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Informa Markets Fashion and wholesale e-commerce platform NuORDER have partnered to launch what is expected to be the industry's largest digital tradeshow, which will debut alongside Informa’s currently scheduled physical events in Las Vegas and New York in fall 2020. NuORDER, a wholesale platform in the B2B e-commerce space, will power the future of Informa’s digital trade events, the first of which will launch with men’s in August followed by women’s in September. The partnership comes on the heels of a longstanding digital evolution for the Informa Markets Fashion portfolio and is a collaboration bringing together NuORDER’s technology and approach toward wholesale e-commerce with Informa’s product curation and expansive global network of brand partners and retail buyers.
Adidas has announced the launch of a new collaboration with sustainable footwear label Allbirds. The partnership will see the two brands join forces to reduce the 700 million metric tons of carbon dioxide that is produced by the footwear industry each year, reports Hyperfast.
Manufacturers from Bangladesh announced on May 27 that they would blacklist Western fashion brands that have failed with payment commitments, reports ILM.
Did you know that 20% of car buyers believe that artificial materials, marketed as a leather-like product, are in fact leather? It gets worse: 30% of consumers believe that materials labelled as ‘vegan leather’ are entirely or partly made from animal hides. When it comes to materials sold as ‘PU-leather’ 55% of people questioned were still convinced this was a partly animal-based product. Confusing, right? Report by One 4 Leather.
After a first quarter that it described as “the most horrible we have ever seen”, high-end footwear and accessories brand Salvatore Ferragamo has said its sales in China for the month of May have doubled.
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