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Sustainability Archives

David Jones launches clothing resale program

The service works by allowing customers to opt-in to re-commerce their items at a later date on the website.

Hugo Boss the latest lux brand to launch resale offer

The online platform allows customers to return their used items to Hugo Boss in response to getting a credit that can be...

“Steal our ideas”: Zero Co launches new range, plans global expansion

Byron Bay refillables start-up Zero Co has entered the personal care space, with the future release of beauty products i...

Your customers want it: The business case for sustainability

From selling hope to saving money, sustainability experts converged at Retail Fest 2022 to put forward why it makes sens...

Business directory launched to boost circular economy

There are categories such as carbon, sharing and trading existing resources, and extending the lifespan.

Ikea invests US$373 million in solar park projects

Ingka Group, the owner of most Ikea stores worldwide, has bought nine solar photovoltaic park projects in Germany and Sp...

H&M Foundation grants €1 million for fashion sustainability projects

The winners have the chance to access the one-year GCA Impact Accelerator programme provided by H&M Foundation.

The Warehouse to collect soft plastics for recycling at 31 stores

The collected plastic waste will be recycled into a range of items including garden edging, fence posts, and plastic cab...
Climate change

One in three Kiwi businesses are investing in climate-change measures

The most popular investment was in new software of digital technologies, representing 25 per cent.

Fashion, textile sectors team up to tackle fabric waste

This is a multi-year project which has been co-designed by New Zealand’s fashion and textile industry.

Meet the outdoor start-up that hit its crowdfunding goal in four hours

Built out of a desire to connect regular Australians with the great outdoors, Zorali is looking to use the money raised ...

Aussie fashion label Elk rides the conscious consumerism wave

While other businesses may be playing catch-up in the sustainability space, lifestyle retailer Elk had ethical manufactu...

VIDEO: ‘This problem can’t be solved by one person’: Upparel’s Michael Elias

As we gear up for the launch of the 2022 Top 50 People in E-Commerce, we are revisiting some of the people featured in p...

True romance: Why fast food chains are in love with plant-based meals

The commitment Grill’d and other players in the quick service restaurant scene have shown showcases a growing trend of m...

Country Road unveils clothes made from offcuts in circular fashion push

The fashion brand has teamed up with its largest supplier to turn offcuts and faulty garments from its own production ru...