The BRC has written to the Home Secretary to demand urgent action over labour exploitation in Leicester after claiming garment factory workers are collectively being denied over £2.1 million in wages a week.
Released in partnership with Boston Consulting Group (BCG), the study assesses the carbon footprint of a typical NYFW, and provides a playbook of guidelines and strategies for improving the event's environmental impact.
UK retail jobs are being lost at the fastest rate since the global financial crisis in 2009, the CBI’s latest monthly Distributive Trades Survey has found, while sales have fallen and further drops are due next month.
The NYC-based jewellery brand has released exterior renderings of the renovations taking place at its emblematic Fifth Avenue flagship, revealing the addition of a glass exhibition and event space to its upper floors.
British retail sales surged past their pre-coronavirus level in July, the first full month that shops selling non-essentials were open since the country went into lockdown in March. But fashion wasn’t a beneficiary.
Bangladesh garment exporters are hopeful of exports rebounding by December, buoyed by demand in the West ahead of Christmas, but concerns remain, especially as Vietnam's exports have been hit less hard.
British inflation jumped unexpectedly last month to its highest rate since March, pushed up by clothing retailers refraining from their usual summer discounts as they reopened from the coronavirus lockdown.
Official data on Friday showed that June’s retail sales volumes rose 13.9% month-on-month in June “as non-food and fuel stores continue their recovery from the sharp falls since the start of the pandemic”.