Amazon's planned second headquarters in northern Virginia cleared a key test on Saturday when local officials approved a proposed financial package worth an estimated $51 million amid a small but vocal opposition.
At the organisation's latest conference in the Kenyan capital, the United Nations announced its aim to help lead change in the global fashion industry with the creation of the Alliance for Sustainable Fashion.
All of Burberry's plastic packaging will be reusable, recyclable or compostable by the year 2025, the company has pledged. As a first step, it has already eradicated the plastic lamination of its retail bag.
Eco issues and sustainability are becoming increasingly important to consumers, and global fashion search giant Lyst said this week that searches for such products, as well as for luxury resale items, are rising sharply.
UK online fashion shoppers are buying trainers and tops more than any other products and are influenced by social media, while price, choice and convenience are driving factors for fashion shoppers to buy online.
Osaka, long Japan’s “second city,” is winning the race against Tokyo to draw foreign tourists, but after a boom, its retailers and property developers are adapting to shifting tourism spending patterns.
Primark has launched its first jeans made entirely from sustainable cotton with a debut across the UK and Europe as the company responds to consumer demand and continues its work with farmers in India and Pakistan.
Brazil on Monday thanked the global body that oversees Internet addresses for extending until April a deadline for Amazon basin nations to reach a deal with Amazon.com a seven-year battle over the .amazon domain name.
Britain's luxury sector, including names such as fashion house Burberry, could lose up to £6.8 billion in exports a year if the world's fifth largest economy crashes out of the EU without a deal, research indicated.