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Apparel, Fashion & Beauty Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

Major industrial textile recycling production line in Sundsvall, Sweden to rely on ABB for its automation, electrification and quality control systems

ABB wins large-scale order for automation, electrification, quality control systems, motors and drives at world’s first commercial-scale textile recycling plant Innovative approach can help save some 90 billion liters of fresh water per year, equivalent to 36,000 Olympic-sized swimming pools … Read the full press release

“Shemakes Voices” spotlights women innovators in sustainable fashion

Designers, policy-makers, thinkers and makers chat in an online video series by shemakes, the EU-funded project to inspire and empower future female innovators in sustainable textile and clothing. (PRESS RELEASE) FLORENCE, 15-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Shemakes Voices, starting September 22, … Read the full press release

Natural Cotton Color features organic cotton fabrics that already grow colorful

(PRESS RELEASE) JOÃO PESSOA, PARAÍBA, Brazil, 13-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The Brazilian company Natural Cotton Color has developed new yarns and fabrics for the sustainable fashion market, made from organic colored cotton lint from Paraíba, Northeast region of Brazil. The … Read the full press release

Accenture to accelerate Indian fashion and beauty retailer Shoppers Stop Ltd’s digital commerce transformation across multiple retail channels

Use of data and analytics to reimagine and enhance customer experience (PRESS RELEASE) MUMBAI, 7-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN), a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security, has announced it will help Shoppers … Read the full press release

BASF’s Care Creations® unveils new ingredient based on the organic-certified marine algae fucus vesiculosus that improves eye contour appearance

Seanactiv™ harnesses the power of fucus vesiculosus fucoidan to limit visible signs of aging and fatigue around the eyes New ingredient helps reduce the appearance of dark circles, crow’s feet wrinkles and under-eye dullness within just one week of application Three-step action … Read the full press release

BASF obtains crucial standards for food and feed industry for its crude glycerin production at the Dusseldorf-Holthausen site

Important standards for the food and feed industry Quality, traceability and safety along the complete production chain (PRESS RELEASE) LUDWIGSHAFEN, 14-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — German multinational chemical company BASF announces that it has obtained GMP+ and ISO 22000 certifications for … Read the full press release

Henkel brands Right Guard and Dry Idea sold to Thriving Brands LLC

(PRESS RELEASE) DÜSSELDORF, 10-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Henkel (ETR: HEN3), global Laundry & Home Care, Beauty Care and Adhesive Technologies leader, has announced the closing of the sale of Right Guard and Dry Idea brands to Thriving Brands LLC, effective … Read the full press release

Cosmetics company Lumene reduces greenhouse gas emissions from its manufacturing process by up to 90% by switching to renewable fuel oil from Neste

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 26-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Neste announces that Finnish cosmetics company Lumene has introduced Neste MY Non-Road Diesel™ at its factory in Kauklahti, Espoo, Finland, replacing the fossil fuel oil previously used at the factory. In early 2021 … Read the full press release

Henkel Management Board welcomes Wolfgang König as Executive Vice President Beauty Care

(PRESS RELEASE) DÜSSELDORF, 7-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Henkel announces Management Board changes, with the appointment of Wolfgang König (48), currently Category President Kellogg North America, as Executive Vice President for the Beauty Care business effective June 1, 2021. Wolfgang will … Read the full press release

BASF and VAUDE develop sustainable outdoor pants made from recycled tires

Joint News Release BASF and VAUDE take a step towards an effective circular economy together Polyamides based on chemically recycled tires form the basis for robust outdoor pants Available in stores from March 2022 (PRESS RELEASE) LUDWIGSHAFEN, 19-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

Covestro’s CO₂ technology conserves fossil raw materials in sports shoe manufaturing

(PRESS RELEASE) LEVERKUSEN, 2-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Covestro announces that it has developed an innovative technology that converts the exhaust gas CO₂ into a valuable precursor for plastics. The precursor, replacing up to 20 percent of fossil raw materials which … Read the full press release

Accenture to help one of the oldest cosmetics companies in the world accelerate its digital transformation

Accenture to provide comprehensive services to improve Shiseido’s data-driven insights, strengthen its technology infrastructure, and expand its workforce training and skilling (PRESS RELEASE) TOKYO, 9-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announces strategic partnership with Shiseido Group, a Japan-based multinational … Read the full press release

Accenture strengthens its ecommerce services to help clients reimagine their business through the acquisition of Businet System

(PRESS RELEASE) TOKYO, Japan, 2-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announces the acquisition of Businet System, a leader in developing and operating Salesforce Commerce Cloud-based ecommerce sites in Japan, with a proprietary order management system (OMS) for the apparel … Read the full press release

M&S formally supports Call to Action on human rights abuses to help drive meaningful change in the Uyghur Region

Additionally, the retailer remains committed to offering customers 100% sustainably sourced cotton (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 6-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — British multinational retailer M&S announces that it has signed the Call to Action on human rights abuses: Brand Commitment to Exit … Read the full press release

The Bentley Collection introduces a range of exquisite festive gifts

The Bentley Collection presents a range of exquisite festive gifts to satisfy every wishlist Stylish and luxuriant Bentley branded accessories for men, women,  children and the home Also includes selection of gifts for golfers, motorsport aficionados and Bentley enthusiasts Exciting … Read the full press release

Henkel closes epiCS® Skin Model Technology acquisition from SkinInVitro GmbH

Attractive portfolio with strong and successful models of the human skin Global dissemination of regulatory approved alternative test methods Important step towards the worldwide use and distribution of alternative test methods (PRESS RELEASE) DÜSSELDORF, 3-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Henkel (ETR: … Read the full press release

Fashion accessories platform fashionette AG to start trading on Frankfurt Stock Exchange’s Scale segment on 29 October

Trading in the Scale segment scheduled to start on 29 October Support in share placement from DirectPlace subscription function (PRESS RELEASE) FRANKFURT, 23-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Börse (ETR: DB1), a marketplace organizer for the trading of shares and other … Read the full press release

Oral, hair and beauty care leader TRISA AG to deploy ZEISS’s Manufacturing Execution System platform

(PRESS RELEASE) ULM/ OBERKOCHEN, 15-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — ZEISS, optical and optoelectronic technology leader, has announced that its ZEISS GUARDUS Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) has been selected, following a rigorous selection process, by the Swiss leader in the oral care, … Read the full press release

Syoss relaunches hair care lines with better formula and new bottles made from 98% recycled material

Professional-level performance with syoss relaunched (PRESS RELEASE) DÜSSELDORF, 4-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Syoss, the well known brand for its salon expertise, will present a comprehensive relaunch of its hair care lines. Inspired by its Japanese origins, the famed brand will … Read the full press release

H&M and luxury Italian brand Giuliva Heritage create timeless pieces for the modern woman

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 25-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Swedish multinational clothing-retail company H&M announces its collaboration with the luxury Italian brand Giuliva Heritage. Known for their flawless tailoring, family-owned Giuliva Heritage take classic menswear silhouettes into the world of womenswear. Giuliva … Read the full press release

SGS’ AI powered compliance intelligence platform for the CPCH industry expands to add Canada, GCC, UAE and the ASEAN markets

(PRESS RELEASE) GENEVA, 18-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — SGS, the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company, has announced that its SGS Digicomply, a ground-breaking compliance intelligence platform for the cosmetic, personal care and household care (CPCH) industry, has added … Read the full press release

Henkel to acquire a 75 percent stake in the company that owns the fast-growing premium direct-to-consumer brands: Hello Body, Banana Beauty and Mermaid+Me

Further expanding digital D2C platforms in the beauty segment Leveraging 1:1 relationships to capture superior consumer insights Adding strong digital capabilities and unique brand building expertise (PRESS RELEASE) DÜSSELDORF, 31-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — German chemical and consumer goods company Henkel … Read the full press release

Unilever 1H-2020: business demonstrates resilience; cash flow up; dividend maintained

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 23-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — British-Dutch multinational consumer goods company Unilever has announced its results for the first half of 2020, which show that overall underlying sales declined 0.1%, with developed markets up 2.4% and emerging markets down … Read the full press release

Bryan Adams hand signed DHL 1 Sneaker No. 69 goes on auction on June 19th in support of plastic waste reduction cause

(PRESS RELEASE) BONN, 18-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The world’s largest logistics company Deutsche Post DHL has announced that its division DHL Express will auction off, via United Charity, a unique piece of fashion and collector’s item on June 19th 2020. … Read the full press release

Pierre Koukjian and Cedric Koukjian, Designer Duo in Collaboration with Bulgari

At the eve of the sculpture biennale SINCE studio and Louis Vuitton group are exhibiting a selection of the designers’ sculptures in their Bulgari flagship store (PRESS RELEASE) GENEVA, 15-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — After the success of its first edition … Read the full press release

Pierre Koukjian et Cédric Koukjian, Duo de designers en collaboration avec Bulgari

À la veille de la biennale de sculpture, le studio SINCE et le groupe Louis Vuitton exposent une sélection des sculptures des designers dans leur magasin-phare Bulgari (PRESS RELEASE) GENÈVE, 15-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Après le succès de sa première … Read the full press release

H&M and CHIMI collaborate on the eyewear brand’s first ever menswear collection

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 29-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — H&M teams up with Stockholm-based eyewear brand CHIMI for its first ever menswear collection. The collection features not only unique sunglasses, but also stylish retro-inspired clothing and accessories in signature colour choices of … Read the full press release

H&M unveils new dress collection made from recycled and sustainable sourced materials

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 21-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Swedish multinational clothing-retailer H&M has announced it takes yet another step in moving towards a more sustainable fashion future with a collection made from recycled and sustainable sourced materials. The fashion retail company … Read the full press release

Clothing and footwear containing Substances of Very High Concern (SVHCs) under EU REACH Regulations may get taxed in Sweden – SGS

(PRESS RELEASE) GENEVA, 20-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Inspection, verification, testing and certification services multinational firm SGS has announced that a tax on clothing and footwear products that contain SVHCs (Substances of Very High Concern) under EU REACH Regulations is about … Read the full press release

RB pledges £1 million to the IRC’s COVID-19 response in refugee and vulnerable communities in Lebanon, Jordan and Syria

(PRESS RELEASE) SLOUGH, UK, 20-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The global leader in hygiene, health & nutrition, RB is providing lifesaving programmes for the world’s most vulnerable communities by pledging £1 million to the International Rescue Committee’s (IRC) response to the … Read the full press release