In a harsh garment industry, ameliorating the working conditions of women can drive both social impact and greater competitiveness, argues Dr. Maximilian Martin.
SAN FRANCISCO, United States — Gap Inc., the owner of Old Navy, Banana Republic and its namesake apparel chain, will raise its hourly pay for U.S. employees to $9 in 2014 and $10 the following year, saying it wants to “do more than sell clothes.”
As global fast fashion giants arrive in Brazil, the market heats up. BoF reports.
BREGANZE, Italy — The Italian owner of jeans maker Diesel SpA declined to rule out a move for Roberto Cavalli as it seeks to add to its roster of fashion brands and position itself as an “alternative to luxury” group.
Today, BoF can exclusively reveal that after being put into administration late last week, fashion retailer LN-CC has been bought by Italian e-commerce provider The Level Group.