Fashion retailer Gap will close all company-owned stores in Europe
Gap is reportedly considering closing all company-owned stores in Europe. Uninspiring product ranges and heavy discounting leave Gap irrelevant in European market, says GlobalData.
Apparel supply chains must reset for the future, says GlobalData
Fashion brands, producers and retailers in key consumer markets across Europe and North America are fighting for survival. Stores are closed, sales have slumped, inventories are mounting, staff are being laid off or furloughed, executives are taking pay cuts, dividends have been suspended, and companies are taking steps to shore up their liquidity. For many, the response has also been to abandon or scale-back orders, and delay – or even cancel – payments to vendors. The knock-on consequences are factory closures and the dismissal of millions of workers in some of the poorest countries in the world.
What You Need To Know About Kids Halloween Costumes
Without holidays, life would be so boring. And as people go on with their day to day activities, there is that holiday time that they always look forward to. The good thing is that there are many holidays that make life worth living. Halloween is one of those holidays and comes as a time for wearing costumes denoting popular characters either in a movie, music, story or a cartoon show. The festival allows the kids to play pranks aimed at scaring other people. However, it is important to note that Kids Halloween Costumes are built with safety and fun in mind. Also, watching your kids play in their Halloween costumes is very exciting.
Sustainability is becoming a must for UK fashion retailers
A new study suggests that sustainable fashion is fast becoming a must for UK fashion retailers. Analysis by Drapers questioned 372 fashion business leaders and professionals and found that 92.2% felt there is now a commercial necessity to become more sustainable.
Bagley and Son Ltd expand their e-commerce business globally
The leading retailer of luxury fabrics - Bagley and Son Ltd announced it would be expanding globally. The company, which prides itself on unique e- commerce project, will announce to sell and ship cloth / fabrics globally via the brand-new luxury store online: http://www.bagleyandson.com to the public.
An E-tailer Made the New York Fashion Week runway shoppable
Luxury retailer 11 Honor? made a debut at New York Fashion Week with a Shopify-powered catalog that allowed attendees to shop off the runway using QR codes.
ILUNA Group with ROICA™ by Asahi Kasei Winner of the Interfeel’ Award 2018 in the Sustainability category @ Interfiliere Shanghai
In line with the powerful global trend towards smarter fashion solutions, Iluna Group launches its Embroidery Division. Specialists in lace since 1985, the new Embroidery Division offers a complete and innovative product match in line with the modern expectations of brands and retailers.
303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion offers 100 000 business opportunities for designers and bloggers at Pitti Uomo 94
“303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion” organizes a conference about ethical fashion from 12-15 June 2018 in Florence, Italy, during Pitti Uomo '94. Be Global Fashion Network is a media partner of the event. All fashion influencers, designers, business entrepreneurs and retailers are welcome to join for free.
ITMA - Innovating the World of Textiles
ITMA is the trendsetting textile and garment technology platform where the industry converges every four years to explore fresh ideas, effective solutions and collaborative partnerships for business growth. Organised by ITMA Services, the upcoming ITMA will be held from 20 to 26 June 2019 in Barcelona at Fira De Barcelona, Gran Via.
The style of the richest men - Jeff Bezos
Jeffrey Preston Bezos was born on 12th of January, 1964. He is an American technology entrepreneur, investor, and philanthropist, best known as the founder, chairman, and chief executive officer of Amazon, the world's largest online shopping retailer.
Heritage House - boys' suits
BoysSuits.com is owned and operated by Heritage House, a true specialty retailer. Their niche is boys suits and tailored boys dress clothes that create a style and sense of refinement befitting any special occasion. In a world that caters to the masses, Boys Suits takes a different approach. They believe that certain affairs call for a boy to dress in a style that reflects well not only on himself but on his family and on the dignity of the occasion.
GOTS - Global Organic Textiles Standard
GOTS is comprised of four reputed member organisations, namely OTA (USA), IVN (Germany), Soil Association (UK) and JOCA (Japan), which contribute to the GOTS, together with further international stakeholder organizations and experts, their respective expertise in organic farming and environmentally and socially responsible textile processing.
The Schoolwear Show
The Schoolwear Show is owned by and operated by Force12 Schoolwear. The Schoolwear Show is hosted at AIS. Force12 Schoolwear is a major donor to and supporter of the Schoolwear Association.
How to reduce costs for transportation of suits from the manufacturer to the customer
SuitPack Tailored is a single product that can be used to pack, receive and deliver a suit “ready to wear”. It has been developed to allow suit manufacturers, distributors and retailers to experience greater predictability and consistency in this process. SuitPack Tailored helps to reduce the costs for transportation of suits from the manufacturer to the customer.
Club Monaco with new arrivals for the upcoming autumn 2016
Club Monaco is an international retail brand that designs and creates modern yet timeless clothing and accessories for women and men. Since its first store opened in Toronto in 1985, Club Monaco has been recognized by fashion influencers for its thoughtfully designed, purposeful collections featuring relevant, wearable pieces, fine fabrics and exceptional fits. Headquartered in New York City’s Chelsea Gallery district, Club Monaco can be found worldwide with stores in the United States, London, Sweden, Canada, Hong Kong, Seoul, Beijing, and Macau.
Association of Suppliers to the British Clothing Industry
The Association of Suppliers to the British Clothing Industry (ASBCI), formed in 1992, is the only association to bring together the clothing industry from fibre manufacture to garment manufacture, retail and aftercare.
Online retailers open physical stores
Many companies often launch online stores without a physical presence in order to save expenses and to be on the market without being tied down by the geographic location. But recently we started to see the opposite trend - men's clothing retailers that used to sell only online started to open physical stores.
Are men's suit brands, designers, tailors and retailers competitors or partners ?
Interview with Martin Yordanov - business consultant and owner of the most modern factory for men's suits in Europe - Richmart.
The largest custom apparel retailer in Singapore Marcella closes all physical stores
The closure is going to happen by January 1, 2016, because the company 'is currently being acquired by an international made-to-measure group' and its physical stores have to be closed as 'it does not fit into their growth strategy'.
Canadian Fashion: Moores
Moores Clothing for Men has grown to become Canada’s leading national retailer of men’s business attire. Moores launched in 1980 as a single, family-owned store in Mississauga, Ontario, with 12 employees. Today Moores employs more than 1200 people in over 100 stores across Canada, including in virtually every major city.
Custom Tailors and Designers Association
CTDA is the oldest continuously running trade organization in the USA, founded in 1880. It was established as a platform for sharing and exchange of ideas and techniques about design, pattern making, fitting, cutting and tailoring. Today, CTDA is an association of true Bench Tailors, Custom Clothiers and Luxury Retailers, providing custom clothing (suits, shirts, trousers and accessories) in their stores.
C.L.A.S.S. Tour Presents the Autumn/Winter 2016-2017 Eco-Smart Collections
C.L.A.S.S. the international Milan based eco-smart resource platform, is pleased to announce the third edition of its WORLD C.L.A.S.S. TOUR presenting the latest trends and promoting partners’ smart textiles to selected brands and retailers. Thanks to the Italian Trade Commission’s support, they will provide spaces in New York, Madrid, Paris and London, while for Copenhagen stop we are pleased to conﬁrm the partnership with Danish Fashion Institute (DAFI).
Urban and Street Apparel Brands on the Rise
The UK is being revamped by a number of urban retailers and some of the leading fashion brands are becoming dominating forces. You will discover top British celebs who have passed on fashions by Adidas and Nike and they are now rocking it out with seriously stylish clothing brands that have unique urban appeal.
LA Men's Market: Holiday 2015 collections
April 7-8, 2015 at California Market Center - LA Men's Market is a men's trade event - focusing exclusively on the Summer and Holiday seasons - and presenting the best menswear brands in Action Sports, Contemporary, Lifestyle, Streetwear and Footwear.
Made-to-measure - the new fashion trend for men
Global researches show that men are spending more and more money on clothes and especially on luxury ones. For example in 2011 the spend on luxury menswear has grown twice as fast as women's.
Naturally, when the demand increase, the supply goes up, too.
So, fashion brands see a big opportunity to expand their market share thanks to their menswear collections - 40% of the global sales in 2012 coming from menswear.
Farrell - the fashion label of Robbie Williams to appear in Selfridges
Robbie Williams' fashion label Farrell has been snapped up by British luxury department store Selfridges after the shop was attracted by the brand's "heritage look".
The British high end retailer has become the first luxury department store to purchase the Take That singer's clothing line - which is named after his grandfather, Jack Farrell - after being attracted by its "clear brand ethos" and "heritage look".
Craziness overseas: Black Friday
Shoppers lined up early Friday morning, poised to burst through the doors of malls and stores in the annual Black Friday bargain blitz.
Black Friday is the day following Thanksgiving Day in the United States, traditionally the beginning of the Christmas shopping season. On this day many U.S. retailers open very early, often at 5 a.m., and offer promotional sales to kick off the shopping season.
Interview with David Roubach, founder of Balena, a material science company aiming to transform the fashion industry
Where to produce quality men's suits in Eastern Europe - made-to-measure suits, ready-to-wear suits and CMT