Industry News — Clouds on the horizon: What climate change means for retail

By May 11, 2019 Featured

“The world is on fire and retail is to blame. At least partially.” Yikes!

“Retail has both played a part in the perpetuation of climate change and absorbed its impact. Supply chain and sourcing have already changed due to weather patterns, and according to at least one estimate, the apparel industry releases half a million tons of microfibers into the ocean per year.”

We suspect that the next several years will bring alot of changes in retail and apparel production to be more sustainable. We’ve just scratched the surface but these figures are alarming to say the least!

Read more from Retail Dive’s article here >>

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