Young consumers are embracing new technologies faster than other generations and would like to see retailers provide new digital tools such as purchases via social media, according to a new global consumer survey.
German retailers Aldi North and Aldi South have published a joint Detox progress report that provides comprehensive insights into the development towards a responsible and environmentally compatible textile and shoe production.
The Reimagining Commerce report finds that brands miss out on sales due to pricing, difficult to navigate websites and customers finding more suitable products elsewhere, and they prefer a personalized experience.
Canadian outerwear brand Moose Knuckles has been awarded a $52 million verdict (CAD $68.5 million) in a federal trial against merchants operating rogue websites selling counterfeits of the brand's signature down jackets.
Apparel giant VF Corp, the company behind Wrangler and Timberland amongst others, is adopting sourcing policies to eliminate products that contribute to deforestation and human rights violations, it said on Monday.
From 1 April an estimated 36% of high street shops will see their business rates hike, and of those facing rises, one in five may consider closing down or selling their business, revealed a new survey.