While the government of Bangladesh claims to be doing much to ensure labour rights and improved working conditions in its factories - enough to get its GSP status (Generalised Scheme of Preferences) renewed at least - the United States, the European Union and the International Labour Organization (ILO) […]

Farfetch investor Frederic Court has launched a new venture capital firm in London with the aim of helping to fund European digital fashion brands and luxury tech start-ups. The venture capital firm called Felix Capital launched with a 120 million dollar fund that Court states on the firm’s website […]

Nike stock has earned an ‘AA-‘ credit rating from Morningstar, which send the shares on a rally. The firm’s “AA-” rating indicates that the company is a very-low default risk. Shares of Nike, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) appreciated by 0.35 percent during the past week but lost 0.4 percent on a 4-week basis. In […]

Exports of woven garment to the European Union (EU) from Bangladesh have shown a sustained increase recently, helping exporters compensate the loss from the US market, industry insiders said. As reported by the ‘Financial Express’, despite a weakening euro, Bangladeshi apparel makers say shipment of […]

ANALYSISNew Look wants to lead the way in the affordable fashion space. To do so, the British fashion retailer is heavily investing in enhancing its multi-channel offer, as well as strengthening its expansion into China. Posting sustained growth for the fiscal year just finalised, New Look spilled the […]

REPORT J.Crew Group, for the three months ended May 2, 2015 said that its total revenues decreased 2 percent to 581.8 million dollars and comparable company sales decreased 8 percent following a decrease of 2 percent in the first quarter last year. J. Crew sales decreased 5 percent to 508.7 million […]

REPORT Gap net sales for the four-week period ended May 30, 2015 were 1.25 billion dollars compared with net sales of 1.27 billion dollars for the four-week period ended May 31, 2014. “We’re pleased with Old Navy’s continued momentum and we remain focused on consistently delivering higher levels of […]

REPORT Zumiez reporting its performance in the first quarter ended May 2, 2015 said that total net sales increased 9 percent to 177.6 million dollars from 162.9 million dollars in the first quarter ended May 3, 2014. Comparable sales increased 3 percent compared to 1.8 percent in the first quarter of […]

REPORT L Brands reported net sales increased 5 percent to 799.1 million dollars for the four weeks ended May 30, 2015, compared to net sales of 763.6 million dollars for the four weeks ended May 31, 2014. Comparable store sales for the four weeks increased 5 percent. The company reported net sales of […]

Shares of Zalando, one of the leading online retailers in Europe, will join the MDAX index of German mid-cap stocks post stock market closing on June 19, 2015. Zalando SE was listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange on 1 October 2014 and gained inclusion in the SDAX index of German small-caps last December. […]

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