As the UK Government launches an inquiry into the impact of the fashion industry on the environment, a business network has called for consideration to be placed on volume, collaboration support for best practice initiatives, and legislation and incentives.
Online, catalogue and stores retailer N Brown Group has warned it expects offline sales to continue to fall as it focuses on driving online growth of it's three so-called 'Power Brands' - JD Williams, Simply Be and Jacamo.
UK online fashion retailer Asos has today (11 October) become one of the first fashion retailers in the UK to launch on Google Assistant, meaning customers can discover the latest of the company's products across popular categories using just their voice.
Despite a less favourable external environment that has seen increased trade tensions and financial volatility, the growth outlook for developing East Asia and Pacific (EAP) remains positive, new figures show.
As Asia's manufacturing hubs are ramping up production for the upcoming holiday season, new data on factory inspections, audits and lab testing points to a slow pace of improvement in the state of factory safety.
Fast Retailing - owner of the Uniqlo brand - has insisted it "acted lawfully" throughout the process of the closure of its Indonesian supplier factory, as it continues to be bombarded with allegations of worker mistreatment and failure to compensate workers since the factory went bust in 2015.
The European Commission has launched a procedure to withdraw Cambodia's access to the Everything But Arms (EBA) preferential trade programme, and is considering the same for Myanmar over human rights violations in both countries.
British brand and noble yarn technology specialist Tengri has named the winners of its inaugural innovation award, launched this year to encourage the implementation of sustainable fashion and textiles working towards a greener industry standard and future.