Asos and Boohoo were two of the first fashion-forward mass-market online retailers to invest in the men’s plus size market in 2016 and 2017, respectively. EDITED analyzes how their offerings have changed over the last year and how this compares to brands that solely offer larger sizing. Four Highlights […]

European textile group Nextil, owner of brands such as Treiss, EFA, Ritex, Sici93, Playvest, Anna Llop or Dogi, reported first half EBITDA of 2.9 million euros (3.1 million dollars), 4.9 million more over the same period last year, reflecting the upward trend in profitability. The company said in a […]

Total sales at John Lewis for the week to September 28, 2019, increased 4.8 percent on the same week last year due to positive customer response to the start of the 20 percent off promotional Home event, which continues until October 6, 2019. The company said in a statement that fashion sales were however […]

Mastercard is teaming up with global apparel companies, Marks and Spencer, Levi Strauss and Co., and VF Corporation, to pilot a scheme to pay garment workers digitally, to ensure that workers receive their wages “securely and consistently”. The new hybrid digital payment initiative, in connection with […]

ANALISYSNew York – U.S. retailer American Eagle Outfitters Inc (AEO) has unveiled its new sustainability goals which include becoming carbon neutral by 2030. The announcement has added to Wall Street’s positive outlook for the retailer’s stock. American Eagle explained in a corporate release on Monday […]

Lanvin S.A. and Marchon Eyewear, Inc. have announced a long-term global licensing agreement that encompasses both sun and optical eyewear under the Lanvin brand name. Marchon Eyewear will design, manufacture and distribute Lanvin eyewear globally. The collections will be available in select department […]

Secondhand marketplace Depop has received a 62 million dollar investment that they will be using to expand in Europe and Asia. THe U.K. based shopping app, which has seen significant growth in the United States, is focusing on expanding to more countries in Europe, as well as expanding in Japan and […]

Forever 21 has announced plans to wind down operations of its Canadian subsidiary, Forever XXI ULC, also referred to as Forever 21 Canada. The company voluntarily filed for bankruptcy protection under Chapter 11 this weekend. The American fast fashion chain was granted protection under the Companies' […]

More than 85 percent of the UK’s top 100 companies do not have sufficient carbon reduction strategies, according to the FTSE 100 Sustainability leaderboard and report. Published for its 9th consecutive year by carbon strategy consulting firm EcoAct, the report reveals that while 81 percent of the FTSE […]

New York – Forever 21, Inc. announced Sunday it has voluntarily filed for bankruptcy protection under Chapter 11. The fast fashion company broke the news to its customers first, via a letter on their website where they reassure them “this doesn’t mean that we are going out of business.” “This was an […]

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