The Chase for Dockers: Silas Chou Said Eyeing Levi's Casualwear Brand
- Chou Considering Dockers Purchase. Malone, Scott // DNR: Daily News Record;8/23/2004, Vol. 34 Issue 34, p24
Reports on speculations involving the plan of Chinese investor Silas K. F. Chou to acquire the Dockers brand line of clothing company Levi Strauss & Co. Amount to be generated from the sale of the brand; Other potential bidders for the brand.
- Dockers Seen as Hefty Bite for Bidders. Malone, Scott // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;7/8/2004, Vol. 188 Issue 5, p14
Reports on the aim of Levi Strauss & Co. to sell its Dockers jeans brand by the end of 2004. Revenue shares and size of the Dockers business; Background on the financial problems experienced by Levi's; Firms most likely to place bids for the jeans brand.
- Levi's Docker Sale: A Wash for Bondholders. Cohen, Judy Radler // Mergers & Acquisitions Report;5/17/2004, Vol. 17 Issue 20, p1
Reports on the decision of apparel firm Levi Strauss & Co. to sell its Dockers brand in 2004. Total debt of the company; Annual revenues generated by the Dockers brand; Effect of the implementation of cost reduction efforts on the firm.
- An Undocking of Levi's: Struggling Jeans Giant Puts Dockers on Block. Malone, Scott; Clark, Evan // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;5/12/2004, Vol. 187 Issue 100, p1
Reports on the proposals to sell the Dockers women's and men's casual brand of Levi Strauss and Co. Corporate restructuring; Management changes; Financial performance of the company; Dangers of bankruptcy that led to the selling proposal; Implications for clothing trade.
- Levi's Signature making its mark in mass. // DSN Retailing Today;6/21/2004, Vol. 43 Issue 12, p21
Reports on the reorganization of Levi Strauss & Co. in the U.S. Launch of the Levi Strauss Signature by the firm; Growth in the product offers of the firm; Plan of the company to sell its Dockers division.
- Levi's Shuts Two Plants. Socha, Miles // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;9/29/1998, Vol. 176 Issue 62, p16
Reports that Levi Strauss and Co. said that it is closing two finishing plants and laying off employees in Amarillo and El Paso, Texas. Numbers of employees affected; Benefit package budget for affected employees; Details on the earnings of the company for the year 1997.
- Levi's blames basics for 13% sales drop. Socha, Miles // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;2/17/1999, Vol. 177 Issue 31, p2
Examines the decline in worldwide sales by jeanswear firm Levi Strauss & Co. in 1998. Sales performance by region and by brand; Decline in the sale of the Levi's-brand denim jeans; Failure of the firm to adapt to the jeanswear cycle; Market share; Factors for the decline in sales; Lowering of...
- Levi's: No growth till 2001. Malone, Scott // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;2/23/2000, Vol. 179 Issue 36, p27
Reports on San Francisco, California-based apparel manufacturer Levi Strauss & Co.'s market growth projections. Improvements in the firm's measurement of corporate performance; Emphasis on making organizational changes to improve the firm's financial performance.
- Levi's gets the blues. Perman, Stacy // Time;11/17/1997, Vol. 150 Issue 21, p66
Discusses the decline of Levi Strauss' market share as of November 1997. The suggestion that Levi's has been slow to move on fashion trends like the favored wide-leg pants.