News in Numbers
Data from digital wholesale platform Joor reveals that the global unisex fashion category has grown 46% since 2022. Joor says that the unisex category in its wholesale platform, which includes products from more than 14,000 global apparel brands, has “consistently increased” every year for the past five years.
Footwear startup jbrds has raised $500,000 in seed funding for its shoes that aim to support a child's foot structure.
A clothing range that appeals to younger shoppers helps British fashion, home and food retailer Marks & Spencer (M&S) move back into FTSE 100 (the London Stock Exchange's top 100 companies based on shares) for the first time since September 2019. For the past four years, it has traded on the FTSE 250, following years of declining profits.
UK chemical supplier DyStar has reduced its greenhouse gas emissions by almost half (45%) and its wastewater production intensity by 52% since 2011, according to the chemical supplier’s latest sustainability report.
Logistics firm Maersk has opened two fulfilment centres in Latin America and the Caribbean to meet nearshoring demands, including a 14,000sqm fulfilment centre in Colombia and a 3,500sqm fulfilment centre in Panama.