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Social Goods | Levi's Redefining Sustainability, Shoplifting Gangs Cost Stores $30 Billion per Year

This week, inside Levi's new approach to sustainability, and how organised shoplifting is damaging American retailing.
Stitching together a pair of Levi's jeans | Source: Levi's
By
  • Edwin Jiang

"Levi's Is Radically Redefining Sustainability" (Fast Company)
"For Paul Dillinger, head of global product innovation at Levi Strauss & Co, it's not enough to simply plant a few trees to offset carbon dioxide or use less toxic dyes.

"Sophisticated Shoplifting Gangs Are Costing US Retailers $30 Billion a Year" (Quartz)
"Organised retail crime might not seem as urgent a threat as armed robberies or drug trafficking. But it's that type of thinking that is making shoplifting and counterfeiting big business for criminals across the US."

"Report: Retail CEOs Head to Washington to Try to Kill US Border Tax" (Reuters)
"Their input has more urgency as US President Donald Trump is finalising his own tax plan that he plans to unveil in the coming weeks."

"How Target's New Chemical Strategy Could Transform Consumer Products Retail" (Retail Dive)
"What we're seeing in this area is more and more companies having to look at not just the products they create, but also at their supply chain."

"How Condé Nast Learned to Love Tangling With Trump" (Bloomberg)
"In the melee of coverage before and after the election, no glossy magazine publisher has been more publicly invested in swinging hard against Donald Trump than Condé Nast."

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