Top 10 International Clothing Brands in Bangladesh


Who doesn’t enjoy being involved in fashion? The  Human minds always click when they hear the name of their preferred brands. We always admire the fashion sense that the world-famous brands prepare and attract the fashion craving souls like us. There are seven global companies and a huge number of brands make use of Bangladesh’s manufacturing capacity. This not only how well the goods or clothing are made here, but also the lowest production expenses and infrastructural development. With China being the biggest exporter of clothing, Bangladesh now ranks among the top exporters. Through this article, we present to you the list of top 10 International Clothing Brands that are high in demand in Bangladesh.

Interesting fact about the top 10 International Clothing Brands in Bangladesh

01. Bangladesh has grown into an apparel powerhouse second only to China, with factories producing clothing for the likes of Tommy Hilfiger, Gap, Calvin Klein, H&M, Giorgio Armani, Ralph Lauren and Hugo Boss. Many global retailers have opened sourcing operations in Dhaka.

02. In our latest feature, we shine the spotlight on five notable brands fuelling the fashion and home segment in Bangladesh with high levels of quality and intricate craftsmanship – Aarong, Freeland, Kay Kraft, Dorjibari, Sailor.

03. The Ha-Meem Group is the biggest industry in the country. The 26 garment factories in Bangladesh are being maintained nationwide.

04. Zara is a Spanish fashion apparel brand. Operated under the parent company inditex. Zara is one of the many brands or labels of inditex group. The garments are made in countries across the world, including India, Bangladesh, China, Vietnam, Mexico, Sri Lanka, Poland and many more.

List of top 10 International Clothing Brands in Bangladesh

01NikeJanuary 25, 1964
02Gucci 1921
03AdidasAugust 18, 1949
04Louis Vuitton1854
05Cartier 1847
06Zara 1975
07H&MOctober 4, 1947
09UniqloJune 1984

Nike is an American multinational corporation which is operating business worldwide. It was founded by Bill Bowerman and Phil Knight in January 25, 1964. But at that time is was known as Blue Ribbon Sports. Later, on May 30, 1971 is was named Nike, Inc. It’s headquarter is in Beaverton, Oregon, U.S. Nike manufactures different varieties of products like Athletic footwear and Apparel, Athletic and recreational products and Sports equipment. Almost 75,400 employees are working in this multinational corporation. Over the course of its existence, Nike has bought and sold a number of apparel and footwear businesses. In 1988, it made its first acquisition, buying the high-end shoe firm Cole Haan. In 1994, it bought Bauer Hockey. Hurley International, a manufacturer of surfwear, was acquired by Nike in 2002 from creator Bob Hurley. Nike spent US$309 million in 2003 to purchase the Converse sneaker business. Starter was purchased by the business in 2004[47], and Umbro, a manufacturer of soccer jerseys, in 2007.

Total Value of the company (2023): $148.22B
Headquarter: Beaverton, Oregon, United States.

Gucci is a worldwide known luxury brand of fashion house. It was founded on 1921 by Guccio Gucci. But it became famous under the direction of Aldo Gucci, who was the son of Guccio Gucci. The brand was named after the Gucci family. But because of family feuds it was lost and later revived by Pinault Printemps Redoute in 1999. It’s headquarter is in Florence, Tuscany, Italy.  Gucci manufactures different varieties of products including handbags, shoes, accessories, jewelry, watches, makeup, fragrances and home decoration. Almost 17,157 employees are working in this luxury fashion brand. Gucci employed 17,157 people across 487 stores in 2019 and made €9.628 billion in revenue (up from €8.2 billion in 2018). Alessandro Michele served as creative head of Gucci from January 2015 until November 23, 2022, and Marco Bizzarri has been the company’s CEO since December 2014. Gucci is a division of French luxury conglomerate Kering.

Adidas is aGerman Multinational Corporation that is known all over the world as a fashion house that designs and manufactures shoes, clothes and accessories. This company was founded in July, 1924 by Adolf Dassler. It’s headquarter is in Harzogenaurach, Germany. Adidas manufactures and sells apparel, footwear, sportswear, sports equipment and toiletries worldwide. Almost 50,017 employees are working in this corporation. In the mid- to late-1990s, Adidas split the company into three main divisions, each with a distinct focus: Adidas Performance, which was created to maintain the brand’s dedication to the athlete; Adidas Originals, which was created to concentrate on the brand’s earlier designs, which are still a popular lifestyle icon; and Style Essentials, which dealt with the fashion market, with Y-3 as the primary division within it (which is a collaboration between Adidas and renowned Japanese fashion designer Yohji Yamamoto – the Y representing Yamamoto and the 3 representing the three stripes of Adidas).

Total Value of the company (2023): $23.300B
Headquarter: HerzogenaurachBavaria, Germany.

Louis Vuitton is a French fashion house and luxury goods manufacturing company which is very popular among the people of the world as the most valuable luxury fashion brand. It was founded in 1854 by Louis Vuitton. It’s headquarter is in Paris, France. Louis Vuitton manufactures luxury trunks, leather goods, shoes, watches, jewelry, accessories, sunglasses and books also. Almost 1,21,289 employees are working for this company. From 2006 to 2012, Louis Vuitton was recognized as the most expensive luxury company in the globe. It was valued at US$25.9 billion in 2012. The company was valued at US$28.4 billion in 2013, and it generated US$9.4 billion in sales. With more than 460 stores globally, the business has operations in 50 different nations.

Cartier is a French luxury jewelry manufacturing and watchmaking fashion industry which is known as the most prestigious jewelry manufacturer worldwide. Cartier is a subsidiary of Richemont. It was founded in 1847 by Louis-François Cartier. It’s headquarter is in Paris, France. This company designs, manufactures, distributes and sells jewelry and watches. Almost 5,870 employees are working for this company. Royalty purchases from Cartier have a lengthy history. Cartier was referred to as “the jeweller of monarchs and the master of jewellers” by King Edward VII. Edward VII requested 27 tiaras for his crowning in 1902 and gave Cartier a royal warrant the following year. The tribunals of Spain, Portugal, Serbia, Russia, and the House of Orleans all quickly issued similar orders.

Total value of the company (2023): 12.5 billion U.S. dollars
Headquarter: Paris, France

Zara is a Spanish apparel retail company which is known as the world’s largest apparel retail company. It was founded on 1975 by Amancio Ortega. It’s headquarter is in Spain. This company specializes in fast fashion. They manufactures clothing, accessories, shoes, swimwear, beauty products and perfumes. Almost 12,405 employees are working for this company. According to reports, compared to the six-month industry average, Zara requires just one week to create a new product and get it to stores. Additionally, of the company’s approximately 40,000 designs, 12,000 are meticulously chosen and made each year. Zero advertising is a business strategy at Zara; instead, a portion of profits are put toward opening new shops.

Total value of the company (2023): 18.4 billion U.S. dollars
Headquarter: Spain

Hennes & Mauritz, commonly known as H&M, stands as a prominent Swedish multinational clothing retail giant celebrated by individuals of all ages and genders worldwide. Established in 1947 by Erling Persson, the company’s headquarters are situated in Stockholm, Sweden. Renowned for its expertise in fast fashion, H&M excels in the retail of clothing and accessories. With a massive workforce of approximately 126,376 dedicated employees, H&M serves as a global fashion destination. It offers customers from every corner of the world the opportunity to express themselves through a diverse range of fashion and design choices while promoting a more sustainable lifestyle. The H&M Group’s extensive family of brands and companies embodies these principles, making it a powerful influencer in the fashion industry.

Total value of the company (2023): $22.30 B
Headquarter: H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB, Mäster Samuelsgatan 46A, SE -106 38 Stockholm, SWEDEN

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Chanel is a French luxury fashion brand that is known worldwide as a high fashion, clothing, luxury goods and accessories selling brand. It was founded by Coco Chanel in 1909. Chanel is operating through two headquarters. One is in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France and another is in London, United Kingdom. This company specializes in Haute Couture (or to simply explain they sell products that are made of high quality expensive raw materials, high fashion and custom made) , Ready-to-wear clothing, accessories, jewelry and perfume. Almost 20,000 employees are working for this company. Following the 1920s fashion fads, La Maison Chanel created embellished gowns for Flapper women after the First World War. Contrary to the hourglass figure fashions of the late 19th century, which were popular during the British Edwardian period and the French Belle Époque (c. 1890–1914), the simple-line, “flat-chested” fashions made popular by Chanel couture were at odds with them (c. 1901–1919).

Total value of the company (2023): 15.3 billion U.S. dollars
Headquarter: 5 Barlow Place London, W1J 6DG United Kingdom

Uniqlo is a Japanese wholly owned subsidiary fashion retailing company that is operating with 2249 stores worldwide. It was founded by Tadashi Yanai in 1949. It’s headquarter is in Tokyo, Japan. They specializes in retail clothing. Almost 44,424 employees are working for this company. On July 5, 2013, Uniqlo opened its first location in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Due to its joint venture with Grameen Bank and its ethical business idea, it is known there as Grameen Uniqlo. There are presently 14 shops in Dhaka, one in each of the neighbourhoods of Narayanganj, Narsingdi, and Gazipur. A number of breaches of labor laws were allegedly committed by Uniqlo’s Chinese vendors in January 2015. Uniqlo promised to put the breaches right. A different Uniqlo advertisement from 2019 was subtitled specifically for the South Korean market in a way that was generally believed to have minimised the pain of comfort women there.

Total value of the company (2023): $11.8 billion
Headquarter: 717-1, Sayama, Yamaguchi City, Yamaguchi 754-0894, Japan

Hermès is a French high fashion luxury goods manufacturing company known worldwide as one of the world’s most valuable brands. It was founded by Thierry Hermès in 1837. It’s headquarter is in Paris, France. This company specializes in high fashion clothing, accessories, leather, home furnishings, perfume, jewelry and watches. Almost 14,284 employees are working for this company. Hermès has worked with Tuareg nomads to produce silver ornaments for many years. Hermès frequently incorporates traditional Saharan nomad patterns into a variety of its goods, including scarves.

Total value of the company (2023): $195.54 Billion
Headquarter: Paris, France

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