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Kering tracks consumer use and end-of-life in luxury goods' environmental impact

Kering tracks consumer use and end-of-life in luxury goods' environmental impact

In the context of its Environmental Profit & Loss Account (EP&L) initiative, Kering has published the results of its first consumer behavior survey. The report examines how the consumer’s use and disposal of a luxury item affects the product’s[…]

02/11/2021 | CSRTrends
Absolut begins trialing Paboco paper bottle

Absolut begins trialing Paboco paper bottle

In line with its efforts to cut down on its packaging’s environmental impact, premium vodka brand Absolut (Pernod Ricard) began trialing its Absolut Paper Bottle in the UK and Sweden late January. It has also unveiled what it describes as its[…]

02/10/2021 |
Behind Courbet's strategy to pioneer sustainable jewelry

Behind Courbet's strategy to pioneer sustainable jewelry

Manuel Mallen believes that lab-grown diamonds are the future. A veteran of the high jewelry market, having managed Baume & Mercier and Piaget, the Founder and President of French maison Courbet talks about the brand’s ecological and[…]

From the Editor’s Desk: French beauty industry voices support for local glassmakers, but at what cost?

From the Editor’s Desk: French beauty industry voices support for local glassmakers, but at what cost?

With the first anniversary of the coronavirus pandemic's onset fast approaching, the luxury industry is surveying the damage done in 2020, and worriedly looking to its perspectives in 2021. Behind these companies, an entire supply chain is[…]

The best of beauty tech from CES 2021

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The best of beauty tech from CES 2021

We spotlight some of the beauty tech innovations seen at CES 2021, from custom lip color devices and smart mirrors to water saving haircare technology. The Consumer Electronics Show went digital for the first time this year.

01/27/2021 | DigitalConsumer trends
Strength & sustainability: how DS Smith Packaging is optimizing its e-commerce offer

Strength & sustainability: how DS Smith Packaging is optimizing its e-commerce offer

To better accommodate the constraints linked to online sales, DS Smith Packaging is giving the corrugated cardboard box an overhaul by exploring avenues that take into account sustainability and new functions, including connectivity. DS Smith[…]

E-commerce: Suppliers in innovation mode for a high-growth market

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E-commerce: Suppliers in innovation mode for a high-growth market

While physical retail continues to suffer, online sales have been steadily climbing since the onset of the global health crisis. This trend may just be the motor needed to make digital a true cornerstone for luxury shopping. Within the last 12[…]

01/26/2021 | DigitalConsumer trends
Return to sender: Hipli’s reusable packs promote circularity in e-commerce

Return to sender: Hipli’s reusable packs promote circularity in e-commerce

French start-up Hipli’s solution is a flexible, lightweight shipping package that can be returned via post to its maker rather than being thrown away. This new approach to logistics, launched mid-2020 as e-commerce sales took off in light of the[…]

Guala Closures debuts use of ocean plastic in wine & spirits stoppers

Guala Closures debuts use of ocean plastic in wine & spirits stoppers

In a move to diminish its reliance on virgin grade plastic, Guala Closures is developing a range of wine and spirits stoppers made of ocean-sourced plastic. The Italian closures specialist is working with California-based Oceanworks to source[…]

01/05/2021 | Industry bodiesTrends
Heinz Glas outlines steps to boost sustainable production

Heinz Glas outlines steps to boost sustainable production

Reducing its carbon emissions is a strong focus for Heinz Glas in the years to come, as illustrated by its recently launched Multigen offer of sustainable solutions. Investing in production is another priority and its new glassworks in China[…]

12/22/2020 | CSR