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Dickies to make 3.4 million isolation gowns for health care workers

Apr 20, 2020 / United States
Legacy workwear brand, Dickies, and parent company, VF, announced the beginning of the production of medical gowns for US healthcare workers

The North Face commits 1 million US dollars to Covid-19 efforts

Apr 16, 2020 / United States
The company is joining the fight against Covid-19 pandemic with the donation of 1 million US dollars through its social advocacy platform. North Face is also donating 60 000 gloves

Nike turns Nike Air into PPE

Apr 16, 2020 / United States
The sportswear giant has teamed up with the Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) to come up with Personal Protective Equipment in the form of full-face shields and powered air-purifying respirator (PAPR) lenses

John P. Bilbrey joins Tapestry Board of Directors

Apr 15, 2020 / United States
The New York-based house of modern luxury accessories and lifestyle brands announced that John P. (J.P.) Bilbrey has been appointed to Tapestry’s Board of Directors, bringing the membership to eight

Caleres expands liquidity position

Apr 15, 2020 / United States
The St. Louis-based company has exercised a portion of the accordion feature on its asset-based revolving credit facility, which increased the available borrowing capacity under the facility to a total of 600 million US dollars

Sports footwear sales down by 75% in the US

Apr 14, 2020 / United States
According to NPD Group’s weekly retail tracking service in the 5th week of March the drop in sports footwear sales reached 75%, in line with the previous week decline

Tapestry stores continue closed in many locations but China re-opened

Apr 14, 2020 / United States
Tapestry has extended store closures in North America and Europe for an additional two weeks (through the 24th of April). Stores in China have re-opened

PVH completes sale of Speedo North America

Apr 14, 2020 / United States
PVH announced the completion of the sale of its Speedo North America business to Pentland Group, parent company of the Speedo brand, for 170 million US dollars in cash

Nike announces new round of Covid-19 donations

Apr 10, 2020 / United States
Including the new donation, Nike’s leaders, the Nike Foundation and Nike have committed more than 17 million US dollars to Covid-19 response efforts around the world

US consumption declines by 16%

Apr 8, 2020 / United States
US-based NPD is monitoring the consumption in the country and has concluded the decline in the week terminating on the 21st of March reached two digits rates

US: consumers shifting e-commerce spending towards apparel and footwear

Apr 7, 2020 / United States
A global payments and shopping provider Klarna has analysed all the transactions made through its retail partners as well as through their app in the last few weeks

Capri implements more measures to deal with Covid-19 impact

Apr 6, 2020 / United States
As Covid-19 continues to spread in the US and in the world, the luxury group has announced more measures to face the situation. Capri aims to maintain the company’s financial flexibility

Shoe Carnival extends store closures

Apr 3, 2020 / United States
The US-based footwear retailer has announced it would be extending its store closures until further notice, given the diffusion of the Covid-19 in the country

Columbia Sportswear: CEO cuts own salary and employees get regular pay

Apr 2, 2020 / United States
Tim Boyle, President and CEO of Columbia Sportswear, will be reducing his annual salary to 10 000 US dollars. The company plans to continue to offer regular pay its employees

Macy’s updates the market in regard to Covid-19

Mar 30, 2020 / United States
All of the company' stores have been closed since the 18th of March and will remain closed until it is safe to reopen. Company announces that majority of workers will go on furlough beginning this week
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