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Why major brands like Adidas, LVMH are backing sustainable textile startups

Support for textile recycling is rising as the fashion industry comes under pressure to solve its waste problem.

How Nookie designer Nikita Sernack got her start in fashion

Nookie designer Nikita Sernack shares the core business objectives for new brand Rumer and why she resisted the pressure...

Coles spending $2.5bn on digital over the next two years

Coles’ chief executive Steven Cain said following its demerger from Wesfarmers, and the subsequent Covid-19 pandemic, th...

Sheridan returns cotton products to soil in textile waste trial

New trial explores whether end-of-life cotton products can support soil health and serve as a solution to textile waste....

Why cultural appropriation keeps happening — and how to fix it

Zara is just the latest major fashion brand to be accused of stealing an indigenous group's traditional designs.

“Flawed from the outset”: Behind the downfall of David Jones Food

David Jones’ parent suggests a move towards concessions model and longlife products to save ailing food business.

Countdown owner launches payments platform

Wpay will power payments inside and outside of Woolworths Group's businesses, and further extends the group into the ret...

Plant balls and secondhand furniture: Meet the Ikea of the future

Here's how the retailer is transforming its product range and the way it operates to be climate positive by 2030.

Good. Different? Aldi follows rivals on self-service and e-commerce

Aldi Australia is rolling out self-service technology to select stores in NSW and taking its first steps in e-commerce.

Etsy to buy fashion reseller Depop in push for younger consumers

Etsy Inc said on Wednesday it would acquire Gen-Z focused fashion reseller Depop for $1.63 billion

“It’s an all-you-can-eat buffet”: How mice are feasting on farmers’ profits

In a typical season, farmers expect to see some rodent activity, however grain growers in NSW are battling “significantl...

The Body Shop is going 100 per cent vegan

“Our decision to go 100 per cent vegan is the a natural next step for The Body Shop,” said global brand director Lionel ...

Accent Group distribution rights grow with Next Athleisure, Glue buy up

CEO Daniel Agostinelli says Glue Store's store network will be growing under Accent's leadership.

NZ’s hottest food brands get the supply chain edge with Kiwi tech

Crossfire’s food-manufacturing client list reads like a ‘who’s who’ of the country’s hippest, most adored, food brands.

Valentino decision to ditch fur “encouraging” but more transparency needed

Valentino is the latest luxury fashion brand to scrap the use of fur in its collections, but animal welfare organisation...

Here’s why everyone is talking about garment workers in Bangladesh

A landmark agreement on worker safety is set to expire next week. Here's what you need to know.

Supermarkets back pact to eliminate plastic waste by 2025

Aldi, Coles and Woolworths are founding members of a new plastic pact, which launches today.

Meet Nona Source – LVMH’s innovative solution to deadstock fabric

The luxury group has launched an online resale platform that gives unused fabric and leather a new lease on life.

One year on from Covid, garment workers remain in crisis

The world's garment workers remain in crisis as factories shut amidst a second deadly wave of Covid-19 in India, Banglad...

A small step for China, a giant leap for cruelty-free

China’s decision to end mandatory animal testing is one of the many ways the cruelty-free movement is progressing global...

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