A minority of fashion companies saw sales surge during the lockdown period, including Asos, which posted stronger than expected results for the four months to June 30. The online retail giant said it would pay back the funds it claimed from the government for furloughing its staff after sales increased. […]

The British Fashion Council (BFC) is calling on the government to support the fashion industry as new figures reveal that 240,000 jobs are at risk as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. New data from Oxford Economics suggests that the Covid-19 recession could hit the British fashion industry twice […]

American influencers, including Chriselle Lim, Brittany Xavier, Danielle Bernstein and Nicolette Mason have formed the not-for-profit membership trade association, the American Influencer Council (AIC), to offer “integrity, viability and growth of the US influencer marketing industry in a globally connected […]

StockX has revealed that May and June were the two biggest buyer months in the company's history, with sales soaring despite industry-wide challenges caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. In fact, excluding promos and holidays, the online resale marketplace recorded 18 of its top 20 sales days in Q2 2020, […]

Fashion is face to face with a time of reckoning, from #PayUp to #BLM to #FashionRevolution; ethical, environmental and social issues have taken centre stage. The usual playbook of taking a snap of an incredibly happy woman in traditional clothes, working away at the factory, coupled with vague sustainability […]

With less than a decade to meet the 1.5°C climate target, Textile Exchange looks to the accelerated adoption of preferred fibers and materials to achieve its 2030 Strategy: Climate+.  How many times in a single day does each person on the planet come into contact with one form of textile or […]

Dov Charney's Los Angeles Apparel has paused operations and closed its factory after 300 workers contracted coronavirus. Four Los Angeles Apparel employees have died from contracting the virus. The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health was brought in to investigate following the deaths of the […]

American fashion brand Tommy Hilfiger has announced that it is launching a new platform in response to the Black Lives Matter movement, which will seek to advance the representation of Black, Indigenous and people of colour (BIPOC) working within the fashion and creative industries. Dubbed the ‘People's […]

Italian fashion group Giorgio Armani has reported a return to growth in 2019, a year in advance following the rollout of its strategic plan to upgrade its brand portfolio and streamline its distribution network. In 2019, the Armani Group reported consolidated net earnings totalling 124 million euros […]

Premium activewear e-tailer, The Sports Edit, has launched a crowdfunding campaign to further accelerate its growth. The campaign follows 2020 marking the company’s “best year yet,” growing online revenues by 145 percent, despite global economic uncertainty, and the company reported some of its best […]




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