The company is bringing together senior representatives from brands including Missguided, Selfridges and Burberry to talk about modern slavery in the apparel sector and increasing transparency in the supply chain.
Cotton planting in India, the world’s top cotton producer, could fall 12% in the 2018/19 crop year as infestation by the pink bollworm has slashed farmers’ incomes, prompting them to choose other crops, say officials.
JD Sports is riding high at the moment and that’s making it acquisition-hungry. The latest? US-based The Finish Line, with the company having entered a conditional (and game-changing) deal to buy it at the weekend.
A boom in online luxury goods sales is finally convincing high-end watchmakers, long sceptical that customers would pay thousands to buy intricate timepieces on the web, to step up their investments in e-commerce.
Labour rights in the garment industry, tariff-free access to Bangladeshi goods, education and the Rohingya crisis were the key issues discussed in the second Bangladesh-UK Strategic Dialogue held in London last week.
Liberty London is aiming to make the most of the new Petter Rabbit movie in a link-up with Sony Pictures for limited edition fabric prints. It’s the first time it has teamed up with a studio for prints based on a film.
China accused the United States of "repeatedly abusing" international trade rules, as Beijing braced on Thursday for an imminent announcement from U.S. President Donald Trump slapping more tariffs on Chinese imports.