There may be a certain amount of scepticism around big company commitment to sustainability, but the Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) said its members sourced more than 1m metric tonnes of Better Cotton in 2018.
A fashion data organization, the Open Apparel Registry, aims to crack down on slavery and worker abuse by mapping every clothing and footwear factory in the world, with a free, open-source tool launched on Thursday.
As Mohamad Bouyaala becomes COO of C&A Europe, Jean-Marie Malbranke replaces him as country director of Germany, leaving his current role at the head of C&A’s French subsidiary to be taken over by Damien Defforey.
The Smiley Company had good news this week and said that last year was strong, despite the weak retail sector. And while full 2018 results are still being prepared, the first nine months suggest a healthy final figure.