Google is aiming to help the fashion industry become more sustainable and has linked with Stella McCartney, The Textile Exchange and the World Wide Fund for Nature on the Global Fibre Impact Explorer tool.
Major clothing and shoe companies are moving production to countries closer to their U.S. and European stores, smarting from a resurgence in cases of coronavirus in Asia that slowed production earlier this year.
The US label, owned by VF Corp. since the end of 2020, is adopting a drop model for product launches, one that, according to its management, makes it vulnerable to production and transportation issues.
The skateboarding brand owned by VF Corp. has handed over the helm of its marketing operations to an experienced executive formerly with Nike and Samsung. Harrer reports to Doug Palladini, global president of Vans.
A group of investors and other funds are ramping up pressure on Western companies over alleged human rights abuses in China's Xinjiang region, highlighting the challenges for brands trying to maintain business ties.
Co-founded by two retired scientists, Sustainable Composites uses an innovative chemical process to recycle leather into a material that looks, smells and feels identical to the original leather from which it was made.
German sportswear maker Adidas AG said on Monday it is considering strategic options, including a potential sale, for Reebok, 15 years after it bought the U.S.-focused brand to take on archrival Nike on its home turf.