Fashion retailer Guess Inc has partnered with I:Collect, a global solutions provider and innovator for the collection, certified sorting, reuse and recycling of used apparel and footwear, to develop a wardrobe recycling programme.
Shares in Debenhams tumbled by 12% in early trading this morning (19 June) as the British department store group said it expects to miss full-year profit forecasts in what will be the retailer's third profit warning this year.
The fabrics division of WL Gore & Associates has reached a key milestone in delivering against its ambitious PFC goals with the launch of a Durable Water Repellent (DWR) treatment, free of PFCs of Environmental Concern (PFCEC), that has been used on a new line of outdoor jackets.
Rue21 has set out a new "strategic technology roadmap" that will see the US fast fashion retailer implement a number of unified commerce and data analytics initiatives to give a more customer-centric view of its business.
UK department store group John Lewis is piloting a new service in which customers can have any unwanted clothing bought from its 50 shops and website, collected from their home, and be paid immediately for each item regardless of its condition.
C&A Foundation's work to make circular fashion a reality is set to receive a major boost thanks to the approval of five initiatives following its open request for proposals to bridge the gap in the implementation of circular business models at all levels of the global apparel value chain.
Rwanda is to take over the tax obligations of its apparel exporters to ensure they are not significantly affected by the anticipated suspension of duty-free access to the US market under the African Growth Opportunity Act (AGOA).