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1. Retail Earnings Show Online Slowdown is In-Store’s Gain: As we continue to emerge from the pandemic, some of the digital habits, though slowing a bit in terms of growth in frequency, are still proving popular, especially buy online, pickup in store. – Read More on PYMNTS

2. Can fashion secure net-zero future? Existing solutions can deliver nearly half of the required CO2 reductions, while more than one-third can come from scaling innovative solutions, with 14% from actions such as adopting circular business models. – Read More on Innovators Mag

3. Nike pauses Travis Scott collaboration following Astroworld deaths and mounting lawsuits – will Dior do the same? “Out of respect for everyone impacted by the tragic events at the Astroworld Festival, we are postponing the launch of the Air Max 1 × Cactus Jack,” Nike said in a statement on its sneaker release website, SNKRS. – Read More on SCMP

4. What Was Fashion Doing at COP26? There was talk of de-growth, but it is hard to imagine Bernard Arnault of LVMH or Ralph Lauren standing up at their annual shareholders meeting and announcing that their strategy for 2022 is to make less product. – Read More on the New York Times

5. RELATED READ: A New Digital ID System Aims to Help Consumers Shop More Sustainably, Extend Product Lifespan. The Fashion Industry Taskforce revealed that its members are committed to immediately starting the roll out of a new tech-focused system across their companies that will enable consumers to access information about how specific garments and accessories are made. – Read More on TFL

6. California Settles with Amazon Over Covid-19 Notifications: The settlement requires Amazon to end practices that California said concealed Covid case counts, and must issue notifications to its more than 10,000 warehouse workers in the state of the exact number of new Covid cases in their workplaces within one day. – Read More on the WSJ