Brand licensor Marquee Brands LLC is leading a consortium that is preparing a bid for BCBG Max Azria Group LLC, which would allow the U.S. fashion house to exit bankruptcy with a footprint of 15 to 20 stores.
Gildan VP Garry Bell spoke with FashionNetwork.com to discuss American Apparel manufacturing clothing outside of the US for the first time and the relaunch of the brand's e-commerce website this summer.
Bebe Stores has clinched deals with its landlords to close its some 180 stores, enabling it to avoid filing for bankruptcy and continue to sell merchandise online, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday.
The Californian brand has begun the liquidation process of its stores in France, Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands, marking the end of an era that began in 2009 when the U.S. retailer first opened its doors in Europe.
The fashion industry executive is stepping down from her role as CEO of DG Premium Brands on May 1, just seven months after joining Delta Galil following her resignation as CEO from the floundering American Apparel .
Parent company Gildan Activewear is producing American Apparel wholesale shirts in Honduras and Nicaragua. The Canadian company said in February that it would continue manufacturing American Apparel shirts in the US.