Etsy, the favorite online retailer for crafted goods, has decided to go public. The company filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission yesterday, March 4, 2015, and is looking to raise $100 million. According to their filing, Etsy says they have 1.4 million sellers and 19.8 million buyers, with a revenue of $108.7 million. […]
Retail Round-up: Etsy Files for IPO, Hopes to Raise $100 Million; Quiksilver Postpones Release of Q1 Earnings Report, Prompts Audit Committee Investigation; American Apparel Workers Form Activist Group to Keep Their Jobs
VF Corporation, Owners of Vans, The North Face, Timberland, Shares Latest to Improve Bangladesh Worker Safety…But There’s A Pink Elephant in the Room
When the tragic event of Bangladesh’s Rana Plaza building collapsed in April 2013, resulting in the deaths of more than 1,100 garment workers, the veil masking fashion’s dirty secrets was stripped away. Suddenly, people demanded to know what was going on with the garment industry and workers’ safety, people questioned conditions, fair wages, building safety, […]
Immigration Reform Protests in Downtown LA Bring Diverse Youth Groups Together with American Apparel at the Forefront
Thousands of activists gathered May 1 in alliance for immigration reform, workers rights, and Made in America symbolism, many carrying Shepard Fairey posters and American Apparel “Legalize LA” T-shirts.