UK: London Retailer Stops Sale Of Fur Goods
Upmarket department store Liberty has announced the banning of fur items from its store following mounting pressure from animal rights campaigners.
The store, which is located on Regent Street in central London, sent an email to the Campaign to Abolish the Fur Trade after hundreds of activists launched a protest last November against the company's use of fur.
A revival in the use of fur on the catwalk in recent seasons has reawakened efforts by anti-fur protesters to make fashion houses to stop using it and retailers to stop selling it.
Caft has pinpointed upmarket fashion retailer Joseph as its next campaign target.
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