French consumer morale hits lowest in nearly two years in June

The INSEE statistics agency’s measure of consumer confidence for June came in at 97 points, down from 99 points in May and missing a forecast of 100…

Hair salon- Library- Novel time for Ivory Coast women

“Libraries are practically non-existent in our suburbs and the ones that do exist get very few visitors, and rarely women,” said chief librarian Chantal Adjiman, who launched…

EU’s Vestager may investigate Apple Pay if there are formal complaints

In an interview with Reuters, European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager also signalled that Google and Amazon would remain very much on her radar until the end of…

H&M splits from Chinese supplier following Uyghur forced labour accusations

The retailer said that it does not work with any clothing manufacturer in the region and that it will no longer source cotton from Xinjiang, China’s largest…

Champagne and sequins as Nigeria models look to rock the runways

Elizabeth Elohor is sure that it will be an African one.The former top model created the first modelling agency in Nigeria back in 2004, when there was…

Berghaus is Pentland’s first brand to get B Corp certification

What’s more, Berghaus said it has now pledged to continue improving its approach to responsible business practices.The latest move upwards in the world of sustainability sees its B…

Jewellers across gold-loving India strike over tax

“Today we are left with no options but to go for 72 hours’ token strike,” Ashok Minawala, an All India Gems and Jewellery Trade Federation (GJF) representative…

Jack & Jones is first label to use certified in-conversion Pakistani cotton

Bestseller has been working with long-standing supplier and partner Artistic Milliners on the Milliner Organic Project that’s been running for a year.The first crops from the organic…

Boohoo opens up criticised supply chain to customer viewing

Last September, Boohoo, which sells clothing, shoes, accessories and beauty products aimed at 16 to 40-year olds, accepted all the recommendations of an independent review that found…

LVMH organises employee innovation programme DARE in London

This was the first time the event was organised in London, after successful previous editions in France, Italy, China and the US.The programme, launched in 2017, seeks…