Uniqlo employees in Canada have filed an application with the Ontario Labour Relations Board (OLRB) to form a union after complaining of stressful and unfair working conditions at the company's Toronto Eaton Centre store.
Retailers are being urged to unite their online and in-store shopping experiences as research suggests more consumers are using the internet to research an item before heading into a store to purchase it.
An integrated solution for 'smart' NFC (near field communication) apparel hang-tags that provide brands with a new way to engage directly with shoppers and customers through a smartphone has just been launched.
The Middle East's largest apparel manufacturer, Classic Fashion Apparel industry Ltd Co, is implementing Fast React's Evolve manufacturing planning and control solution to streamline planning processes, increase efficiency and boost speed to market.
New Zealand is hopeful a TPP11 - Trans Pacific Partnership without the US - will get the green light in November after it formally approved a negotiating mandate for the countries remaining in the deal.
Apparel giant HanesBrands is changing how it meets the needs of full-figure/plus-size consumers with the launch of new lingerie lines under its Maidenform and Playtex brands "for women who love their curves."