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Swedish fashion retailer H&M is one of the leaders of the move to change compliance, and is at the forefront of sustainability. However, at...
Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) is to place its first volume orders for shoes made with water-based vegan leather this year as part of new sustainabi...
Seeing in the New Year might not have been the only reason American Apparel felt like popping the champagne last week after it won a plea for an extension to its period for filing a reorganisation plan. But while now on a cautious road to recovery, the bankrupt US teen fashion retailer may have stopped short of celebrating as it considers the questions that need answering if it is to be taken seriously again as a competitor in its space.
A key component widely used alongside textiles in the clothing and footwear industry, the landscape for leather is undergoing a degree of change when it comes to production, retail and technology trends. Here, we take a look.
Plans for a single industry-wide global standard for auditing social and labour performance in apparel supply chains could solve the long-standing issue of audit fatigue – as well as providing an opportunity to improve transparency and invest more in factory safety and ethics.
As the world’s two largest fast fashion retailers, it’s no surprise that Inditex and H&M continue to outperform their peers with their market-leading supply chains - or that common themes unite all the top European supply chain companies.
The latest sustainability report released earlier this month by Swedish apparel retailer H&M Hennes & Mauritz highlights the group's achievements over the last year. Helena Helmersson, head of sustainability for H&M, spoke with just-style about the company's major milestones, including closed loop clothing, collaboration, and the group's African sourcing plans.
As safety inspections on more than 1,500 garment factories supplying a group of mainly European retailers get underway this week, just-style speaks with Brad Loewen, the top safety official overseeing the effort.
Swedish fashion giant Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) will continue to experience margin pressure from the rise of low-priced rivals such as Primark unless it can elevate its sales and customer perception above value apparel, analysts believe.
Swedish fashion giant Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) has posted another monthly sales increase in July.
Swedish fashion giant Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) has posted another monthly sales increase in June.
Inditex, Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) and Benetton have been praised by environmental activist group Greenpeace for being on track to clean up their chains, while Victoria's Secret, Esprit and sports brands Nike and LiNing are lagging behind the field.
Swedish fashion giant H&M has blamed higher purchasing costs due to the strengthened US dollar and increased markdowns for a 17% fall in its second-quarter profit.
Bangladesh based ready-made garment and textile giant DBL Group is making progress on plans to establish a factory in Ethiopia that will provide around 4,000 jobs and be supported by long-time customer Hennes & Mauritz (H&M).
Swedish fast-fashion retailer H&M, Zara brand owner Inditex and sportswear giant Nike are not only among the world’s leading brands, they also have some of the best supply chains too, according to a new review.
Swedish apparel retailer H&M has come under fire once more over workplace violations in its supply chains, in particular across India and Cambodia.
Swedish retailer Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) risks cannibalising store sales through the growth of its e-commerce business, analysts believe, adding that this could be detrimental to margins.
Swedish fashion giant H&M has posted another monthly sales increase in Aoril, although growth was affected by cooler weather.
Labour rights groups are once again calling on Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) to quicken the pace on Bangladesh supplier factory remediation work as the Swedish fashion retailer prepares to hold its annual general meeting.
Swedish fashion giant H&M posted another monthly sales increase in March, although growth was slower than the prior month due to less favourable weather conditions and an earlier Easter.
Labour rights groups in Europe, Bangladesh and North America are urging Swedish fashion retailer Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) to keep its promises to make its Bangladeshi supplier factories safe.
Swedish fashion group Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) saw profits slide in its first-quarter, albeit less than expected, as the negative US dollar effect made purchasing more expensive.
Swedish clothing giant H&M says work to scale up its fair living wage efforts by adding all of its strategic suppliers by 2018 is "progressing according to plan".
Swedish fashion retailer H&M is taking its water stewardship efforts to "the next level" as part of a new five-year agreement with conservation group WWF.
Retailer H&M is the first fashion company to use Denimite – a material made out of recycled denim – as it continues to add more sustainable materials to its eco-friendly Conscious Exclusive collection.
Swedish fashion giant H&M has booked increases in both its first-quarter and February sales, with the latter helped by the extra leap year day during the month.
Six large Chinese rayon and viscose producers have joined a commitment to stop sourcing the raw material from ancient and endangered forests.
Swedish fashion giant Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) has placed a ban on sourcing cotton from Turkmenistan and Syria in a bid to eradicate forced labour from its supply chain.
Swedish fashion giant H&M has posted a 7% rise in year-on-year sales in January, marking the 34th consecutive month of growth.
With support from Swedish fashion giant H&M, a new industrial relations project has launched in Ethiopia with the aim of improving the development of a socially sustainable textile and garment industry.
Nike and Wal-Mart have used the annual Climate Week in New York to pledge to source 100% of their electricity from renewable energy, joining H&M and M&S as part of the RE100 campaign.
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