Naomi Campbell sees Black Lives Matter altering fashion and beauty industries

The fashion world has long been criticised for its lack of diversity. Some firms are already making product changes as protests about systemic racism sparked by the killing…

Shirt maker Smyth & Gibson to close Derry factory

The move will affect one of the last remaining shirt factories in Londonderry, Northern Ireland, leading to the loss of three dozen jobs.Smyth & Gibson, which manufactures shirts…

Skin whitening products remain popular in Cameroon despite risks

She is one of many women in Cameroon who use the controversial products that have been banned after social media outrage.”I am embarrassed when people look at me,”…

Marc Cain teams up with outdoor brand Vaude for upcycled capsule

According to Marc Cain, the idea behind recycling the leopard print tent fabric was to design and market a limited edition accessory, while preserving the resources used during…

Young royals give UK luxury brands a US boost, report finds

Commissioned by Walpole, the sector body for the British luxury industry, Brand Finance conducted an online survey among more than 1,500 US adults. It found that the younger…

Workers at key UK cargo port start strike

The Unite union warned of a “big disruption” to supply chains, admitting the stoppage at the port, which handles almost half the container freight entering the country, and…