Industry experts had hoped demand for sustainable denims will increase post pandemic. But, the opposite is happening and people are queuing up for cheaper, fast-fashion items, says Silvia Rancani, Founder, The Denim World which is soon set to shut operations due to dwindling demand.
Founded in October 2018 a... Read more
Increase in China’s raw material prices in the first quarter of this year has raised concerns about spiking inflation in Western fashion markets. As per the National Bureau of Statistics, China’s producer-index rose 6.8 per cent in April. The index is likely to further surge in the second and thir... Read more
With more customers returning to stores post vaccination, retailers in the US are finally heaving a huge sigh of relief. Retailers like Walmart and Macy’s are eagerly looking forward to customers’ return after over a year of them migrating to online shopping. One of the reasons for this eagerness ... Read more
With the Accord agreement on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh set to expire in the next three months, the Bangladesh garment industry once again faces the risk of natural and human disasters like the Rana Plaza Factory disaster in 2013. The Accord on Fire and Building Safety was signed by 200 European b... Read more
Its glamorous side cannot hide the fact that much of fashion industries shine comes from the hard work and toil of 65 million workers employed in thousands of garment factories across South Asia. As a 2019 ILO report highlights, garment factories in South Asia employ around 75 per cent of all garment workers ... Read more