The Markets

Argentine Industry Hopes for Presidential Election Boost

The Argentinian textile and apparel industry is calling on the new government to invest $600 million in the sector.

– October 1, 2015

The Markets

Buenos Aires to Step Up Designer Support

Argentina plans to boost spending on designer support by 5 to 10 percent this year.

– September 29, 2015

The Markets

Mexican Textile, Apparel Revenues Seen Hitting $26 Billion in 2015

The sector has been boosted by growing U.S. exports and increasing domestic demand.

– September 10, 2015


Fashion Week Mexico Spreads to Other Cities

The shows will be held Friday and Saturday as Mexican designers also look to London.

– September 8, 2015

Bath & Body Works in the Santa Fe mall in Mexico City.


Seven Bath & Body Works Stores Opening in Mexico and Chile

Axo also continues to grow its Victoria's Secret Beauty and Accessories business.

– September 4, 2015


Mexico’s Axo Accelerates Expansion, Enters Off-pricing

The expansion will see Axo enter 2016 with 325 stand-alones and close to 2,400 corners.

– September 3, 2015

The Markets

Nicaraguan Textiles Face Export, Job Losses

The country aims to increase production to woo more orders from U.S. firms like Wal-Mart, Under Armour and Nike.

– September 2, 2015


Nicaragua’s Young Designers Eye Expansion

Shantall Lacayo and Ana Alexandra Velazquez are showing at Paris’s Who’s Next in September.

– August 28, 2015

Melissa x Sebastian Errazuriz


Melissa Shoes Links with Sebastian Errazuriz On Capsule Collection

Brazilian plastic shoe brand Melissa has linked with contemporary artist Sebastian Errazuriz on a limited-edition collection.

– August 24, 2015

The Markets

Perry Ellis Licenses Peru Retailer to Expand Gotcha Line

Tiendas por Departamento Ripley SA will expand the line into Chile and Colombia.

– August 19, 2015