26th October 2018
Major clothing businesses back Global Commitment to eradicate plastic waste and pollution at source
Among the 290 organisations behind the Ellen MacArthur Foundation's New Plastics Economy Global Commitment are H&M, Inditex, M&S, Target and Burberry. Most have committed to extensive steps towards eliminating plastic by 2025
23rd October 2018
Confusion over Amazon’s share of US clothing market
Estimating how Amazon ranks in the US clothing market is tricky - and often leads to real overstatements. With their Q3 results about to be announced, it's worth looking at...
18th June 2013
North American retailers launch non-existent Initiative
North American retailers, acting as The North American Bangladesh Worker Safety Working Group, loudly announced a "Safer Factories Initiative" on May 15, which they claimed “includes short, medium, and long-term...
5th June 2013
US buyers call on ex-Senators for “Bangladesh plan by mid-July”
US apparel retailers appeared on May 30 to commit to having a Bangladesh safety plan by “early July”. On May 15, America’s National Retail Federation (NRF) claimed that US “retailers...