The British fashion market has returned to growth, albeit at a mild pace of only 0.2%, according to new figures from Kantar Worldpanel. Less discounting and more transitional pieces are the reasons behind the growth.
On Friday 20 October Amsterdam Fashion Institute will host the 13th edition of Beyond Green. The symposium brings together students and professionals and focuses on sustainability in the fashion industry.
Changing consumers habits are driving almost half of British retailers to jointly invest in their digital and physical shopping experience, while only 8% continue to prioritise investment in the physical store alone.
Affected by a tough traditional menswear market, the historic Italian label will be closing its factory in Carate Brianza north of Milan. The site employs 134 workers and ceased operations on Wednesday.
A new Morgan Stanley study shows Amazon as a threat to both department stores and specialty retailers, with Amazon's new use of Nike and Lululemon's suppliers for its own private label sportswear a particular concern.
A UK parliamentary report has criticised Amazon and eBay for not doing enough to prevent tax fraud on their online market places and recommended the government hold the online giants accountable for tax lost to evaders.
Ebay Authenticate has launched to target shoppers buying and selling handbags. Sellers send the handbag to Ebay's team of experts who examine the bag and validate its authenticity before the buyer receives it.
Trade unions on Tuesday hailed a landmark ruling allowing complaints to proceed against two global fashion brands for allegedly violating an agreement to improve building safety in garment factories in Bangladesh.