Retail stores of the future will be more about entertainment by 2030 predicts analysts

Social media will play a huge role in the future of retail, according to GlobalData researchers.

Huue secures funding for “world’s first” clean indigo dye

Huue produces indigo that’s just as effective for denim as conventional solutions — without the environmental impact and harmful chemicals

China’s resilience shines through in index of world’s most vulnerable apparel supply chains

A supply chain vulnerability index by Just Style has ranked some of the world’s leading apparel and textile industries and listed China as the most self-sufficient due to its exports of both commodities being substantially higher than its imports.

Canadian apparel sector supports proposed forced labour bill but urges clarity

The trade body representing Canada’s apparel sector says it supports the potentially incoming bill that requires companies to disclose how they are tackling modern slavery in supply chains, but warns gaps in its architecture could cause confusion.

H&M vows to improve assortment on weaker performance – but is it too little, too late?

Industry onlookers have warned of a “tough period ahead” for H&M despite the group beating full-year revenues by 12% on a like-for-like basis.

Superdry issues FY23 caution, adjusts outlook to break even

UK fashion retailer Superdry has reported strong Christmas trading results with retail revenue up 24.9%, but it has adjusted its FY23 outlook to broadly break even due to increasing uncertainty for Q4.

Archroma tackles textile waste with FiberColors range

Chemicals specialist Archroma has launched a range of FiberColors made from textile industry waste in a move aimed at addressing the growing challenge of waste in the apparel sector.

Fashion brands need consumer trust to expand in the metaverse

Despite optimism for the metaverse, a new report by Just Style’s parent company, GlobalData, suggests fashion companies need to assure consumers of its legitimacy in order to grow within this new virtual space.