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Four clothing businesses that could lead us away from the horrors of fast fashion [Video]

It makes no sense to keep exploiting natural resources to feed an ever-consuming market, but this remains the nature of high-street fashion. Resources are finite – as is the space for landfill – but too often clothes shopping is about buying cheap soulless garments that end up being thrown away and not recycled.

The modern fashion business is too often about forgettable commodities that exist solely for the sake of consumption. And in 2020, online sales grew at their fastest rate since 2007. Given that online shopping returns often end up in landfill without even making it to anyone’s wardrobe, this looks like a step in the wrong direction.

Many argue that, after the pandemic, we need to shift towards a circular economy in which waste and pollution are removed from the system. Here, then, are four examples of clothing businesses that have been using lockdown to put this ideal into practice.

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How to prepare for the next surge in online shopping [Video]

More Australians are shopping online than ever before. COVID-19 triggered unprecedented growth in eCommerce, as social distancing and store closures during lockdown altered shopping habits – and encouraged over 200,000 households to shop online for the first time in April 2020*. In this webinar, Australia Post’s GM of Customer Excellence Deliveries, Caroline Good provides practical advice to help you prepare for the next sales lift, including:• Planning volumes with supply chain partners;• Packaging, freight and lodgement optimisation;• Inventory management considerations; and• Actively managing customer expectations.Caroline is joined by Wayne Baskin, Deputy CEO and Chief Technology Officer of Booktopia and Patrick Smitka, Founder of Giftbasket.com.au who share their own experiences and learnings in preparing for surges in demand. *Source: Inside Australian Online Shopping 2020 eCommerce Industry Report, May 2020.

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