British fashion brand Burberry last month announced it had burned more than US$37 million worth of unsold clothing, accessories and perfumes last year. Photo: Reuters

How fashion industry destroys unsold stock, China’s part in the problem, and the steps brands are taking to make fashion more sustainable

Leading brands regularly destroy unsold stock to foil grey market sellers and maintain pricing power; a drop in China sales has added to their waste problem. Some are trying to change their ways, but turning fashion green is a huge challenge, experts say

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British fashion brand Burberry last month announced it had burned more than US$37 million worth of unsold clothing, accessories and perfumes last year. Photo: Reuters
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