Why companies and brands need to tune in – TechCrunch

Why companies and brands need to tune in – TechCrunch

Alanna Gregory Contributor Alanna Gregory is a marketing executive and is currently senior global director at Afterpay. Previously, she was VP at Hairstory, the founder and CEO of VIVE Lifestyle, and was an AVP at Barclays. More posts by this contributor E-commerce roll-ups are the next wave of disruption in consumer packaged goods What comes … Read more

10 Companies Offering Repairs on Bike Clothing

10 Companies Offering Repairs on Bike Clothing

The bike industry, with all its bright colors, changing standards, and synthetic clothing is not always the most environmentally conscious and has a part in the massive amount of material and resources wasted by clothing production each year. Over the last several years, some companies have started breaking the mold by encouraging customers to send … Read more

Rental clothing companies experiencing a boom

Rental clothing companies experiencing a boom

MARINA DEL REY, Calif. — Ariel McCarty has been making up for lost time after sitting at home in her sweats due to the pandemic. As a personal assistant and fashion blogger, McCarty is now rocking the latest fashion trends — including bags and accessories — without having to break the bank thanks to Rent the Runway. What You … Read more

Manhattan U.S. Attorney Settles Civil Fraud Lawsuit Against Clothing Companies And Their Former CEO For Misrepresenting The Value Of Goods To Avoid Paying Customs Duties | USAO-SDNY

Manhattan U.S. Attorney Settles Civil Fraud Lawsuit Against Clothing Companies And Their Former CEO For Misrepresenting The Value Of Goods To Avoid Paying Customs Duties | USAO-SDNY

Audrey Strauss, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Peter C. Fitzhugh, the Special Agent in Charge of the New York Office of Homeland Security Investigations (“HSI”), and Marty Raybon, Acting Director, Field Operations, New York, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (“CBP”), announced today that the United States has settled civil … Read more

COVID’s Impact On The Fast Fashion Market And How Companies Can Counter It As Per TBRC’s Fast Fashion Market Report 2021

COVID’s Impact On The Fast Fashion Market And How Companies Can Counter It As Per TBRC's Fast Fashion Market Report 2021

Segments covered: By Gender – Women’s Wear, Men’s Wear; By Age – Adults Wear, Teens Wear, Kids Wear, Others; By Type – Pants, Coat, Skirt, OthersLONDON, July 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — As per The Business Research Company’s research report on the fast fashion market, the slowed-down economic activity due to COVID-19 across the globe … Read more

Bio Market Insights 60% of Fashion Companies are Greenwashing and Changing Markets Wants to Do Something About It

Bio Market Insights 60% of Fashion Companies are Greenwashing and Changing Markets Wants to Do Something About It

“While brands are quick to capitalise on consumer concern by using sustainability as a marketing ploy, the vast majority of such claims are all style and no substance. While they greenwash their clothing collections, they are simultaneously dragging their feet on embracing truly circular solutions, for example by not making the necessary investments to ensure … Read more

Apparel companies likely to lag retail peers for the June quarter

Apparel companies likely to lag retail peers for the June quarter

Apparel companies would likely be the worst hit among listed retailers in the June quarter, pegged back by falling footfall and higher inventory. Sales updates, so far, indicate steady growth trends for staples, even as discretionary segments continue to lag. While the staple category could post growth even on a two-year basis (low base … Read more

Best cycling clothing brands: Our pick of the top companies making the best clothing

Best cycling clothing brands: Our pick of the top companies making the best clothing

When it comes to buying cycling clothing, there are thousands upon thousands of brands to choose from. Some brands are brilliant and others, less so. Luckily, the best cycling clothing brands are the ones that stick around, while the not so good brands often fade with a lack of repeat custom.  Whether you’re new to … Read more

Hong Kong apparel giant Esquel sues US over China blacklist inclusion, Companies & Markets News & Top Stories

Hong Kong apparel giant Esquel sues US over China blacklist inclusion, Companies & Markets News & Top Stories

HONG KONG (BLOOMBERG) – Hong Kong apparel giant Esquel Group said it is suing the US government for what it called the “erroneous” blacklisting of a subsidiary, saying it had been “falsely implicated” in the use of forced labor in China’s Xinjiang region. The unit, Changji Esquel Textile Co., was added to the US Commerce … Read more

ByteDance starts selling TikTok’s AI to other companies

ByteDance starts selling TikTok’s AI to other companies

ByteDance is selling some of the artificial-intelligence technology that powers its viral video app TikTok to websites and apps outside China, as it broadens its revenue streams ahead of a long-anticipated initial public offering. A new division called BytePlus quietly launched in June and already lists customers all over the world, including in the US. … Read more

Refresh your style with these 5 small Catholic clothing companies

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If you’re reading this article, it’s thanks to the generosity of people like you, who have made Aleteia possible. Here are some numbers: 20 million users around the world read Aleteia.org every month Aleteia is published every day in seven languages: English, French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Polish, and Slovenian Each month, readers view more than 50 million … Read more

What Do New Online Transaction Rules in Mean for International Companies Doing Business in China?

What Do New Online Transaction Rules in Mean for International Companies Doing Business in China?

Although the world economy was hit hard by COVID-19, China has recovered quickly, thanks in large part to its booming e-commerce sector. There are many emerging issues in the segment of the market, which has aroused much attention across society, and while the E-commerce Law of the People’s Republic of China, which went into effect … Read more

Custom T-shirts are hard to get as apparel companies deal with short supply

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CLEVELAND, Ohio — Summer is T-shirt season, but from custom prints for summer events to local lifestyle brands, T-shirts are in short supply, as the manufacturing chain stalls like so many other industries.Northeast Ohio companies are searching for new suppliers, different warehouses, different colors, to fill customer orders.Micah Roberts launched Erie & Anchor, a nautical-themed … Read more

‘An afterthought’: why do specs companies ignore the black community? | Fashion

The women behind the first company to make glasses specifically for black faces says the eyewear industry treats the black community as an “afterthought”.Kimeze was launched by sisters Clare and Christina Kimeze in London last month after being frustrated with the lack of glasses that properly fit the faces of members of the black community. … Read more

What the 20 Biggest Apparel Companies Have Done Since the Black Squares

What the 20 Biggest Apparel Companies Have Done Since the Black Squares

It has been a year since the black squares. Since the flood of #BLM hashtags. Since companies came out with promises to improve the racial diversity in their businesses, admitting (in some cases for the first time) that they had a problem.There have been chief diversity officers named and unconscious bias trainings and a lot … Read more

Frances Stein, a Fashion Force at Several Companies, Dies at 83

Frances Stein, a Fashion Force at Several Companies, Dies at 83

Frances Stein, who was a fashion editor, a fashion muse and a designer for Halston and Calvin Klein before helping to revive the house of Chanel, died on June 6 at her apartment in Paris. She was 83.Her brother, Mark Patiky, confirmed the death but did not specify a cause.Halston praised her editorial eye. So … Read more

New bill aims to allow patients to sue health insurance companies

New bill aims to allow patients to sue health insurance companies

If you want to sue your health insurance company in federal court because they denied your claim or they’re not paying your medical bills in a timely fashion, chances are you can’t. But some Democrats want to change that. Many of the major health insurance companies have what are called mandatory arbitration clauses in their contracts, which require … Read more

Investors Want Proof That Companies Are Making Progress on Diversity – Footwear News

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This time last year, companies were making grand promises about diversity and inclusion in their workplaces. Amid a rising tide of support for Black Lives Matter protestors, many announced initiatives to recruit and retain more employees of color, donated millions to racial justice organizations and pledged to diversify their leadership teams. Now, increasingly, their stakeholders … Read more

How Independent Watch Companies Have Embraced the Internet

How Independent Watch Companies Have Embraced the Internet

Mr. Rohr, best known in watchmaking circles for his 25-year involvement in the highly respected TimeZone online forum, had spent two years mulling his own project. His immediate success — thanks in large part to his involvement in TimeZone — left him with nothing else to sell. His next collaboration came in March 2020, with … Read more

Fashion companies to be responsible for collecting old clothing from 2023

Fashion companies to be responsible for collecting old clothing from 2023

Environment Minister Stientje van Veldhoven has announced that, in an attempt to reduce textile waste in the Netherlands, large fashion companies will soon be made responsible for the collection and recycling of old and discarded clothing. Making clothing companies responsible for managing textile wasteAccording to a statement released by the Dutch government, the textile industry is … Read more

Food fashion: The companies turning dinner scraps into clothes

Food fashion: The companies turning dinner scraps into clothes

 Every year, Europeans throw away millions and millions of tonnes of food. And not just eggshells, tea bags, peel and bones: Two-thirds of our food waste is perfectly edible, some of which never even reaches our kitchens. All too often, we’re too quick to ditch a wrinkly plum or a misshapen carrot simply because it’s … Read more

New Irish companies tap into demand for sustainable, ethical clothing

New Irish companies tap into demand for sustainable, ethical clothing

The indigenous Irish clothing industry is making a small but steady comeback with companies tapping into the zeitgeist for sustainable, ethical, and locally produced clothing for adults and kids. As every parent knows, dressing little ones can sometimes be a battle of wills. If the child objects to things that stick into them, such as … Read more

These Are the Ten Biggest Companies in the Apparel Industry

These Are the Ten Biggest Companies in the Apparel Industry

June 7, 2021 4 min read This story originally appeared on ValueWalk The apparel industry is among the biggest and most important segments of any country. It is among the biggest employers and contributes significantly to a nation’s GDP. This industry includes the manufacturing and selling of finished clothing for all age groups. China is … Read more

G7 Nations Strike Deal to Tax Big Companies and Squeeze Havens

G7 Nations Strike Deal to Tax Big Companies and Squeeze Havens

The United States, Britain and other leading nations reached a landmark deal on Saturday to pursue higher global taxation on multinational businesses such as Google, Facebook, Apple and Amazon. In a move that could raise hundreds of billions of dollars to help governments cope with the aftermath of Covid-19, the Group of Seven (G7) large … Read more

7 Israeli fashion tech companies to help scratch your shopping itch

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Shops are finally opening again and millions of people have started returning to brick-and-mortar shops to fulfill all their shopping needs. However, the past year has shown that there is still a place for fashion to get the Startup Nation treatment.  Israel is home to thousands of startups, and while the focus tends … Read more

How BigCommerce helps fashion companies outpace the competition

How BigCommerce helps fashion companies outpace the competition

The retail landscape is always shifting, but it is clear that 2020 fast-forwarded one key change: the rise of omnichannel. Fashion retailers worldwide witnessed a huge shift to online shopping, with everyone from students to grandparents turning to e-commerce after non-essential physical stores temporarily closed down. As consumers and retailers alike come to terms with … Read more

As part of the broader sustainability goals, CO₂ Improve helps companies in the fashion, sports and lifestyle industry to monitor their CO₂ emissions and lower their CO₂ footprint

As part of the broader sustainability goals, CO₂ Improve helps companies in the fashion, sports and lifestyle industry to monitor their CO₂ emissions and lower their CO₂ footprint

The CO₂ Improve initiative, launched by the IAF (International Apparel Federation) last year, aims to improve the worldwide fashion and lifestyle industry when it comes to CO₂ emissions through fashion logistics. The fashion supply chain covers the entire world, so the logistical operations in the fashion industry almost by definition add up to a very … Read more

Risky Territory on the Horizon for European Luxury Companies

Risky Territory on the Horizon for European Luxury Companies

DUSSELDORF, GERMANY – FEBRUARY 05: (EDITORS NOTE: Image has been digitally enhanced.) Alexandra Lapp is seen wearing Hermes Kelly bag 28 in white, RIANI suit in beige, RIANI t-shirt in white, RIANI cashmere coat in beige, Rolex vintage Yachtmaster (Yacht-Master Yellow Gold 40 mm double dial) and Tiffany T Square bangle in rose-gold, white Hermes … Read more

From Luxury Stalwarts to Millennial Makeup Brands, How Companies Are Catering to Post-COVID Consumers

From Luxury Stalwarts to Millennial Makeup Brands, How Companies Are Catering to Post-COVID Consumers

One of the questions that has been looming since the COVID-19 pandemic prompted the temporary shut-down of countless brick-and-mortar outposts, and brands rushed to cater to consumers by way of e-commerce operations is what retail will look like once lockdown rules fade and consumers are able to freely shop in brick-and-mortar stores again. To date, … Read more

Scalefest Helps Fashion Companies Boost Their E-Commerce Business – Sourcing Journal

When it comes to data, more doesn't mean more meaningful. Air360 by Scalefast helps eliminate data noise for more focused e-commerce sites.

John Newbern’s Law:People can be divided into three groups: those who make things happen, those who watch things happen, and those who wonder what happened. Related Articles It’s no longer enough to get a detailed picture of what happened in your web business. With a growing portion of enterprise revenue shifting to digital channels and … Read more