H&M Hennes & Mauritz AB
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...
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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.
Deflationary pressures, the rise of Amazon and the expansion of off-price and fast fashion chains all have the potential to disrupt traditional US apparel retailers - but it is the athletic players that are “well positioned” to come out on top, analysts suggest.
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.
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.
Price competition between fast fashion retailers Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) and Primark has now reached an equilibrium in the UK, according to an analyst evaluation, with Primark's prices now consistently around 60% lower than that of its rival.
Swedish apparel retailer H&M has joined forces with conservation and environmental advocacy group WWF to publish two investigative reports supporting strong action on water and good water governance in Bangladesh.
Labour rights groups say they are "disturbed" after a fire that broke out yesterday (2 February) at a Bangladesh garment factory supplying fashion retailers H&M and JC Penney that was "on track" with remedial action following an inspection by the US-based Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety.
Four major fashion brands have pledged to take serious action to remedy what has been alleged as "appalling living conditions" and "restricted freedom of movement" for apparel workers in Bangalore, India.
Fashion retailers Next Plc and H&M have admitted to finding Syrian refugee children working in their supplier factories in Turkey, prompting calls for other brands to take a closer look at their supply chains to take action to ensure minors are not being exploited.
Fashion retailer Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) has reported what analysts have described as "disappointing" fourth-quarter figures as margins and profit were hit by weaker sales in Europe and North America.
Swedish fashion giant H&M has become the second company to achieve its goal to only use down in its products that comes from farms certified according to the Responsible Down Standard (RDS).
Swedish fashion giant H&M has posted a double-digit increase in sales for December, exceeding analyst forecasts and marking the 33rd consecutive month of growth.
A global framework agreement, initiated by H&M and the IndustriAll global union, has succeeded in helping to reinstate sacked workers at garment factories in Myanmar and Pakistan just months after coming into force.
Lululemon Athletica has defended its position following the release online of an animal rights campaign video claiming the Canadian yoga wear brand continues to sell clothing items using "cruelly produced down".
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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H&M Hennes & Mauritz AB in Apparel and Footwear (Singapore)
The company is expected to develop its strong brand name in Singapore by widening its product portfolio and retail presence. As a multinational company catering especially to the younger generation, t...
H&M Hennes & Mauritz AB in Apparel and Footwear (Mexico)
H&M aims to replicate its international success in Mexico due to the increasing interest in fashion and apparel amongst Mexican consumers. The outstanding performance of the first flagship store in Me...
Womenswear in Spain
Introduction Womenswear in Spain industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value 2009-13, and forecast to 2018). The profile also con...
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