"A panel discussion accompanying a new study by the CFDA and Launchmetrics illustrated how more than the fashion show calendar is flux."
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"Driven by low rents and a renegade cultural scene, Berlin is a magnet for creatives, but the city’s most noteworthy fashion labels still show elsewhere."
"Brand house Kering has been named the most sustainable textile, apparel and luxury goods corporation in the Corporate Knights’ Global 100 index."
"Four Chinese designers and brands — Peacebird, Li-Ning, Chen Peng and CLOT — were chosen by the CFDA to host runways and showrooms during the official New York Fashion Week schedule. The shows that take place on NYFW: Tmall China Day will be shoppable, making use of the see-now-buy-now model that failed to launch in the U.S."
"IBM has partnered with A.P. Moller-Maersk, the world's largest ocean container shipping company, on a joint venture that aims to use blockchain technology to make worldwide cross-border commerce and shipping more efficient, according to an IBM press release."
"A union representing Bangladeshi textile workers has settled a $2.3m (£1.65m) case with a multinational apparel brand, following accusations of delays in rectifying hazardous factory conditions."
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"BoF has learned that, after 17 years, the French luxury conglomerate has recently held discussions to sell its 50 percent share of the label to Ms. McCartney."
"In the past few years, these off-Broadway streets have become a destination for fashion-curious men (and some women) who want to buy into streetwear culture and its many forms, from graphic skate tees to Adidas sneakers designed by Kanye West. Stores including VFiles, Stadium Goods, Billionaire Boys Club, Palace Skateboards, NikeLab 21M, and Off-White create an outdoor mall for items such as these, which are particularly hyped among young people for their relative affordability and constant supply."