In the News: 7 retail execs envision the future of stores, millennials still prefer spending on experiences, and more

IN THE NEWS 1 7 retail execs envision the future of stores Coming off a year that set records for bankruptcies and store closures, the message at Future Stores Miami last week was clear: Retail isn’t dead, mediocre retail is… Continue Reading

In the News: Supply chain is becoming part of luxury designer’s branding strategies

IN THE NEWS 1 The supply chain is becoming part of luxury designers’ branding strategies – Digiday The Council of Fashion Designers of America is encouraging its vast network of designers to bring their supply chains out of the shadows.… Continue Reading

In the News: Can upcycling really help the oceans?

1 Apple’s Supply Chain Attracts Criticism For Performance But Also Praise For Sustainability Two recent studies report varying performance levels in Apple’s supply chain. Bloomberg argue that it’s lost its mojo, but Greenpeace rates the tech giant as a sustainability… Continue Reading

Song Saa’s Climate Change Garden

Over the next five years the Song Saa Foundation aims to increase the resilience of local communities to changing climates – this includes collaborating on a specially-designed garden that can withstand changing weather patterns.     Changes in our global… Continue Reading

The Power of Art: Helen Storey’s Dress For Our Time

Artist, designer and researcher Helen Storey uses the power of fashion to raise awareness of social and environmental issues, such as climate change. Her recent project, Dress For Our Time, transformed a used refugee tent into a wearable piece of… Continue Reading

Is the Cosmetics Market Moving Towards a Cruelty-Free Future? | PL News

A weekly round-up of stories from around the globe. This week: is the cosmetics industry moving towards a cruelty-free future, how a rapid switch to renewable energy could out Paris goals within reach and the doubts behind ethical down. Continue Reading