Ranra has walked away with the fourth Zalando Sustainability Award during Copenhagen Fashion Week. Its genderless collection “focused on longevity and used exciting techniques with textiles and dyes”.
Lifestyle retailer Joules said it has found a new CEO to replace Nick Jones. Jonathon Brown will join on 7 September 2022 and will take over fully at the end of next month “following a short handover period”.
Activist hedge fund Starboard Value, which had offered to buy Kohl's Corp for roughly $9bn early this year, slashed its stake in the department store by more than 80% in Q2, according to a regulatory filing.
Net sales of US-based HanesBrands from continuing operations were $1.51bn, a decline of 14% in the second quarter of fiscal 2022. This was caused by was driven by a ransomware attack and softer-than-expected POS trends.
In Switzerland, inflation is even making its way into women's clothing stores -- a phenomenon described as "pinkflation." For several months now, many European countries have been facing significant inflation.
British retail titan Sir Ralph Halpern has died at the age of 83. The executive, who launched the Topshop chain and once ran Debenhams, was one of the highest-profile retailers during the Thatcher era in the 1980s.
Primark has named Michelle McEttrick to the new Chief Customer Officer role, “to develop the Primark brand and customer strategy as the business continues its expansion across new markets, channels and products”.
Growth in Bangladesh's garment exports could drop to 15% this year after an unusually strong expansion of more than 30% in 2021, two industry leaders told Reuters, as US and European customers grapple with inflation.
The import of textiles and apparel by the US continues to grow fast, rising by 30.97 per cent to $66.308 billion in the first six months of 2022, compared to $50.626 billion in the same period of 2021.