Dozens of female garment workers in Myanmar’s biggest city Yangon were attacked by assailants wielding iron bars on Monday. Hundreds of garment workers at Fu Yuen Garment Co. Ltd., which produced ready-made garments for German discounter Lidl and up until April this year for British fashion brand Joules, […]

Following the European Union’s decision to increase trade pressure on Cambodia, ripples of concern are spreading through the country’s garment industry and trade unions. The industry - which employs approximately 700,000 people - is a key contributor to the Cambodian economy, making the implications […]

H&M Group is rethinking its new Millennial-focused brand, /Nyden, just six months after its launch. First intended to be an independent label, /Nyden has been integrated into H&M’s website this week, following the dismissal of founder, CEO and creative director Oscar Olsson in July. The company said […]

INTERVIEWWhen looking for a hotel room, all one has to do is go to a website and choose their preferences in regards to location, price and facilities to be matched with a list of options that meet the selected criteria. Same goes for those looking for an apartment, a job or even a date. So why isn’t […]

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With the spread of language assistants such as Google Assistant and Amazon's Alexa, online shopping has again taken a big step forward in its push for convenience-buying. By 2020 at the latest, 50 percent of search queries will be voice-based, according to market research company comsCore. When considering […]

London - Sewport, the online fashion manufacturing marketplace, which seeks to ‘matchmake’ emerging and established fashion designers and brands with manufacturers around the world, has secured 650,000 pounds investment to fund its future growth. Launched at the end of 2017 by Latvian entrepreneur Boris […]

Roberto Compagno, president and CEO of smart casual clothing company Slowear, the brand known for its Incotex, Zanone, Montedoro and Glanshirt brands, has announced a long-term partnership agreement with NUO Capital, which is acquiring a minority stake in the company. NUO's resources, skills and knowledge […]

Shanghai-based Icicle Fashion Group has announced the acquisition of struggling French fashion label Carven. The Chinese company, which saw a retail turnover of 178 million pounds (235 million US dollars) last year, issued a statement today saying it intends to “relaunch and redeploy” the Carven brand […]

Everyday we see more global brands, like H&M, Inditex, or Nike, present new lines created with organic cotton. However, the product has yet to expand in terms of an increase in demand, global production, and awareness from consumers about clothes with sustainable production. The concept of organic cotton […]




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