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Retail Round-up  |  March 2021

Andrew Martin  |  30th April 2021
This month, as we celebrated Earth Day, we’ve collated a selection of retail news that supports our vision for a more conscious future. From Asda’s bold move into second-hand retailing to Asos’s crucial stance on modern slavery, despite being challenging times for all in retail, there’s hope on the horizon.

 

1. Asda’s George launches new vintage second hand shop-in-shops
Asda’s George launches new vintage second hand shop-in-shops. The move is part of Asda’s “George for Good” commitment to drive down textile waste and advocate for sustainable sourcing.

Source: Asda
Image: Hannah Morgan, Unsplash

2. Asos calls for practice of mandatory human rights in modern slavery statement
Asos calls for practice of mandatory human rights in modern slavery statement. “There is absolutely no place for modern slavery in today’s world, and after an incredibly challenging year for the fashion industry and for garment workers worldwide, all companies and brands must now share the risks they have identified and the actions they have taken to ensure we can work together to deliver effective change.”


Source: Retail Gazette
Image credit: Retail Gazette

3. How to combat racism in stores
Combating racism: Luxury brands are working to educate retail staff to eliminate their biases against Black customers.
Source: Vogue Business
Image credit: Christian Wiediger – Unsplash