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Scotch & Soda adds compostable packaging in major eco drive

Scotch & Soda adds compostable packaging in major eco drive

Scotch & Soda has announced a partnership with TIPA, a company that creates compostable and biodegradable packaging solutions. 
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Thailand's Central denies Selfridges buy after news that it won £4bn race for firm

Thailand's Central denies Selfridges buy after news that it won £4bn race for firm

​Thailand’s Central Group has denied it’s in talks to buy Selfridges after it was reported globally that the firm will buy the business perhaps as soon as this month.
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The RealReal reports 51% GMV increase in November

The RealReal reports 51% GMV increase in November

The luxury resale marketplace announced on Thursday that gross merchandise value on its platform totaled approximately $146 million in November, with growth driven by shopping holidays such as Black Friday.
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Fast Retailing unveils new Lifewear-based eco business strategy, reports Uniqlo sales

Fast Retailing unveils new Lifewear-based eco business strategy, reports Uniqlo sales

​Fast Retailing announced on Thursday that it’s “advancing”  its LifeWear concept and has “formulated Fiscal 2030 Targets and an Action Plan for core aspects of sustainability”.
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Thailand's Central wins Selfridges in £4bn race for firm

Thailand's Central wins Selfridges in £4bn race for firm

Thailand’s Central Group has denied it’s in talks to buy Selfridges after it was reported globally that the firm will buy the business, perhaps as soon as this month.
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Neither Santa nor Grinch: Biden promises stocked shelves for Christmas

Neither Santa nor Grinch: Biden promises stocked shelves for Christmas

President Joe Biden promised on Wednesday that rising prices and goods shortages will ease somewhat even as the United States approaches the holiday season facing new threats from the Omicron COVID-19 variant.
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Adidas completes second share buyback program of 2021

Adidas completes second share buyback program of 2021

The German sportswear giant announced on Wednesday that it has completed its second share buyback program of the year, repurchasing 1,619,683 shares for a total of 450 million euros.
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Balmain kicks off Miami Art Week with Saype

Balmain kicks off Miami Art Week with Saype

Luxury brand Balmain is set to kick off Miami Art Week on Wednesday with an ephemeral contemporary art installation from French-Swiss art pioneer Saype.
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G-III tops guidance with 23% sales rise in third quarter

G-III tops guidance with 23% sales rise in third quarter

The parent company of brands including Donna Karan, DKNY and Sonia Rykiel has reported net sales of $1.02 billion for Q3, reflecting a 22.8% increase from $826.6 million in the same period in the previous year.
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How major fashion brands could be contributing to Amazon deforestation

How major fashion brands could be contributing to Amazon deforestation

A report from the Stand.earth NGO highlights the links between some major fashion brands and suppliers whose activity contributes to Amazon rainforest destruction.
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Fashion Awards red carpet drove search spike for floral print dresses

Fashion Awards red carpet drove search spike for floral print dresses

​Red carpet events may have been thin on the ground in the past 18 months, but they still have the power to influence consumer fashion choices. And two high-profile red carpets have shown that in the past few few days.
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New York accuses Amazon of backsliding over worker safety, seeks monitor

New York accuses Amazon of backsliding over worker safety, seeks monitor

New York state's attorney general on Tuesday asked a state judge to appoint a monitor to oversee worker safety at an Amazon fulfillment center in NYC, citing the retailer's alleged rollbacks of Covid-19 safety measures.
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U.S. Thanksgiving weekend shopping loses sheen on early deals, smaller discounts

U.S. Thanksgiving weekend shopping loses sheen on early deals, smaller discounts

U.S. shoppers headed to stores over the Thanksgiving weekend fell 3.5%, the NRF said on Tuesday, as fewer holiday promotions and tight supplies took the shine off some of the biggest shopping days of the year.
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Rising inflation, relentless pandemic dampen U.S. consumer confidence

Rising inflation, relentless pandemic dampen U.S. consumer confidence

​U.S. consumer confidence dropped to a nine-month low in November amid worries about the rising cost of living and pandemic fatigue, but that did not change expectations for stronger economic growth this quarter. 
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Inditex founder's daughter to become chairwoman, new CEO named

Inditex founder's daughter to become chairwoman, new CEO named

​Spanish fashion retail giant Inditex said Tuesday Marta Ortega, the daughter of its founder, will take over as chairwoman in April with a new CEO, as a last step of a generational handover started a decade ago.
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U.S. labor board official orders Amazon to redo union vote at Alabama warehouse

U.S. labor board official orders Amazon to redo union vote at Alabama warehouse

A regional director for the U.S. National Labor Relations Board on Monday called for a rerun of a union election at an Amazon facility in Alabama, setting the stage for another high-profile organizing battle. 
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