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Sustainability

Sustainability Archives

Welcome to the tree-free future of fashion

An Australian company has caught the attention of major clothing brands with the creation of an environmentally friendly...

How Queen of Raw is fighting landfill one bolt of fabric at a time

The online textile marketplace co-founder on how to keep unused fabrics out of landfills and turn pollution into profit....

VIDEO: Before I launched Ethique, I was a pet detective

Kiwi entrepreneur Brianne West shares the lessons she learnt along the way to launching her zero waste beauty brand, lov...

Startup roundup: Sustainable clothing designed by women, for women

Here are three eco-friendly startups that have recently introduced new designs to the sustainable fashion scene.
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Could Aboriginal farmers help feed the world?

Researchers are working with Aboriginal communities to explore the commercial potential of hardy native crops.

Allbirds & Jeff Staple turn a sneaker inside out for a special reason

A simple label takes on a new importance in Allbirds' latest release.

Why The Body Shop is returning to its activist returns

The ethical cosmetics and skincare brand is launching its activist store concept in Melbourne, Australia this weekend.

Startup roundup: Sustainable and stylish gifts and homewares

From fish leather to upcycled leather these three businesses are on a mission to encourage customers to lead sustainable...
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5 cool new global stores to check out

Lockdowns haven’t prevented some retailers from innovating with both new physical store openings and digital concepts.

From the source: Maggie Marilyn

Find out why Michelle Obama and Meghan Markle love this New Zealand womenswear brand so much.

VIDEO: Here’s how we created the Coolest Retailers list

Listen to the judges' debrief on how they decided who made the cut this year.

Opinion: Are you wasting your time being a ‘woke’ brand?

Under mounting pressure to be socially accountable, retailers are behaving like good corporate citizens, but if their ef...

Survive to thrive: This is what successful retail looks like in 2020

It’s about creating communities, category and product innovation and being culturally relevant.

Startup roundup: Sustainability in 2020

How are brands responding to consumers’ need for sustainable products? Three startups responded with their own sustainab...

Q&A: Why Champion has social street cred

The sportswear market is flooded with brands, but 100-year-old Champion is still going strong.
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Analysis: With great growth comes great responsibility

How has the pandemic changed the ways retailers are looking to tackle sustainability in their businesses?
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VIDEO: Inside Twinings’ store transformation

Stephen Twining shares the thinking behind the transformation of the brand's only direct-to-consumer store.
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Thinking outside the box with T2

T2 global brand director Amy Smith talks sustainability, achieving B Corp status and managing global Covid-19 challenges...
Tommy Hilfiger wants to create a more sustainable brand moving forward.

Tommy Hilfiger pledges to make its operations far more sustainable

Fashion brand unveils its latest effort to push toward sustainability.

ASOS completes carbon strategy, emissions down 30 per cent

ASOS has seen three years straight of carbon reduction per order.

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