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The global fashion business journal

Nov 12, 201912:00am


h By Iria P. Gestal
Oct 2, 2019 — 8:54am

Rising online and discount competition will continue to pressure retailers’ sales growth and margins, says the rating company in its latest outlook of the sector.

h By Mds
Sep 30, 2019 — 4:47pm

At the doors of Brexit, the commercial vacancy rate soared to 13% at the end of the first half of 2019. It’s the highest in four years, since august 2015.

h By Daniela García
Sep 27, 2019 — 8:54am

Stores in Peru will open over the weekend with discounts of around 70%. The intention is to boost the economy of shopping malls that expect a 7% growth in sales.

h By Silvia Riera/ Daniela García
Sep 26, 2019 — 8:57am

The European Union, the United States and Japan continue to be the largest buyers of apparel on the planet, while South Korea and China speed up in the ranking.

h By Silvia Riera
Sep 25, 2019 — 8:57am

The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the country, the biggest Latin American fashion market, might close 2019 with an increase between 0.2% and 0.7% according to the last predictions of Bank of Mexico.

h By Silvia Riera/ Daniela García
Sep 24, 2019 — 8:56am

The textile, footwear and leather goods industry invested in 2016 a total of 38.7 million euros in machinery to control pollution, according to the last available data of Eurostat.

h By mds
Sep 19, 2019 — 5:00pm

Trade war between the United States and China, the thread of Brexit and the weakness of Germany are some of the elements that threaten the global economy. 

h By Silvia Riera
Sep 19, 2019 — 5:00am

The uncertainty that has been installed in foreign trade for a couple of years has forced a shift towards mature markets that now show a slowdown in their economies and a break in their retail trade.

h By Mds
Sep 18, 2019 — 4:47pm

The Government of the country has launched a plan to develop its textile industry with the objective of becoming the next textile factory of the planet.

h By Silvia Riera
Sep 18, 2019 — 9:00am

The attack on a major hub of Saudi Arabia’s oil production has shaken up the fashion industry. Short-term, companies fear a rise in logistic prices and, long-term, an even bigger effect on its main raw material: polyester.

h By Silvia Riera/ Daniela García
Sep 16, 2019 — 8:57am

Internet has boosted secondhand to a consumption global phenomenon. A market that up until now was secondary, is estimated to become even bigger than the traditional business in five years in the United States.

h By Iria P. Gestal
Sep 13, 2019 — 8:57am

Forecasts point that exports in November will reach its maximum right before tariff raises planed for mid-December. 

h By Mds
Sep 12, 2019 — 4:37pm

According to an IndexBox report, leather production in United States registered a drop of 12.1% last year.

h By Silvia Riera/ Daniela García
Sep 9, 2019 — 8:57am

According to the macroeconomic indicators about the evolution of the economy, industrial production, employment or exports are expected to have a rough end of the year. 

h By Mds
Sep 6, 2019 — 4:21pm

Apparel and leather goods retail in Italy add two months in the rise after downfall in April and May, with drops of 1.3% and 4.9%, respectively.

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