The retail sector’s issues around sustainability and ethics go much deeper than sounding off about a £1 bikini, says Missguided head of product quality and supply base Paul Smith
The government has rejected an additional tax on retail, news that might normally be welcomed, so overburdened with levies is this industry.
In the headlines last month came news that another US jury had awarded huge damages against the chemicals giant Monsanto – $2bn in this case, to a couple who successfully argued that use of the glyphosate-based weedkiller Roundup caused their cancers.
AI is a top investment priority for retailers and the majority have pinpointed the business areas where they believe it will deliver the biggest ROI, exclusive Retail Week research reveals.
Diversity and inclusion boosts creativity and innovation, and enhances economic growth, Gap senior director for talent management Kisha Modica tells Retail Week.