Milk Studios, a major hub for the fashion industry in Manhattan, will be leaving the Meatpacking District. Milk Studios and all of its enterprises will be packing up and leaving its 450 West 15th Street headquarters where it has been since 1998. The venue was known for fashion photoshoots, runway shows, […]

Good news for retailers: it looks like the American economy is going better than expected. Employers added 224,000 jobs in June, according to the US Census Bureau, when economists had expected a gain of just 170,000 following May’s unexpectedly weak gain of 75,000. The unemployment rate is near a five-decade […]

Despite the usual outrage directed at Primark by fashion journalists, sustainability experts and workers' rights advocates over its fast-fashion-model-cum-cheap-pricing, the truth remains that the value chain is a British success story, both in the U.K. and now also in the U.S. This week Primark's parent […]

New York – Monsoon and Accessorize have received a lifeline from its landlords after creditors backed plans to reduce rents on 135 stores at a meeting earlier this week. The fashion chains proposed a Company Voluntary Arrangement (CVA) in late May to help its ailing finances. In a corporate release […]

Together with Ecoera, H2O-Company and Initiativa Verde, Brazilian denim specialist Vicunha has introduced a pioneering project to measure water consumption – from cotton cultivation to the end consumer. Using the obtained insights and data, Vicunha announced in a press release yesterday that it now […]

The world’s biggest online marketplace has just suffered a blow in the United States. The 3rd US Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia decided on Wednesday that the company may be held liable for products sold by third-party vendors -- a ruling which can pave the way for customers to sue Amazon over […]

New York – Kim Kardashian has won the legal battle against Missguided. The American reality show star took the British fashion retailer to court in California claiming it copied her outfits and use her fame to sell them. Earlier this year, Kardashian condemned various online fashion retailers for copying […]

Reuters has reported that Walmart has been in talks to sell its unprofitable clothing brands Bonobos and Modcloth. In 2017 Walmart had acquired several clothing brands, including Bonobos and Modcloth in an effort to appeal to younger consumers and compete with Amazon. Last year they also acquired Eloquii […]

Fast Retailing, the parent company of Japanese casual brand Uniqlo, has pledged to eliminate the use of unnecessary plastic throughout its supply chain and to reduce the amount of single-use plastic handed to customers by 85 percent, or around 7.800 tons annually, by the end of 2020. Stores in 12 countries […]

L’Oreal has confirmed that it has entered into an exclusive negotiation with the Clarins Group to acquire the Mugler fragrance and fashion businesses, as well as the Azzaro fragrance brand and accessories. The move, which it said remains “subject to consultation” will be completed later this year, is […]

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