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Is sustainability falling off retailers’ agendas amid Covid-19?

We discover whether retailers are too distracted to prioritise sustainable practices amid the pandemic.
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The challenge of surplus stock in the time of coronavirus

Fast fashion retailers are facing one particular challenge in the wake of Covid-19 - selling leftover stock.
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£2.5bn clothing orders cancelled as Bangladesh minister calls for UK govt support

UK retailers have reportedly cancelled an estimated £2.5 billion in clothing orders from Bangladeshi suppliers
H&M, Adidas/Reebok, Esprit and Marks & Spencer have been ranked the world’s most transparent major fashion brands, according to the 2020 fashion transparency index,

H&M tops 2020 fashion transparency index

H&M, Adidas/Reebok, Esprit and Marks & Spencer have been ranked the world’s most transparent major fashion brands.
H&M has released its Group Sustainability Performance Report 2019, highlighting the retailers progress towards circular and climate positive fashion while being a fair and equal company.The retailer stated it had reached 97 per cent recycled or other sustainably sourced cotton in 2019.

H&M Group releases Sustainability Performance report

H&M releases its Group Sustainability Performance Report, highlighting its progress towards circular & climate positive fashion.
It's time fashion retailers made the most of second-hand clothing Benjamin Wall opinion comment Amazon

COMMENT: It’s time fashion retailers made the most of second-hand clothing

There are a number of advantages for a fashion retailer to exploit its existing market position to develop the sale of 2nd-hand.
Chanel has published a new sustainability initiative to directly address climate change and the role the luxury fashion label and retailer can play in lowering its carbon footprint.

Chanel publishes climate change plan Mission 1.5°

Chanel has published a new sustainability initiative to directly address climate change.
MatchesFashion launches its responsible edit – promoting brands making mindful decisions around design or production.The edit was created out of the retailers continued focus on the implementation and growth of their internal Responsible Survey project.

MatchesFashion launches Responsible Edit

MatchesFashion launches its responsible edit – promoting brands making mindful decisions around design or production.
Frozen food sales jump as coronavirus fears grows: Iceland boss

Frozen food sales jump as coronavirus fears grows: Iceland boss

Shoppers are turning to frozen food as the coronavirus outbreak spreads, Iceland managing director Richard Walker has said.
Members from XR Manchester staged a protest outside of Boohoo’s head office in Manchester on Monday to "highlight their continued use of unsustainable and unethically sourced materials".

Extinction Rebellion protesters target Boohoo head office

Members from XR Manchester staged a protest outside of Boohoo’s head office in Manchester on Monday.

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What the High Street will look like after Covid-19

Survival of the fittest: How the High Street will evolve after the crisis Wondering what the High Street is going to look like after lockdown...