The Ben Sherman Group has announced that it intends to focus on its menswear collections, closing down its womesnwear division. This action has been take in an attempt to compensate for the decrease in sales seen over previous seasons.
Five years after its launch, Boss Green will be rolling out its sportswear lines in a ladies’ range from autumn-winter 2010/2011. This move represents a slight gamble for the brand, and a challenge for stylist José Janga.
Arafa Holding, Egypt's biggest garment exporter, reported third quarter net profit of $1.2 million, saying the sluggish economy in its key UK market had weakened earnings. Revenue for the three months was $89.5 million.