The consumer love affair with athleisure sealed the fortunes of Lululemon, Sweaty Betty and other gym-to-street brands, but no doubt caused significant hand-wringing at companies like True Religion and Lee Jeans.
However, there are indications that people now have enough leggings and track pants in their closet and have finally started to restock their denim wardrobes again.
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China is bolstering its AI fleet with robust investments, domestic talent and a desire to dominate the sector in upcoming years.Read more
The Vietnam Textile and Apparel Association has appealed to the Hanoi not to impose import tariffs on polyester fiber.Read more
Though Li & Fung has been working on its new Three-Year Plan to digitize and speed up the supply chain and its evolution to agent 2.0, the business has still hit on hard times as retail wriggles out of its old skin and into a new life.Read more
Simon believes that the mall is a boon for new brands—and its latest pop-up concept could bring consumers back to brick-and-mortar.Read more
Textile Exchange, the global non-profit that promotes the adoption of preferred fibers, integrity and standards and responsible supply networks, has released its largest preferred fibers report ever in the number of participants and areas of coverage.Read more
Rag & Bone is joining Cotton Inc.’s Blue Jeans Go Green initiative and fostering denim recycling, plus premium denim brand Paige has new investors.Read more
The Nordstrom family group, which had hoped to take the eponymous retailer private, has suspended its efforts through the holidays.Read more