Danish fashion group Bestseller is immediately releasing payments on current orders to its suppliers, as well as implementing early payments until October, to ensure its suppliers' cash flow and help them through the coronavirus crisis. In a statement, Bestseller said: “Over the past four months, we […]

Last week, FashionUnited reported that Ann Demeulemeester and its creative director Sébastian Mulier were parting ways. Now, it looks like the brand might potentially be under new leadership in the coming future. WWD has reported that Italian retailer Antonioli is in preliminary talks to acquire the […]

While the coronavirus is a “defining moment” in the lives of people belonging to Generation Z, it reinforces their belief of constant change, as the pandemic is simply one of the pivotal events that has taken place in their lifetime. That’s according to research and advisory firm Gen Z planet LLC, which […]

Fast-fashion e-tailer Boohoo, which reported strong Q1 sales up 45 percent last month, has been accused of fuelling the coronavirus spread in Leicester, after claims that the factories in its supply chain told staff to come into work during lockdown despite being sick. A report from Labour Behind the […]

Pricing power: a phenomenon well known to financial analysts and general management. It indicates the practice of a company to increase its prices in periods of economic hardening: it is a question - we understand it easily - to increase its margin to compensate for the fall in sales volumes. Not all […]

Francesca’s Holdings Corporation and application commerce company Poq have announced their collaborative plans to develop the first mobile app of American retailer Francesca’s. The app, which is scheduled to launch for iOS this summer, with Android to follow later this year, will enhance customer experience, […]

Twenty retailers, including Marks and Spencer, Amazon, Missguided and Next have signed the British Retail Consortium’s roadmap to tackle the causes of climate change. While many are concerned with the current coronavirus crisis, the British Retail Consortium is stating that climate change remains as […]

Primark owner Associated British Foods has reported that sales at the retailer dropped by 75 percent to 582 million pounds in the third quarter to June 20 due to the coronavirus lockdown, however, trading since stores reopened has been "reassuring and encouraging”. The budget fashion and homeware retailer […]

Over two-thirds of businesses have seen a decrease in revenue since the start of the pandemic, according to a survey conducted by the Dublin-based Digital Marketing Institute (DMI). It comes as no surprise as brands and retailers, especially smaller businesses, have decreased their overall marketing […]

INTERVIEW For years, fashion companies insisted that suppliers comply with social standards, only to leave factories and their workers to their fate by cancelling orders during the coronavirus pandemic. More than a thousand clothing makers in Bangladesh are currently struggling through this bitter reality […]

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