Japanese fashion group Fast Retailing has announced partnerships with two robotics startups in a bid to step up its warehouse automation. The company, which owns Japanese fast-fashion giant Uniqlo, has linked with Mujin Inc., a Japanese intelligent industrial robot controller manufacturer, and Exotec […]

Mulberry has reported widening losses in its half-year results with UK sales down amid “challenging” market conditions. Loss before tax and IFRS16 at the British luxury brand was 9.9 million pounds for the 26 weeks ended 28 September compared to 8.2 million pounds for the same period last year, while […]

Online fashion and lifestyle company Global Fashion Group S.A. (GFG) has said that net merchandise value (NMV) increased by 24.1 percent on a constant currency basis to 433.8 million euros (477.6 million dollars), while revenue growth was 18.7 percent on a constant currency basis as marketplace share […]

Safilo Group S.p.A. closed the first 9 months of 2019 with the net sales of the continuing operations at 708.7 million euros (780.5 million dollars), up 5.2 percent at current exchange and 2.7 percent at constant exchange rates. In the 3rd quarter, the company’s net sales of the continuing operations […]

Iconix Brand Group for the third quarter ended September 30, 2019 reported revenue of 35.5 million dollars, a 23 percent, as a result of the transition of its Danskin and Mossimo direct to retail licenses in the women’s segment and the effect of the Sears bankruptcy on Joe Boxer and Bongo brands in […]

Total sales at John Lewis, for the week to November 9, 2019, were down 2.3 percent on the same week last year but the company said in a statement that customers enjoyed shopping promotions across lighting, fashion and beauty. Fashion sales for the week were up 2.4 percent, while beauty, wellbeing & […]

What can you tell about Checkpoint’s background and the business today? "In 2019 Checkpoint celebrated 50 years in business. The company originally started by providing loss prevention systems to libraries. Over the years we expanded into the retail Industry and this became a much bigger, more attractive […]

New Look has managed to narrow its losses in its half-year results despite a drop in revenue in what was an “incredibly busy” year for the British fashion retailer. In the six months to September 28, the company's statutory loss before tax narrowed by 30.7 million pounds to 11.2 million pounds compared […]

Amsterdam-based clothing company, Labfresh, known for treating its products with dirt-repellent, antibacterial and innovative textile technologies, has successfully crowdfunded for its stain repellent trousers in less than two hours to surpass its 13,000-pound goal. The Kickstarter campaign marked the […]

Adidas has announced it will close its two state-of-the-art ‘Speedfactories’ and will be transferring the technologies to two of its suppliers in Asia at the end of this year. The German sportswear giant said it plans to close the high-tech "robot" factories in Ansbach, Germany, and Atlanta, USA by […]

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