Mastercard has teamed up with Levi Strauss & Co., VF Corporation and Marks & Spencer to trial a new hybrid digital payment scheme for garment factory workers, seeking to improve security, efficiency and transparency.
The lifestyle retailer owned by the URBN group recently set up shop in Paris and will open in Amsterdam and Oxford in November, and Hamburg in spring 2020, as international MD Peter Ruis explained to FashionNetwork.com.
U.S. consumer spending barely rose in August and business investment remained subdued amid lingering trade tensions, prompting economists to slash their economic growth estimates for the third quarter.
The fashion rental service has promised to pay $200 to unhappy customers as an operational shift at the company continues to cause shipping delays and canceled orders, leading some to vent their anger on social media.
Cocoons bob in boiling water as silk is rapidly teased out, spinning on reels skilfully operated by women in Vietnam's Co Chat village, where households have been making thread for more than a century.
Brexit and global trade wars may be restraining the outlook for the consumer economy internationally but fashion marketers in three key European economies are focused on cross-border expansion for next year.