Together with Ecoera, H2O-Company and Initiativa Verde, Brazilian denim specialist Vicunha has introduced a pioneering project to measure water consumption – from cotton cultivation to the end consumer. Using the obtained insights and data, Vicunha announced in a press release yesterday that it now […]

Asda CEO Roger Burnley has said a possible stock market listing of the company by its US parent Walmart could happen in two to three years. “If I was a betting man, I just think that is the sort of time the process will probably take,” Burnley told Reuters after making the prediction. “I use the phrase […]

New York – Kim Kardashian has won the legal battle against Missguided. The American reality show star took the British fashion retailer to court in California claiming it copied her outfits and use her fame to sell them. Earlier this year, Kardashian condemned various online fashion retailers for copying […]

Madrid – Zalando announced Thursday it will be strengthening its expansion into Western Europe with a new warehouse in Bleiswijk, near Rotterdam, The Netherlands. The 140,000 square meter warehouse near the Dutch city’s port will serve the Benelux, France, Spain and the United Kingdom. Europe’s leading […]

Primark, part of the diversified group Associated British Foods plc has announced through a statement that sales in the year-to-date were 4 percent ahead of last year at constant currency and actual exchange rates, driven by increased selling space but offset by a decline in like-for-like sales. For […]

For the year to December 31, 2018, Pentland Group Plc reported total group revenue growth of 38.9 percent to 5.1 billion pounds (6.4 billion dollars), which the company said was driven by a record performance from JD Sports Fashion plc. The company said, group operating profit increased by 9.3 percent […]

Monsoon Accessorize has won approval from its creditors to seek rent cuts in over half of its stores as part of a restructuring strategy. The Company Voluntary Arrangement (CVA) proposal was initially put forward on 20 June, and proposed rent cuts in 135 of the company’s 258 leased stores. On Wednesday, […]

Online beauty and wellbeing retailer The Hut Group (THG) has reported strong full-year results for 2018, posting surges in both sales and profits. Group sales at the Manchester-based company increased 24 percent for the year ending 31 December to 916 million pounds, compared to 736 million pounds in […]

Fast Retailing, the parent company of Japanese casual brand Uniqlo, has pledged to eliminate the use of unnecessary plastic throughout its supply chain and to reduce the amount of single-use plastic handed to customers by 85 percent, or around 7.800 tons annually, by the end of 2020. Stores in 12 countries […]

Retail giant Amazon has announced plans to create over 2,000 permanent jobs in the UK in 2019, increasing its total permanent workforce to more than 29,500. The company said it is looking for engineers, software developers, data scientists, and cloud and machine learning experts, along with a number […]

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