Following reports of garment workers in Karnataka receiving below minimum wage in factories supplying international fast-fashion brands, the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre has contacted 22 retailers for updates.
The fashion industry is continuing to be “too slow” to deliver details on ethical practices, according to a new report by The Fashion Transparency Index, which tracks 250 of the world’s biggest brands and retailers.
Garment makers in nine countries spanning Asia, the Middle East and North Africa have banded together to demand better contract terms from global clothing retailers, according to a draft document seen by Reuters.
Additions to the brand's leadership include Martin Waters as CEO; Laura Miller as chief HR officer; Becky Behringer as VP of North America store sales and operations; and Janie Schaffer as chief design officer.
Nobody could accuse Sir Paul Smith of slowing down, even in the year he celebrates his 50th anniversary: he has still managed to produce a series of men’s and women’s collections, and has just opened his own foundation.
Realty business DLF has invested Rs 100 crore ($15 million) in revamping its 'DLF Avenue' mall in Saket, Delhi, and will officially re-open the mall in March with 95 new brands following a soft opening on Monday.