Fashion giant H&M steps up

Related Keywords: fashion, garment, H&M, labour, suppliers, supply chain, sustainability, Sweden, Textile, waste

United Kingdom
Fashion giant H&M steps up
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Fashion brand H&M has become the first major retailer to list individual supplier details for each garment on its website to increase transparency in an industry with high risks of slavery and labour abuses. The Sweden-based multinational’s move was hailed by workers

Fashion brand H&M has become the first major retailer to list individual supplier details for each garment on its website to increase transparency in an industry with high risks of slavery and labour abuses.

The Sweden-based multinational’s move was hailed by workers rights groups who said it was a step forward, but added that the data may not be particularly meaningful to shoppers without additional information to put it into context.

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Target aims for viscose textile transparency

Related Keywords: ASOS, brands and apparel industry stakeholders, dozen partner brands including Esprit, endangered forest fibre, Gap, H&M, Mass market retailer Target, tree-sourced cellulose and away from traditional synthetic fibres, viscose apparel garment supply chains, viscose textile supply chain, Zalando and C&A China

Vancouver
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Mass market retailer Target has today joined over 170 brands and apparel industry stakeholders by committing to the CanopyStyle initiative in a bid to ensure the use of ancient and endangered forest fibre is not found in its own viscose textile supply chain.

Mass market retailer Target has today joined over 170 brands and apparel industry stakeholders by committing to the CanopyStyle initiative in a bid to ensure the use of ancient and endangered forest fibre is not found in its own viscose textile supply chain.

Target says it will “pursue, with a goal of achieving by (end of) 2020, viscose apparel garment supply chains that are free of ancient and endangered forests, endangered species and controversial sources.”

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William Morris collection by H&M

Related Keywords: animal prints, block printing techniques. innovative print designs, coats and trousers, craftsmanship, dress and blouses, fashion debuts, fashion-forward designs, H&M, jackets, Morris & Co prints

Sweden
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H&M design director Pernilla Wohlfahrt expressed that, When we started looking into the archive we decided to use some of the older prints. We wanted to use the theme of flowers together with animal prints, to break it up. It was extremely inspiring but at the same time a challenge to choose from these already unique and loved prints from the archives – we selected what we thought would work with our aesthetics for the season.

H&M design director Pernilla Wohlfahrt expressed that, When we started looking into the archive we decided to use some of the older prints. We wanted to use the theme of flowers together with animal prints, to break it up. It was extremely inspiring but at the same time a challenge to choose from these already unique and loved prints from the archives – we selected what we thought would work with our aesthetics for the season.

https://www.theguardian.com/fashion/2018/sep/08/think-print-hm-to-launch-a-new-collection-based-on-the-work-of-william-morris
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H&M to spend a total of 30 million euros in joint textile recycling projects between 2016 and 2020

Related Keywords: fashion companies, fashion industry, garment-to-garment recycling system, H&M, HKRITA, Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel, hydrothermal method, Novetex Factory, recycled garments, recycling cotton and polyester blends, Textile, unrecyclable, valuable resource garments

Sweden
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The facilities will be located at the Novetex Factory in Tai Po Industrial Estate, Hong Kong. The opening date has not been disclosed. The H&M Foundation is set to invest 5.8 million euro (approximately 7 million US dollars) in the project, over the next four years. HKRITA and the H&M Foundation have been partners since 2016. H&M intends to spend a total of 30 million euros in joint textile recycling projects between 2016 and 2020.

The facilities will be located at the Novetex Factory in Tai Po Industrial Estate, Hong Kong. The opening date has not been disclosed. The H&M Foundation is set to invest 5.8 million euro (approximately 7 million US dollars) in the project, over the next four years. HKRITA and the H&M Foundation have been partners since 2016. H&M intends to spend a total of 30 million euros in joint textile recycling projects between 2016 and 2020.

https://fashionunited.in/news/business/h-m-foundation-and-hkrita-to-open-textile-recycling-facilities-in-hong-kong/2018090518767
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Online shopping with H&M

Related Keywords: #HMxME, digital shopping experiences, fashion brand, fashion retailer, H&M, H&M mobile app, new e-commerce site and mobile application, SEMrush, shopper product reviews, style inspiration, Swedish retailer

Sweden
Summary: 
The brand has also launched an 'inspiration gallery' on its website, showcasing pictures from fashion fans all over the world, who can submit their photos via social media, using the hashtag #HMxME with a new e-commerce site and mobile application, aimed specifically at its U.S. customers and equipped with visual search and other new capabilities, according to H&M.

The brand has also launched an 'inspiration gallery' on its website, showcasing pictures from fashion fans all over the world, who can submit their photos via social media, using the hashtag #HMxME with a new e-commerce site and mobile application, aimed specifically at its U.S. customers and equipped with visual search and other new capabilities, according to H&M.

https://www.retaildive.com/news/hm-powers-up-new-website-mobile-app/530014/
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New invention of discount by H&M

Related Keywords: & Other Stories, /Nyden, Afound, and accessories, Arket, brand clothes, Cheap Monday, clothes, corduroy pants, Cos, Didriksons, digital marketplace, H&M, H&M Home, home and furnishing articles, ladies bags, McQueen to Weekday and Yeezy, Monki, new articles, physical stores, shoes, sportswear and vintage, style and deal hunting paradise selling discounted fashion and lifestyle products, Swedish fashion company, Weekday, Women and menswear

Sweden
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There was a raincoat from Didriksons in various colours for 299 kroner (25 pounds/33 US dollars) instead of regularly 999 kroner (85 pounds/112 US dollars), or The Cords corduroy pants (corduroy is back!) in charcoal grey, moss green, ash grey, wine red or coffee brown for 199 kroner (17 pounds/22 US dollars) instead of 1299 kroner (110 pounds/145 US dollars). With discounts like these of 70 and 85 percent, respectively, it is worth it to keep an eye on the day’s “Dream Deals”, which are also available for home and furnishing articles.

There was a raincoat from Didriksons in various colours for 299 kroner (25 pounds/33 US dollars) instead of regularly 999 kroner (85 pounds/112 US dollars), or The Cords corduroy pants (corduroy is back!) in charcoal grey, moss green, ash grey, wine red or coffee brown for 199 kroner (17 pounds/22 US dollars) instead of 1299 kroner (110 pounds/145 US dollars). With discounts like these of 70 and 85 percent, respectively, it is worth it to keep an eye on the day’s “Dream Deals”, which are also available for home and furnishing articles.

https://fashionunited.uk/news/retail/h-m-s-new-discount-concept-afound-opens-online-shop/2018061930306
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H&M has been sourcing home textiles from India for nearly three decades for its global clientele and wants to increase the same

Related Keywords: accessories, H&M, H&M country manager Janne Einola, H&M Home, home textiles, Indian suppliers, linen, lingerie, sourcing of garments, Swedish retailer H&M, wovens

Ahmedabad
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“For our belief in the online model in India, we are investing in a warehouse in Mumbai that should be ready by 2018 end and would help us get closer to our customers,” said Janne Einola. He also said India has been a strong supplier for home textiles, linen, lingerie, accessories and wovens. He added that, “We are assessing how we may source garments, of course, we need to look at the country’s knowledge (in that domain).” He said that H&M has committed an investment of Rs 720 crore in the Indian market.

“For our belief in the online model in India, we are investing in a warehouse in Mumbai that should be ready by 2018 end and would help us get closer to our customers,” said Janne Einola. He also said India has been a strong supplier for home textiles, linen, lingerie, accessories and wovens. He added that, “We are assessing how we may source garments, of course, we need to look at the country’s knowledge (in that domain).” He said that H&M has committed an investment of Rs 720 crore in the Indian market.

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The Ethical Fashion Group, the global network and resource centre for better practices in the industry, launches CO

Related Keywords: and Artisan Fashion (producers for Vivienne Westwood and Stella McCartney), Banana Republic), British Fashion Council, Common Objective, Copenhagen Fashion Summit, fashion professionals, Fashion Revolution, global fashion industry, Global Organic Textile Standard, H&M, Kering, Levi’s, market research data, production data, Pulse Report, PVH, SOKO Kenya (producers for ASOS), Stella McCartney, Target and leading suppliers including Arvind (producers for Tommy Hilfiger, The Ethical Fashion Group, the Fashion Transparency Index, World Fairtrade Organisation

UK
Summary: 
CO (www.commonobjective.co) is the ultimate solution to sustainable fashion business. The platform gives millions of professionals the means to build efficient and sustainable supply chains by matching buyers, suppliers and collaborators with vital connections and information to enable better practices in their day to day work.

CO (www.commonobjective.co) is the ultimate solution to sustainable fashion business. The platform gives millions of professionals the means to build efficient and sustainable supply chains by matching buyers, suppliers and collaborators with vital connections and information to enable better practices in their day to day work.

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Foreign textile buying houses advised the government to set up a central compliance centre

Related Keywords: H&M, IKEA, Inditex, latest international trends in products especially textile, leather and footwear are set by the sourcing agents as per demand of the foreign buyers, Marks and Spencer

Karachi
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Secretary Commerce Younus Dagha that the buyers and sourcing agents play an important role in enhancing exports of a country by acting as a bridge between manufacturers and foreign buyers. He added that the Ministry of Commerce has been in the process of formulation of strategic trade policy framework for the period 2018-23 and the objective of the symposium is to consult the buying and sourcing houses for the policy formulation.Secretary commerce said Pakistan recently improved social compliances, which were duly acknowledged by the European Union during the recent review under generalised scheme of preference plus.In, After witnessing slow growth during the past couple of years, outbound shipments recovered 12 percent to $15 billion in the first eight months of the current fiscal year of 2018 as exporters availed the government’s incentives to boost exports

Secretary Commerce Younus Dagha that the buyers and sourcing agents play an important role in enhancing exports of a country by acting as a bridge between manufacturers and foreign buyers.

https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/297849-textile-buying-houses-propose-national-compliance-centre
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Ethiopia building a sustainable fashion industry

Related Keywords: annual sale value worldwide, brands globally valued and esteemed, Ethiopian Investment Commission, Ethiopias competitiveness, fashion consumers, fashion industry, global apparel giants like PVH, H&M, industry has a three trillion dollar, markets, revolutionizing, shaped by a number of factors, textile and apparel business, Vanity Fair, Zara

Addis Ababa
Ethiopia building a sustainable fashion industry
Summary: 
Ethiopia’s competitiveness of the fashion industry is shaped by a number of factors, one of it, is brands that are globally valued and esteemed among other factors. The industry has a three trillion dollar annual sale value worldwide as the global apparel giants like PVH, H&M, Vanity Fair, Zara, among others, are taking part in revolutionizing Ethiopia's textile and apparel business, said Fitsum Arega, Commissioner of Ethiopian Investment Commission.

Ethiopia’s competitiveness of the fashion industry is shaped by a number of factors, one of it,is brands that are globally valued and esteemed among other factors. The industry has a three trillion dollar annual sale value worldwide as the global apparel giants like PVH, H&M, Vanity Fair, Zara, among others, are taking part in revolutionizing Ethiopia's textile and apparel business, said Fitsum Arega, Commissioner of Ethiopian Investment Commission.

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