Along with product quality, sustainability has been one of the top concerns of YKK, long before it became a buzzword in the fashion industry. With decades of history that showcase a number of sustainable products and actions throughout the years, YKK took a step forward in 1994 with the release of its […]

In the third quarter of 2019, from June 1, 2019 to August 31, 2019, the Hennes & Mauritz AB (H&M) group’s net sales increased by 12 percent and amounted to 62,572 million Swedish krona (6,515 million dollars), while in local currencies, the company said, net sales increased by 8 percent. The […]

The Austrian retail and real estate group Signa Holding GmbH executed a capital increase of 700 million euros (around 775 million US dollars or 622 million British pounds) by its existing shareholders last week. Moreover, its largest subsidiary Signa Prime Selection AG, as the flagship real estate company […]

Madewell, fast growing brand under the J.Crew group has filed a registration statement relating to the proposed initial public offering of its common stock. The company Chinos Holdings, Inc. will now be renamed Madewell Group, Inc. In a filing late Friday, Madewell did not list an IPO price or say when […]

Second quarter revenues at J.Crew Group, Inc. were flat at 588.8 million dollars, while comparable sales decreased 1 percent following an increase of 5 percent in the second quarter last year. The company said, J.Crew sales decreased 7 percent to 399.1 million dollars and J.Crew comparable sales decreased […]

New York – C&A has filed an application for an initial public offering (IPO) with the Securities and Exchange Commission of Brazil (CVM). The company's goal is to raise circa 2 billion dollars. The filing presents an expansion plan that foresees the opening of 159 new stores in Brazil, investments […]

ANALYSIS New York - Arthur Peck, CEO of The Gap, said that his company will have to battle for a younger customer and get the best yield out of a promotional retail environment. Earlier this week, The Gap held an analyst day for Wall Street. The company’s CEO, summed up the corporate strategy based […]

New York – British fashion and homeware brand Laura Ashley has appointed IMG as its new licensing partner to exclusively license the retailer in mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan in a bid to make up for widening losses back to the UK. “We are delighted to have appointed IMG on an exclusive basis […]

To build on longstanding efforts to reduce environmental impacts and drive positive change, Gucci is offsetting all remaining Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions annually from its own operations and the entire supply chain through four critically important REDD+ projects that support forest conservation […]

Fashion companies continue to invest in strategies that promote inclusion. Macy's is the latest such company, as the American retailer, which operates Macy's and Bloomingdale's stores, has announced a new approach intended to ensure that it reflects the diversity of the communities it serves. The company […]

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