Value footwear retailer Shoe Zone Plc, in the six months to March 30, 2019, generated revenues of 73 million pounds (92.8 million dollars) compared to 73.7 million pounds in the first half of 2018 and profit before tax of 1 million pounds (1.2 million dollars). Shoe Zone said, statutory earnings per […]

Swiss group Maus Frères, which owns brands including Lacoste, Aigle and Gant, has been approved by the Autorité de la concurrence, to buyout French ready-to-wear label The Kooples, which is currently owned by its founding owners. According to a press release from the Autorité de la concurrence, the […]

The 14,000 people working at Walmart’s headquarters in Bentonville, Arkansas, are soon to get a new home office. The American retailer has unveiled plans for a new campus, to be opened in phases between 2020 and 2024. Walmart said in a statement that the new space was designed with the needs of the […]

After months of delays and uncertainty, the Bangladesh Accord on Fire and Building Safety has finally struck a deal with the Bangladesh Garment Employers Association (BGMEA), closing what seemed to be a never-ending battle concerning the future of its operations in the country. A memorandum of understanding […]

Last Wednesday, Kering said it would onlyhire models age 18 and over "to represent adults" beginning with fall/winter 2020/2021 collections. "We are conscious of the influence exerted on younger generations in particular by the images produced by our houses," chairman and chief executive Francois-Henri […]

The continued growth of online shopping with British consumers has seen the courier and express delivery market record double-digit growth, according to the latest research from Mintel. Last year, courier and express delivery sales increased by 12 percent to 12.6 billion pounds, marking growth of 62 […]

Through a partnership with Hong Kong-based technology firm TextileGenesis, Austrian fiber producer Lenzing enters the age of digital traceability: Using blockchain technology to support its Tencel-branded fiber business, Lenzing wants to ensure transparency from wood to the finished garment. “With Lenzing […]

The board of directors of Macy's, Inc. has announced a regular quarterly dividend of 37.75 cents per share on Macy's, Inc.’s common stock, payable July 1, 2019, to shareholders of record at the close of business on June 14, 2019. With fiscal 2018 sales of 24.971 billion dollars, Macy’s operates around […]

L Brands, Inc. has declared a regular quarterly dividend of 30 cents per share payable on June 14, 2019 to shareholders of record at the close of business on May 31, 2019. L Brands said, this the company’s 178th consecutive quarterly dividend. Through Victoria’s Secret, Pink and Bath & Body Works, the […]

INTERVIEW When Bea Johnson started blogging about her strive to fit her garbage for an entire year in a single jar, many people called her crazy. Eleven years later, the zero waste movement is gaining traction. Johnson has a book, a TED Talk watched by over 300,000 people and an Instagram following […]

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