Bestseller’s Jack & Jones label has become the first brand to use what it calls “game-changing” Pakistani cotton. It follows the first-ever harvest of certified in-conversion cotton coming from the country.
Mango is following in the footsteps of Nike, H&M and others and halting its ops in Russian, where it has 120 stores (65 of them franchises). But Inditex and Tendam haven't yet announced a halt to their activity.
Bestseller is boosting its eco credentials having signed a deal with transport and logistics company Freja. The two companies have an agreement that will see biodiesel trucks transport Bestseller clothing in Europe.
The Bestseller group’s founder has bought a 10.1% stake, via his holding company Heartland, in the company owned by Israeli group Fox. Previously, Povlsen had bought stakes in Asos and German fashion e-tailer About You.
Bestseller has taken advantage of Denmark’s Covid restrictions to upgrade its Selected stores and said the “stores in Denmark have awoken from hibernation with a new digital tool to optimise their in-store experience”.
The Jack & Jones owner said a long-standing a major denim supplier has worked with it to secure “farm-to-fashion traceability for its indigenous Organic Cotton" with the firm saying this is a "game-changer" development.
Following its recent Jaeger buy, M&S is diving deeper into selling additional fashion brands with news Thursday that it will add Hobbs, Joules, Phase Eight, White Stuff, Jack & Jones, Sloggi and Sosandar to its offer.