Clothing service Stitch Fix has come first on a list of “250 Brands to Watch” released by IAB, the national trade association comprising more than 650 media and advertising companies. Published biannually, the list aims to reunite fast-growing consumer brands redefining the relationship between brands […]

H&M Group has issued a statement about the unrest in Bangladesh after being criticized for working with garment factories in the country. Last month, thousands of garment factory workers staged an eight-day strike, calling for fair wages and safe working conditions. They claimed factories failed to […]

Shopping network QVC has unveiled a new brand identity and logo in the US, ahead of an International rollout, which it states reflects “QVC’s leadership as a digital destination for inspired shopping”. The new QVC logo features a “Q” with a simple square surrounding it, which the shopping channel states […]

Austrian fibre producer Lenzing has partnered with the Textile and Fashion Federation Singapore (TaFF) and recently opened a Tencel Studio in a prominent location on popular shopping destination Orchard Road to offer Singapore’s designers a hub to present themselves and make the Tencel brand more accessible […]

With an ever-increasing consumer demand for more sustainable products, the fashion industry is facing mounting pressure to become a more circular economy, with waste reduction a key concern for many brands. The annual production of apparel has doubled since the turn of the century, but the share of […]

American athletic footwear and apparel retailer Foot Locker has announced a strategic minority investment in Goat Group, the company managing sneaker marketplaces Goat and Fight Club. A total of 100 million US dollars have been invested. "With over 3,000 retail locations, Foot Locker will support our […]

While increased attention is (finally) being given to wages and working conditions faced by garment factory workers in countries such as India, Burma and Bangladesh, few people know there are millions of workers making garments in informal, home-based settings too. During times of increased seasonal […]

Athletic footwear and apparel retailer Foot Locker has announced a realignment of its organizational operation model into three geographical regions: Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA); Asia-Pacific; and North America. The company’s aim, according to a statement, is to “better align its resources […]

The Swiss watch industry may have to brace itself for a slowdown in 2019. According to Bloomberg the Swiss Watch exports saw an increase of 6.3 percent to 21.2 billion Swiss francs but the second-half saw a slowdown. This may well shape expectations for 2019 which experts warn is showing signs of stagnation. […]

Nashville-based retailer Genesco has completed the sale of Lids Sports Group to FanzzLids Holdings for 101 million US dollars, following a definitive agreement announced in December. “The sale is still subject to working capital and other adjustments and does not include a tax benefit estimated a 30 […]

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