Souler, the influencer commerce platform and community has announced that “selected influencers” will receive stock options in the company as part of its new “Chosen Influencer” programme. The platform, which is free for approved influencers and brands, enables influencers to sell products from premium […]

The German textile industry is awash with bad news: well-known manufacturers like Gerry Weber, Tom Tailor and Esprit seem to fail to attract enough customers. And that's not just because of the record breakingly hot summer of 2018. A famous name is no longer enough in the fashion world to guarantee […]

The European textile industry has until December 2020 to comply to a new EU regulation restricting the use of 33 chemicals which are classified as carcinogenic, mutagenic or toxic for reproduction, including benzene, formaldehyde and heavy metals. These substances are either used to confer certain properties […]

Sears Holdings is dropping their dead weight. Bloomberg has reported that the retailer has hired real estate firm John Lang LaSalle to shop around about 500 of its U.S. stores. The good news is that they are already attracting strong interest from other retailers and mall owners. There is the possibility […]

Luxury platform Farfetch has reached an agreement to acquire sneaker and streetwear marketplace Stadium Goods, for 250 million US dollars. Farfetch is set to pay this amount in cash and Farfetch shares, with the exact amounts to be determined as the transaction is completed. “We are thrilled to welcome […]

Samsung is receiving Backlash following the announcement of a collaboration with Supreme during a conference in China. It turns out that the South Korean tech giant is not working with the cult streetwear label from New York but rather with an Italian company that uses a loophole in local law to sell […]

The H&M Group and Inditex are two of the world's biggest fast fashon giants. Who's growing more? In an effort to keep its market position, the Swedish chain has been updating its logistics systems to improve on lead time. However, the changes so far have only lead to a huge increase of costs of up to […]

Online platform Amazon will soon stop supplying Switzerland via its website Amazon.com. The reason is a change in value-added tax law, which will come into force in January. With the new legislation, the Swiss government aims to put domestic and foreign mail order companies on an equal footing. Until […]

H&M has gathered the textile and fashion industry together at the Fair Living Wage Summit 2018 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, to discuss how to achieve fair living wages in fashion’s global production markets. The event, which takes place today, December 11, coincides with the Swedish fashion group’s self-imposed […]

As FashionUnited reported a week ago, a restraining order by the government of Bangladesh has been placed on the Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh (Accord), which was due to take effect on 30th November, then 6th December and now 17th December. In other words, the future of the Bangladesh […]

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