Carole Kane, the co-founder of UK fast-fashion retailer Boohoo has survived a reported investor revolt to remove her from the board, winning strong shareholder support.
Commodity garment exporters must transition to fashion production if they are to compete in the post-virus business world.
UK retail sales slipped in May – the first full month of trading since non-essential retail reopened for business – with consumer demand for apparel waning as bad weather led to a washout month.
A trio of rights groups has expressed its concerns over Boohoo Group’s efforts to address labour rights abuses at its Leicester supplier factories – especially its commercial purchasing practices.
Fashion and accessory sector job openings
Where are firms in the fashion & accessories sector hiring for Big Data roles? (Source: GlobalData)
|Country||Big data job ads in Q1 2021|
|San Francisco, United States||15|
|Winston-Salem, United States||4|
|Denver, United States||2|
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