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ORDRE Weekly

This week's roundup includes: Gen Z is about to kill cash; China's once booming textile industry faces tough times; Ssense launches innovative shopping format and more...

GenZ is About to Kill Cash

Retail Dive

"And maybe plastic. Is your payment system ready for all the apps?"

Alibaba's Luxury Pavillion is one of the Most Intriguing Spaces on the Web

The Fashion Law

"Alibaba is swiftly building up a list of big-name partners for its Luxury Pavilion."

In Fashion's Hype-Driven Era, Hermès is Doing its Own Thing

Dazed Digital

"The French house just held a ‘Fast Forward’ event in China, but it’s not getting caught up in fashion’s dizzying pace"

Muslim Fashion is a $254 billion Market - But Big Brands Can't Crack it

Fast Company

"Burberry and DKNY missed the mark, but these startups–founded by Muslim women who understand Muslim women–nailed it."

China's Once-Booming Textile and Clothing Industry Faces Tough Times

South China Morning Post

"Country remains the world’s biggest clothing exporter, but oversupply, high labour costs and rising protectionism have eroded its competitiveness"

Impulsive, Additive Social Commerce is China's Latest Craze

Business Of Fashion

"BoF investigates how brands are leveraging WeChat’s mini-programmes to create dopamine-fuelled shopping experiences that are viral, interactive and hyper-social."

Fast Fashion Goes Green with Mushrooms, Lumber Scraps and Algae

Bloomberg

"Inditex and H&M are developing textiles to reduce the environmental cost of throwaway clothes."

5 Ways Major Chinese Players are Rethinking the Local Fashion Market

Jing Daily

"As Western brands struggle to grapple with China’s fast-changing luxury market, domestic players have a significant edge."

Ssense Launches Innovative Shopping Format

Vogue UK

"Ssense opens Ssense Montréal, a new space in the Canadian city ingeniously closing to the gap between digital and physical shopping."