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News: Transparency Index Reveals Shortfall in Buying Transparency

In the midst of the Covid-19 crisis this year’s Fashion Transparency Index has revealed just how far brands have to go when it comes to openly sharing buying practices.

Brands need to do more to communicate information about their purchasing practices according to the 5th edition of the Fashion Transparency Index 2020 Edition published earlier this week by UK campaign organisation, Fashion Revolution.

The shortfall in purchasing transparency detailed in the report comes at a time when the coronavirus crisis and the subsequent spate of order cancellations by leading fashion brands has made headline news and has brought what was an industry dirty secret to the …

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Melanie Plank

Director of Content & Research at Common Objective