Fashion

BFC to launch inaugural Institute of Positive Fashion Forum in June

The British Fashion Council (BFC) is to host the inaugural Institute of Positive Fashion Forum (IPF Forum) on June 10, a day-long event focusing on sustainability and other key issue across the fashion value chain. Taking place ahead of COP26, the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference, hosted in November, the IPF Forum will centre around...

14 hours ago

Fashion

Ba&sh unveils sustainability development strategy

Contemporary French fashion label Ba&sh has unveiled its new development strategy for sustainability, which will see the brand targeting “eco-responsible” materials, enhanced transparency, a reduction in plastic use, and a pledge to lower greenhouse gas emissions. Dubbed the ‘Blossom Manifesto’, Ba&sh states that its sustainability strategy is...

16 hours ago

Retail

Hammerson to sell entire portfolio of UK retail parks

British property giant Hammerson is selling all seven of its retail parks to Canadian investment firm Brookfield in a move that concludes its exit from the UK retail parks sector. The deal is worth 330 million pounds, eight percent lower than the December 31 2020 book value of 357 million pounds. As previously announced, Hammerson has also...

17 hours ago

Business

Hermès posts strong growth across geographies and businesses

In the first quarter of 2021, Hermès group’s consolidated revenue amounted to 2,084 million euros, up 44 percent at constant exchange and up 38 percent at current exchange rates driven by strong performance in Asia and Japan, the upturn in America and a good resistance in Europe. The organic revenue growth was 33 percent compared to the first...

18 hours ago

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