Online platform Amazon will soon stop supplying Switzerland via its website The reason is a change in value-added tax law, which will come into force in January. With the new legislation, the Swiss government aims to put domestic and foreign mail order companies on an equal footing. Until […]

For its third quarter, DSW Inc. said that total revenue increased by 17.2 percent to 833 million dollars, including 80.1 million dollars from the consolidation of the Canadian retail business. Comparable sales for the period increased 7.3 percent excluding results from the Canada retail segment. Reported […]

Destination Maternity Corporation, for its third quarter reported net sales decrease of 3.7 percent to 92.8 million dollars due to net closure of 27 company-owned locations and 12 leased lease locations in addition to a decrease in comparable sales. Comparable sales for the quarter decreased 2.6 percent […]

H&M has gathered the textile and fashion industry together at the Fair Living Wage Summit 2018 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, to discuss how to achieve fair living wages in fashion’s global production markets. The event, which takes place today, December 11, coincides with the Swedish fashion group’s self-imposed […]

Total sales at John Lewis, the company said in a statement, for the week to December 8, 2018, were down 5.1 percent, partly due to a reduction in promotional activity compared to the same period last year. Fashion sales were down 6.8 percent, with the mild weather continuing to affect cold weather categories. […]

Name: The Dressing Room Location: St Albans Owner: Deryane Tadd Established: 2005 Product categories: Womenswear, footwear, accessories and lifestyle products Key labels: Over 90 brands including Lily & Lionel, Ba&sh, On The Rise, Universe of Us, Mercy Delta, J brand, Paige Denim, Veja, Woden, Anna […]

The UK Fashion and Textile Association (UKFT) has announced that it will take over the management of Textiles Scotland from January 1, 2019. The move comes after “lengthy discussions” between the two organisations and aims to provide new opportunities for Scottish companies by being part of a wider […]

As FashionUnited reported a week ago, a restraining order by the government of Bangladesh has been placed on the Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh (Accord), which was due to take effect on 30th November, then 6th December and now 17th December. In other words, the future of the Bangladesh […]

Online personal styling service Stitch Fix, Inc. has announced that active clients of 2.9 million in the first quarter, increased by 22 percent year over year, while net revenue of 366.2 million dollars increased by 24 percent. “We are proud of our results; Q1 was another strong quarter for us,” said […]

For its first quarter ended November 3, 2018, Ascena Retail Group, Inc. reported GAAP earnings of 3 cents per diluted share, flat compared to the year-ago period, as the company said, an increase in comparable sales and lower restructuring costs were offset by the impact of a lower gross margin rate, […]

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