Fashion IN-DEPTH

How demand-driven fashion could clean up the industry

Fashion companies face the constant challenge of having to guess which and how many garments they will sell months before they are available for consumers to buy. The speculative nature of the supply chain has led to rampant overproduction and waste, further compounded in recent years by the explosive growth of fast-fashion. But what’s the...

7 hours ago

Fashion

Viktor and Rolf embraces coronavirus for haute couture

Viktor and Rolf brought their unique sense of humour and social commentary to Paris Haute Couture Week with a collection inspired by the challenging unprecedented times caused by Covid-19, with a short film featuring singer Mika offering deadpan commentary on the looks in the style of a British newsreel from the Fifties. In the show notes,...

8 hours ago

Retail

Businesses to get 1,000 pounds per furloughed employee returning to work

UK employers will receive a one-off bonus of 1,000 pounds for each furloughed employee that returns to work, the government has announced. It's part of a wider 30 billion pound package unveiled Wednesday by chancellor Rishi Sunak to support jobs and boost the economy after months of lockdown. The Jobs Retention Bonus can be accessed by employers...

Jul. 8, 2020

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