Negotiations over a new minimum wage for garment workers in Bangladesh have sparked mass demonstrations on streets across the capital.
Companies like H&M and Primark are increasingly offering to take back unwanted clothes for resale and recycling. Instead they can end up downcycled, destroyed or dumped, according to a new report from Changing Markets Foundation.
Pakistan’s denim apparel exports to the US have overtaken China’s, thanks to local entrepreneurs who have built a vertically-integrated manufacturing hub in the South Asian nation.
The generation credited with leading the charge on climate activism and social justice is also propelling the growth of fast-fashion behemoths like Shein and Boohoo.
Against the odds, Primark’s sales bounced back faster than expected over the summer, despite the company’s lack of online sales channels. But a second wave of lockdowns is putting fresh pressure on the retailer.