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H&M plans further price cuts as it struggles to get a handle on unsold stock

H&M plans further price cuts as it struggles to get a handle on unsold stock

29/06/2018 - 15:08
H&M plans to cut prices further as supply problems hamper the Swedish company’s ability to respond to fast-changing fashion demand, swelling its stockpiles of unsold clothing. read more
Fashion gets faster

Fashion gets faster

01/03/2018 - 09:19
Clothing and other items in city-centre Joburg shops are drawing budget-conscious, trendy shoppers. And the big chains are also increasingly aware of the need to respond rapidly to changing demands. read more
Clothing sector to unzip retail sales growth

Clothing sector to unzip retail sales growth

22/01/2018 - 10:14
Analysts are upbeat about the clothing-retail sector’s outlook for 2018 even though some struggled to lift volumes significantly on Black Friday and during the festive season. read more
Clothing wage deal on the cards

Clothing wage deal on the cards

27/08/2013 - 09:32
Johannesburg - A wage settlement for SA Clothing and Textile Workers' Union (Sactwu) members with clothing sector employers could be expected soon, the union has said. read more
Ruling on clothing wages agreement

Ruling on clothing wages agreement

14/03/2013 - 15:10
Durban - Newcastle Chinese and Taiwanese clothing factories have won a high court application for exemption from a bargaining council wages agreement, it was reported on Thursday. read more
Clothing jobs hang in balance

Clothing jobs hang in balance

04/02/2013 - 07:56
The fate of 20 000 textile workers depends on the outcome of a wage debate sparked by non-complaint companies’ court action against the Department of Labour in the KwaZulu-Natal High Court last week. read more
Clothing workers back after wage agreement

Clothing workers back after wage agreement

18/10/2012 - 08:54
Clothing workers, the majority of whom are employed by non-compliant factories in Newcastle in KwaZulu-Natal, have returned to work after employers agreed to increase wages by R40 a week. read more
Clothing sector suspends strike action

Clothing sector suspends strike action

17/09/2012 - 08:48
Cape Town – The Southern Africa Clothing & Textile Workers’ Union (Sactwu) said it may be able to divert a strike as most employers have agreed to its pay demands.  read more
Clothing sector suffers fewer job losses

Clothing sector suffers fewer job losses

23/04/2012 - 10:43
Johannesburg - There has been a significant decrease in the number of jobs lost in the clothing, textile and leather sectors, the SA Clothing and Textile Workers' Union (Sactwu) said on Friday. read more
Boost for W Cape clothing sector

Boost for W Cape clothing sector

12/12/2011 - 09:34
The Western Cape’s beleaguered textile and clothing industry has been given a lifeline by the government’s new procurement policy and the promise of thousands of jobs over the next two years. read more
Davies urges clothing sector to innovate

Davies urges clothing sector to innovate

30/11/2011 - 09:14
Cape Town - The clothing industry will have to innovate and raise productivity to survive the rocky world economy, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said on Tuesday. read more
Clothing sector sheds fewer jobs

Clothing sector sheds fewer jobs

15/11/2011 - 09:43
Johannesburg - There has been a significant slowdown in retrenchments in the clothing and textile industry, a trade union report showed.  read more