Tag : supply chain
Brexit supply threat ahead of peak tradingSubscription
As the Brexit deadline looms, retailers and suppliers have expressed concern about distribution disruption ahead of peak trading, as a result of customs checks and new tariffs if a deal with the European Union cannot be struck.
Li & Fung strengthens capital structure Subscription
Supply chain giant Li & Fung has completed a simultaneous bond tender offer and new bond offering, as it seeks to solidify its capital structure.
Next and Shop Direct support Indian mill workersSubscription
Fashion retailers Next and Shop Direct are continuing to support female fabric mill workers in southern India, as part of a non-governmental organisation-led (NGO) project.
Retailers squeeze suppliers for discounts Subscription
Suppliers to the UK’s biggest high street chains are feeling the pinch as increasing numbers of retailers seek discounts to offset sluggish sales.
No-deal Brexit ‘disastrous’ for ChristmasSubscription
A no-deal Brexit would cause “supply chain chaos” for brands and retailers across the country, international delivery firm ParcelHero has warned, and there are fears it would come at the “worst possible” time for Christmas trading.
Cracking the green supply chain conundrumSubscription
At Drapers Sustainable Fashion 2019, three experts in sustainability shared the challenges that brands and businesses can face as they seek to engage with or create a clean, green and sustainable supply chain.
Gosha London: a maker of London Fashion WeekSubscription
Mustafa Fuat is flying the flag for UK manufacturing with his womenswear studio, Gosha London
British fashion's £5.5m industrial actionSubscription
A new £5.5m research programme aims to improve speed, productivity and sustainability in the UK’s clothing supply chain.
The supply-chain tie-up with Chinese sourcing giant Li & Fung is a vote of confidence in the flagging retailer.
MPs support the idea of fines for businesses that repeatedly fail to pay suppliers within 30 days, but is this realistic, or even wanted, for fashion retailers and suppliers in the current trading climate? Drapers finds out