Sustainable fashion and lifestyle marketplace Know The Origin has relaunched its shopping platform. It now helps customers “see” their impact with an ‘impact calculator’ that shows the good that shopping ethically does.
Kuwait's boycott of French products has expanded, with a leading chain saying Wednesday that most of its stores had stripped their shelves after President Emmanuel Macron defended cartoons insulting Islam.
John Lewis has released a survey to show what Christmas shopping will be like this year and a key finding is that more people are shopping for gifts early. And many plan to make their own gifts this year too.
Online sales are set to overtake physical retail for the first time this Christmas, according to a new prediction from delivery specialist ParcelHero. The company said Britons should spend £39.41bn online this time.
John Lewis has won the planning permission it wanted to allow it to convert almost half of its Oxford Street, London, flagship store into office space as part of its new strategy to return to sustainable profits.
Next had a strong Q3 with full-price sales up 2.8% and total sales up 1.4%. That may seem tame by normal standards, but in the wake of the pandemic, it shows it to be one of the winners in hard-hit UK fashion retail.
Unilever, P&G and other major consumer goods manufacturers are touting lower-priced brands and discounts to woo penny-pinching shoppers struggling through the most severe global recession since the Great Depression.
Yves Saint Laurent Beauty has launched a programme called Abuse is Not Love as it works to “help eliminate intimate partner violence which includes physical, sexual, emotional abuse as well as controlling behaviours”.
The London start-up has raised £0.5m “to power sustainable product verification” at a strong time for its business model after supply chain scandals and as consumers aim to buy more ethical and sustainable products.
Luxe label Canali has opened its new flagship on the corner of New Bond Street and Brook Street. The opening coincides with its 85th anniversary with Canali saying it “marks an exciting new chapter for the brand”.