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Bruce Rockowitz steps down after Global Brands sell-off

Bruce Rockowitz has stepped down as CEO of Global Brands after the sale of the company’s North American assets was settled.

Global Brands Group to sell majority of American business

Global Brands Group is to sell a substantial part of its North American branded business to Differential Brands Group for US$1.38 billion.

Retail takes off for Sitoy Group

A “considerable” contribution to profits was made by the retail business of Sitoy Group Holdings during its first half.

Cole Haan signs China deal with Sitoy Retailing

US lifestyle group Cole Haan has signed a deal for distribution of its apparel, footwear and accessories in Greater China.

Takashimaya Vietnam opens doors

Three years after the Japanese luxury department store chain announced plans to enter Saigon, Takashimaya Vietnam opened its doors at the weekend.

SP Commerce shrinks world

Brands and retailers should find it easier to move goods across China and the Asia Pacific with the formation of a new global logistics company, SP Commerce. It is the result of Singapore Post integrating its eCommerce division, SingPost eCommerce, with the US company it recently acquired, Trade Global Holdings, and the Jagged Peak company. The integration helps Singapore Post expand its eCommerce logistics footprint in the US and provide access to markets in China and the rest of the Asia…

Sports fashion demand drives Stella sales

Shoe marketer Stella International has reported increased sales in the second quarter on the back of growing demand for sports fashion footwear.

Cole Haan opens at Suntec City

Cole Haan Suntec City, the US lifestyle fashion brand’s second store in Singapore, has opened this month.

Global Brands revels in maiden result

Global Brands, the listed Li & Fung spinoff, has reported its first trading result – reveling in a 37 per cent profit rise.

Cole Haan opens Tokyo flagship

American lifestyle accessories brand Cole Haan has opened a new flagship in Tokyo’s Ginza. The 2000 sqft store marks the first for the brand and its global lifestyle concept, a new Cole Haan retail prototype. “This store marks the new face of Cole Haan in its retail stores and will be the basis for our expansion into China, Korea and the rest of the Asia Pacific region,” said Jack Boys, CEO of Cole Haan. “It represents an outstanding blend of tradition and modernity, with distinct prese…

Nike to divest Cole Haan, Umbro

Sports apparel giant Nike to sharpen focus on Nike and complementary sport brands.