Isatou is a new starter in the JustStyle team with experience in marketing, film and broadcast. She is passionate about sustainability, the apparel industry and labour rights. Isatou loves covering challenging issues and wants to hear from you!
UK retail sales witnessed a 2.7% increase in total retail sales in November, a slight slowdown compared to the 4.2% growth recorded in the same period last year as Black Friday momentum failed to hold out due to cautious consumers delaying Christmas spending.
Leading fashion activism movement, Fashion Revolution is making waves at COP28 with a set of demands directed at major fashion brands and policymakers, calling for decisive action and a just transition to decarbonisation.
Biological recycling company Protein Evolution has collaborated with luxury fashion brand Stella McCartney to unveil the “world’s first” garment produced using package and textile strappings waste at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28).
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Non-profit Textile Exchange has launched the Materials Directory tool to identify raw materials suppliers alongside the unveiling of the 10th edition of its annual Materials Market Report, which offers a snapshot of global fibre and materials production trends this year.
The Federation of the European Sporting Goods Industry (FESI) has expressed its satisfaction with the recent signing of legislation extending the current rules of the Generalised Scheme of Preferences (GSP) amidst concerns over stalled negotiations.
UK fashion retail conglomerate Frasers Group has officially withdrawn its acquisition of Austrian sports retailer SportScheck following its insolvency but maintains interest in a potential buyout and has upped its stake in online retailer Boohoo once again.