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|2006 Apparel Executive Forum Event Report|
Apparel brands command tremendous power in the marketplace, but with more players getting in on the action, it's a very competitive game to sustain, position and grow a label, according to m
Business was rolling right along at Chardan Ltd. Sometimes owner Charles Johnson even spent the day on the golf course. Then came 9/11.
|Cover Story: All-Star Salute |
Each year Apparel Magazine recognizes 10 stars in our industry -- companies and individuals that really stand out in meeting four core criteria.
When Danskin's president and CEO Carol Hochman took the helm of the firm in 1999, the 124-year-old dance, active and yoga wear brand needed a shot in the arm.
|Dr. Deborah J.C. Meyer-Brosdahl, Kansas State University |
There's not much that catches a 20-something college student's attention more effectively than an authentic "been-there, done-that" story from a professor.
|Goodwill Industries Group |
When you hear the name Goodwill Industries, there's a good chance that an image of a neighborhood thrift store comes to mind. Or maybe the name reminds you that it's time to clean out your c
|Spyder Active Sports Inc. |
There once was a time you could say the word 'Thinsulate," and no one would know what you meant.
|The Hirdaramani Group |
The Hirdaramani Group's origins trace back as far as the 1890s, when 16-year-old Parmanand Hirdaramani borrowed some money and opened a tiny store in the commercial center of Colombo, Sri La
|The Marena Group Inc. |
When you enter The Marena Group's headquarters, it takes a little while to realize you are in a very different sort of corporation.
|Trina Turk |
Be wary of trends, warns Trina Turk. Trends can lead you astray, creating self-doubt and a cloudy brand image .