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 […]

A pilot by Shop Direct, Next, and Varner alongside non-governmental organisation Save, which focused on improving employment conditions for young women in South India’s fabric mills, is gearing up for a second phase, due to launch later this year, following the initial success. Phase One began in July […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

New York – A new report by Persistence Market Research forecasts womenswear will impel the global online apparel market in the future. The e-commerce sector has observed substantial growth over the past few years, primarily driven by the rapid adoption of technology and an explosion of new generation […]

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