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diversity and inclusion Archives

Why Tommy Hilfiger is pushing for more inclusivity in the fashion industry

It’s likely you’ll know a Tommy Hilfiger red, white and blue sweater when you see it. The reality is that the brand is d...

Ikea supports people and planet with latest social partnerships

Furniture giant Ikea has partnered with social businesses in Southeast Asia to provide jobs for minority groups and brin...

Analysis: Why Asia is finally embracing plus-size fashion

The pressure to conform to regular beauty standards is intense anywhere but especially within Asian cultures.

Why All Shades Matter wants to be known as a brand for people of colour

Inclusive beauty brand All Shades Matter is flipping the script on foundation. While most makeup brands tend to launch w...

Stereotypes are boring. Why brands without diversity are being left behind

Brands that ignore the growing call to reflect humanity’s wide array of backgrounds and traits are unlikely to realise t...

Award-winning Nike ad proves brands can’t get woke in two minutes

“Dream Crazy”, featuring Colin Kaepernick, won the title of the world’s Most Effective Ad last week. But the iconic sho...

The modern retail playbook: Why diversity & inclusion aren’t just buzzwords

The terms ‘diversity and inclusion’ are constantly being discussed in retail these days, and unfortunately, in some case...

How to improve cross-cultural engagement in business

Australia’s population is one of the most diverse in the world. Developing your cultural understanding can enrich your c...

Local fashion labels are finally taking notice of people with disabilities

Clothing collections for people with disabilities hit local runways two years ago, now they’ve broken through into mains...

Nepalese designer Prabal Gurung on the role of immigrants in fashion

The experience of being an immigrant can be a powerful creative force in fashion, but the industry still has a long way ...

Nike, Serena and the push for diversity in design

The multi-billion-dollar sneaker and streetwear industries were born out of Black culture, but people of colour have lar...

Two for one: Why age diversity in the workplace is a good deal

It’s time to toss out ageist stereotypes and embrace both younger and older workers in the retail industry.

Why this Nigerian woman is making K-beauty accessible to people of colour

The founder of Dr Gio Cosmetics says it is her goal to make K-beauty diverse and be accessible to people of colour.

Here’s how Cartier started on its journey towards diversity and inclusion

Educating leaders on diversity and inclusion has played a significant role in Cartier’s journey towards driving change, ...

‘Everyone is talented’: Why Ikea wants more businesses to hire refugees

Hiring refugees not only helps people find their feet in their new home, it can also improve company morale and lead to ...

How to create an accessible e-commerce experience

Creating an accessible store goes beyond physical retailers just building ramps. Here are some handy ways that online b...

Ethics versus innovation: How to create an anti-discriminatory store

As the retail industry quickly evolves and becomes more reliant on access to technology and digital devices, it’s impera...

7 diversity lessons for brands after the Aus Fashion Week controversy

Since AAFW wrapped up last Friday night, critics have come out on social media, accusing it of ‘tokenistic’ attempts at ...

Aus Fashion Week has been slammed for performative inclusion. But is it fair?

Rather than join the chorus of misinformed opinions, I wanted to set the record straight.

IN MY SHOES: I’m non-binary. This is why retail should be degendered

Style influencer Deni Todorović shares why retailers need to actively demonstrate their diversity beyond marketing campa...

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