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The global fashion business journal

Apr 7, 20204:20pm

Markets

h By C. J.
Jan 14, 2020 — 7:42pm
Despite the general slowdown in fashion sales, 75% of Chinese consumers increased their apparel spending by more than 5% in 2018.
h By MDS
Jan 14, 2020 — 6:47pm

Looking at month-on-month terms, the industry records a 0.1% inflation, according to US Bureau of Labor Statistics data.

h By MDS
Jan 13, 2020 — 6:01pm

The president of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, anticipates the signing of the USMCA treaty between the United States, Canada, and Mexico no later than February.

h By Iria. P Gestal
Jan 13, 2020 — 8:56am

Fashion brands have discretely removed themselves from the equation in the Saudi market, where sales have lost their sparkle in recent years, with the exception of luxury, which continues to stand out.

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.

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

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