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The global fashion business journal

Jul 18, 20246:04am


h By Daniela García
Jan 10, 2020 — 9:00am

Hong Kong retail sales fell 24% in the last period, Paris dropped its retail sales 30% to 50% whereas Chile dropped them by 27%. The three regions are immersed in political crises that are directly affecting their results.

h By MDS
Jan 9, 2020 — 7:07pm

The export of ready-made garments from the Asian country fell 7.7%, 13 billion dollars in the five months to November, according to the Export Promotion Bureau.

h By mds
Jan 8, 2020 — 5:18pm

In the twenty-eight countries of the European Union, on the other hand, fashion sales dropped, 0.5% year-on-year.

h By I. P. G.
Jan 7, 2020 — 8:54am

The threat of a new recession, volatility of raw materials or instability around the world. Fashion faces a convulsive year.

h By MDS
Dec 30, 2019 — 4:28pm

Online sales are ascending but so are returns. Return shipping costs are now a customary necessity for retailers and brands to do business. It’s expected 2 million returns for one carrier alone on January 2. 

h By C. J.
Dec 27, 2019 — 8:54am

Economic slowdown and trade war affected the consumption of cotton during the 2018-2019 season, when dropped by 1%. Raw material prices also stumbled during the season, which started the year at 99.5 cents per pound and ended 2019 at 84 cents.

h By C. J.
Dec 24, 2019 — 8:57am

During 2019, tensions increased between the European Union and the Asian country over the elimination of tariffs, after Brussels determined that Cambodia carried out practices against human rights.

h By mds
Dec 23, 2019 — 4:44pm

The number of online retailers in the United Kingdom in financial distress has risen over 65% since 2017, to 9,024, according to insolvency firm Begbies Traynor.  

h By mds
Dec 23, 2019 — 4:00pm

La Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (Cepal), estimates that the region will grow only by 0.1% on average this year.

h By mds
Dec 20, 2019 — 5:02pm

Fashion sales in the United Kingdom have dropped by 3.7% in the week to December 15, according to the BDO High Street Sales tracker.

h By Silvia Riera
Dec 20, 2019 — 8:57am

The break caused by the financial crisis knocked out companies that had been unstable after two decades of productive and manufacturing relocation.

h By mds
Dec 19, 2019 — 5:09pm

The Garment District Alliance has revealed its new plan that involves selecting ten potential programs to provide services to designers and boost the impact of local industry.

h By C. J.
Dec 19, 2019 — 8:54am

Developed markets will record a 1.6% advance in 2019, compared to the 2.3% growth recorded in 2018.

h By Silvia Riera
Dec 18, 2019 — 8:54am

Cotton, one of the main raw materials of the fashion industry, reached record highs in 2011 and again hit lows just three years later.

h By mds
Dec 17, 2019 — 6:28pm

A report by the consultant Bain&Company estimates that two-thirds of retailers in the United States will pass tariff-related costs on to holiday shoppers.

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