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Clothing makers

Clothing makers in Asia give stark coronavirus warning

"If our workers don't die from coronavirus, they'd die of starvation." This is the stark assessment of how the pandemic is impacting the clothing industry...
H&M Milton Keynes

H&M distribution centre jobs in Stoke-on-Trent under threat

More than 500 jobs are at risk at an H&M distribution centre in Stoke-on-Trent. XPO Logistics which runs the warehouse at Sideway, said the clothing...
London Fashion Week Coronavirus

Coronavirus: global fashion industry facing a “nightmare”

Luxury goods makers are anticipating significant losses due to the coronavirus outbreak, while High Street retailers could see new collections delayed by months. The global...
Emmanuel Ungaro

Emanuel Ungaro: French fashion designer Emanuel dies aged 86

French fashion designer Emanuel Ungaro has died in Paris aged 86. Ungaro was the son of Italian immigrants who trained under Spanish designer Cristobal Balenciaga. He...
Black Friday Online retail sales

Black Friday: Brands opt out for environment reasons

More than 300 clothing brands are asking shoppers not to buy anything in the Black Friday sales because of environmental reasons. The Make Friday Green...
BRC UK retail sales

High Street: Five ways UK shopping has changed

|Hardly a month goes by without news of another wave of shops shutting, or of stores losing money. Sir Philip Green's Arcadia Group, which includes...
Forever 21

Forever 21 accused of “fat shaming” over diet bars

US fashion retailer Forever 21 is in hot water after sending out free diet bars with online orders of clothing. Customers flocked to social media...
Sotheby's

Sotheby’s auction of rare sneakers nets more than $850,000

A collection of sneakers has sold at auction for $850,000 (£690,000) to Canadian entrepreneur Miles Nadal. Sotheby's put 100 pairs of the rarest sneakers ever...
House of Fraser PETA

House of Fraser: Harrods of the High Street or fraying at...

Georgia Cobden is about to start a new job in PR and just popped into House of Fraser on Oxford Street because she knows...
Jeans denim

Why blue jeans are going green

As consumers become ever more concerned about environmental and ethical issues, pioneers in the global denim industry are cleaning up its act. Blackhorse Lane Ateliers,...
Topshop Arcadia

Topshop: “It’s not really how I dress”

"I'm a lot less interested in Topshop nowadays, it's just not really how I dress," says 24-year-old advertising account executive Beth Armstrong. Customers like Ms...
Urban Outfitters

Urban Outfitters to rent out clothing

The sharing economy is now making its way into the fashion industry as Urban Outfitters looks to rent clothes to younger fashionistas. The retailer is...