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Can anything take the Shein of China’s e-commerce titan?

Nanjing-based Shein has found rapid success through social-media dominance and a clever business model. Now it takes on ...

How do ethical concerns shape fast-fashion purchases?

Of the world’s industries that profit from worker exploitation, the fashion industry is notorious, in part because of th...

Not so fast! Supply bottlenecks strain fashion chains

Shares in Asos fell 16 per cent on Monday after it warned annual profit could fall by more than 40 per cent this year.

How Shein’s social media tactics have won over ‘eco-conscious’ Gen Z

Chinese fast fashion retailer Shein continues to dominate the shopping charts, despite questions over the ethics of its ...

Analysis: Why does Shein continue to escape scrutiny?

The Chinese fast fashion giant may be one of the most downloaded fashion apps around the world, but it continues to main...

Here’s why Boohoo and Asos are acquiring collapsed retail brands

Last week’s news that Boohoo acquired failed department store retailer Debenhams for £55 million was quickly followed by...
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Analysis: Why the future of fashion is sustainable

For brands to truly be sustainable, they need to go beyond simply changing the supply chain.
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The post-Covid sales pitch: Repair, repurpose, resell

Post-pandemic, there will be an opportunity for brands to help people make more informed choices around consumption.
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Boohoo scandal reveals the problem with fast fashion

Boohoo has promised to do more to prevent exploitation in its supply chain. But why is it happening in the first place?

Uniqlo mobile assistant uses Google voice recognition technology

Japanese retailer launches a mobile assistant using Google voice recognition technology.

Zara to launch online in Australia

Global fashion chain to diversify local offering.

Uniqlo parent’s global markets shade home

Retailer's strong result sees domestic market revenue eclipsed by abroad.

The environmental costs of fast fashion

Spare a thought for the impact of fast fashion on the environment.

Uniqlo international rolls out tailoring plan

Fast fashion giant plans to broaden sales of semi-made-to-order clothing.

Record trading year for Fast Retailing

Fast fashion giant records strong result in Oceania.

Uniqlo making move to Melbourne’s west

Fast fashion giant announces another location.

For a true war on waste, the fashion industry must spend more on research

The rise of fast fashion in Australia means 6000 kg of clothing is dumped in landfill every 10 minutes.

Uniqlo confirms next Aussie location

Japanese fast fashion chain looks to grow local footprint.

Fast fashion chains force industry rethink

Local large-scale investments in distribution centres suggests that supply chain scale is needed to combat global heavyw...

Uniqlo relocating at Chadstone

Fast fashion giant's move to double its floorspace at Chadstone.