French denim label Ce Dix Sept (C17), a hit in the 1980s and 1990s, is making a comeback now that the silhouette from those decades is popular again. The brand is being relaunched in the UK and France with a 33-piece collection featuring T-shirts, shirts, knits, jackets, chinos, bandanas, and three […]

One week after a groundbreaking research revealed the abuses endured by home-based garment workers in India, of whom 95 percent are female, Human Rights Watch (HRW) has published a report calling on the apparel sector to do more to combat sexual harassment against women and girls across the supply chain. […]

Iconic denim jeans company Levi Strauss & Co. Wednesday said it has filed for an initial public offering. The 145-year old company plans to list its shares on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "LEVI." The company said the number of shares to be offered and the price range for the proposed […]

Investment fund QuattroR has completed the acquisition of a 60 percent stake in the Italian fashion house Trussardi. In a statement, QuattroR said it will provide Trussardi with the economic and financial support needed to implement a new international development plan to relaunch the brand and strengthen […]

VIA Outlets, the joint outlet shopping venture between Hammerson, APG, Value Retail and Meyer Bergman, has reported that total brand sales has increased to 1.07 billion euros in 2018. The strong FY 2018 results shows that the outlet shopping destinations, which are located in nine European countries, […]

Gone are the days when international fashion brands considered Brazil a promising market. Versace closed down its last store in the country in December, followed by Ralph Lauren one month later. Local real estate company JHSF, which brought the American brand to Brazil in 2015 with a shop in São Paulo’s […]

Luxury handbag ecommerce Rebag has received 25 million US dollars in a Series C funding round led by private equity firm Novator and existing investors General Catalyst and FJ Labs, bringing the total funding raised to 52 million US dollars. Similarly to eBay and The RealReal, Rebag allows people to […]

French luxury group Kering still has plenty of spring in its step despite cutting loose sneaker brand Puma, with Gucci grabbing the financial glamour with a profit margin nearing 40 percent. With the Stella McCartney, Volcom and Christopher Kane brands also off the books, the group saw sales soar 26.3 […]

As modest fashion rises, fashion companies catering for Muslims are catching the eye of investors more and more. Haute Hijab, a direct-to-consumer brand from New York, has just raised 2.3 million US dollars in a financing round led by Cue Ball with participation of Ludlow Ventures, Sinai Ventures, Maveron, […]

Kontoor Brands, the independent company resulting from the separation of Wrangler and Lee from VF Corporation, has announced its departure from the Argentinian market from March. “Our 200 employees in Buenos Aires have already been notified that they will no longer have a job from March”, said the company […]

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