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The dark underworld of Bangladesh's clothes industry

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/973000/973316_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1522588853_e3cafd25091a40baf9cc81c2bca2f5e7<p><b>Bangladesh's clothes industry has created its own distinctive landscape on the northern edges of the capital Dhaka.</b><p>From the sprawl of one-room houses …

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Using Fashion Industry Market Research For Business Development

Research is key to making any business successful and even more relevant to the fashion industry as the variety of products and diversity of your …

Marketing & Sales

January 2018 – Few healthcare organizations fully leverage customer insights to drive decision making and performance. Here’s how you can translate...<p>…

Could small be the new big for the fashion industry?

Size matters, particularly in business. Growing to be a sizable company has always been regarded as "the" achievement for any business but as Seth …

Why the future of sustainable fashion needs to be design-led

Ten years ago, a definition of sustainable fashion by a high street shopper might have included the words hemp, natural and definitely organic. I too …

The iPad is becoming an important gadget in the Fashion industry

​<p>Recently, we posted an article which showcased the immense capabilities the iPad holds in helping improve innovation processes in every field. We …

Zippers, Stitches, and GIFs: FIT Looks at Fashion and Technology | Artinfo

Outside the entrance to “Fashion and Technology” at the Museum at FIT, Hussein Chalayan’s Spring 2007 runway show plays on a loop. Animated by …

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Sustainable fashion: how to bring sustainability into the apparel industry - video

The Observer's Lucy Siegle speaks to participants of Timberland's recent roundtable debate and asks them for their opinion on how the fashion …

A sustainable model for fashion

Fashion in the UK is thriving. Estimated to be worth in excess of £21bn to the UK economy, a wealth of home-grown design talent and trend-obsessed …

H&M: how does the fashion retailer's sustainability report stack up?

Unpicking H&M's sustainability report has become the spring activity for those interested in sustainable reform of the fashion industry. Consider it …

The Future Of Fashion Retailing: The Zara Approach (Part 2 of 3)

In my previous blog post, I highlighted three companies — Uniqlo, Zara, and H&M— that are making strides by bucking traditional retail models. In that post, I described Uniqlo’s focus on quality and longevity; CEO Tadashi Yanai’s strategy is to avoid trendy fashions and build a supply chain to …

Company behind Zara investigated for 'slave labour'

The Spanish company behind high-street fashion stores Zara is under investigation over the use of "slave labour" at factories in Brazil.<p>Workers discovered to be producing clothes for the Zara label in sweatshop conditions in Sao Paulo are to receive compensation, Inditex, the parent company of the …

How Zara took over the high street

Say you were to walk into a London fashion week catwalk show today and order everyone to undress (this is hypothetical, by the way – please don't), …

Topshop Will Cautiously Go Where Zara, Uniqlo Won't: US Malls

<b>Zara</b> has made it clear that they're not headed to Middle America, USA, anytime soon. "The United States is a graveyard of European retailers. Everyone who has gone there has struggled," they said recently. <b>Uniqlo</b> reiterated that sentiment, saying the Japanese company is more likely to open a second …

The secrets of Zara's success

Classy, well-tailored, cheap - and ethical. Can the world's favourite clothing store, Zara, do no wrong, asks Marion Hume.<p>Shall we count the ways we love Zara? How about some numbers to start: a company founded on just €30 euros is now worth an estimated €32 billion. Last week, its parent company …

Zara's Big Idea: What the World's Top Fashion Retailer Tells Us About Innovation

<i>Zara didn't have to invent a brand new product to become the world's biggest fashion retailer. It just had to invent a new process. And process innovation is dominating the global economy.</i><p>Reuters<p>There are three steps to being a successful fashion company. Step one: Make clothes that people want to …

Zara Has Fundamentally Changed Fashion And There's No Going Back

Zara's strategy involves stocking very little and updating collections often. Instead of other brands that only update once a season, Zara restocks with new designs twice a week, reported Suzy Hansen at the New York Times.<p>That strategy works two ways, according to Hansen. First, it encourages …

Fashion Shows

The reclusive billionaire: secret life of Zara boss Amancio Ortega and his 'fast fashion' empire

Ortega routinely turns down interviews. He is occasionally seen at equestrian competitions with his family, wearing blue blazers, open-necked white …

Will Zara Be Able To Keep Clothes Cheap as Labor Costs Rise?

Zara Flagship in New York, via Business of Fashion and myretailmedia.com<p><i>Business of Fashion</i> published an op-ed this morning asking the following question about the economic sustainability of the fast-fashion model: <b>Can $5 t-shirts and $10 jeans really support a business these days?</b> The answer is …

Fashion forward

Zara, Spain’s most successful brand, is trying to go global<p>FLOGGING fashion is like selling fish, as Amancio Ortega, the founder of Inditex, likes to …

Does Zara Have a Size Problem?

Photo: Zara<p>European import Zara has become a must-have staple in many closets, at least in New York. But, the brand's more fashionable cuts (read: skinny) haven't found the right audience in the rest of the U.S. just yet.<p>While business is booming in Europe using Zara's model of supply and demand in …

Zara probed over slave labour claims in Argentina

High street fashion retailer Zara is under investigation over the alleged use of slave labour at factories in Argentina, it has been reported.<p>Immigrant workers, including children, were discovered by the workers' rights group, La Alameda, producing clothes for the label in "degrading" sweatshop …

Which Wonder Woman Wore It Best?

Style<p>Keep up-to-date on new celebrity styles and style news. Get the hottest fashion trends and beauty tips.<p>Hip-Hop<p>Dan's designs defined the look of …