• CLOTHING
    Myntra Launches Accelerator Programme For Clothing Brands

    Online fashion marketplace Myntra has launched an accelerator programme. As a part of this programme Myntra has partnered with Chemistry and AKS. With the newly launched accelerator programme Myntra is looking to partner with about 10-15 local fashion brands. To be eligible for the accelerator, these brands must be supported with a strong founding team and […]

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    This New Amazon Service Should Terrify Mall Clothing Brands

    Amazon.com (AMZN)  said Tuesday it will test a new Prime Wardrobe service that implements a try-before-you-buy business model in its latest industry disruption. Prime Wardrobe allows customers to pick three or more items to try on within a week before paying for anything. Whatever they don’t want, they send back and don’t pay for. If […]

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    Walmart to Buy Men’s Clothing Brand Bonobos

    Expanding its online presence, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. ( WMT ) announced on June 16 it is buying Bonobos Inc. for $310 million. Bononos, a men’s clothing brand, launched online in 2007 and quickly expanded offline to open Bonobos Guideshop stores and gained a partnership with Nordstrom Inc. ( JWN ). The deal adds to the […]

  • Revealed: reality of life working in an Ivanka Trump clothing factory

    Workers at a factory that makes clothes for Ivanka Trump’s fashion label say they get verbally abused Photograph: John Lamparski/Getty Images The reality of working in a factory making clothes for Ivanka Trump’s label has been laid bare, with employees speaking of being paid so little they cannot live with their children, anti-union intimidation and […]

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    Factory workers making Ivanka Trump’s clothing in Indonesia complain of verbal abuse, low-wages

    President Donald Trump listens as his daughter, Ivanka Trump, speaks at a workforce development roundtable in June. (ANDREW HARNIK/AP) Factory workers producing Ivanka Trump’s clothing in Indonesia have complained of verbal abuse and low wages, according to a report. Dozens of workers at PT Buma Apparel Industry factory in Subang, Indonesia, who spoke with The […]

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    This New Vintage Clothing Concept Might Just Change How You Shop

    At first glance, Topper Luciani looks like the guy leading your woodland yoga retreat — with more spirit beads around his neck than a proper monk. But his actual day job is as the fashion CEO of the future, spearheading the earth-first era of fashion and flipping the vintage game on its head. Sure, selling […]

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    Smart Denim Promises Touchscreen Tech Clothes

    A young man in a white t-shirt pulls on a dark blue denim trucker jacket, tucks his smartphone in an inside pocket and puts in-ear headphones in his right ear. He mounts a fixed-gear bike with flat, slightly curved wide handlebars. Riding through the streets of San Francisco, he occasionally taps or swipes his right […]

  • M&S profits dive by nearly two-thirds as clothing sales slide

    M&S clothing and homewares sales fell by 5.9% in the first quarter. Photograph: Suzanne Plunkett/Reuters Marks & Spencer has reported a 64% drop in annual profits to £176.4m as weak clothing sales were compounded by more than £400m of restructuring costs relating to the new chief executive’s turnaround plan. Chief executive Steve Rowe insisted the […]

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    Fig Leaves Are Out. What to Wear to Be Kind to the Planet?

    Americans spent around $350 billion on clothing and footwear in 2016. CreditLauren Fleishman for The New York Times In the Garden of Eden, figuring out what to wear was easy and the fig leaves were environmentally friendly. Today, it’s much harder to find clothes that don’t have some kind of negative impact on the planet. […]