Leading global apparel technology company Alvanon has announced the appointment of Ton Wiedenhoff to executive director, Europe. Ton Wiedenhoff will lead Alvanon’s European team, with responsibility for the business development and support of key apparel retail, brand and sourcing clients. He […]

For the 28 weeks ended August 10, 2019, Ted Baker plc, said against the backdrop of very difficult trading conditions, group revenue decreased by 0.7 percent or 2.5 percent in constant currency to 303.8 million pounds (373 million dollars). Gross margin decreased to 54.3 percent, while loss before tax […]

Net sales at Hennes & Mauritz AB (H&M) increased by 12 percent to 62,572 million Swedish krona (6,334,4 million dollars) in the third quarter, while net sales in the nine-month period increased by 11 percent to 171,061 million Swedish krona (17,317 million dollars). In local currencies the H&M […]

Caleres has announced a new long-term strategic plan to build on its unique advantages and capture share in the global footwear market. The company expects this new strategic plan to generate low single-digit compound annual growth rate (CAGR) through 2022; earnings per share in double-digit CAGR; and […]

One of the most highly sought-after website domains, “fashion.com,” will be sold at auction later this October. “With the worldwide race in online fashion, I would expect fashion.com to attract a lot of interest from giant retailers and well-known brands, along with successful smaller players and new […]

Acai Activewear, a Cheshire-based clothing brand with ambitions to become the ‘Levi’s of the women’s outdoorwear market’ has raised 350,000 pounds in a funding round led by Dow Schofield Watts Angels (DSW Angels), the business angel network. Acai has grown rapidly since its launch in 2016, doubling […]

Delivery company DPD has signed a new five-year multi-million-pound contract with online fashion retailer, Asos, under which at least 50 percent of deliveries within the London Ultra Low Emission Zone will be carried out by electric vehicles. The move is part of DPD’s development of sustainable services, […]

Asos and Boohoo were two of the first fashion-forward mass-market online retailers to invest in the men’s plus size market in 2016 and 2017, respectively. EDITED analyzes how their offerings have changed over the last year and how this compares to brands that solely offer larger sizing. Four Highlights […]

John Lewis Partnership has confirmed that it is integrating the teams behind its two brands, John Lewis and Partners and Waitrose and Partners to operate as a single business to “enable faster delivery of better products and services” for its customers. The plan, called “Future Partnership” will see […]

A pilot by Shop Direct, Next, and Varner alongside non-governmental organisation Save, which focused on improving employment conditions for young women in South India’s fabric mills, is gearing up for a second phase, due to launch later this year, following the initial success. Phase One began in July […]

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