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UK fashion retailer Primark has introduced gender-neutral changing rooms in two stores, prompting both criticism and support from online observers.
Shoe brand Ecco reported record sales last year and its highest profit in its 55-year history.
Italian leather goods brand Furla surpassed the €500 million turnover threshold last year, as the Asia-Pacific market continued to drive growth.
Zara will trial a personalised denim service in three European stores this month.
Abercrombie & Fitch sales rose for the second consecutive year as its restructure and new store format begins to pay off.
Famed denim streetwear brand Diesel USA has collapsed, filing for bankruptcy protection in Delaware.
Bankrupt children’s clothing retailer Gymboree is set to sell its primary brand to competitor Children’s Place.
Apple CEO Tim Cook has promised investors the firm is on track to double its 2016 revenues.
Gap plans to spin off and float its Old Navy business, creating two independent publicly traded companies.
The global Islamic clothing market is expected to reach US$88.35 billion by 2025.
L Brands, the parent of Victoria’s Secret, saw its share price fall 8 per cent after releasing disappointing results and halving its dividend payout.
Fashion retailer Esprit shuttered 91 stores in the six months to December and recorded a loss of HK$1.773 billion.