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LVMH sets new standard for crocodile farms Subscription
LVMH has launched the first standard for responsible crocodile leather sourcing across three pilot farms.
Consumers say Brexit will not hit spendSubscription
A total of 60% of consumers said Brexit has not affected, and will not affect, their spending habits in 2019, new research has shown.
MPs call for green levy of 1p per garmentSubscription
MPs have said the government must “end the era of throwaway fashion” and make retailers take responsibility for fashion waste by introducing a 1p charge on each item of clothing to pay for better clothing collection and recycling.
Canada Goose opens new factory in MontrealSubscription
Luxury outerwear brand Canada Goose will open its second factory in Quebec and eighth wholly owned manufacturing facility in Canada in Montreal next month.
JD Sports acquires stake in Footasylum Subscription
JD Sports Fashion has acquired an 8.3% stake in rival retailer Footasylum.
White Stuff appoints new customer director Subscription
White Stuff has appointed Boden’s global brand director, Penny Herriman, as its new customer director, Drapers can reveal.
BFC on Brexit: Fashion has never been so important Subscription
As Brexit looms, the UK’s fashion industry has never been so important, stressed Caroline Rush, chief executive of British Fashion Council at the launch of London Fashion Week.
Amazon scraps New York HQ planSubscription
Amazon has cancelled plans to build a new €2.5bn (£1.9bn) headquarters in New York.
Australian etailers outperform UK competitors Subscription
Australian etailers have outperformed their UK competitors in online experience and customer service tests, a new report has shown.
In The Style to stop retouching all imagery Subscription
Manchester-based etailer In The Style has pledged to stop retouching all of its website and social media imagery, starting with its new advertising campaign.