Canada's Gildan Activewear plans to keep making key styles from its recently acquired American Apparel brand in the United States but will also manufacture some products elsewhere, a company spokesman said on Thursday.
The footwear company won the Brand of the Year awardat the 2017 Footwear Industry Awards, and was the highly commended brand in the Ladies Footwear Brand and Comfort/Wellness Brand of the Year categories.
The backer behind the new Alexa Chung fashion business has been revealed as Peter Dubens, the co-founder and managing partner of Oakley Capital Private Equity who has also invested in Bella Freud's label.
Organic skincare company MuLondon has updated its brand identity as part of its aim to better convey its “clean, simple, modern and honest” company values. It has also received a trio of organic/eco certifications.
The American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) has entered into a partnership agreement with the USAID East Africa Trade and Investment Hub (Hub) on manufacturing of goods destined for the US from East Africa.