Product and brand piracy cost German manufacturers around 7.3 billion euros and 33,000 jobs in 2017, with China being the biggest culprit, a survey by German engineering association VDMA showed on Tuesday.
On Tuesday, the luxury group opened the Thélios production site for its joint venture with Marcolin, a partnership which began with Céline's eyewear collections, and still has those of Loewe and Fred in the pipeline.
The EU and the US appear reluctant to remove preferential trade access for Cambodia’s garments sector, Fitch’s BMI research unit said on Tuesday, despite calls from rights groups in the wake of a political crackdown.
Top Chinese e-comm firms and some government departments have been singled out in a report that says discriminatory hiring practices are widespread in China and linked to a shrinking number of women in the labor force.
Kering's luxury labels may have boosted supply chain transparency but many luxury firms are falling short, Fashion Revolution claims. And the most transparent fashion labels of all? Sports giants Adidas and Reebok.
The booming fashion industry is medieval in its approach to manufacturing and needs to modernise in order to radically cut the damage it is doing to the environment, British designer Stella McCartney has said.
OTB, the holding company of Italian fashion billionaire Renzo Rosso, quadrupled its Earnings Before Interest and Tax (EBIT) to €21.5 million in 2017. Though total group revenue slid 2.4 percent over the same 12 months.