Timberland drives forward with lifestyle positioning

“Our design staff is in regular contact with the marketing teams. We share the same values: a passion for nature combined with the energy that comes from fashion. Last year, we increased the synergies between design and marketing, and this is proving successful,” said Nick Barber, design director of Timberland’s apparel collections since 2015.At the end of October, VF Corp. reported disa…

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Oliver Spencer launches sustainability project called Repurpose

The men’s fashion retailer has launched a new initiative called Repurpose, claiming it as “one of the UK’s first ever 360 circularity solutions to extend the lifecycle of a fashion garment by up-cycling, reusing, or repurposing the garment and its constituent textiles”.The Repurpose project for end-of-life product management, incentivises its customers to recycle or sustainably dispose…

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Edinburgh Woollen Mill hits back at claims of unpaid manufacturing bills

But the company has hit back and said the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) is “putting media noise and tactics above engagement, discussion and solutions”.The BGMEA has circulated a letter saying EWM could be blocked from placing future orders with its members.

The business, which  owns chains including Jaeger, Peacocks and Austin Reed and is which i…

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