Published in Fashion on 02-04-2014
Yoni Van Looveren
Supermarket chain PLUS wants to become the "most sustainable store in the Netherlands" with increased attention in 2014 for its vegetables, fruit and potatoes.
The company believes companies have to act, instead of only promising things on paper.
July is normally the dedicated sales period in Belgium, but 78 major players in fashion ask the government to intervene and enforce full prices in July. A sales period in August is necessary to save the sector from a flood of bankruptcies, they say.
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Italian-French eyewear producer and retailer EssilorLuxottica and ready-to-wear holding company VF Corporation both have announced management changes. EssilorLuxottica CEO Laurent Vacherot retires, while the owner of Kipling and Eastpak welcomes new managers for both brands.
As a result of the coronavirus crisis, Bangladesh risks losing almost six billion euros in export turnover. Millions of jobs are at risk as major retailers cancel their orders in the world's second largest clothing producer (after China).