FashNerd, Munich Fabric Start to strengthen fashion tech

2018/08 19 17:08

Courtesy: Unsplash FashNerd.com with Munich Fabric Start, a leading textile trade show, will launch The Wardrobe of The Future. With the rise of clothes that have been designed with both intelligence and style, this is a trend-led walk-in wardrobe built to provide a unique experience that introduces the kind of brands that have successfully merged […]

FashNerd, Munich Fabric Start to strengthen fashion tech

2018/08 08 13:08

Courtesy: Unsplash FashNerd.com with Munich Fabric Start, a leading textile trade show, will launch The Wardrobe of The Future. With the rise of clothes that have been designed with both intelligence and style, this is a trend-led walk-in wardrobe built to provide a unique experience that introduces the kind of brands that have successfully merged […]

Asda joins Microfibre Consortium

2018/07 30 11:07

Courtesy: Asda Asda is the first supermarket to join the European Outdoor Group’s Microfibre Consortium, which looks at reducing the impact of microplastics on the environment. As reducing plastic use becomes priority for customers, Asda has joined other brands to understand and reduce the impact of microfibres in clothing – which can find their way […]

BRC wants clarity on steps listed in Brexit white paper

2018/07 30 11:07

While welcoming the progress made on tariffs and the proposed Free Trade Area to eliminate the need for most border controls and delays as mentioned in the Brexit White Paper released recently, the British Retail Consortium (BRC) has demanded further clarity on what a phased system would look like in practice and on how a […]

M&S and Founders Factory set up joint venture

2018/07 30 11:07

Courtesy: M&S Marks & Spencer (M&S) and Founders Factory are partnering and have set up Founders Factory Retail, a joint venture (JV) focused on investing and growing start-ups. M&S will become Founders Factory’s exclusive UK retail partner. It will also become the majority shareholder within the JV which will build a portfolio of investments in […]

True takes over kids’ clothing maker, Frugi

2018/07 30 11:07

Courtesy: Frugi True has taken over kids’ clothing maker, Frugi which designs, manufactures and sells sustainably-sourced organic cotton apparel and accessories for babies, children and new mothers. True will work with the existing management team to support Frugi’s scalable growth. Frugi will join other digital-focused businesses within True’s private equity portfolio. Hugo Adams, former executive […]

Fashion industry supports Power of One at Pure London

2018/07 30 11:07

Courtesy: Pure London The global fashion industry united at Pure London, the largest festival of fashion that included sourcing and manufacturing exhibition, Pure Origin, to support the Power of One campaign advancing the UN Global Goals for Sustainable Development. The three-day event displaying latest fashion collection was held from July 22 to 24, 2018, at […]

Amazon, Alibaba & Ebay dominate retail sector: BrandZ

2018/07 19 13:07

The retail category surged ahead in 2018 with a 35 per cent increase due to a shift towards e-commerce, according to the 2018 BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands ranking and report. Tech-related brands like Amazon, Alibaba and Ebay dominate not just retail, but the BrandZ Global Top 100 list, accounting for over half […]

Burberry Q1FY18 comparable sales grow 3%

2018/07 19 13:07

Courtesy: Burberry plc Burberry has recorded 3 per cent increase in its comparable sales in the first quarter of fiscal 2018, with a solid performance in retail in a period of transition. The company has also announced strategic investment in key markets including relocating and expanding its flagship store in Dubai and closing an additional […]

British retailers to take part in Shape GB campaign

2018/07 19 13:07

Major British high street stores like Asos, River Island, New Look and Next will participate in the Shape GB campaign, a survey conducted for the first time in 17 years across the United Kingdom to create standardised sizes. Around 30,000 adults will submit their measurements using an app that will enable retailers to adhere to […]

BFC to promote Tier 1 visa for fashion industry

2018/07 19 13:07

Courtesy: British Fashion Council The British Fashion Council (BFC) is working with Arts Council England (ACE), in partnership with the Home Office and the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport to expand and promote the Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) visa to fashion industry applicants. The BFC will work as an Independent Assessor for Tier […]

Pure London collaborates with Graduate Fashion Week

2018/07 19 13:07

Pure London has announced that the fashion event is collaborating with Graduate Fashion Week to showcase ten of this year’s graduates from the ‘Top 25 Graduate Collections’ including award winners, on the Pure London main stage catwalk. Pure London is UK’s leading trade fashion buying event, which will be held from July 22 to 24, […]