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California to require garment industry to pay hourly wages to workers

California to require garment industry to pay hourly wages to workers

California Governor Gavin Newsom signed a bill on Monday that will ensure thousands of workers in the garment industry are paid a minimum wage by the hour instead of a piece-rate compensation.
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Piñatex creator Ananas Anam plans expansion

Piñatex creator Ananas Anam plans expansion

London-based sustainable textile brand Ananas Anam is looking to expand after securing a £250,000 investment that should help it add more staff and further develop its offer.
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Marimekko improves earnings guidance

Marimekko improves earnings guidance

Finland’s Marimekko said on Wednesday that it has upgraded its profit guidance for the full year as pandemic uncertainties reduce, although they haven't gone away and supply chain disruption could still cause problems.
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Milan Fashion Week opens with Fendi and Del Core

Milan Fashion Week opens with Fendi and Del Core

Once, certain fashion designers created to empower women. Others to exalt them or make them beautiful. Today, many creators seem to have a new target in mind – pleasing the personal shopper.
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LFW: Simone Rocha, Roksanda, Paul & Joe and Osman

LFW: Simone Rocha, Roksanda, Paul & Joe and Osman

London Fashion Week’s final day of major shows on Monday was the latest tour around the capital, from outdoor Hyde Park art centre to East End church with stops in Mayfair, from gentleman’s club to concept restaurant.
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China tells Alibaba, Tencent to open platforms up to each other

China tells Alibaba, Tencent to open platforms up to each other

China's industry ministry has told technology companies including Alibaba Group Ltd and Tencent Holdings Ltd to stop blocking each other's website links from their platforms.
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BFC names three 'Changemakers' prize winners

BFC names three 'Changemakers' prize winners

John Hickling, Cyndia Harvey and Andrew Kenny. These are the three winners of the British Fashion Council (BFC) ‘Changemakers Prize in Partnership with Swarovski’, chosen out of over 500 entrants.
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Stefan Doboczky to step down as CEO of Lenzing

Stefan Doboczky to step down as CEO of Lenzing

CEO Stefan Doboczky has told the Austrian textiles group's board of directors he does not intend to renew his contract with Lenzing AG in 2022.
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Natural fur: What does Furmark global certification mean?

Natural fur: What does Furmark global certification mean?

The International Fur Federation has developed a global certification program called Furmark, guaranteeing "animal welfare and environmental standards" for natural fur.
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Shandong Ruyi's struggles continued in H1

Shandong Ruyi's struggles continued in H1

​Shandong Ruyi, the Chinese group that owns a raft of European brands, continued to struggle in H1. Turnover fell 20.43% with the clothing category down 44.67% and the share of revenue it accounted for dropping sharply.
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Turkey's textile industry keen to show Europe its green credentials

Turkey's textile industry keen to show Europe its green credentials

The Turkish association of apparel and textile raw materials exporters (ITHIB) presented this summer a ‘Sustainability Action Plan’ designed to align local producers with the expectations of western apparel brands.
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Retailers and unions extend legally-binding worker safety accord in Bangladesh - sources

Retailers and unions extend legally-binding worker safety accord in Bangladesh - sources

Major global retailers agreed to extend a legal agreement with garment workers and factory owners in Bangladesh that subjects retailers to legal actions if their factories fail to meet labour safety standards.
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Tumi launches exclusive travel collection with Missoni

Tumi launches exclusive travel collection with Missoni

Tumi announced on Thursday that it is teaming up with the Italian luxury brand, Missoni, to offer a travel-inspired collection rooted in style and durability. 
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Luxury industry: China reshuffles the deck

Luxury industry: China reshuffles the deck

After taking a plunge last week following the announcement of China’s wealth redistribution plan, share prices for the leading luxury groups made up some ground earlier this week, though uncertainty lingers.
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Deciem's Nicola Kilner: The Ordinary born out of frustration, industry rife with misleading ads

Deciem's Nicola Kilner: The Ordinary born out of frustration, industry rife with misleading ads

Now 76% owned by Estée Lauder, the Deciem Beauty Group, proprietor of skincare brands The Ordinary and Niod, continues to expand in Europe. FashionNetwork.com has interviewed Nicola Kilner, CEO of the Deciem group.
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Chanel acquires Italian knitwear business Paima

Chanel acquires Italian knitwear business Paima

Luxury brand Chanel has acquired a majority stake in Italian knitwear factory and one of its long-time suppliers Paima. This brings Chanel’s total acquisitions in Italy over the past year to four.
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