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 […]

Danish fashion group Bestseller, which includes Vero Moda, Jack and Jones, Only and Noisy May, has unveiled what it is calling an “ambitious” new strategy that will make sustainability “central to its way of doing business”. The ‘Fashion Fwd’ strategy is part of Bestseller’s plan to “transform the fashion […]

Karl Lagerfeld isn't the only person in the business who has a fashion contract for life. Stan Smith has signed a lucrative deal with Adidas for life. The tennis champion, who first partnered with the brand in 1973 to promote a white leather tennis shoe with a green heel tab and three perforated stripes, […]

Marquee Brands has added a new brand to its portfolio. The company, which owns the labels BCBGMaxAzria, Ben Sherman, BCBGeneration, Bruno Magli and Body Glove, has announced the acquisition of outdoor lifestyle brand Dakine and all related intellectual property. Investment management firm Neuberger […]

After moving sharply higher early in the session, shares of Nike, Inc. (NKE) have given back some ground but remain firmly positive in afternoon trading on Monday. Nike is currently up by 4.1 percent after reaching its best intraday level in nearly two months. The early rally by Nike came after the […]

Crocs Inc. plans on buying back and converting some of the preferred shares held by Blackstone Group LP in the latest sign that a multi-year turnaround effort has been working in the company's favor. The company will pay 183.7 million dollars for half the preferred stock Blackstone acquired as part […]

BrandLinkDC, the full-service strategic communications agency committed to building better brands, has announced its rebranding as The Brand Guild. The new name reflects its growth over the past nine years as a nationally recognized public relations, events and marketing agency, and adds to its resumé […]

British retailer The Baukjen Group, which owns contemporary womenswear brand Baukjen and premium maternity label Isabella Oliver, has launched a crowdfunding campaign to support the retailer’s expansion into America. The group is looking to raise 400,000 pounds by the end of December via a Crowdcube […]

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