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UK brands shed light on sustainability challenges

British apparel brands and retailers including Asos, Boohoo and Missguided have spoken of the challenges they face in trying to become more...

Fast-fashion retailers asked to justify low prices

Making the sums add up on ultra-cheap fast fashion was one of the lines of questioning pursued during a parliamentary hearing last week, wit...

British MPs criticise "mountain of clothing waste"

Reducing waste, recycling and product disposal were among issues to come under the microscope in the latest parliamentary evidence session,...

China set to overtake US as largest fashion market

Greater China will for the first time in centuries overtake the US as the world's largest fashion market in 2019, according to a new study,...

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Decathlon makes a leap on environmental labelling – and it wants to share the data 6 Dec 2018

Leonie Barrie

Global sporting goods retailer Decathlon is nearing the finishing line on a decade-long project that will see all textile and footwear items labelled with their environmental impact by the end of next year. The data is also enabling more eco-friendly design – and will be made freely available to other companies, as Raffaele Duby, sustainable development leader for product and design, tells just-style.


Why circular fashion is "the answer for everything" at Esprit 24 Oct 2018

Michelle Russell

Hong-Kong listed Esprit is currently rethinking every step of the fashion lifecycle with a view to "inclusive circularity" that respects the use of both material and human resources. Sara Bermúdez Couto, head of product safety management and environmental sustainability, explains.

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EU-Japan trade agreement on track for 2019 start 12 Dec 2018

Leonie Barrie

The trade agreement between the European Union (EU) and Japan is on track to enter into force in February 2019 after being approved by the European Parliament.


Superdry to shake up supply chain as H1 profits plunge 12 Dec 2018

Hannah Abdulla

Retailer Superdry has pointed to "unseasonably warm weather" and a "lack of innovation in some core categories" for a failure to deliver on profits during the first half of 2019 – prompting a 33% dive in its share price this morning (12 December).


Lack of discounting boosts Inditex profit and sales 12 Dec 2018

Beth Wright

Spanish clothing giant Inditex has maintained its sales and margin guidance for the full year amid increases in both earnings and revenues in the first nine months as the group continues to roll out its global, fully integrated store and online platform.


What's in store at next Fashion SVP event? 12 Dec 2018

Beth Wright

UK apparel sourcing event Fashion SVP returns to London in the New Year with speakers including Jo Byrne, head of buying at fashion retailer New Look.


Vaude honoured for sustainable business management 12 Dec 2018

Beth Wright

German outdoor clothing company Vaude has been honoured for its sustainable business management in a move CEO Antje von Dewitz says serves to encourage other companies to join efforts in the face of major global challenges.


H&M presents progress on fair living wage strategy 11 Dec 2018

Hannah Abdulla

Swedish apparel retailer H&M has hosted a Fair Living Wage Summit in Cambodia to update brands, academics, trade unions and representatives on its progress towards achieving fair living wages for workers in global supply chains.

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