INTERVIEWWhy is it so common for garment factory workers to be paid less than a living wage? Part of the answer is the West’s appetite for cheap clothing. In short, if consumers are not paying for it, somebody else is. But Keren Pybus, co-founder of Ethical Apparel Africa (EAA), doesn’t think ethical […]

Brazilian sportswear e-commerce giant Netshoes has finally confirmed its merger with compatriot Magazine Luiza after a long dispute for the acquisition of the company between Magazine Luiza and Grupo SBF. Magazine Luiza shall pay 3.70 US dollars per share or 115 million US dollars -- almost twice as […]

Berlin - Germany is proud of its textile recycling, and rightly so: Only a few countries worldwide collect their old textiles so consistently and use them for the second hand market or for recycling purposes. But even though the collected quantities have been increasing for years, the industry’s future […]

Arcadia this week came to an agreement with its landlords to avoid a collapse and inevitably entering administration. But the agreement is not without consequences and job losses for many of the company’s staff and employees. The ailing retailer will have to cut 170 jobs at its headquarters and approximately […]

Over 600 American companies, including Target, Walmart, Columbia Sportswear, Levi Strauss & Co., Macy’s and Urban Outfitters, have signed a letter urging the president of the United States, Donald Trump, to resolve the trade dispute with China. Sent by Tariffs Hurt The Heartland, a national campaign […]

The fashion industry is a linear economy that needs to go circular but so far, resources are utilised to manufacture products, which get discarded at the end of their lives, ending up in landfills more often than not. Needless to say, this global practice that is producing mountains of waste, is detrimental […]

FashionUnited publishes a series of interviews dedicated to the most sought-after professions in the fashion industry, both by the brands and by companies active in fashion and luxury e-commerce. We decided to hear from companies to understand which are the most popular roles and how much income can […]

Lanvin's Chinese owners, Fosun Fashion Group, are seeking to sell a stake in its fashion unit to outside investors to raise capital. The news was reported by Business of Fashion. The company is seeking to raise 100 million dollars and has piqued the interest of several Asian family offices. The majority […]

Unilever — the company behind skincare brands such as Dove, Vaseline, Clear, and more — has announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire luxury skincare brand Tatcha, according to a press release from company. Tatcha was founded in San Francisco by Vicky Tsai 10 years ago and has an innovation […]

INTERVIEWHerschel Supply Co. co-founder Lyndon Cormack feels the same way about the brand’s 10th jubileum as his daughters, now 13 and 11, felt about their own. “I’m not nine anymore, I’m 10!”, they would shout around the house. Now that the brand best known for its stylish backpacks is sold in over […]

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