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Fashion industry eco-sensitive but too static, says Climate Chance report

Fashion industry eco-sensitive but too static, says Climate Chance report

The 2020 report by Paris-based association Climate Chance has described the global textile and apparel industry’s efforts to deal with the challenges of sustainable development as both fragmentary and insufficient.
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Zegna partners with Green Pea on Turin eco retail park

Zegna partners with Green Pea on Turin eco retail park

Italian menswear powerhouse Zegna is partnering with Green Pea to create a new shop-in-shop at the world’s first Green Retail Park in Turin - a key part of Zegna’s commitment to sustainability.
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Regent Street landlord Crown Estate raises bar on carbon neutrality

Regent Street landlord Crown Estate raises bar on carbon neutrality

The Crown Estate aims to go ultra green. One of London's biggest retail landlords said it’s committed to eliminating its carbon footprint by 2030, including emissions generated by customers using its properties.
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Tod’s Academy to present its first CSM student designs at February’s LFW

Tod’s Academy to present its first CSM student designs at February’s LFW

Tod’s has announced plans to present the first fruits of its innovative Tod’s Academy project linking up with student from Central Saint Martins during London Fashion Week in February 2021.
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Strong November sales mask another fashion fall, outlook “bleak” says BDO

Strong November sales mask another fashion fall, outlook “bleak” says BDO

At first glance, November’s UK retail sales released Friday looked quite good. Despite the pandemic-induced lockdown, total like-for-like sales last month increased 3.3%, the strongest month of sales since January.
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Reebok and Victoria Beckham launch latest collab with loungewear elements

Reebok and Victoria Beckham launch latest collab with loungewear elements

​Victoria Beckham and Reebok have launched their latest collaboration, with Drop Four of their gym-to-street collection having a bigger focus on top-selling category loungewear.
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Arcadia's brands 'lose half their value' in under a year

Arcadia's brands 'lose half their value' in under a year

​Arcadia’s brands were estimated to have a total value of £800 million back in January but that has more-than-halved today as its administrators seek buyers for the various assets.
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Peacocks e-tail manager makes bid for chain, but stays committed to stores

Peacocks e-tail manager makes bid for chain, but stays committed to stores

​A Peacocks manager has made a bid for the failed company in a move that could save its 4,900 jobs and 470 stores and concessions following its November administration filing.
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Primark bounces back from lockdown drop, opens new stores in US, Spain, Italy

Primark bounces back from lockdown drop, opens new stores in US, Spain, Italy

Primark said Friday that the second wave of autumn lockdowns has cost it £430 million in sales. But sales since reopening "have once again been very strong".
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Urban Outfitters promotes Melanie Marein-Efron to CFO

Urban Outfitters promotes Melanie Marein-Efron to CFO

The American fashion retailer announced on Thursday that it has appointed former executive director of corporate development and finance Melanie Marein-Efron to the role of chief financial officer.
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Sarah Bahbah launches fashion brand with sweat suit collection

Sarah Bahbah launches fashion brand with sweat suit collection

The brand, 'Lazy Cake', debuts with a collection of colorful sweats bent on "re-defining lazy."  
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Digital Fashion Awards focus on doing good, not glamour, for 2020

Digital Fashion Awards focus on doing good, not glamour, for 2020

​The BFC unveiled its newly-digital Fashion Awards on Thursday evening and instead of just replacing the usual live event with an online version, it changed the format to reflect the huge change happening in 2020.
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OTB: Francesco Tombolini joins Staff International

OTB: Francesco Tombolini joins Staff International

The company that produces and distributes the labels owned by Renzo Rosso’s fashion group has appointed Francesco Tombolini, whose career in luxury spans nearly 40 years, as head of business development and licenses.
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More than 400 lawmakers from 34 countries back 'Make Amazon Pay' campaign

More than 400 lawmakers from 34 countries back 'Make Amazon Pay' campaign

More than 400 lawmakers from 34 countries have signed a letter to Amazon backing a campaign that claims the tech giant has "dodged and dismissed … debts to workers, societies, and the planet," organisers said.
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U.S. bans cotton imports from China producer XPCC citing Xinjiang 'slave labor'

U.S. bans cotton imports from China producer XPCC citing Xinjiang 'slave labor'

The Trump administration expanded economic pressure on China’s region of Xinjiang, banning cotton imports from a powerful organization that it says uses the forced labor of detained Uighur Muslims.
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Most UK e-shoppers fear eco impact of online retail - study

Most UK e-shoppers fear eco impact of online retail - study

More and more UK digital consumers are shopping with a conscience, with 57% now worrying the rise of online shopping is a threat for the environment, according to shipping platform Sendcloud.
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