Between rising cost of materials and new regulations, the circularity is becoming a major issue for fashion. Christina Raab, president of the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute, thinks it's time for a change.
Consumers are likely to boycott brands not being seen to do the right thing in the face of the Ukraine-Russia crisis, a report claimed on Friday. It came at the same time as a double-digit inflation warning.
The Swedish brand has placed the former global creative of makeup and color design of Chanel at the helm of their creative department, working alongside founder Ben Gorham. She succeeds Isamaya Ffrench.
The children's fashion and childcare event will return to Feria Valencia between June 17 and 19 for its summer edition. It will feature the Fimi Kids Fashion Week runway presentations under the name Fimi Summer Experience.
A new consumer debit card that tracks the carbon footprint of every purchase has been rolled out. Called Ekko, it's part of a new financial ecosystem that includes a “transformative” app and debit card.
The Silverburn shopping centre in Glasgow has new co-owners. So expect new joint venture partners Eurofund Group and Henderson Park “to take a good centre and transform it into the leading asset in its catchment”.
Some shopping habits that developed during the pandemic have become firmly ingrained in consumers’ behaviour with a new study saying seven in 10 Britons are shopping more often on their mobile devices than pre-Covid.
UK retail is still far from business-as-usual. The latest footfall figures from the Ipsos Retail Traffic Index showed that the week to March 13’s non-food footfall was down 18.8% compared to the same week in 2019.
Ocado has unveiled a link-up for both foods and non-foods with Auchan Retail Poland to develop its online business using the Ocado Smart Platform. It’s the second Auchan business to link up with Ocado Solutions.
As the UK government slowly ramps up its support for Ukrainian refugees fleeing the war with Russia, UK retailers are also increasing their assistance. M&S and ASOS are among businesses backing an employment pledge.
One month and one day on, South London’s Icon Outlet at the O2 mall has begun reopening following storm damage. Battered by Storm Eunice in February, the premium outlet shopping destination is reopening in stages.