INTERVIEW São Paulo - During the Trama Affetiva event (about circular economy, upcycling and diversity) that took place last month in São Paulo, there was also a Fashion and Activism debate which was attended by Pri Bertucci. Bertucci is CEO of [SSEX BBOX], which seeks to visualize the issues of gender […]

Reuters has reported that French luxury conglomerate Kering is moving to reduce its stake in sportswear brand Puma by issuing bonds that can be exchanged for shares in the brand. Kering still has a 15.7 percent share in Puma after selling off 70 percent of it to its shareholders last year. Kering has […]

American footwear retailer Foot Locker Inc has announced a strategic investment of 3 million US dollars in the ecommerce and content platform NTWRK, as part of a series A funding round raising a total of 10 million US dollars. Founded a year ago and headquartered in Los Angeles, NTWRK combines content […]

Nordstrom shared in its recent Corporate Social Responsibility Report that a couple of its targets for 2020 have already been passed. The American retail company has achieved a 17.1 percent decrease in energy intensity since 2014, while its goal was a decrease of 15 percent by 2020. Nordstrom reported […]

Austrian fibre producer Lenzing Group announced plans today to enter the footwear segment in India, introducing Tencel for Footwear, its unique and globally acclaimed concept of the botanic shoe, in the country for sustainable options in footwear. The launch comes at a time when the Indian government […]

In depth London - As competition intensifies in global apparel and footwear, market leaders are moving away from traditional business models and mature developed markets; seeking new kinds of growth from new sources. Ethical fashion is thus to grow into one of several mainstream tools that rivals use […]

German-based fashion and beauty company Zalando saw highly impressive growth in Q2, and expects their momentum to continue. The company saw their gross merchandise volume (GMV) increase by 23.7 percent on the year-on-year (YoY) basis to 1.76 billion pounds; increasing their revenues by 20.1 percent […]

Marcolin Group will continue designing, producing and distributing Emilio Pucci-branded eyewear through 2024. The two parties have renewed their licensing agreement for five more years. Emilio Pucci sunglasses have been exclusively produced and distributed by Marcolin Group since 2015. The eyewear company […]

REPORT While the garment industry worldwide is by now well aware of what transpired on 24th April 2013 when the Rana Plaza building in Bangladesh collapsed, killing 1,134 workers in the five garment factories it housed and injuring 2,500, few are aware of Pakistan’s worst industrial disaster that occurred […]

Waste2Wear, the Dutch company that makes fabrics out of recycled plastic bottles, has presented the world’s first collection of recycled ocean plastic fabrics that is fully traceable using blockchain technology at the international textile fair Première Vision, taking place from 17th to 19th September […]




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