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ORDRE Weekly

This week's recap looks at the fight against fashion clogged landfills, artificial spider silk technology, retailers reshaping workforces in response to markets and more

  • China's store of the future has no checkout, no cash and no staff
  • Fashion must fight the scourge of dumped clothing clogging landfills
  • Spider silk startup spins into retail by buying an apparel company
  • Escalating sweatshop protests keep Nike sweating
  • Retailers reshape their workforces in response to market
  • To solves omnichannel, elevate tech choices to the C-suite
  • How Alibaba plans to win over luxury brands
  • Mapping every factory in Bangladesh, for transparency's sake
  • Private equity and retail - a match made for striking


CHINA’S STORE OF THE FUTURE HAS NO CHECKOUT, NO CASH AND NO STAFF

Business Of Fashion

"More Chinese retailers are testing 24-hour stores run entirely by technology, while Gucci and Louis Vuitton have finally launched e-commerce in China" 

 

FASHION MUST FIGHT THE SCOURGE OF DUMPED CLOTHING CLOGGING LANDFILLS

The Guardian

"Every year millions of garments are discarded as consumers ditch fast-fashion styles for a new wardrobe. At last the industry is acting – but more has to be done"

 

SPIDER SILK STARTUP SPINS INTO RETAIL BY BUYING AN APPAREL COMPANY

Fortune

"Bolt Threads has caught the attention of venture capitalists with technology that it claims can produce artificial spider silk that can be used to create clothing."

 

ESCALATING SWEATSHOP PROTESTS KEEP NIKE SWEATING

Fast Company

"Nike worked hard to improve conditions in its factories around the world, but activists say the company has been slipping back into using sweatshops"



RETAILERS RESHAPE THEIR WORKFORCES IN RESPONSE TO MARKET

Drapers

"Fashion multiples are shifting their workforce strategies, and reducing the number of roles, to manage growing costs, fluctuating currency rates and improvements in technology"

 

TO SOLVE OMNICHANNEL, ELEVATE TECH CHOICES TO THE C-SUITE

Business Of Fashion

"Technology decisions — especially those that affect the customer experience — must move out of individual teams and up to the C-Suite, argues Stephan Schambach"

 

HOW ALIBABA PLANS TO WIN OVER LUXURY BRANDS

Digiday

"Alibaba, China’s largest e-commerce platform, is improving its services to make luxury brands feel at home on Tmall, its B2C marketplace for retailers"

 

MAPPING EVERY FACTORY IN BANGLADESH, FOR TRANSPARENCY'S SAKE

Fashionista

"A new initiative to make Bangladesh's garment industry more transparent is unlike anything that has existed before"

 

PRIVATE EQUITY AND RETAIL — A MATCH MADE FOR STRIKING

Retail Dive

"Time after time, private equity firms swoop in to rescue faltering retailers. But are they doing more harm than good?"