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Italy Calls Out Dior For Unethical Supply Chain And Warns Other Luxury Brands About Abuses

A Milan court just placed LVMH’s Christian Dior brand under judicial administration for a year after an investigation found two of its Chinese-owned subcontractors based outside Milan had exploited their workers. This followed a similar judgment in April against Giorgio Armani for “culpably failing” to oversee its suppliers, according to Reuters. While Dior was not […]

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Expect Another Hit To Supply Chain With New China Shutdowns And Conflict In Ukraine

Despite dire warnings about product shortages impacting holiday retail sales, American consumers found plenty to satisfy their needs. Retail sales for the year advanced a record 14% year over year, reaching $4.47 trillion excluding autos, auto parts stores and gas stations, reaching a 20 year high. Yes, shoppers have been forced to get used to […]

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Fashion Prices Are Rising Fast, Threatening the Recovery of this Struggling Market

Dressing the kids to go back-to-school, not to mention yourself to get back-to-work, will cost more this year. Overall, the consumer price index for apparel rose 4.2% from August 2020 through August 2021. Fortunately for parents, children’s clothing prices advanced less, up 1.4% for boys and 2.8% for girls. But new kid’s shoes will cost […]

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