Cotton planting in India, the world’s top cotton producer, could fall 12% in the 2018/19 crop year as infestation by the pink bollworm has slashed farmers’ incomes, prompting them to choose other crops, say officials.
LK Bennett surprised the retail sector when it named Darren Topp, ex-boss of failed BHS, as its CEO, but now it seems that Topp is leaving and Erica Vilkauls, who recently ran the failed East chain, is on board.
Ted Baker’s latest initiative underlines the place of colour stories in driving interest in new product, as well as the importance of creative marketing to boost awareness, as it launches an all-pink collection.
International B2B beauty trade show Cosmoprof has partnered with LA Fashion Week to offer VIPs an exclusive curated beauty box introducing influencers, celebrities and tastemakers to up-and-coming beauty brands.
Good Christmas trading is no guarantee of survival in the UK fashion retail market. Womenswear chain East filed for administration Monday less than a month after reporting a festive sales uplift and rising e-sales.
L’Oréal has become the first major beauty brand to cast a woman wearing a hijab in a haircare ad campaign. The multimedia campaign explores and celebrates the complicated relationship women have with their hair.
Accessory retailer Claire's has denied claims that its products contain tremolite asbestos, after an investigation alleged that the carcinogenic minerals were found in 17 makeup kits sold across nine states.