Carl von Clausewitz was famed for his adage that war is the continuation of politics by other means. This week at Paris Photo and in multiple photo exhibitions, photography is the continuation of politics by other means.
Investors seem to approve of Mothercare throwing in the towel with its UK retail operation, despite the large loss of jobs that it will involve, suggesting that they believe the company can thrive without those stores.
Despite the good intentions of both companies and consumers, the luxury industry is struggling to adopt truly sustainable practices, except via the circular economy, as illustrated by the Pambianco Summit debate.
Inditex’s young fashion brand Bershka its strengthening its commitment to sustainability with the launch of a new collection made using eco-friendly materials. This is part of a collaboration with National Geographic.
Superdry sales may have fallen again in the first half, but the company seems to be on the right track, and full-price is becoming a bigger part of the mix as the firm works towards its new future vision.