Fashion Industry News Re-Cap for April 23rd, 2018
FASHION INDUSTRY NEWS RE-CAP
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Fashion Revolution Week: Fashion by the Numbers
The fashion industry – particularly the fast fashion sector, which is the one responsible for recreating runway looks in a highly sped up manner and offering them for dirt cheap prices – has wreaked havoc in the lives of garment workers, on the environment, and in the lives of consumers, as well.
Amazon edging closer to No. 1 in US apparel
After taking another 1.5% of market share in U.S. apparel sales last year, Amazon is edging closer to becoming the nation’s top apparel retailer, according to a note from Morgan Stanley cited by CBNC. Department stores, in particular Sears Holdings and Macy’s, appear to be bearing the brunt of Amazon’s rise.
How In-Store Retail Analytics Technologies Are Driving Store Results | Chain Store Age
You Can Now Sit on a $100,000 Louis Vuitton Toilet | Highsnobiety
In case you were ever wondering what it’d be like to sit on a golden toilet made of Louis Vuitton bags, here’s your chance. Artist Illma Gore spent three months making a luxe can using 24 bags worth a grand total of $15,000. And the result?
Nike loses second executive in two days
UPDATE: April 19, 2018: Greg Thompson, Nike’s vice president of footwear, left the company on Wednesday, according to Reuters, making him the fourth executive to leave the company in a little over a month. No further details were given on the reason for his departure, though it comes at a time when the company’s corporate culture and conduct are under scrutiny.