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What to Watch: The EU to Get Tough on Textiles, Apparel and Footwear

The European Union looks to regulate industry from production to waste over the next few years, while new…

European Ruling Outlines Amazon Liability in Christian Louboutin Counterfeiting Case

The European high court ruled that the operator of a marketplace could be liable for counterfeiting if…

Lawsuits and Legislation Are Trying to Clean Up Fashion’s Greenwashing Problem

Brands face new legal challenges around the world that advocates hope lead to structural change.

Riskified Teams Up With Axerve to Help Merchants Manage SCA Compliance

As a result, merchants see higher approval rates.

European Commission Calls for Greenwashing ‘Black List’

In a proposal, the European Commission tightened rules on durability, repair and added calls to "black list"…

By 2023, Clothes in EU Need Eco Label, Campaigners Worry It’s ‘Incomplete’ at Present

"Make the Label Count" campaign formed Wednesday to challenge the eco-credentials behind the EU's incoming…

‘Check-Box’ Social Audits Are Failing Workers, According to Report

The Business & Human Rights Resource Centre released a report detailing how voluntary check-box social…

British Industry Bodies Give Thumbs Up to Knife-Edge U.K.-EU Trade Deal

As of Jan. 1, there will be no duties on goods passing between the two regions after a free trade deal was…

Britain Rejects EU’s Tariffs on U.S. Goods in Airbus-Boeing Dispute

The U.K. is hoping to secure a post-Brexit trade deal with the U.S. and is therefore saying "no" to…

‘New Cotton Project’ Aims to Build a Better Business Model for Circular Fashion

The international effort will call for innovation, development and analysis to try to expedite circular…

EU Accuses Amazon of Breaking Competition Rules

The European Commission said Amazon "systematically" uses data from third-party sellers to boost its sales…

Google’s Fitbit Acquisition Hits EU Roadblock

European regulators are not easing scrutiny of Big Tech. Facebook, Amazon and Apple are all facing their own…

What Green Recovery Policy Could Mean for Fashion

The European Union's Green Deal is a could-be blueprint for the world's green coronavirus rebuild. What does…

Luxury Lingerie Brand Hanro Teams With The Little Market for Latest Collab

One hundred percent of proceeds will support the nonprofit.

Pound Rises After Brexit Deal, as Brands Make Demands in Tariff War

The pound rose 1 percent after Johnson tweeted that he'd reached a Brexit deal with the EU. Now, it's up to…