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Kontoor Brands (Wrangler, Lee) is recruiting for several
(6 days ago) Interested in working in the denim industry? Kontoor Brands, the company resulting from the spinoff of denim brands Wrangler and Lee from CF Corporation, is recruiting for several roles in Europe. Most open vacancies are for support roles in the
Matalan to create Christmas jobs
(Just Now) Fashion and homeware retailer Matalan is to create 5,000 Christmas jobs across its store network, it has been announced today. Hired to help support customer service and improve the overall shopper experience, the extra employees are to be recruited across each of the retailer’s 212 stores.
Retail crime costs industry 1.9 billion pounds, more money
(2 days ago) The total cost of crime and crime prevention for British retailers increased by 12 percent to 1.9 billion pounds last year - equivalent to approximately 20 percent of the estimated profits of the entire industry - according to a new report by the British Retail Consortium (BRC).
Robots to take half a million UK retail jobs
(5 days ago) UK retail will lose 580,000 jobs to robots, as IT leaders in the sector expect up to one in five jobs to be replaced by AI/automation within five years, according to the findings of the 2019 Harvey Nash/KPMG CIO Survey. The move towards aut
Child Labour & Low Wages: The Real Cost of Producing
(Just Now) The legal minimum wage in Myanmar is 3,600 kyat per an eight hour working day (2.12 pounds), which is equal to 26 pence per hour. However, researchers also found garment workers were paid as little as 13 pence an hour at factories in Myanmar supplying clothing to Sports Direct, H&M, New Look and Muji, earning a total of 1.06 pounds a day.
Over 175,000 UK retail jobs lost in 2020
(1 days ago) Over 175,000 UK retail jobs were lost in 2020 in what was a year of unprecedented difficulty for the sector, as the strain of extended store closures pushed many to the point of collapse. According to figures from the Centre for Retail Researc
MySale Group sells Cocosa for 1.5 million pounds
(1 days ago) Australian online retailer MySale Group has entered into an unconditional agreement to sell the trade and assets of shopping platform Cocosa.co.uk to fashion retailer Brandalley for 1.5 million pounds. The completion of the deal is set for 9
JD Sports partners with Laybuy to launch ‘buy now, pay
(7 days ago) JD Sports is partnering with payment platform Laybuy to allow its online customers in the UK to use a ‘buy now, pay later’ service. The service, which is becoming increasingly popular among fashion retailers, allows JD Sports shoppers to spread the cost of their purchases over six …
Delayed Brexit could see retailers lose out on 3.1 billion
(6 days ago) A 'Disorderly Brexit,’ where either the UK leaves the EU without an agreement or the UK’s departure from the EU is delayed while fresh attempts are made to arrive at an agreement, could see the UK’s retail economy suffer a 3.1 billion pound reduction in output a year by 2024.
H&M starts selling "tailor-made" shirts through H&M Lab
(4 days ago) The Swedish multinational group H&M has just created a new platform under the name of H&M Lab. A digital portal, for now exclusively operative in Germany, through which it will market the latest services, its newest products and all the innovations created by its research "hub", The Laboratory.
John Lewis, Asos, M&S and Next collaborate on mental
(9 days ago) John Lewis Partnership, Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Asos, the Co-op, Marks and Spencer and Next have all teamed up to mark World Mental Health Day by launching a mental health initiative for retail workers. In a UK industry-first, the seven leading re
Delta Apparel posts strong increase in Q4 net sales and profit
(5 days ago) Delta Apparel, Inc., for its fourth quarter and full year ended September 28, 2019 reported net sales of 108 million dollars, up 16.2 percent and 431.7 million dollars, up 9.2 percent, respectively. Fourth quarter net sales in the Delta Group segme
Head of HR, Northern Europe and Middle East
(2 days ago) Fashion jobs London Other jobs in fashion. Jimmy Choo is a 21st century luxury accessories brand, with shoes at its heart, offering an empowered sense of glamour and a playfully daring spirit. Head of HR, Northern Europe and Middle East.
Ganni to open first U.S. stores in New York and Los Angeles
(9 days ago) Copenhagen-based women’s ready-to-wear label Ganni is touching down in the United States. Not long after expanding its e-commerce reach to the U.S. — the brand began offering U.S. shipping in May 2018 — the brand will be opening its first-ever U.S. stores in New York and Los Angeles, according to Fashionista.
Dick's Sporting Goods reports rise in Q2 same-store sales
(5 days ago) Fashion jobs and Fashion news in the UK including latest trends, design, a job board for the apparel fashion industry and many fashion and shoe brands for designers. Fashionjobs. Dick’s Sporting Goods reported consolidated net income for the second quarter ended August 3, 2019 of 112.5 million dollars or 1.26 dollars per diluted share
H&M reports 50 percent drop in Q2 sales
(2 days ago) In the second quarter to May 31, 2020, the H&M group’s net sales decreased by 50 percent to 28,664 million Swedish krona (3,050 million dollars) compared with the corresponding period last year. In local currencies, the company said in a statem
This year’s online shopping balance sheet for U.S
(7 days ago) New York – The year will end with a bittersweet taste for retailers in the U.S., as even if online sales modestly inched up in November and December, the estimated volume – and cost – of returns of those items purchased online is expected to hit record heights, setting the total estimated cost of online returns at 41.6 billion dollars.
Sports Direct's luxury mini-chain Frasers to debut in
(8 days ago) "The Mander team work hard to give all our customers good reasons to shop locally in the city where they live and work. The new Frasers offering will serve to broaden the city centre’s appeal across a wider catchment area, supporting and sustaining jobs and investment into the future.”