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Retail Brands Abandon Clothing Orders Amid Drop In Demand

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Retailers are halting and calling off attire orders as Western shoppers remain in their residences and shops close because of the coronavirus pandemic. The move jeopardizes millions of manufacturing positions in Asia and comes as China exhibits signs of bouncing back from the depths of COVID-19, The Wall Street Journal reported. Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association President Rubana Huq implored merchants to pay for products that they had ordered through a video. More than 4 million laborers could lose their positions if merchants don’t support manufacturing facilities. She said, according to the report, “This is a social chaos we...

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Supply Chain Startup Zilingo Makes US Push

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To roll out operations in the United States as it grows its supply chain business that links apparel brands with suppliers as well as factories, Singapore-based fashion technology firm Zilingo is designing a $100 million push. The startup is bringing offices to Los Angeles and New York and hiring product as well as sales teams as it drives an effort to get more U.S. manufacturers and brands on its platform, The Wall Street Journal reported. The startup says it has 800 employees and plans to grow its U.S. team to over 100 from 17 in the next year. Its supply...

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4 signs it’s time to get rid of old faithful—your beloved, falling-apart bra

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I remember the very first time I retired a bra. Purchased in the the tween section of Target, what was once a beautiful neon-pink number with gold stars had degraded into a faded, stretched out shadow of its former self. Even though the garment brought me heaps of discomfort (boo you, underwire), it was hard to say goodbye. The bra had loved me faithfully; now, I had to let go. The circle of (undergarment) life should repeat itself every six to eight months, according to Jessica Pfister, vice president of lingerie brand Le Mystere. “When your bra is worn out,...

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4 signs it’s time to get rid of old faithful—your beloved, falling-apart bra

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I remember the very first time I retired a bra. Purchased in the the tween section of Target, what was once a beautiful neon-pink number with gold stars had degraded into a faded, stretched out shadow of its former self. Even though the garment brought me heaps of discomfort (boo you, underwire), it was hard to say goodbye. The bra had loved me faithfully; now, I had to let go. The circle of (undergarment) life should repeat itself every six to eight months, according to Jessica Pfister, vice president of lingerie brand Le Mystere. “When your bra is worn out,...

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