U.S. textile and garment companies that normally make sweatshirts or fabric are changing tack in the coronavirus pandemic, heeding a White House call to step up production of urgently needed surgical masks and gowns.
The Swiss group, which bought The Kooples in 2019, has announced its name change to MF Brands Group as it published its results for the 2019 financial year, in which it recorded a 15% revenue growth over 2018.
The Swiss group finalised the acquisition of the Elicha brothers’ label last May. FashionNetwork.com’s partner Retviews has analysed the product range on its site, comparing it to its accessible luxury competitors.
There may be a certain amount of scepticism around big company commitment to sustainability, but the Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) said its members sourced more than 1m metric tonnes of Better Cotton in 2018.