Boardriders plans to transfer Billabong’s European headquarters to Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France

Dave Tanner, CEO of Boardriders Inc. since last year, first built up a new management team. Now it is the turn of the two groups’ European headquarters…

Bangladesh exports up 9% in May on garment sales

From July to May, the first 11 months of the 2017-18 financial year, total exports rose 6.7 percent to $33.7 billion from a year earlier, said the…

Global retailers remain in crisis mode

Since the start of 2020, the STOXX Europe 600 Retail EUR Price Index has lost more than a fifth of its value. The equivalent index for European…

Inditex launches detergent designed to reduce microfibre release

According to the company, the innovative solution was developed by Inditex together with BASF Home Care and I&I Solutions in Spain and Germany. The detergent reduces microfibre…

Inditex, PVH, Euratex among members of new circular fashion consortium Cisutac

Cisutac members will start working on technological, industry-specific and socio-economic issues relating to sustainable fashion, concentrating on three areas: repairing, disassembling products and sorting used items to…

Indian e-retail market may see 250% growth in 3 years- Crisil report

The online shopping segment has trebled over the past three fiscals due to rising Internet penetration, awareness of online shopping as well as alluring deals and discounts.”After…

Hind’s Holding Industriale acquires embroidery specialist Rilievi

The deal, of which the amount was not disclosed, was finalized via its subsidiary Holding Moda which now holds the majority stake of the Bologna-based company, renowned…

Israel bans sale of fur in fashion trade

“Commerce in animal fur, imports and exports, will be banned except for the needs of research, study or certain religious traditions,” the environment ministry said.Fur is used…

Hermès and Selfridges leave the Fashion Pact, now co-chaired by H&M CEO Helena Helmersson

These are brands that have already been engaged in CSR strategies for many years, and which have left the Fashion Pact because of the little progress they…

Large numbers of consumers distrust brands on eco issues

Sustainability is increasingly important for consumers when choosing a brand to buy from, with 39% wanting to see brands using sustainably sourced materials, reducing company CO2 emissions…