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Friday, March 5, 2021
Nudie Jeans, UNIDO partner on sustainable denim project  (2021-03-03)
  Swedish fashion company Nudie Jeans has partnered with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) on a project that looks at ways to make use of second-quality jeans, such as recycling into fibres for new denim fabric at scale.
Target commits bold $4bn annual investment to scale capabilities  (2021-03-03)
  US retailer Target Corp is investing US$4bn annually over the next several years to scale its capabilities, including accelerating the pace of new store openings, enhancing fulfillment services and strengthening its supply chain.
Brands urged to honour existing Myanmar supplier commitments  (2021-03-03)
  Apparel industry associations and human rights groups have joined forces to condemn the military coup and growing violence in Myanmar, and to urge companies sourcing from the southeast Asian country to maintain dialogue and honour all existing commitments made to factories. 
Huntsman and Sciessent team on stay-fresh textiles  (2021-03-02)
  Chemicals manufacturer Huntsman Textile Effects has partnered with antimicrobial and odour absorption specialist Sciessent to help mills and brands deliver active apparel with long-lasting protection against microbial growth and odour. 
Global cotton stocks to fall by 1% in 2020/21   (2021-03-02)
  Global cotton stock levels are expected to drop to 21.1m tonnes by the end of 2020/21 as consumption is set to outpace production. 
French Connection kicks off formal sales process  (2021-03-02)
  Spotlight Brands and Gordon Brothers International LLC (Spotlight) have dropped out of the race to acquire French Connection but a further three parties have expressed interest in the brand, triggering a formal sales process.
Ralph Lauren launches apparel rental subscription service  (2021-03-02)
  Ralph Lauren Corporation has launched its first subscription apparel rental initiative in a move that allows the US fashion company to tap into the growing focus on the sharing economy.
Stony Creek Colors nets $9m to scale natural indigo dye  (2021-03-02)
  Stony Creek Colors has raised over $9m in a new round of financing to help scale its operations and expand its natural indigo dye to more denim mills.
US urged to ban Boohoo on modern slavery concerns  (2021-03-02)
  US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is being urged to ban imports from UK online fast fashion retailer Boohoo Group by a charity alleging forced labour is present in the group's supply chain.
Primark supply chain ethics second-to-none say analysts  (2021-03-02)
  Analysis have applauded the Associated British Foods management team for their transparency in presenting details of Primark's supply chain at its first ESG investor day.
Macy's reshuffles senior leadership team  (2021-03-02)
  US department store retailer Macy's Inc has outlined a series of changes to its senior leadership, including the elimination of the chief operations officer (COO) role.
Huntsman, Sciessent team on sustainable microbe- and odour-resistant textiles  (2021-03-02)
  Chemicals manufacturer Huntsman Textile Effects has partnered with antimicrobial and odour absorption specialist Sciessent to help mills and brands deliver active apparel with long-lasting protection against microbial growth and odour. 
500 brands to measure value chain impacts with new Higg BRM  (2021-03-02)
  Nike, Inc,  H&M and VF Corporation are among more than 500 global brands that have committed to using the latest version of the Higg Brand & Retail Module (BRM), a value chain sustainability assessment tool released by the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) and its technology partner Higg. 
Top expectations for baby boomers shopping online  (2021-03-01)
  Global e-commerce shoppers who are baby boomers have different expectations than younger groups when purchasing online international brands, a new survey shows, with clothing the top category for purchases, and a clear refund policy key to a successful experience.
Woolworths ups casual focus as clothing underwhelms in H1  (2021-03-01)
  South African retailer Woolworths has booked a 58.3% rise in headline earnings per share for the first half of the year but the underperformance of its clothing division has reportedly prompted a shift in focus to casual and sportswear as demand for formalwear drops.

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