Boohoo drives sustainability with its own Pakistan-grown cotton

The business has planted its own crop in Pakistan, which it plans to harvest in the first half of next year, Boohoo chief executive John Lyttle told the Daily Telegraph.Its first crop will yield about 2,000 tons, which will go into Boohoo’s supply chain and be used to create “millions” of garments for its leisurewear and denim ranges, he said. 

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Britons to spend billions on ‘throwaway’ Xmas fashion, sequins add to plastic waste

Environmental charity Hubbub said a survey has shown that people will spend on average almost £74 each on partywear, but a fifth of people say they don’t wear the same outfit to more than one party or event. That may not have seemed anything to worry about a few years ago and in fact it might have been celebrated in boardrooms worldwide until relatively recently. But in the current business e…

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Alibaba’s impact on European brands targeting China

Derived from a 40-page analysis conducted by Italy’s Bocconi University, it is evident that sales from the EU4 group (comprising France, Germany, Italy, and Spain) to Chinese consumers experienced a 40.2% uptick between 2019 and 2022. This growth surpasses the 33% upswing observed across the entirety of the 27-member EU, amounting to €32.3 billion. Notably, sales within the EU4 landscape are …

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City of Grasse, France, to convert property development land to fragrance flower cultivation

Grasse’s new zoning plan, approved last week, reclassified 21% of municipal land into farmland, compared to 4% beforehand; building development rights were frozen and natural areas were reclassified, Grasse Deputy General Manager of Urban Planning Nathalie Campana told AFP.The total extent of farmland grew from 178 to 928 hectares, of which 70 have already been ring-fenced for the cultivation…

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Gen Phoenix is ELeather’s new name, links with Tapestry, Dr Martens

The new name for the UK-based firm is “inspired by the cyclical regeneration of the phoenix” as the company “gives new life to leather waste by transforming it into a sustainable alternative”.And the new money will allow it “to expand into new consumer-facing markets, after making significant impact to date in tackling the world’s large-scale waste problem”. 

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For some British business owners, EU membership is losing its appeal

Four decades ago Britons voted decisively to stay in the European “common market”, the precursor of the modern EU which has become a major economic and political force as well as a trading bloc.But sitting in the showroom of his Over2Hills business in the Yorkshire town of Cleckheaton, Simpson says Europe has changed for the worse since the last referendum in 1975.

“As a younger man, I th…

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France hoping to resolve digital tax spat this week

“We are ready to make steps towards the United States, and we have already proposed a certain number of measures. We hope to reach a resolution by Wednesday,” Le Maire told LCI television on Monday, adding he would meet U.Sคำพูดจาก สล็อตเว็บตรง. counterparts at the Davos World Economic …

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Glossier announces temporary closures, postpones Arizona opening due to coronavirus

Emily Weiss, the chief executive officer and founder of Glossier, explained the decision via a statement on the Glossier website. “We’ve made the difficult decision to close all our current permanent and temporary retail locations (New York, Los Angeles, London, and Atlanta) for at least the next two weeks to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19,” Weiss said.คำพูดจาก Read more

Amazon seeks to pause antitrust review of 2019 deal with India’s Future, documents show

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) in June accused Amazon of concealing facts and making false submissions when it sought approval for the $200 million investment into a Future unit in 2019, a deal that is now at the heart of protracted legal disputes between the two sides.Amazon told Reuters at the time that it was confident of addressing the watchdog’s concerns.The Supreme Court approa…

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Germany to restrict Facebook’s data gathering activities

Germany, where privacy concerns run deep, is in the forefront of a global backlash against Facebook, fueled by last year’s Cambridge Analytica scandal in which tens of millions of Facebook profiles were harvested without their users’ consent.The country’s antitrust watchdog objected in particular to how Facebook pools data on people from third-party apps – including its own WhatsApp and I…

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