Wearable tech is a steadfastly growing sector that to date has yet to be fully embraced by the fashion industry. Interestingly, the worldwide wearables market reached a new all-time high as shipments reached 33.9 million units in the fourth quarter of 2016 growing 16.9 percent year over year, according […]

Japanese retailer Uniqlo has published a list of its 146 core supplier factories, which spans across seven countries in Asia, following pressure from campaign group War on Want, which exposed the fashion brand’s abuse of Chinese garment workers uncovered by Hong Kong-based partner Student and Scholars […]

In an era where brand perception is everything, protecting the image of national brands would appear to be a top priority for President Trump, who campaigned heavily for 'America first.' Yet 41.2 percent of Chinese consumers have a more negative view of the US following Trump's first month as President. […]

New York - As reported earlier this week by FashionUnited, BCBG filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in an attempt to recover their financial losses. Now, Bloomberg has reported that the company has received a bankruptcy loan as they are plotting their asset sale. The fashion house received court permission […]

IN-DEPTHAfter much agitation in the forefield, starting with the Ashulia protests and a subsequent planned boycott by seven international buyers , the Dhaka Apparal Summit took place as planned on February 25 at the Pan Pacific Hotel in Sonargaon in the Bangladeshi capital. Organised to aid in the development […]

Crain's has reported that mayor Bill de Blasio's administration has been quietly planning a rezoning of the Garment District in Manhattan that could relax protections for manufacturers. An official application is planned to be filed as early as April. However, an official statement from the New York […]

Demand for puffa jackets hasn't waned, as bumper sales figures from Moncler reveal. Moncler, originally the French purveyor of the down jacket, saw its net profits rise 17 percent reaching over 1 billion dollars in sales. The now Italian-owned business saw earnings in the 12 months ending 31st December […]

A federal court in Chicago has awarded outerwear and lifestyle brand Moose Knuckles 52 million dollars in damages against 26 China-based defendants who were each found to be operating rogue Moose Knuckles websites and selling counterfeits of Moose Knuckles apparel and accessories. The Canadian-based […]

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