Recruitment U&I Search Blog - May 2019

  • Why is it so hard for women to become CEOs in fashion companies?

    Posted on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 by Charlotte Hanna1 comment

    Almost 80 percent of students at the world’s leading fashion schools are women. At apparel stores, nearly 75 percent of the workforce is female and they’re usually serving female customers, as women make about 80 percent of fashion-related purchasing decisions.Yet, only 12.5 percent of the apparel companies on the Fortune 1000 list are led by women. Fashion surprisingly performs worse than ...

  • 4 brands leading the sustainable fashion movement

    Posted on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 by Charlotte HannaNo comments

    The world’s first museum for sustainable fashion opened in Amsterdam in 2018 shedding light on the fashion industry’s role in closing the loop. Although there has been a growing awareness among consumers regarding sustainable fashion brands, it’s still not the dominant market share. Recently, a panel discussion was held in New York City by Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) and NPD to address ...