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  • The Gap logo is displayed at a Gap store.
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    Gap, H&M, others join initiative to decarbonize fashion supply chain

    The Future Supply Initiative will provide brands with financing models and technical support to help their suppliers transition to low carbon technologies and solutions.

  • A person wearing a white T-shirt, jeans and sunglasses sits in a red chair against a white wall staring a potted palm tree.
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    Lee collabs with footwear brand Heydude

    The line with the Crocs-owned brand includes apparel and shoes and will be the denim brand’s first collaboration available on Amazon.

  • A brand image of Fibretrace's device that can identify the origin of a fiber.
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    Target, FibreTrace and Cargill partner to verify raw cotton

    Luminescent pigments are integrated into raw cotton to track it throughout the global supply chain to verify U.S. and Brazilian cotton.

  • A store display for Toms. It features several Toms slip-in styles, including a grey with white checked pattern. Other shoes on display are dark blue, brown and teal.
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    Toms sues third-party Amazon storefront for trademark infringement

    The footwear company said Bloom Trading sold used and nongenuine shoes bearing its name.

  • New York State Senator Peter Harckham speaks during a June 7, 2024, debate.
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    New York EPR for packaging bill fails to pass before end of legislative session

    The state Senate approved the Packaging Reduction and Recycling Infrastructure Act last week, but the bill stalled in the Assembly. Bottle bill expansion and mattress EPR legislation also didn’t advance.

  • Nordstrom Rack, at Codding Town, Bend, Oregon
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    Nordstrom nears completion on West Coast fulfillment transition

    By transitioning operations to an omnichannel center, the retailer is building on its efforts to lower fulfillment costs.

  • A Temu logo, which features various cartoon product symbols in orange, is seen over a laptop keyboard.
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    US consumers don’t trust Temu, but still shop there: report

    The survey, conducted by Omnisend, found that 17.5% of global respondents think Temu could surpass Amazon as the leading e-commerce platform.

  • Various pieces of apparel is seen on a clothing rack, hanging by hangers.
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    Continued plastic use financially risky for brands: report

    Existing and upcoming legislation ramps up pressure for companies to find more sustainable materials, according to byPlasticFree.

  • A group of people stand outdoors in support of the Fashion Workers Act. Several people hold signs, some reading "NYFW generates $600 million a year in income but we get paid in clothes." "Proud to support the Fashion workers act."
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    Fashion Workers Act passes New York state assembly in bid to correct ‘gross power imbalance’

    The bill, which is headed to the governor for signature, aims to protect models from exploitation.

  • Behind a wide table with cut pieces of fabric, a person with pink hair a black top and blue denim jeans is standing next to a person with gray hair wearing a purple short sleeved collared shirt and sitting in a wheelchair. Two people watch from the background.
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    Deep Dive

    Adaptive fashion’s inclusivity problem

    Brands are trying to meet the needs of disabled consumers, but critics say the industry can do better.

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    Nearly 90% of consumers bought or sold used items in the last year: EBay

    With sustainability at the forefront of their decision-making, the report finds that Gen Z and millennials are the top purchasers of circular fashion.

  • A closeup of a person's shoes, white Adidas sneakers with black stripes.
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    Adidas’ Yeezy Boost and Campus 00s were the most faked sneakers received by resale platform: report

    StockX found in its annual verification report that apparel and sneakers were the most susceptible categories to counterfeits.

  • The interior of a Mango Home store. Shelves are lined with pillows, sheets, towels and various other homegoods.
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    Mango looks to strengthen homeware line with new leader

    The Barcelona-based fashion company is looking to grow its Mango Home business with product diversification as part of its goal to reach 4 billion euros in total sales by 2026.

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    Crate and Barrel debuts home collection with fashion designer Laura Kim

    Kim, who is the co-creative director of Oscar de la Renta, is making her debut in the homewares space with the retailer. 

  • A store display for DKNY. Clothes are hanging on a rack next to a mannequin wearing a jacket, shirt and joggers.
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    G-III buys stake in All We Wear Group

    The apparel group said the deal will help it accelerate expansion in Europe, primarily in Spain, Portugal and India.

  • Clothes of various styles and colors hang on hangers on a clothing rack during New York Fashion Week.
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    Revive raises $3.5M seed investment

    The company, which helps brands manage inventory damaged during the return process, plans to use the new funding to boost its platform.

  • A man in a suit jacket stands in front of several national flags and holds a microphone.
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    Kering appoints group chief brand officer

    Laurent Claquin, who has been with the company since 2005, will take on the newly created role next month.

  • Lululemon storefront.
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    Lululemon CEO says it missed opportunities in the women’s business in Q1

    A narrow color palette and insufficient inventory in smaller sizes contributed to slower growth in the U.S., though overall revenue was still up 10%.

  • The interior of the UN Trusteeship at the UN headquarters.
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    The fashion industry’s ‘urgent need’ for sustainable practices

    It is “incumbent” on the industry to “bring new solutions forward,” said experts and stakeholders at the United Nations Fashion and Lifestyle Network annual meeting.

  • Corporate headquarters of HanesBrands as seen from outside with HBI signage in the front.
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    HanesBrands sells Champion to Authentic Brands Group

    The proceeds of the $1.2 billion sale will be used to pay down debt.

  • Models walk in a line between metallic warehouse shelves lined with boxes.
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    OTB implements tracking and certification technology

    Diesel confiscated almost 44,000 counterfeit bags in China as its parent company implements NFT certification for its luxury lines.

  • A DSW Shoe Warehouse storefront in California with a blue sky
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    Designer Brands acquires Canadian footwear retailer Rubino

    The retailer also named a new chief marketing officer for its largest banner, DSW, as it reported flat sales for Q1.

  • Martijn Hagman is pictured in a professional headshot in black and white.
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    Courtesy of PVH Corp.
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    CEO of Tommy Hilfiger Global, PVH Europe to step down

    PVH announced Martijn Hagman’s departure on the same day it released Q1 earnings, which showed a 10% revenue decrease.

  • A pile of pulp from textile recycling firm Renewcell sits against a dark background.
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    Renewcell lands buyer, will operate under new name

    Following bankruptcy, the Circulose maker was acquired by Sweden-based investment firm Altor in a move to help the company “thrive on a global scale.”

  • People standing in a convention center at Luxe Pack 2024
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    Luxe Pack highlights packaging psychology and sustainability trends

    Estée Lauder’s chief sustainability officer and other speakers shared their perspectives on upcoming trends in the cosmetics and luxury packaging sectors.