Articles by Simone Preuss
28 Sustainability efforts of the fashion industry in May 2021
Jun 10, 2021 - Business
Continuing from April, there were sustainable efforts galore in May too. Now, even rivaling brands shake hands when it comes to circular innovations.
Zalando gifts employees one week of vacation
Jun 4, 2021 - Business
Online fashion retailer Zalando has come up with a special gift for its employees for the holiday season: “zacation”, or one collective week off.
LVMH presents commitment to circular economy at ChangeNOW Summit
May 31, 2021 - Business
At the recent Change Now Summit, which took place virtually from 27th to 29th May, Antoine Arnault presented LVMH's commitment to a circular economy.
Why Bestseller, H&M and Primark are resuming sourcing in Myanmar
May 28, 2021 - Business
After a military coup on 1 February 2021 caused a state of emergency in Myanmar, international buyers withdrew. Now some of them are returning.
Asket to open first physical store in Stockholm
May 20, 2021 - Retail
Swedish slow fashion brand Asket is opening its first physical store in Stockholm on Saturday, 22nd May 2021.
AI in the supply chain - how to manage logistics well in a crisis
May 20, 2021 - Business
Logistics plays an important role in all industries and the fashion industry is no exception. Well-managed logistics that relies on digitization and foresight
36 Sustainability efforts of the fashion industry in April 2021
May 14, 2021 - Business
This month, FashionUnited is highlighting 36 sustainable initiatives that were presented in April 2021.
How Denmark wants to become a circular frontrunner
May 11, 2021 - Business
A group of Denmark’s largest players have come together for a project called ReSuit: Recycling Technologies and Sustainable Textile Product Design.
Blockchain start-up Retraced: “We aim to prove transparency pays off”
Apr 9, 2021 - Business
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 Sustainabili
Social compliance: “When workers are more comfortable, it makes them more productive”
Apr 1, 2021 - Business
FashionUnited spoke with team lead Professor Drusilla Brown at Tufts about some surprising invervention outcomes, and the impact of Rana Plaza and Covid-19.