Luxury brand Montblanc is entering the wearable technology market with the introduction of a smartwatch strap for its for analogue watches. Rather than putting the wearable technology directly into one of its luxury timepieces, Montblanc has decided to enter the market with a functional e-strap, to […]

Wax jacket maker Barbour is facing a four-week strike by its warehouse staff in Gateshead, following forced changes to their contracts, according to Britain’s largest union, Unite. The union, which represents the workers, states that the heritage brand is removing the unsocial hours payment and the […]

Following AltaRoma’s cancellation of its upcoming Rome Couture Week, the Italian organisation has made an unexpected u-turn and sent an e-vite to press and buyers inviting them to the shows, confirming that it will now go ahead with its showcase from January 31 to February 2. In December, the Italian […]

This time it's real. The infamous Dov Charney was officially dismissed from his role at American Apparel this month, the fashion retailer he co-founded. He was previously voted down from his position as group chief executive officer this June after a series of allegations concerning misconduct were […]

Footwear and accessories label Ugg Australia launched its debut Home Collection for Autumn/Winter 14-15. Ugg Home Collection officially launched online in 2013, but the label renewed the collection for this season and introduced it in store in its first 'Home' flagship store in Sydney, Australia. The […]

Amazon has signed up 10 million new members over the holiday season for its fast, free shipping initiative, Amazon Prime, which has helped the online retailer to a record-breaking season. To mark the e-tailer’s 20th holiday season they have issued some fun holiday facts based on Amazon purchases, which […]

As circumstances within Russia remain bleak due to ongoing financial, economical and political factors, FashionUnited felt it was time to hear how the fashion market in the region was coping with the continual instability. Anna Lebsak-Kleimans, Chief Executive Officer for the Fashion Consulting Group […]

An investigator of Peta Asia recently succeeded in taking video footage of workers in the Chinese province of Jiangsu while slaughtering dogs, a common regional trade practice. The owner of the farm told the investigator that 100 to 200 dogs are killed and skinned at the farm every day to be converted […]

Italian luxury house Gucci has been caught in a television scandal that said the company's Chinese employees were working long, arduous hours for little pay to make its products. Hidden cameras showed Chinese workers in Italian factories The Kering-owned company said the RAI-aired broadcast was false, […]

Get ahead for Fall/Winter 2015-16 with Trendstop's new Woven Basics Buying Guide, a must-have resource for keeping your commercial core lines on-point and booked in advance, allowing you to be responsive closer to season. 14 best-selling woven basics trends have been pinpointed by Trendstop's expert […]

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