) to Acquire Interest in Canadian Real Estate from Zellers Inc., for C$1.825 Billion

2011/01/17  13:11 - Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) announced on January 13, 2011 that it has agreed to pay C$1.825 billion to purchase from Zellers Inc., a subsidiary of the Hudson's Bay Company (HBC), the leasehold interests in up to 220 sites currently operated by Zellers Inc. This transaction will allow Target to open its first Target stores in Canada beginning in 2013.

David Jones (ASX:DJS) Introduces 30 New Exclusive Brands and Cements Its Position as Australias Home of Brands

2011/01/13  13:48 - David Jones Limited (ASX:DJS) today announced that it has introduced, on a department store exclusive basis, 12 Australian and international designers and 18 fashion and beauty brands. These 30 new brands will be added to and will complement the Company's extensive existing brand portfolio.

Worldwide Suppliers Gather at Asia's Biggest Fashion Fair, HKTDC Hong Kong Fashion Week for Fall/Winter January, 2011

2011/01/10  14:36 - Asia's largest fashion event, HKTDC Hong Kong Fashion Week for Fall/Winter, will take place during 17-20 January 2011 at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre to present the world with the latest trends of the fashion industry and a prominent wealth of business opportunities. The fair, which is also the 2nd largest fashion fair in the world, is expected to gather about 1,700 suppliers of garments, accessories and fashion-related products from around the world.

UK Students Design New Chapter For Speedo Swimsuits

2010/12/30  15:43 - Students at the London College of Fashion, University College Falmouth and the University of Huddersfield created their new designs from excess stocks of the revolutionary suit. The Speedo LZR Racer was rendered obsolete following a change in rules set out by the governing body of the sport of swimming FINA (Federation Internationale de Natation) which prevented the use of body suits in competitive swimming.

PUMA Receives German Sustainability Award for Ambitious Sustainability Strategy

2010/11/30  17:38 - Sportlifestyle company PUMA today received the German Sustainability Award 2010 in the category "Most Sustainable Strategy". The jury rewarded PUMA's ambitious strategy that envisages the transition of the company's product portfolio to sustainable products. PUMA's sustainability concept PUMAVision combined the sustainable business process with creativity and innovation, said the jury headed by Dr. Gunther Bachmann, Secretary General of the Council for Sustainable Development.

Redcats Announces The Acquisition of Castaluna

2010/11/17  15:19 - Redcats has just announced the acquisition of 100% of, a pure player specialising in plus size fashion. This acquisition consolidates the leadership of the Redcats group in the field of fashion sales for larger sizes on the Internet in France, Europe and the United States.

Gap Debuts With Four Stores Through Mainland China

2010/11/15  10:18 - Gap Inc. announced on November 11 the debut of its first four wholly owned contemporarily designed Gap stores throughout China. Each store consisting of all Gap collections, such as; Gap, Gap Body, GapKids and baby gap, bringing to the Chinese consumer market Gap's modern, accessible style. Gap also announced the launch of an online retail store, enabling Chinese consumers to readily and easily attain Gap clothes. The online retail store will be available to all customers throughout China at,

Zara To Launch Onlines Stores Throughout Austria, Belgium, Ireland, Luxembourg and the Netherlands

2010/11/02  10:31 - On November 4, 2010, global super-brand Zara is scheduled to launch a series of onlines stores throughout Austria, Belgium, Ireland, Luxembourg and the Netherlands. In addition to France, Germany, Portugal, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom, where online sales were available since 2 September.

Witchery Expands Into South Africa with 8 Stores Throughout Stuttafords

2010/10/25  19:04 - One of Australia's leading fashion brands, Witchery, is expanding further internationally with a launch into South Africa scheduled for late November this year. The womenswear chain has announced it will open eight concession spaces in South African department store Stuttafords.

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