In the News | 15 June 2023

SARS targets adidas for alleged unpaid tax, Growth & Truth talk series announced and global fashion-tech partnerships deepen.

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South Africa

SARS accuses adidas global and its South African entity of underpaying customs duties for 8 years, BROKE Streetwear to collaborate on capsule with Old Khaki, DRIP Footwear's Lekau Sehoana to liquidate 10-month-old Kiddies Republic business, TFG publishes financial results with loadshedding losses and value brand wins, the Karoo Winter Wool Festival announces speakers and AFWeekly produces an SAFW emerging designer webinar series for Merchants on Long — our first piece of partner content.Sign up today to attend the first of 3 weekly sessions at 3 pm (SAST).


Google introduces new AI-powered virtual try-on tools, LVMH partners with Epic Games to build virtual experiences, The New York Times profiles the new LVMH Prize winner, Australian government introduces circularity initiative, Gucci celebrates 102-year heritage with new exhibit, fashion continues expanding into hospitality, and the US' House of Representatives tackles 4 global companies on forced labour allegations.

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