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Future of Retail

Dec, 2019
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In the UK, £140m worth of clothing goes to landfill each year, so what can be done to tackle the environmental problem of single-use fashion? Our Future of Retail special report, published in The Times, explores fast fashion greenwashing, our changing relationship with online frictionless shopping and the rise of voice payments. It also examines why over-65s are thriving with online retail and how ecommerce brands can ensure they are catering to several generations at once. Also featured is an Q&A with renowned retail consultant and founder of Portas agency, Mary Portas, on why retail is entering a brand-new era.

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We throw a staggering volume of clothes to landfill every year, and the effect that the rise of single-use fashion is having on our environment is shocking. As the average number of wears for each garment continues to fall, more must be done to tackle the problem