After a month of closures to curb the coronavirus pandemic, Bangladesh garment factories have reopened this week. While it was essential for garment factory workers to return to work to lessen the economic fallout the country was facing from coronavirus, many are worried that the swift return to work […]

J.Crew, the upmarket preppy retailer that once was the king of America’s mall brands, is preparing to file for bankruptcy protection according to multiple media sources. The struggling retailer is one of several high-profile U.S. chains including Neiman Marcus and J.C. Penney, that are on the verge […]

Carmen March has become a casualty of the coronavirus. The designer has announced she's shuttering her eponymous ready-to-wear label due to the economic impact the business suffered from coronavirus. Coronavirus is hitting fashion and apparel industries particularly hard, but independent designers seem […]

Victoria Beckham Ltd is being sued by a former employee who sustained a hand injury while working for the London-based fashion label. Kristina Kubiliene, a pattern cutter, worked for the celebrity brand between 2011 and 2019, and was said to have loved her job, where she was employed full time. Miss […]

Five days ago was the seventh anniversary of the collapse of the Rana Plaza building in Bangladesh. More than 1,100 garment workers lost their lives and thousands were injured. The event highlighted the inhuman working conditions: locked in, intimidated and grossly underpaid. Tragic, we think, but far […]

The company launches the first digital showroom in the bridal industry, exclusively for its customers, to present the new collections In addition, it offers a virtual consulting service to future brides and has also implemented new activations on social media and a new B2B “e-service” platform for exchanging […]

Online marketplace for independent fashion retailers, Atterley has launched a crowdfunding campaign to grow its international presence, after experienced year-on-year sales growth of 200 percent during the Covid-19 crisis. The company, which is used by more than 250 independent boutiques and has around […]

Mudrick Capital Management LP and hedgefund Third Point LLC plan to challenge a 600 million dollar financing package that Neiman Marcus has arranged for its looming bankruptcy and push the department store chain to sell itself. Neiman Marcus is looking to seek bankruptcy in Dallas federal court today […]

The casualties are beginning to roll in from the economic fallout of coronavirus. Pringle of Scotland will be pressing pause on their collections until further notice as they reevaluate their business and marketing strategy. The brand's last collection is planned for fall 2020. Pringle of Scotland will […]

Marks & Spencer, H&M and Bestseller have outlined measures to help support suppliers after fashion retailers received widespread criticism in recent weeks when many companies cancelled or refused to pay for huge orders of clothing. As of the beginning of April, 1.4 billion dollars worth of orders had […]

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