Retail Apparel Group
Malaysian private equity firm Navis Capital bought 80% of this company from Champ Ventures in 2011, with founder Steven Leibowitz owning most of the remainder. Navis sold the company to South Africa's Foschini Group in 2017. Operates about 380 stores.
|Retail Apparel Group Pty Ltd||AUS||website|
| The Foschini Group Ltd
owns 80% of Retail Apparel Group Pty Ltd
|Retail Apparel Group Pty Ltd|
This company has taken angora items off the shelves and promised not to use angora again, following a PETA campaign launched in Dec 2013 which revealed the cruelty inflicted on angora rabbits in Chinese factory farms, where 90% of the world's angora is produced.
[Source 2018][More on Animal Rights]
C+ grade in the Baptist World Aid Australia's 'Ethical Fashion Report 2019', which grades companies, from A to F, on the strength of their systems to mitigate against the risks of forced labour, child labour and worker exploitation in their supply chains, as well as protect the environment from the harmful impacts of the fashion industry. Assessment criteria fall into five main categories: policies, transparency and traceability, auditing and supplier relationships, worker empowerment and environmental management.
[Source 2019][More on Workers Rights]
|The Foschini Group Ltd|
In 2018, the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) asked companies to provide data about their efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and mitigate climate change risk. Responding companies are scored across four key areas: disclosure; awareness; management; and leadership. This company received a CDP Climate Change Score of B.
[Source 2018][More on Climate Change]
This company received a SAM Rank of 61/100 in the Retailing category of the 2018 SAM Corporate Sustainability Assessment. The index is based on an analysis of corporate economic, environmental and social performance, assessing issues such as corporate governance, risk management, environmental reporting, climate strategy, human rights and labour practices.
[Source 2018][More on Sustainability Reporting]
|Company Structure||Private company|
|# Employees||2,670 in 2016|
|Address||Level 1, 409 George St, Waterloo, NSW, 2017, Australia|
|Phone||02 9699 0888|
|Fax||02 9319 0212|
Products / BrandsRetail Apparel Group
Connor Menswear (casual)
Johnny Bigg Menswear (casual)
Tarocash Menswear (casual)
yd. Menswear (casual)