How COVID-19 is forcing the fashion industry to evolve | The World

The fashion industry’s seasonal systems have long been called ‘out-of-date’ and ‘wasteful’ – but coronavirus is now forcing the industry to reshape.

With global economic contractions and consumer habits changing, digital acceleration and corporate innovation is more important now than ever.

Kirsty Johansen reports.

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In This Story: COVID-19

Covid-19 is the official WHO name given to the novel coronavirus which broke out in late 2019 and began to spread in the early months of 2020.

Symptoms of coronavirus

The main symptoms of coronavirus are:

  • a persistent new cough (non productive, dry)
  • a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
  • shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)

Latest News about Covid-19

Below are stories from around the globe related to the 2020 outbreak of novel Coronavirus – since the WHO gave the Covid-19 naming. Most recent items are posted nearest the top.

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