Category: News


Coats Revises Plans to Sell Jaeger and Viyella

NEW YORK, Nov 18, 2001/ — It looks like Coats won’t be shedding Jaeger and Viyella quite as soon as expected. The British clothing group announced that its annual profit is likely to fall short of last year’s, and it’s too early put the brands on the block. Chief Executive …

Levi Strauss Accuses Guess of Copying Designs, Again

NEW YORK, Oct 18, 2001/ — Two of the country’s most popular denim labels, Levi Strauss & Co and Guess Inc., are slugging it out in the courts over the design of their jeans and jackets. Levi has accused Guess of stealing its distinctive arched stitching design, a design the …

Levi’s Recalls “Glossy Finish” Jeans

NEW YORK, Aug 30, 2001/ — In a move usually reserved for grocery store products or automobiles, Levi Strauss & Co. Europe has announced the voluntary recall of its limited edition “Glossy Finish” jeans, skirts and jackets. “Although we have had no customer complaints about these finishes, two employees who …