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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 & Maurtiz (H&M) posted another monthly sales increase in September, albeit considerably lower than the retailer has seen in recent months after unseasonably warm weather weighed on demand for autumn fashions.
Swedish fashion retailer H&M has re-signed its global framework agreement (GFA) with the IndustriAll Global Union and Swedish trade union IF Metall, converting an earlier deal into a permanent collaboration.
Swedish fashion group Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) saw its earnings tumble in the third quarter, hurt by increased markdowns and higher purchasing costs from the strengthened US dollar.
Textile Exchange has revealed more brands and suppliers are pledging their commitment to the Responsible Wool Standard (RWS), taking the total number of brands on board to 15.
Around 200,000 Pakistani cotton farmers are set to benefit from a global cotton industry partnership that will train them on issues such as sustainability in farming and child labour thanks to funding from brands such as H&M and Levi Strauss & Co.
Swedish fashion retailer H&M has again been criticised over the working conditions at some of its "best in class" supplier factories in Cambodia.
Swedish fashion giant Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) has booked a 6% rise in revenue in its third quarter, despite sales being negatively affected in the second half of the month by exceptionally hot weather in most of the group’s markets.
Major apparel groups including Adidas, Gap Inc, Inditex, Gildan and Asics have been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI), putting the companies among the best-in-class sustainability performers globally.
A new four-year global partnership has been set up between the Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel (HKRITA) and the non-profit H&M Foundation to develop new technologies to recycle blend textiles into new fabrics and yarns.
Clothing made of citrus by-products, microbes that digest waste polyester, and an online marketplace for textile leftovers were some of the disruptive ideas that shared the first EUR1m (US$1.1m) Global Change Award last year – and now the non-profit H&M Foundation is looking for the next tranche of innovations to reinvent the fashion industry.
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.
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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