Amazon warehouse workers overwhelmingly rejected a union. Now they may vote again

In the coming weeks, a regional director for the U.S. National Labor Relations Board will decide whether to order the rerun based on this recommendation, said an official on Monday… Read more

Future Retail takes Reliance deal saga to Supreme Court

The dispute started when Future Retail, India’s second-largest retailer with more than 1,700 stores agreed last year to sell retail and other operations to India’s biggest retail group Reliance Industries. Amazon… Read more

Gucci, Louis Vuitton among luxury brands to drop China prices on VAT cuts

Suggested retail prices for brands including LVMH’s Louis Vuitton and Kering’s Gucci were cut by around 3 percent, according to local media reports.Meanwhile, price tags for products listed on the… Read more

Inditex renews global framework agreement with IndustriALL Global Union

The agreement, a “pioneering” one for fashion and for global labour relations, was renewed in Geneva on November 13, according to a report by the Spanish CC.OO. trade union.“The second… Read more

H&M-backed project pilots CO2-capturing aprons at Stockholm restaurant

The textile industry has a large carbon footprint, something fashion giants are under increasing pressure to address as shoppers become more aware of the environmental impact of clothes and as… Read more

H&M plans to deliver protective gear to hospitals

H&M said it had offered the EU its help and was now trying to understand which needs were most urgent while working out what its supply chain could deliver.“The EU… Read more

Kantar Barometer- French fashion sales sluggish in Q1 2022

Overall, 40.6 million customers spent money on fashion during this period, which is less than in 2021 (-2.5%, 914,000 fewer customers), and 2019 (-7.5%, or 2.9 million fewer customers). The… Read more

In Hong Kong, disposable fashion gets a recycled makeover

But a new textile spinning mill – the first to open in this former textile manufacturing powerhouse in half a century – aims to reuse that waste, harnessing pioneering recycling… Read more

Japan’s retail sales slump the most since 2015 as tax hike hits demand

The Japanese government increased the nationwide sales tax to 10% from 8% on Oct. 1, in a bid to fix the industrial world’s heaviest public debt burden, which is more… Read more

Hermès closes all production sites in France until end March

“In compliance with various governmental instructions, we have closed all our stores in France and in some other European countries,” wrote Hermès’s CEO Axel Dumas in a letter to the… Read more