The pact with the global union federation reflects Inditex’s commitment to ensure decent working conditions for the 2.5 million people who work in the 7,000 factories producing garments for the apparel group’s labels.
Between now and 2020, Gucci is opening a series of pop-up stores called ‘Pin’ in major cities like Paris, Seoul and Hong Kong. The stores will focus on specific themes related to the range of products on offer.
A collection by the students and artisans backed by the foundation will go on sale in mid-2020 on Yoox, Net-A-Porter, Mr Porter and The Outnet, and the proceeds will fund some of the foundation’s charity work.
The UK's Office for National Statistics said October sales volumes and value fell by 0.1% month-on-month. But department stores reported growth while year-on-year sales rose 3.1% by volume and 3.3% by value.
John Lewis has unveiled its first-ever joint Christmas ad between its department stores chain and its supermarkets. The creative “tells the story of a little girl and her friendship with an excitable young dragon”.