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Wednesday, August 5, 2020
Adidas extends Rorsted tenure for five years  (2020-08-05)
  German sportswear group Adidas has extended the appointment of CEO Kasper Rorsted by another five years.
JD Sports fined over breach of order in Footasylum case  (2020-08-05)
  JD Sports Fashion and its largest shareholder Pentland Group have been fined by the UK Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) for breaching an order related to its acquisition of Footasylum.
Ralph Lauren Q1 sales down by almost two-thirds  (2020-08-05)
  Ralph Lauren Corporation has seen sales tumble by almost two-thirds in the first quarter as the Covid-19 pandemic forced the majority of its stores to close for up to ten weeks in key markets.
Inditex partners on global garment industry recovery pledge  (2020-08-05)
  Inditex, owner of the Zara and Bershka brands, has joined hands with the IndustriAll Global Union in a commitment to support the economic and social recovery of the global garment industry from the Covid-19 crisis.
1,000 jobs to go as Designer Brands reorganises  (2020-08-05)
  Designer Brands Inc, formerly known as DSW, has confirmed it is cutting 1,000 positions including 380 at its corporate offices.
RTW Retailwinds to offload online business for US$20m  (2020-08-05)
  RTW Retailwinds Inc is to sell its e-commerce business and all related intellectual property to Sunrise Brands, LLC for a cash purchase price of US$20m.
Major brands linked to "union-busting" factories  (2020-08-05)
  A number of factories producing garments for several major apparel brands have been accused of exploiting the coronavirus pandemic as an opportunity to sack workers affiliated to unions.
12Storeez selects PLM to streamline processes  (2020-08-04)
  Russian women's and men's clothing brand 12Storeez has implemented a new Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution to streamline information access and communication across the business.
Delta Apparel posts 40% drop in Q3 sales  (2020-08-04)
  Activewear and lifestyle apparel maker Delta Apparel has reported a near-40% drop in net sales for the three months to the end of June but CEO Robert Humphreys says the business is likely to return to profitability in the fourth quarter.
Cotton Inc digitises cotton fabrics for download  (2020-08-04)
  CottonWorks, a textile programme run by Cotton Incorporated, has launched a range of 3D fabric files for download that it says will take garment design to the next level.
Covid resurgence tests US economic recovery  (2020-08-04)
  Despite broad indications that the economy has begun to recover as businesses reopen from the coronavirus pandemic, conflicting data makes it difficult to say how steadily the comeback will continue, an economist has warned.
Virtual reality showrooms fast replacing physical in post-Covid era  (2020-08-04)
  The Covid-19 outbreak has forced the industry to think on its feet and virtual reality showrooms are fast replacing their physical counterparts.
Covid-19 to weigh on cotton prices into 2020/21 season  (2020-08-04)
  Global cotton consumption in 2019/20 is set to suffer a 12% decline as demand plummets due to the Covid-19 pandemic, with the crisis expected to weigh on cotton prices into the 2020/21 season.
New Higg MSI enables deeper dive into material assessment  (2020-08-04)
  The Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) and Higg Co have released the latest version of the Higg Materials Sustainability Index (Higg MSI) which can calculate the environmental impacts of millions of possible material manufacturing variations. 
Sourcing shift results in sustainability challenges for Columbia Sportswear  (2020-08-04)
  Outdoor apparel and footwear company Columbia Sportswear saw sustainability and social responsibility pressured during 2019 as a result of a shift in its sourcing strategy.