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The global fashion business journal

Jul 19, 20248:51pm


h By MDS
Oct 6, 2021 — 4:00am
h By MDS
Sep 3, 2021 — 12:00pm
Vertiginous quarter: margins drown due to costs and ports collapse

Rising costs and changing from ship to plane to avoid port collapse have led the industry to expect three more months of falling margins. Adidas estimates a € 500 million impact in the second half of the year.

h By MDS
Jul 28, 2021 — 12:00pm
Orders are back but working conditions are not: firings and wage cuts in sourcing hubs

The employees of the manufacturing hubs in Asia are earning by 25% less than a year ago and many of them had to get into debt to survive.

h By I. P. G. / P. R. D.
Apr 12, 2021 — 4:00am

Organic cotton has become a synonym for sustainability, but several scandals with fake certifications in India and forced labor in China question this raw material.

h By Mds
Sep 4, 2020 — 11:03am

Average rents along Manhattan’s 16 retail corriders have being declining for eleven consecutive quarters. In the UK, retail store vacancies have reached its six-year high.

h By P. R. D.
Aug 3, 2020 — 5:00am

When consumers work from home, they reallocate spend similarly to consumers in retirement, and apparel is the category that experiences the deepest decline.

h By Iria P. Gestal
Jul 24, 2020 — 10:00am

The British Parliament already alerted a year ago about working conditions in the city, which became the second richest in Europe thanks to its textile industry.

h By P. R. D.
Jun 18, 2020 — 12:00am

Fashion groups that depend on these two markets follow closely the evolution of the pandemic and the business structure in both countries and are already beginning to think of alternatives.

h By Mds
Apr 15, 2020 — 5:14pm

The IMF expects a “partial” recovery in 2021. The cumulative loss to global GDP over 2020 and 2021 could be around 9 trillion dollars.

h By I. P. G.
Apr 15, 2020 — 10:00am

Consumers have cautiously begun to return to stores, and security measures such as temperature controls and use of face masks are imposed in shopping malls.

h By P. R. D.
Apr 1, 2020 — 4:00pm

In Italy or Spain, two of the most affected countries, the decrease in sales could reach up to 40%, according to Boston Consulting Group data.

h By I. P. G.
Mar 25, 2020 — 9:03am

Before the coronavirus outbreak, consumer confidence was already decreasing in the eurozone, while in Japan and the United States it was recovering.

h By C. J.
Mar 24, 2020 — 10:00am

The decrease in production, together with the fall of demand and the paralysis of cotton exports to the United States are some of the factors that motivated the price fall.

h By MDS
Mar 18, 2020 — 6:24pm

American international investment bank, Goldman Sachs has lowered the forecast of the main economies in the Eurozone and anticipates its GDP to plunge by 1.7%.

h By F. Tatiana. Ngo Bii
Mar 18, 2020 — 9:00am

 The current pandemic has led to nationwide lockdowns. For American retailers, the path will be even harder.   

News on the latest macroeconomic indicators related to the textile- and fashion industry worldwide.