UK fashion retailer New Look has become the first high-street fashion retailer to register ranges with The Vegan Society's Vegan Trademark, amid a commitment to change its components and reduce reliance on animal-derived ingredients.
Paul Allen, CEO of UK-based fashion and accessories retailer Monsoon Accessorize, is to step down from his role just weeks after the company's creditors approved its company voluntary arrangement (CVA) proposals.
US fashion group Tailored Brands - operator of the Men's Wearhouse, Jos A Bank, and Joseph Abboud brands - has sold its corporate apparel business for US$62m in cash to a group led by the unit's existing UK executive team.
A 3D vision technology developed for facial recognition in smartphones is now being used by an international footwear manufacturer to automate the gluing process, helping to reduce costs and waste and improve production efficiency.
Creditors in House of Fraser have approved another 12 months of administration for the UK department store retailer, just weeks after owner Sports Direct said it might have made a "different decision" regarding the acquisition of the chain last year had it had the gift of hindsight.
Women's plus-size apparel and footwear retailer Avenue Stores has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and is to close its remaining 222 stores as it transitions into an e-commerce-only platform.