Apparel Buzz

Amante: Aiming to be India’s No. 1 lingerie brand

Owned by MAS Holding, lingerie brand Amante is already doing about Rs 50 crores turnover in retail. “We have been growing at 30 to 40 percent year-on-year. We will hit Rs 100 crores in the next few years,” says Vivek Mehta, CEO, MAS Holdings elaborating on the India plans.

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Sri Lanka Apparel Pavilion at Reflections of Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Apparel Pavilion at Reflections of Sri Lanka

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P.V.H. (Van Heusen) to open SL office

Phillips-Van Heusen (Far East) Ltd., a subsidiary of PVH Corporation famous for the Van Heusen shirts and also owning the Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger brands, is to open a local office in Sri Lanka in a bid to grow its business, officials said.

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LiCC launches All Exclusive ‘LiCC Premier Collection’

The Long Island Clothing Company (Pvt) Ltd. (LiCC), one of Sri Lanka’s best manufacturers of denim-ware under the brand ‘LiCC Jeans’, proudly launched their newest collection of trendy and chic jeans for men and women under the new label ‘LiCC Premier Collection’, in partnership with Glitz, one of the leading retailers of the lifestyle segment in the country.

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Taiwan Textile Fairs in South Asia 2013

Top textile companies from Taiwan will be showcasing their cutting edge, unique and high performance textile products at the Taiwan Textile Fairs in South Asia 2013 to be held at the Taj Samudra, Grand Crystal Ballroom, Colombo, on 26 and 27 November 2013.

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South Asia, move out of orthodox exports!

Joint Apparel Association Federation (JAAF) Secretary General Tuly Cooray has urged the apparel industry of South Asia to move away from orthodox export processing, like what Sri Lanka has given leadership to, at policy level and business level so that we can unleash the true potential of the South Asian region that has grown by 58% in the last four years.

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Sri Lanka’s garment exports to EU, US jump 30% in Sept’13

The exports of garments from the island nation of Sri Lanka to its major export destinations of the EU and the US recorded a remarkable growth of 30.7 percent year-on-year and 32.2 percent year-on-year, respectively, in September 2013, according to a press release issued by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka.

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SRI LANKA: Textured Jersey gears up for future growth

Knitted fabric manufacturer Textured Jersey Lanka is gearing up for future growth with a number of new investments to add capacity, reduce energy costs and expand across the region.

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Sourcing insights: South Asian Apparel Leadership Forum

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Ethical fashion to the fore!

House of Lonali makes an eco-friendly, on-trend statement with recycled and up-cycled line

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SLDF Sri Lanka Fashion & Apparel Awards Winners - Special Advertorial

SLDF Sri Lanka Fashion & Apparel Awards Winners - Special Advertorial

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Brandix collaborates with Accenture on BPO services

Accenture has signed an agreement with Brandix, the largest exporter of apparel in Sri Lanka, to provide Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) services for human resources, finance and accounting and procurement.

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IFC steps up boost for apparel sector with Trade Supplier Finance for MAS Active

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group has partnered with local apparel manufacturer MAS Active to boost trade opportunities for Sri Lanka’s apparel industry through a trade supplier finance facility.

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Textured Jersey gets bullish; gears for well-knitted future

§  Announces $ 4 m capacity expansion and modernisation project

§  $ 4.5 m multi-fuel boiler and power plant to be commissioned by 2014/15

§  Gets $ 780,000 per annum deal to provide technical service and management to knit fabric manufacturer in India

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Positive turnaround at Hayleys MGT Knitting Mills

After several years of losses, Hayleys MGT Knitting Mills PLC has recorded a Profit After Tax (PAT) of $ 164,225 in Q2 2013/14 compared to a loss of $ 414,324 (after IFRS adjustment) in the same period last year.

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Hela Clothing recognised as ‘Best In Class’ at Levi’s Tops Vendor Summit

On 18 October Levi’s held its first ‘Levi’s Tops Vendor Summit’ in San Francisco, which was attended by Levi Strauss & Company suppliers from around the world.

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Sriyan appointed MD/CEO of Textured Jersey

Textured Jersey Lanka PLC, in a statement released to the CSE, yesterday announced the appointment of Sriyan de Silva Wijeyeratne as Managing Director/CEO of the company with effect from 1 November 2013.

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Coats wins Sri Lanka Fashion and Apparel Award

Coats plc, the world’s leading industrial thread and consumer textile crafts business, has been named joint winner of the ‘Game changer through innovation’ category at the Sri Lanka Fashion and Apparel Awards 2013 held during the recent Sri Lanka Design Festival.  The award was received for Coats’ innovative colour-matching service, Coats Colour Express.

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Textured Jersey ups bottom line growth by 68% for 2Q

Textured Jersey Lanka PLC (TJL) yesterday reported a 68% year-on-year bottom line growth for the quarter ended 30 September 2013 (2Q FY2013/14), continuing on its impressive performance.

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Sri Lanka Apparel Exporters Association AGM

The Sri Lanka Apparel Exporters Association held its Annual General Meeting at the Cinnamon Lakeside recently, followed by cocktails hosted by SLAEA Chairman Yohan Lawrence. Special invitees at the function included CBSL Governor Ajith Nivard Cabraal and BOI Chairman Dr. Lakshman Jayaweera

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