Fashion Transparency Index: H&M ranked number three out of 100 companies in the list

Fashion Revolution has, together with Ethical Consumer, published their latest Fashion Transparency Index, evaluating supply chain transparency and working conditions in textile factories. We are very happy to be ranked number three out of 100 companies in the list. Fashion Revolution Week creates awareness on some of the most important issues in the textile industry, […]

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H&M unveils collection with platinum-selling recording artist Zara Larsson

H&M unveils collection with platinum-selling recording artist Zara Larsson   H&M is thrilled to reveal its fashion collaboration with platinum-selling recording artist Zara Larsson. The capsule collection – inspired by the Swedish pop sensation’s style – features strong graphics and edgy streetwear pieces, and will be available globally in selected stores, as well as online, […]

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Employee survey: Lindex cares for and engages their employees

Sweden, 2017-Apr-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lindex conducted a global employee survey to gain insight into how employees view Lindex as a workplace and its culture. The result of the survey was record high compared to other same size companies. Lindex results specifically stand out on parameters such as commitment, information and the degree of […]

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Exceptional live show in Tokyo for the inauguration of Dior’s new boutique in the Ginza Six shopping center

TOKYO, Japan, 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — On April 19, the eve of the inauguration of Dior’s new boutique in the Ginza Six shopping center in Tokyo, the Maison held an exceptional live show in the Japanese capital featuring the first haute couture creations by Maria Grazia Chiuri and the Dior Homme Fall-Winter 2017 collection by […]

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H&M joins Textile Exchange’s global initiative to develop joint solutions and global standard and certification for responsible leather

All our leather products should be produced in a socially and environmentally sustainable way, and with consideration to animal welfare. STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — In a recent report, PETA raises important issues about leather. We agree with PETA that there are several challenges within the leather industry, which is why we […]

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BESTSELLER FOUNDATION partners with Honey Care Africa

BRANDE, Denmark, 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — There is money in honey – as well as jobs, nutrition and a better health. BESTSELLER FOUNDATION has partnered with Honey Care Africa who works across East Africa to realise the profits – for bee-keepers as well as consumers. African honey appeals to markets locally and regionally and […]

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DICK’S Sporting Goods launches its own line of technology-rich compression apparel brand

Building off the success of brands such as CALIA by Carrie Underwood, Field & Steam and Walter Hagen, DICK’S continues to expand its private brand offering   PITTSBURGH, PA, 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — DICK’S Sporting Goods announced today the launch of Second Skin, a complete line of technology-rich compression apparel developed by DICK’S […]

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Russell Athletic clothing for both men and women launches at Sainsbury’s

LONDON, 2017-Apr-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — This week Sainsbury’s will launch its new alliance with the iconic American sportswear brand Russell Athletic. A wide range of Russell Athletic clothing for both men and women, as well as accessories for men, will be available on Sainsbury’s Tu clothing website as part of the retailer’s strategy to […]

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Lindex sustainability report for 2016 released

Göteborg, Sweden, 2017-Apr-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (April 19, 2017) Lindex sustainability report for 2016 is released. The fashion company shows progress within several areas as a result of a dedicated sustainability work with partnership, innovation and transparency in the centre. Sustainability is essential in our business at Lindex. I am very proud of […]

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METRIC USA RELEASES LATEST INNOVATIVE PRODUCT JUST IN TIME FOR SUMMER: COLLAPSIBLE INSULATING BEER CAN SLEEVES

CULVER CITY, CA, USA, 2017-Apr-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Metric USA, a full-service, family-owned and operated company specializing in designing, developing, and producing a wide range of products that embody good design, simplicity, and beauty, announced they have officially released their latest revolutionary product, Collapsible Beer Can Sleeves, just in time for summer cookouts and […]

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The H&M Foundation provides further support to Save the Children – totaling $600,000 – for their work in Ethiopia

Following the worst drought in decades, a major food security emergency is ongoing in southern Ethiopia. The H&M Foundation now makes their third donation to Save the Children – totaling $600,000 – to support their work in this region. Stockholm, SWEDEN, 2017-Apr-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — jThe 2015 drought in Ethiopia, caused by the […]

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H&M group’s sales increased by 7 percent during March 2017 vs. same period last year

Stockholm, SWEDEN, 2017-Apr-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — As previously communicated in conjunction with the three-month report 2017, the H&M group’s sales including VAT during 1 March – 28 March 2017 increased by 7 percent in local currencies compared to the same period last year. For the whole month of March, sales increased by 6 […]

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Perry Ellis International signs distribution agreement for Original Penguin by Munsingwear® men’s apparel in South Africa

MIAMI, 2017-Apr-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Perry Ellis International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PERY) announced today (April 17, 2017) that it has entered into an agreement with Sector Apparel Group for the distribution of An Original Penguin by Munsingwear® men’s apparel in South Africa, Namibia, Botswana and Swaziland.  These iconic products will be available in department stores […]

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PVH and USA Legwear Enter Into License Agreement for Warner’s Socks and Hosiery

NEW YORK, 2017-Apr-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — PVH Corp. [NYSE:PVH] announced today that two of its subsidiaries have entered into a license agreement with USA Legwear LLC under which USA Legwear will manufacture, sell, distribute and promote women’s hosiery and socks under the Warner’s brand. Products will launch for Spring 2018 and be sold primarily […]

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Xcel Brands signs exclusive license agreement with Pranda North America, Inc. for Judith Ripka LTD. fine jewelry product lines

NEW YORK, 2017-Apr-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Xcel Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:XELB) has executed an exclusive license agreement with Pranda North America, Inc. to manufacture its Judith Ripka LTD. fine jewelry product lines. For the last 18 years, Pranda has been a trusted manufacturer of the Judith Ripka branded product lines. Robert D’Loren, Chairman and Chief […]

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New England Patriots’ Julian Edelman unveiled as Global Brand Ambassador for Joe’s on its latest campaign

LOS ANGELES, 2017-Apr-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Joe’s unveiled its latest campaign today (Apr 11, 2017), starring New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman. The campaign marks the launch of Edelman’s newest role as Global Brand Ambassador for Joe’s, a position he will hold through 2018. “I am excited to be partnering with an incredible […]

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Abercrombie & Fitch Co. announces wholesale agreement with ZALORA

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. continues to grow wholesale business and partners with Asia’s leading online fashion destination New Albany, Ohio, 2017-Apr-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE: ANF) announced today (April 10, 2017) it has entered into a wholesale agreement with Asia’s leading online fashion destination, ZALORA.  Starting next week, ZALORA will […]

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Dirty Hippy Swag officially launches their fashion line on April 20, 2017!

Oakland, CA, 2017-Apr-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dirty Hippy Swag announces the official launch date for their fashion line: April 20, 2017! Dirty Hippy Swag is an e-commerce startup, exclusively located online at www.dirtyhippyswag.com. With an ever-expanding collection, Dirty Hippy Swag specializes in comfortable street style apparel, as well as laser-cut designed and hand-beaded jewelry. […]

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REI launched a comprehensive effort to advance gender equity in the outdoors

Long-range effort will advance gender equity outdoors Women will be front and center in REI storytelling for rest of 2017 $1M will support nonprofits that create opportunities for women in the outdoors SEATTLE, 2017-Apr-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Outdoor co-op REI today (03.30.2017) launched a comprehensive effort to advance gender equity in the outdoors, encouraging […]

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Coach appoints Ian Bickley to the new role of President, Global Business Development and Strategic Alliances

NEW YORK, 2017-Apr-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Coach, Inc. (NYSE:COH) (SEHK:6388), a leading New York design house of modern luxury accessories and lifestyle brands, today (Apr. 6, 2017) announced that Ian Bickley, currently President, International Group for the Coach brand, will be elevated to the new role of President, Global Business Development and Strategic […]

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Sainsbury’s & Oxfam call on people to recycle clothes this Spring

Sainsbury’s & Oxfam call on people to recycle clothes this Spring   London, 2017-Apr-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Brits are set to get rid of 680 million pieces of clothing this season as they spring clean their wardrobes. However, the annual fashion detox will be damaging for the environment with a staggering 235 million […]

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H&M Foundation announces winners of its annual innovation challenge Global Change Award

Stockholm, SWEDEN, 2017-Apr-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — The public have cast their votes. On April 5, at a ceremony in Stockholm City Hall, the five winners of H&M Foundation’s annual innovation challenge Global Change Award were awarded. The 1 million euro grant was split between them by the global public in an online vote. In […]

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DICK’S Sporting Goods to host grand opening celebrations of six new stores in Colorado, Missouri, New York and Texas

PITTSBURGH, 2017-Apr-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — DICK’S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS), the largest U.S.-based, full-line omni-channel sporting goods retailer, will celebrate the opening of six new DICK’S Sporting Goods Friday, April 21 through Sunday, April 23 in various locations across the country. These openings will bring the retailer’s total, national store count for the […]

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2017 Roslyn S. Jaffe Awards nomination enrollment now open

MAHWAH, N.J., 2017-Apr-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — ascena Foundation is proud to announce that the 2017 Roslyn S. Jaffe Awards nomination enrollment is officially open. ascena Foundation, a charitable organization established by ascena retail group, inc., is built on making a meaningful difference in the lives of others. The Roslyn S. Jaffe Awards Program, […]

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Signature by Levi Strauss & Co.™ in Relaxed Straight fit and Regular fit now available in all Giant Tiger stores

OTTAWA, 2017-Apr-06 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Giant Tiger Stores Limited is excited to announce that Signature by Levi Strauss & Co.™ in Relaxed Straight fit and Regular fit are now available in all Giant Tiger stores. “The introduction of the Signature by Levi Strauss & Co.™ program to our over 225 stores is the […]

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The TJX Companies, Inc. declares regular quarterly dividend of $.3125 per share

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., 2017-Apr-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX), the leading off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions in the U.S. and worldwide, today (Apr. 4, 2017) announced that its Board of Directors has raised the amount of its quarterly dividend by 20% from the last dividend paid. The Board declared […]

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The H&M group outlines new goals and commitments in its Sustainability Report 2016

Stockholm, SWEDEN, 2017-Apr-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — The H&M group Sustainability Report 2016 is published today (4 APR, 2017), outlining several new goals including a commitment to use 100% recycled or other sustainably sourced materials by 2030 and to become climate positive throughout its entire value chain by 2040. Another key highlight is the […]

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APRANGA to hold annual general meeting on 27th April 2017

Vilnius, Lithuania, 2017-Apr-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — By the initiative and the decision of the Board of APB “APRANGA” the annual general meeting (hereinafter referred to as the Meeting) of APB “APRANGA” (legal entity code 121933274, registered at Kirtimu str. 51, Vilnius, hereinafter – the Company) shareholders will be held on 27th April 2017 at […]

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Apranga Group announces 11.5% increase in March 2017 Retail turnover vs. same month last year

Vilnius, Lithuania, 2017-Apr-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Retail turnover (including VAT) of Apranga Group amounted to EUR 16.1 million in March 2017, and has increased by 11.5% comparing to March 2016. The retail turnover (including VAT) of Apranga Group reached EUR 47.8 million in January through March 2017 or by 8.4% more than in 2016. […]

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Kering announced as the first founding anchor partner of the ‘Plug and Play – Fashion for Good’ accelerator

London, 2017-Apr-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kering and Plug and Play announced today that Kering is the first founding anchor partner of the ‘Plug and Play – Fashion for Good’ accelerator, a collaboration with Fashion for Good and the C&A Foundation to fast-track sustainable innovation within the luxury and apparel industries. Via the accelerator, […]

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