Business

Blockchain start-up Retraced: “We aim to prove transparency pays off”

The ascent of German blockchain start-up Retraced has been rapid: Founded in October 2018, and just over a year later, the company won the German Sustainability Prize 2019. During the pandemic year 2020, Retraced was able to win over 40 fashion companies (including Armedangels, Boyish Jeans and ErlichTextil) and started 2021 with raisingone...

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Fashion

Nike is world's top valuable apparel brand

Nike is the world’s most valuable apparel brand for the seventh consecutive year, according to data from the Brand Finance Apparel 50 2021 report. In a trying year for retailers and brands, the total value of the world’s top 50 most valuable apparel companies declined by 8 percent. Footwear brands are the only category to see growth, up 9...

Apr 8, 2021

Fashion

Karl Lagerfeld unveils debut collection with Amber Valletta

French fashion label Karl Lagerfeld has unveiled its debut sustainable accessories collaboration with supermodel, actress and activistAmber Vallettafor spring 2021, alongside an announcement that it will be expanding its collaboration for spring/summer 2022. The eco-friendly collection, on sale online from April 8, features accessories made from...

Apr 8, 2021

Business

The unexpected impacts of Covid retail closures on small investors

Since the pandemic started, hundreds of thousands of retail locations have closed; some temporarily, many for good. While this trend has had a visible, almost immediate effect on retailers’ financials and strategies, there is another group of stakeholders who are facing unexpected challenges: Small investors. Commercial real estate has...

Apr 7, 2021

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