Nearly 8 million people, mostly migrants from the eastern state of Odisha, India, work on 600,000 power looms in the Western city of Surat in conditions that damage their hearing and often ruin their health.
As the retail industry continues on a dismal path, the secondhand market is on the rise—particularly in the area of clothing, footwear and accessories, which equates to about half of the resale market.
The Spanish retail giant may be facing controversy yet again thanks to a denim skirt embellished with images that appear similar to Pepe the Frog, a meme that has become associated with white supremacy.
The US apparel industry continues to enjoy the consistent growth experienced over the past few years, according to a recent report. Conversely, footwear and fashion accessories industries are now in decline.
Some of the actively managed funds that have performed the best since the election are switching from "Trump Trade" bets on financial and infrastructure stocks into beaten-down sectors such as retail and apparel.