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Sustainability sells: Why consumers and clothing brands alike are turning to sustainability as a guiding light

Reformation Sustainability is becoming a big trend in the packaged goods and fashion industry as environmental concerns are increasingly top of mind for consumers. .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 14th, 2020

Doing smart business in 2020: Retailers that embrace sustainability are hitting the mark

Apparel has become a long-term product instead of a short-term fashion. Conscientious consumers are voting with their dollars and showing strong preferences for sustainable brands. As a result, retailers, manufacturers and brands alike are being fo.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 15th, 2019

The shift to thrift: COVID-19 propels an already surging secondhand clothing market

Sustainability-minded younger shoppers and consumers of all ages who are feeling the economic pinch of the COVID-19 pandemic increasingly opt for the $28 billion secondhand clothing and shoe market......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 23rd, 2020

COVID-19 propels an already surging secondhand clothing market

Sustainability-minded younger shoppers and consumers of all ages who are feeling the economic pinch of the COVID-19 pandemic increasingly opt for the $28 billion secondhand clothing and shoe market......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 23rd, 2020

New Yorkers urged to get serious about sustainability when clearing closets

As the fashion industry comes to terms with the environmental toll taken by clothes production, consumers are urged to help by keeping castoffs out of landfills. New Yorkers, who throw away 200 million pounds of clothing each year, are getting a remin.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 15th, 2019

Centric Brands files for voluntary bankruptcy with $435 million of DIP financing and plan to go private

Centric Brands Inc. , which designs and sells clothing under licensed brands including Calvin .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 18th, 2020

Kontoor Brands honors Earth Day with sustainability initiatives

In observance of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, Greensboro-based Kontoor Brands’ (NYSE: KTB) Wrangler and Lee apparel brands have announced sustainability achievements and goals. Wrangler touts savings of more than 1.85 billion gallons of water .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 21st, 2020

Rent the Runway emphasizes cleaning process in light of coronavirus

Rent the Runway this week reassured consumers that that there’s no evidence the COVID-19 coronavirus can be transmitted via fabric to humans and outlined its cleaning processes. The New York City-based company, which offers short-term clothing rent.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 11th, 2020

Local CEO takes on CEOs for Sustainability co-chair role

CEOs for Sustainability, a committee of regional company leaders led by Sustainable Pittsburgh, named Duquesne Light Company President and CEO Steve Malnight as co-chair, according to a news release.    A few months ago, CEOs for Sustainability lau.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 17th, 2020

IBM Blockchain App Promotes ‘Virtuous Cycle’ for Sustainable Coffee

IBM is launching a new app that uses blockchain to allow consumers interested in sustainability to trace the coffee they buy along the supply chain......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJan 6th, 2020

Teens reveal the 16 clothing brands they"re ditching

Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images Piper Jaffray released its latest survey on the shopping habits of teens and found 16 brands falling out of favor among male and female consumers.  The report analyzed responses from 9,500 shoppers across .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 24th, 2019

American Eagle among the brands on consumers" shortened apparel shopping lists this holiday season: B. Riley

A B. Riley holiday season survey found that 29% of shoppers expect to buy less clothing this holiday season, while 40% plan to spend the same amount year-over-year. "We believe part of this may be connected with their .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 4th, 2019

Anheuser-Busch buys The Fat Jewish wine brand

The world’s biggest brewer is betting on a Anheuser-Busch InBev, searching for growth as consumers turn away from mass-produced beer brands like Budweiser and Bud Light, is taking full control of... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJul 2nd, 2019

Aldi sets sustainability goals with consumers calling for less waste

Aldi is the latest supermarket chain to announce a sustainability push -- an effort the company says will help it trim costs and stand out in a crowded field......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 2nd, 2019

6 Ways Pro Sports Brands are Pushing Sustainability Initiatives (and Why it Matters)

Major sports brands are changing fan and sponsor perceptions by becoming more sustainable, and marketers everywhere can learn from them......»»

Category: topSource: incApr 24th, 2018

These five companies are turning trash into treasure

All sorts of companies, from furniture-makers to shoe brands, are appealing to consumers' environmental concerns and making eco-friendly products......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 11th, 2018

REI issues new rules for suppliers as clothing industry embraces green agenda

REI’s new sustainability guidelines ‘are the first time I’ve seen a retailer create standards like this for all of their suppliers,’ says RILA executive......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 10th, 2018

ITC sharpens the classroom pitch with sustainability and personalisation

The conglomerate looks to win over the young and build its credentials among a new band of consumers.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 21st, 2018

The Chain: Felda IFFCO Sells its 50 Percent Stake in PT Synergy Oil Nusantara; Felda Global Ventures Improves its Sustainability Policy

On May 4, 2018, Felda Global Ventures stated publicly that Felda IFFCO had, as of March 12, 2018, sold its 50 percent equity investment in PT Synergy Oil Nusantara (PT SON). Felda IFFCO is the joint.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkMay 22nd, 2018

P&G brand chief: Unleash advertising focused on sustainability

Procter & Gamble Co. chief brand officer Marc Pritchard said the company is playing a key role in #BrandsForGood, a newly formed collaborative committed to unleashing the advertising power of brands to make sustainable lifestyles desirable among consume.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 8th, 2018

P&G brand chief: Unleash advertising focused on sustainability

Procter & Gamble Co. chief brand officer Marc Pritchard said the company is playing a key role in #BrandsForGood, a newly formed collaborative committed to unleashing the advertising power of brands to make sustainable lifestyles desirable among consume.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 8th, 2018