Abercrombie & Fitch and Sean “Diddy” Combs’ clothing were among companies sourcing from Bangladesh that had failed to sign a new accord for the safety of millions of factory workers as it took effect on Friday.
In a risky move for the usually subdued J. Crew, the preppy brand has partnered with activist company Prinkshop to launch a line of tees with politicized slogans, including a boys' shirt saying "I am a feminist too."
Volcom has promoted 16-year company veteran JJ Gonzales to global men's design director. Gonzales' legacy at Volcom includes designing the brand's denim as well as traditional action sports pieces like boardshorts.
Struggling Mothercare said Friday that its company voluntary arrangement (CVA) proposals for certain of its subsidiaries had been approved by its creditors. The shares rose despite the firm dropping out of the FTSE100.
France's Sézane is to open its third permanent store and will set foot in London with a more-than-2,000 sq ft location in Notting Hill. The opening comes at the same time as a new investor has taken a minority stake.
US fashion e-tail giant Revolve is making a major play for UK and EU customers with the launch of services including fast deliveries and free returns that aim to replicate what local e-tailers can offer.