New York – Sheren Terni, former general director of Victoria’s Secret, has taken the reins of one of Rusia’s leading clothing chains, Gloria Jeans. Amongst other plans to revitalise the fashion brand, Terni is said to be preparing for an initial public offering of shares (IPO.) As reported by local […]

Authentic Brands Group, owner of a global portfolio of lifestyle and entertainment brands including Juicy Couture, has announced that it is expanding the fashion brand in South Korea with a partnership with Shinsegae International that will see the opening of 10 new shop-in-shops in the region. Shinsegae […]

New York - Many retailers worldwide have brought forward their holidays deals and discounts. Starting with a quite early and comprehensive Black Friday campaign has been one of the tactics most seen this year. FashionUnited analyses how retailers are upping their game to beat the Amazons of the world. […]

ANALYSIS New York – Changing Markets Foundation’s recent report confirms China’s viscose producers’ failure to meet global expectations for sustainable production of the textile material. ‘Dirty Fashion: Spotlight on China, by the Changing Markets Foundation’ unveils that the largest Chinese producers […]

Swedish brand Acne Studios has sold minority stakes, 41 percent, to IDG Capital and I.T. Group, according to news reports from WWD and Business of Fashion. The remaining shares will stay in ownership of founders Mikael Schiller and Jonny Johansson. IDG will acquire 30.1 percent and I.T Group will buy […]

The problem with returns is not only bothering online retailers but also environmentalists: the constant sending and receiving of parcels is increasing climate change because of the increased emission of greenhouse gasses. The problem is becoming more and more urgent in view of the steadily increasing […]

BACKGROUND Five years on from one of the most tragic industry accidents to date at Rana Plaza, which saw more than 1100 people lose their lives, and the inspectors working to improve the safety of the textile factory workers might have to leave Bangladesh. An eviction of the Bangladesh Accord - which […]

Finnish pulp and paper manufacturer Stora Enso has joined The H&m Group, Inter Ikea Group and SunPine founder Lars Stigsson in their joint venture TreeToTextile AB. The project aims to develop new textile fibres from renewable forest raw materials, at attractive costs. All four partners have an equally […]

The Batra Group and Cherokee Global Brands hasve jointly announced a new license agreement for the Tony Hawk brand, for apparel and accessories in Europe, Middle East and Africa. The companies said, line will debut in influential top tier fashion stores and specialty skate stores. Commenting on the […]

American retailer of athletic footwear, sportswear, equipment and accessories Nike said on Thursday its Q2 revenue for 2018 increased by 10 percent or 14 percent on currency neutral. The company said, this double-digit revenue growth was driven by strategic execution of the Consumer Direct Offense across […]

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