Amazon this week announced its holiday season was record-breaking as billions of items were ordered worldwide, although it did not specify exact figures. Popular departments in the U.S. were toys, fashion, home and beauty with more than half a billion total items ordered. “This holiday season has been […]

Though much has changed for the better in Bangladesh’s garment industry - the first ever factory map was published in February, for example, leading the way to more transparency in the supply chain - 2019 was also the year of crackdowns on workers and their rights - as many as 11,600 workers were dismissed […]

New York - Turnover increased at British brand Barbour by 22.8 million pounds to 225.1 million pounds for the year ended on April, 30 2019. The brand, which turned 125 this year, said the results showed the strength of the Barbour name, despite a “backdrop of uncertainty”. Operating profit was up 4.8 […]

The need for clothing brands and retailers to be more open about their supply chains has become clear over the years, but according to GlobalData it may take more than voluntary action. In a press release, the company announces that legislation may be the answer. Following disasters such as the collapse […]

Apex Global Brands, for its third quarter of fiscal 2020, reported revenues of 4.9 million dollars, a decrease of 16 percent compared to the same quarter in the prior year. On a year-to-date basis, revenues were 15.5 million dollars for the first nine months, a decrease of 15 percent reflecting decreases […]

The White Company Group has changed its year-end date to the end of July to align with its parent company, and so the published results for the latest financial year are for an extended 70-week period. The company said in a statement that despite the ongoing challenges impacting the retail sector, group […]

Nike, Inc. has announced that its revenues for its second quarter ended November 30, 2019 increased to 10.3 billion dollars, up 10 percent on a reported basis and up 13 percent on a currency-neutral basis, driven by strong growth across all geographies. The company said, diluted earnings per share for […]

Talon International, a provider of sustainable solutions for zippers and trims, has joined the CFDA's Supply Chain Collective. The Supply Chain Collective is a new initiative that works to bring greater value to the nearly 500 American designers who are members of the CFDA. Talon International's inclusion […]

The Zac Posen trademark has reportedly been bought at auction by Centric Brands. The new business arrangement affects the Zac Posen brand and related intellectual property, according to WWD. Posen is also reportedly working out details regarding his involvement in the deal. In October, Posen shuttered […]

Two co-founders of online store Showroomprive on Wednesday announced they would relaunch French fashion label Sonia Rykiel, nearly five months after its demise following a court ruling. A court in Paris in July ordered the winding up of the loss-making brand founded by the "Queen of Knits". The designer, […]

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