GlobalData Archives - Inside Retail Asia
In the midst of the coronavirus outbreak, retailers that have displayed strong ethics will be remembered by consumers when normality returns, writes Emily Salter of GlobalData.
Laura Ashley’s UK business has been placed into administration after realising that even if it could secure funds from a third-party investor it would be too late to save the business.
Apparel brands must take steps to tackle forced labour of minorities in China supply chains, says GlobalData.
The coronavirus outbreak has substantially altered forecasts for Asia-Pacific duty-free sales this year, according to research firm GlobalData.
While apparel brands and manufacturers have so far been slow to adopt 3D design and fit tools, the technology can deliver significant long-term rewards, according to GlobalData.
International retailers are increasingly investing in frictionless shopping initiatives and loyalty programs to attract customers, according to new findings by industry analysis firm Globaldata.
Global denim makers have long faced questions over their sustainability credentials, but recent developments across the industry are helping to show it in a more positive light.
Some global retailers have begun reopening stores in Mainland China as the coronavirus crisis continues – but concerns remain over supply chain challenges.
Embattled Malaysian-owned fashion and lifestyle retailer Laura Ashley has reported a 166-per-cent increase in half-year loss to £4 million.
That L Brands has opted to sell a majority stake in Victoria’s Secret is a tacit recognition that the brand was on the road to nowhere under its previous leadership. This is underlined by the departure of Les Wexner as CEO and chairman of the company. The deal with private-equity company Sycamore potentially gives Victoria’s Secret a chance to reassess and rebuild. However,…
Brands and retailers have been warned to tread carefully when embracing the growing veganism trend.
Vietnam’s share of US apparel imports has benefited as China’s share in the market is slipping in the wake of the Sino-US trade war.