All articles by Fi Forrest

Senior writer at VMS, GlobalData. Previously feature writer at Just Style. TABBIE Honourable Mention winner. BA (Open) in English | BSc (Hons) in Geosciences. Also a graphic designer with certificates in Digital Marketing and Social Media. Lives by the beach.

Fi Forrest

Frasers Group buys stake in Australian e-commerce site MySale

Frasers Group has acquired a 28.7% stake in the Australian discount fashion marketplace MySale, in a bid to clear end-of-line products through an established clearance channel.

AMSilk to scale up bio-silk production

Germany’s AMSilk has revealed plans to scale its production of high-performance bio-based silk materials by several thousand tonnes a year and expand its production network outside of Europe.

AGI Denim achieves B Corp Certification

Pakistan’s vertical denim manufacturer AGI Denim has achieved B Corp Certification.

C&A launches online offering with Amazon Fashion

Fashion retailer C&A Europe expanded its digital offering to Amazon’s German website today (30 June), and says it will soon be expanding to other European countries.

The Lycra Company announces new equity ownership

Performance fibre specialist The Lycra Company has announced a group of financial institutions have gained full equity control of the company.

UK in GBP66m deal for Jordan garment factories construction

UK Export Finance has signed a GBP66m (US$80m) deal to support the construction of four new garment factories in Aqaba, Jordan.

H&M Group joins funding for seaweed yarn maker Algiknit

Algiknit, which makes yarn from kelp seaweed, closes its US$13m Series A funding with help from H&M CO:Lab, the investment arm of H&M Group and announces a new US-based manufacturing facility.

Textile Exchange report sees sustainable sourcing “turning a corner”

The latest Textile Exchange Material Change Insights Report reveals participating brands now use 50% sustainable materials in their portfolio compared to 44% the year prior.

Ralph Lauren deepens commitment to transparency in new report

Ralph Lauren’s Global Citizenship and Sustainability Report explains how the Corporation plans to increase transparency about how and where the brand operates.

Garment makers in Asia face challenges as industry evolves

A new report from the International Labour Organization (ILO) says that although Asia remains a leading global garment maker, it faces an array of challenges.