UK clothing and homeware retailer Next Plc is to manage the Gap brand business for US specialty clothing retailer Gap Inc in the UK and Ireland as a franchise partner.
US retail sales increased during August as consumer demand outweighed the pandemic, supply chain disruptions, and other factors affecting spending.
UK retail sales maintained their negative trajectory in August from the month prior, with the impact of labour shortages and supply chain disruption weighing heavily on the sector. Apparel retailers bucked the trend, however, with sales volumes edging up 0.7%.
Asos is hoping to boost sales through the introduction of an ambitious set of sustainability goals, which include becoming net-zero across the full value chain by 2030 and the supply chain mapping of all its own-brand products to the raw material level.
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Fast Retailing, the Uniqlo and Gu brand owner, says its targets to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by fiscal 2030 have been approved by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi), as science-based targets (SBTs).
International environmental organisation Canopy says more than 400 brands and retailers are now part of its CanopyStyle initiative which aims to transform the fashion industry’s viscose supply chain.
Danish company Roccamore has unveiled the first Cradle to Cradle Certified high-heeled shoes, handmade in Italy with biodegradable leather.
Asos unveils an ambitious set of sustainability goals, US brands and retailers are being urged to pay fair prices for the garments they source from Bangladesh, and Walmart successfully prices the company's first green bond.
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