U.S. tech giant Amazon plans to invest 2.5 billion euros ($3.04 billion) in new data centres in the Spanish northern region of Aragon that will open in mid 2022, the company said on one of its websites on Monday.
The UK fashion industry is on notice. The government is launching a major initiative to crack down on workplace abuse, with particular attention to garment production, in a bid to improve and protect workers’ rights.
The main shopping streets in western European countries recorded downturns in footfall in 2020 ranging between 26.4% and 40%. In France, the number of store visitors fell by nearly 50%, according to a study.
Copenhagen Fashion Week’s return to a physical format for SS22 comes with a strong line-up of labels showing at the event from August 10-13. There will be 38 labels showing, including established names and new talent.
Fashion was a major contributor to rising consumer spending in May, two reports showed on Tuesday. Both Barclaycard and the BRC/KPMG sales monitor showed that British shoppers were in the mood to update their wardrobes.
The Council of Fashion Designers of America and Fashion Trust USA have announced that they have chosen five promising Black and Brown designers to receive awards of $40,000 each to support their businesses.