Premium fashion trade show Jacket Required will be showcasing a larger number of eco brands at its upcoming event in January as part of its goal of promoting a more sustainable future for the industry.
The power of luxury e-tail met the unstoppable force of sneaker and streetwear culture this week as newly-listed Farfetch said it's paying $250m in cash and shares for sneaker/streetwear marketplace Stadium Goods.
Fourty-four percent of French consumers bought fewer clothes in 2018, which was only an active choice for 40% of them, the rest simply constrained by budget. And now, demand for sustainable fashion is outpacing supply.
The former CEO of M&S and Arcadia has issued a stark prediction for the health of the UK retail sector with Lord Rose saying in an ITV interview that Christmas trading is tough and he expects more failures next year.
Poundland has received a big boost from its major move into the clothing sector and despite the problems at its South African parent company, its fourth quarter (the period to September 30) and full-year were strong.