OPINIONIn the wake of the fourth anniversary of the Rana Plaza tragedy in Bangladesh, ultimately the question comes up if the garment industry has changed since then and if yes, what has changed. This is a tricky question to answer as not all changes are tangible and as a reporter who has followed the […]

American accessories giant Coach is in the running to buy the Jimmy Choo luxury shoe business for a reported 1 billion pounds. The New York-based brand has been eyeing luxury companies since it stalled its takeover for Kate Spade and a failed attempt last year to buy Burberry for 20 billion pounds. […]

Apparel company Kit and Ace is undergoing some hardships in the current retail climate. The company is experiencing layoffs as well as closures for some of its international stores including locations in the U.S., U.K., and Australia. Two of the brands stores in the U.K. have already closed, according […]

CVC Capital Partners of Britain announced that they have acquired a majority stake in luxury watch company Breitling SA. Breitling is known for their Navitimer and Breitling for Bentley collections. Theodore Schneider, majority owner of the company, will retain a 20 percent stake by means of a reinvestment. […]

Blogger Emily Schuman is taking her online platform to the next level. Venturing into e-commerce, the digital influencer is partnering with Digital Brand Products to make the blog into a online business. Since starting her blog Cupcakes & Cashmere in 2008, the online site has grown to have approximately […]

Full-service licensed apparel company Mad Engine just announced today that it acquired an urban streetwear brand. Now joining the company’s portfolio, Lifted Research Group, Inc. (LRG) will be under Mad Engine’s ownership. Established in Southern California, the company offers diversified products include […]

Secret Blossom Inc., a new lingerie, development and distribution company, has announced they will be officially launching a Kickstarter campaign to gain the necessary financial backing to make their lingerie offerings available to women worldwide. Secret Blossom is known for their high-quality offerings […]

Lacoste has come together with Club Med for a golf and tennis themed month featuring weeklong stints at Club Med Resorts in Marrakech La Palmeraie in Morocco, Opio en Provence in France, Da Balaia in Portugal and the Vitel Golf Ermitage in France. The extended event, which will go through May 6, will […]




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