Éxito to Bolster Latin American Apparel Business

The Colombian hypermarket operator aims to grow its apparel sales to 10 percent of group revenues in three years.

– 5:00 PM, EST

The Markets

Brazilian Textile, Apparel Sector Pins Hopes on Exports

Textiles trade lobby Abit predicts 1 to 2 percent growth this year.

– February 12, 2016


Colombia’s Gef Expands Men’s

The company has launched a new format, Gef Men, to take advantage of the growing men’s wear market.

– February 8, 2016

The Markets

Colombian Fashion Institute Inexmoda Eyes Latam Expansion

The organizer of textiles and fashion fairs Colombiatex and Colombiamoda, hopes to boost revenues 15 percent to nearly $7 million by 2019.

– February 4, 2016

The Markets

Colombian Textile Firms Battle Financing Squeeze

The industry is asking the Colombian government to strengthen development bank Bancoldex to issue more direct loans instead of guarantees.

– January 27, 2016

Gabriela Hearst


10 of Tomorrow: Gabriela Hearst

Her collection is unquestionably chic, crafted from the finest fabrics: Italian and English double-faced cashmere; merinos; denim; wax canvas, and leathers.

– January 20, 2016


Wal-Mart de México Considers Sale of Suburbia Apparel Unit

The decision is in line with the company’s strategy to focus on its core business.

– January 19, 2016

Karl Lagerfeld x Riachuelo


Karl Lagerfeld Sets Collection With Brazilian Chain

The capsule range is to be sold in 144 Riachuelo stores starting in April.

– January 13, 2016


Wal-Mart’s Mexican Subsidiary Sees Sales Jump

The increase was the biggest in nearly a decade.

– January 9, 2016


Falabella to Spend $4 Billion to Operate 600 Stores by 2019

The goal is to open 131 stores and 10 shopping malls over the next three years.

– January 4, 2016