Tapping Brazil’s Next Tier

Museu Oscar Niemeyer in Curitiba, capital of Paraná state | Source: Flickr

Latin America’s powerhouse has made great strides forward but lost the mouth-watering economic momentum of the boom years. Now, to unlock more of Brazil’s potential, global fashion brands are trekking to the very margins of the map. Market GPS is sponsored by Marvin Traub Associates.

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Cross Company to Launch Ethical Mega-Chain, Counterpoint to Fast Fashion

Advertising for Sevendays Sunday, owned by Cross Company | Source: Sevendays Sunday

Japanese apparel retailer Cross Company aims to create a new global chain, stocked with ethical products and positioned as an alternative to fast fashion, with annual sales of ¥1 trillion. JapanConsuming reports.

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Market GPS | Azerbaijan’s Edge in the Caucasus

Model wearing Tilmann Grawe in front of Crystal Hall, Baku | Photo: Jacques Beneich

A tangled web connects Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia. But can a comprehensive fashion market emerge out of this tense region moulded by ancient cultures and anxious modernisers? Market GPS is sponsored by Marvin Traub Associates.

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