Accused of selling products from blacklisted factories, Amazon has published a list of the 1,000 or so companies that produce goods for its private labels – a step in the right direction, according to Human Rights Watch.
Amazon Fashion has launched five of its own private-label brands in Europe, but another 103 have already been introduced in the US by the web giant, although it denies claims it is competing with client brands.
The denim industry produced $19.7 billion in merchandise in fiscal 2018, a figure which, according to a recent study, is predicted to increase an average of 3.2% over the coming years to reach $25.4 billion by 2025.
Expect a somewhat confusing scene in London Fashion Week this season, with a multitude of art installations, pop-ups and events open to the public –though much of that will represent a very welcome change.
Marcella Wartenbergh is to become the new chief executive of Pepe Jeans Group, taking over from group founder and shareholder Carlos Ortega. She joins from PVH Corp, which owns Tommy Hilfiger and Calvin Klein.
The Gartex Texprocess India 2019 trade show will run from August 10 to 12 at the Pragati Maidan in New Delhi and bring together over 200 companies and 400 brands in the textile and garment manufacturing businesses.