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The global fashion business journal

Nov 11, 201911:06pm


h By J. Cevallos
Dec 20, 2018 — 9:54am

Turkey has managed to overcome politic and economic contingencies to evolve into a leading partner of fashion European companies for near-sourcing.

h By Iria. P. Gestal
Dec 19, 2018 — 9:54am

Ten years after the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy acted as the starting gun for the global recession, economists are now wondering if the world is ready to avoid a new collapse. The answer, as put by the IMF’s chief economist, is not comforting.

h By Iria P. Gestal
Dec 18, 2018 — 9:57am

The peak of populist movements, with protectionism as a rising trend, threatened to stop both the global commerce and the economy. According to experts, the worst background would be stagflation (inflation but with economic stagnation) or, in the words of IMF chief economist, a “poorer and more dangerous” world. 

h By Silvia Riera
Dec 13, 2018 — 9:54am

Australia, which produces 88% of the wool consumed by the fashion industry, is suffering the consequences of an unprecedent drought that is severely affecting pastures.

h By MDS
Dec 11, 2018 — 5:00pm

Eight out of ten countries in the ranking elaborated by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) are European, except Singapore and New Zealand.

h By Silvia Riera
Dec 11, 2018 — 10:00am

The French market, destiny of 12% of Spanish garment articles, clothing items, footwear and complements exports, could slow down its growth rate if the protests that have taken place during these weeks persist or expand.

h By Silvia Riera
Dec 6, 2018 — 6:00pm

All markets within the continent have their own particularities: from Canada, where online e-commerce is based on imports, to Mexico, where challenges like credit cards use or logistics are starting to being solved.

h By Silvia Riera
Dec 6, 2018 — 10:00am

There is a great distance between the United Kingdom, where 78% of the total population purchases online, and Bulgaria or Romania, for instance, where the percentage stands only at 11%

h By MDS
Dec 5, 2018 — 6:00pm

 The sector is in that way recovered from September’s figures, when sales dropped 7.2% according to Eurostat. In spite of that, it is still the sector that has grown less in the whole Eurozone.

h By MDS
Dec 4, 2018 — 5:00pm

The sector will obtain a revenue of 517 billion euros in 2021, according to the last report carried out by consultant EY The Luxury and Cosmetics Financial Factbook.

h By Mds
Dec 3, 2018 — 4:00pm

Buying tickets online, booking a hotel room or renting a car on the internet will be free of geographical restrictions around the whole European Union. 

h By MDS
Dec 3, 2018 — 9:50am

Fashion industry’s growth will reduce between 3.5% and 4.5% during the next years in all markets but the Asiatic one, which will continue to grow.

h By MDS
Nov 30, 2018 — 4:00pm

The Bengali government studies the reduction of origin tariffs that clothing manufacturers must pay at the time of sending it to international markets

h By MDS
Nov 28, 2018 — 5:00pm

Representatives from Marks&Spencer, Arcadia, Primark, Boohoo, Missguided and Asos were gathered yesterday at the Lower House to talk about the system’s social and environmental impact in front of the Environmental Auditing Committee.

h By J. Cevallos
Nov 28, 2018 — 10:00am

A 76.4% of the global subsidies for crops were concentrated in China, a country which destined 4.3 billion dollars (3.78 billion euros) to help its cotton manufacturers.

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