French consumer confidence increased again in February, reaching its highest level (95 points) since November, when the “yellow vests” protests started in the country, causing over 1 billion euros in losses as many retailers were forced to close doors. That’s according to a new report by France’s National […]

Private equity firm Eurazeo has announced an investment of 25 million US dollars in the American multi-brand activewear retailer Bandier, raising the total capital raised by the company to 34.4 million US dollars. The investment was made by Eurazeo Brands, a division within the global investment company […]

In a new report, Coresight Research took a look into the adaptive apparel market, which creates apparel to meet the needs of people with disabilities and chronic disease. Insights have shown that the market is rather underserved and could potentially reach 349.9 billion dollars globally within the next […]

H&M and VF Corporation are the only two apparel companies on the 2019 World’s Most Ethical Companies list, made by the Ethisphere Institute. A total of 128 companies made the list this year, representing 21 countries and 50 industries. According to Ethisphere, the companies on the list have met “rigorous” […]

Inclusive lingerie label ThirdLove, best known for its wide range of size options and half-cup bra sizes, has raised 55 million US dollars in funding. Founded in 2013 by two former Google executives, ThirdLove aims to offer “a bra for everybody”. The company was not looking for investors, but decided […]

Foot Locker is making its third investment in a promising company in 2019 alone. Less than a month after acquiring a stake in sneaker marketplace Goat for 100 million US dollars, Foot Locker has announced another investment of 12.5 million US dollars in Rockets of Awesome, a kidswear apparel brand company […]

As the first denim company from Bangladesh, Chittagong-based Denim Expert Ltd. has joined the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), pledging to take climate action in line with the goals established by the Paris Agreement of 2015. “The science is clear. Climate change is happening […]

TechStyle Fashion Group, the brand-building platform operating popular brands including JustFab, Fabletics, Savage X Fenty, FabKids and ShoeDazzle, has announced that its global VIP membership has exceeded five million active members, making it one of the largest membership-based fashion companies in […]

Ferruccio Ferragamo, chairman of Italian luxury house Salvatore Ferragamo, won't be parting ways with his beloved family namesake anytime soon. At the brand's fall/winter 2019 runway show at Milan Fashion Week, Ferragamo said, "I’m in love with this company and it’s not for sale." A sale of Ferragamo […]

Timex Group is partnering up with Hong Kong-based Tappy Technologies to enable its watches to make mobile payments via Visa and Mastercard. Even non-chargeable devices will be able to be “tokenized”. The video below explains how it works: “This new product will allow brands to combine the worlds of […]




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