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    Adaptive fashion’s inclusivity problem

    Brands are trying to meet the needs of disabled consumers, but critics say the industry can do better.

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    Mango looks to strengthen homeware line with new leader

    The Barcelona-based fashion company is looking to grow its Mango Home business with product diversification as part of its goal to reach 4 billion euros in total sales by 2026.

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    Crate and Barrel debuts home collection with fashion designer Laura Kim

    Kim, who is the co-creative director of Oscar de la Renta, is making her debut in the homewares space with the retailer.

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    G-III buys stake in All We Wear Group

    The apparel group said the deal will help it accelerate expansion in Europe, primarily in Spain, Portugal and India.

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    Revive raises $3.5M seed investment

    The company, which helps brands manage inventory damaged during the return process, plans to use the new funding to boost its platform.

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    Kering appoints group chief brand officer

    Laurent Claquin, who has been with the company since 2005, will take on the newly created role next month.

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    Lululemon CEO says it missed opportunities in the women’s business in Q1

    A narrow color palette and insufficient inventory in smaller sizes contributed to slower growth in the U.S., though overall revenue was still up 10%.

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    The fashion industry’s ‘urgent need’ for sustainable practices

    It is “incumbent” on the industry to “bring new solutions forward,” said experts and stakeholders at the United Nations Fashion and Lifestyle Network annual meeting.

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    HanesBrands sells Champion to Authentic Brands Group

    The proceeds of the $1.2 billion sale will be used to pay down debt.

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    OTB implements tracking and certification technology

    Diesel confiscated almost 44,000 counterfeit bags in China as its parent company implements NFT certification for its luxury lines.

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    Designer Brands acquires Canadian footwear retailer Rubino

    The retailer also named a new chief marketing officer for its largest banner, DSW, as it reported flat sales for Q1.

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    CEO of Tommy Hilfiger Global, PVH Europe to step down

    PVH announced Martijn Hagman’s departure on the same day it released Q1 earnings, which showed a 10% revenue decrease.

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    Renewcell lands buyer, will operate under new name

    Following bankruptcy, the Circulose maker was acquired by Sweden-based investment firm Altor in a move to help the company “thrive on a global scale.”

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    Luxe Pack highlights packaging psychology and sustainability trends

    Estée Lauder’s chief sustainability officer and other speakers shared their perspectives on upcoming trends in the cosmetics and luxury packaging sectors.

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    VF names global brand president of North Face

    Caroline Brown, former CEO of Donna Karan International, is taking on the role after a few months on the apparel conglomerate’s board of directors.

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    Shinola, Filson parent appoints CEO, CMO

    Steve Katzman will oversee operations at both fashion brands in the top spot at Bedrock, while Kevin Wertz, formerly of SmileDirectClub, takes the lead marketing role.

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    2 major EU sustainability and human rights regulations signed into law

    The rules, which ban destruction of unsold textiles among other things, aim to redefine product standards and promote sustainability.

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    Study questions reports of clothing waste in Ghana

    The findings contradict widespread claims of secondhand textile disposal challenges at the Kantamanto market in Accra, Ghana.

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    Gap Inc. turns a corner as all brands notch gains in Q1

    Under CEO Richard Dickson, who arrived last August, the apparel retailer is working to improve operational efficiencies as well as brand storytelling.

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    Former Lululemon exec to lead Vans

    The hire is part of holding company VF Corp.’s transformation plan for the struggling brand.

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    PVH names Veronica Leoni creative director of Calvin Klein Collection

    The line, which was put on hiatus five years ago, will debut in fall 2025 with men’s and women’s apparel, underwear and accessories.

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    White House looks to bolster carbon market credibility

    The Biden administration released new principles for responsibly participating in voluntary carbon markets in what was called a “pragmatic step” by the CEO of carbon data platform Sylvera.

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    Capri revenue drops more than 8% in the fourth quarter

    Versace, Jimmy Choo and Michael Kors all posted declines for the period, while the company’s proposed merger with Tapestry faces FTC pushback.

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    Birkenstock logs record Q2 revenue increase of 22%

    In its second earnings report since becoming a publicly traded company, the Germany-based footwear giant raised its outlook after gains in the quarter.

  • Storefront of Abercrombie & Fitch in a mall. Store windows on the left and right have mannequins wearing long pants and shirts.
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    Abercrombie & Fitch Co. sets a record with billion-dollar Q1

    The retailer is considering more brand extensions as one way to maintain its momentum.