Since Nike announced in March their desire to separate from Chinese and Vietnamese suppliers, local newspapers have been on the lookout for the name of the factories concerned. Reportedly next to go, Sambo in Ho Chi Minh City.
Women's clothing retailer Dress Barn Inc forecast a third-quarter profit that beat market estimates, partly helped by its cost-cutting measures, sending its shares up 12 percent in trading after the bell.
The Ethisphere Institute on Monday 13 April named 99 companies it says are the world's most ethical, its third annual listing designed to encourage ethical practices within the global business community.
A new trade war is unrolling across Africa: a battle between Chinese textile-makers and a colonial-era company from The Netherlands, original maker of the eye-catching "Dutch Wax" fabrics often known as "Africa Wax.
J.C. Penney Co Inc on Thursday 9 April forecast a smaller first-quarter loss, after the department store chain's March same-store sales fell less than expected, helped by demand for spring merchandise.
Fast Retailing reported 28.7 percent growth in operating profit for the six months ended in February, buoyed by robust sales at its Uniqlo casual clothing chain, and again lifted its operating profit forecast for the full year to August.
Women's apparel retailer Christopher & Banks Corp posted a wider-than-expected quarterly loss as sales fell due to tightened consumer spending, and it said it would not provide earnings-per-share outlook at this time.