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Frank Green brings manufacturing in-house with opening of new site

The reusable products manufacturer is scaling up with an expanded range and plans to enter new markets.

Upparel set to launch textile recycling in New Zealand in December

Across Australia, Upparel takes unwanted clothing and textiles from consumers and businesses and recycles them where pos...
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NZ Post asks customers to shop differently this year, as lockdown eases

NZ Post said demand for online shopping has almost doubled since before lockdown.

Analysis: Should retailers depend on gig workers to deliver?

With recent lockdowns driving exponential growth in online sales, Australia’s last-mile supply chains have been struggli...

Why major US retailers are backing Black-owned brands

Major US retailers like Nordstrom and Target have committed to stocking more diverse brands as part of their broader eff...

Everyhuman launches Australia’s first different-sized shoe program

Unpaired makes it possible to buy different-sized shoes and single shoes, a breakthrough for people with only one foot a...

Amazon, Ikea commit to using zero-carbon shipping fuels by 2040

With about 90% of world trade transported by sea, global shipping accounts for nearly 3% of the world's CO2 emissions.

Not so fast! Supply bottlenecks strain fashion chains

Supply bottlenecks, slower product deliveries and higher freight and labour costs risk shifting the fast fashion industr...

Melbourne quake raises question for retailers: Are you ready for a crisis?

Major earthquakes are rare in Australia, but Wednesday’s tremor reminded retailers of the importance of being prepared. ...

How personal shopping app Gimme aims to disrupt online delivery

Gimme's network of personal shoppers will go in-store to make a purchase and bring it to the customer's doorstep within ...

Joseph Altuzarra: ‘The definition of luxury has changed’

The acclaimed designer talks about the key ways the fashion industry has changed since he started his luxury womenswear ...

Here’s why retailers are facing higher transport costs and shipping delays

Covid-19 is continuing to disrupt the global supply chain, and logistics experts warn that retailers need to get stock o...

Hermès under fire over NT crocodile farms

Crocodile farming is a lucrative trade in Australia’s NT but animal welfare organisations are calling for change.

A new accord to protect garment workers is in effect. Here’s what’s in it

The agreement replaces the landmark Bangladesh Accord implemented after a building collapse killed more than 1100 garmen...

Toll strike indicates further transport disruption ahead

It’s estimated that up to five major freight and logistics companies and around 15,000 drivers nationally could be impac...

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