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Who Made My Clothes?

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Who Made My Clothes?

The fashion industry is opaque, exploitative and environmentally damaging and desperately needs revolutionary change. "We love fashion, but we don't want our clothes to come at the cost of people or our planet" is the message from Fashion Revolution, a global movement calling for greater transparency, sustainability and ethics in the fashion industry. Fashion Revolution's main campaign #whomademyclothes?, held this week coincides with the Rana Plaza factory collapse where 1138 people were killed and many more injured on April 24, 2013 in Bangladesh. Fashion Revolution uses this week to encourage millions of people to ask brands "Who made my clothes?",...

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Brick-and-Mortar vs e-Commerce

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Brick-and-Mortar vs e-Commerce

Brick-and-mortar and e-Commerce companies are fighting tooth and nail for consumers’ attention and dollars. Whilst the majority of all retail sales still take place in retail stores, e-Commerce sales are rapidly rising. There are a number of fundamental differences between traditional retail shopping and new online (e-Commerce) shopping, with the most significant being the end distribution. e-Commerce companies provide easily accessible information about their product, often better than their retail competitors. Whilst the retail experience allows customers to touch and feel products, and prospective customers can seek active assistance from sales assistants, the best e-Commerce stores provide more product information...

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