Tommy Hilfiger Licenses LF for Home Decor

Tommy Hilfiger

PVH’s Tommy Hilfiger Group has licensed LF USA for home décor in the North and South American markets, starting in January.

Li & Fung to Launch Kent & Curwen Brand

LF USA

LF USA is partnering with Trinity International and British Heritage Brands to launch the Kent & Curwen brand in the U.S.

Li & Fung warns of slump in FY profit, names new US president

Li & Fung

Li & Fung Ltd warned of a 40% fall in full-year core operating profit – and named a new president to lead its US unit where sales and margins have weakened.

Factory fire kills 110 garment workers in Bangladesh

Tuesday will be a national day of mourning in Bangladesh following Saturday’s horrific garment factory fire.

Geoffrey Beene announces licensing agreement for men’s sportswear

Geoffrey Beene

Geoffrey Beene, LLC has entered into a multi-year licensing agreement with LF USA for men’s sportswear including sport shirts and sweaters.

Nautica licenses Levy Group, LF USA

Nautica

VF Corp’s Nautica division has licensed Levy Group for tailored clothing and LF USA for dress shirts.

LF USA eyes expansion at new Greensboro office

LF USA

LF USA has opened new offices in Greensboro, North Carolina and hinted that expansion is likely.

Power Players: Iconix through Zegna

What does it take to play in the big leagues of menswear? Apparently, a lot more than it used to. Power Players, Iconix through Zegna. For Armani through Hugo Boss, click here. Iconix Brand Group If you want to see what the future of branding looks like, Iconix would be a good place to start. […]

LF USA to buy Hampshire’s designer brands

Hampshire Group

Clothing maker Hampshire Group is offloading its women’s brands, with the Designers businesses being sold to LF USA, a subsidiary of Hong Kong-based sourcing giant Li & Fung Limited, and the Item Eyes lines going to KBL Group International Ltd. The…

Power Players: The menswear industry’s largest companies

Power Players

What does it take to play in the big leagues of menswear? Apparently, a lot more than it used to. If you are a manufacturer or brand owner, your e-commerce strategy, social networking, flagship stores, off-price outlets and licensing agreements can be even more important than what you are actually selling to stores. Yet MR […]