Retailers and unions negotiating over a legally binding workers' safety accord in Bangladesh due to expire on Monday reached a tentative deal to extend it by three months, unions involved in discussions said.
Mexico has blasted major clothing brands Zara, Anthropologie and Patowl for using patterns and other elements of Mexican indigenous textiles in their collections without permission, the ministry of culture said Friday.
A raft of major names are taking part in a new textile recycling drive with the launch of the Sorting for Circularity Project that, as its name suggests, aims to improve textile sorting so more textiles can be recycled.
From making algae-sequin dresses, dyeing clothes with bacteria to planting trackable pigments in cotton, an emerging tide of innovations offers the fashion industry a chance to clean up its woeful environmental record.
Sportswear and equipment manufacturer Puma has set itself the goal of manufacturing 90% of its products from more sustainable materials by 2025. The group will also make 75% of the polyester it uses recycled by then.
Online sales accounted for nearly a fifth of total retail turnover last year as lockdowns to combat the spread of the coronavirus pandemic fuelled a boom in e-commerce, a United Nations study released on Monday showed.
Galeria Karstadt Kaufhof director Miguel Müllenbach has planned numerous discount campaigns for when lockdown regulations ease. Germany’s last department store chain may require additional aid from the state.
Trade show organisers are continuing to reschedule key shows and Hyve Group has announced that it will stage Scoop X Pure and sourcing show Pure Origin at the Old Truman Brewery in London on September 7-9.
The owner of Lee and Wrangler announced on Tuesday that it has expanded its collaboration with industrial hemp producer Panda Biotech in order to accelerate the commercialization of U.S.-grown and processed hemp.
With European populations slowly but surely being vaccinated, designers on the Continent are suddenly expressing a new optimism. Few more so than Demna Gvasalia of Balenciaga in Balenciaga's winter 2021 pre-collection.