VF, owners of Vans, The North Face, Timberland, and Wrangler, among others, are working with IFC, a member of the World Bank Group to provide loans to 3 Bangladeshi garment factories under a new program for funding fire and building safety improvements. This is obviously a step in the right direction with transparency being a […]
VF Corporation Distributed First Round of Financing for Bangladeshi Factories Safety, Plus the Movements Changing Fashion Sustainability
H&M to Launch New Retail Chain
Despite the high costs of cotton which have effected many fashion retailers in the past year, Swedish fast-fashion retailer H&M reported banner 1st quarter sales up 13% and for the month of March—even better. But the big news is their recent announcement for launching another retail chain in 2013. Here’s the latest from Karl-Johan Persson, […]
Metropark Back In Action? Weisfeld Group Buys IP For Undisclosed Amount
The story of Metropark, the retail chain crossing action sports, streetwear, and denim, marks an interesting example of what can happen in a recession.
PacSun’s Division President Thomas M. Kennedy Resigns
Action sports and youth culture lifestyle retail chain falls on hard times. Kennedy’s resignation marks latest new moves for plans for 2009.