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Covalent’s Carbon-Capture Technology Sets to reduce the environmental impact of fashion

News Highlights: Covalent’s Carbon-Capture Technology Sets to reduce the environmental impact of fashion

Covalent, a new direct-to-consumer fashion brand offers a palliative response to the quiet, yet significant impact that fashion has on the environment every year with a collection of thirty-five pieces. After a decade of research, the company has announced the use of a proprietary technology called AirCarbon – a biotechnology process created as the world’s first regenerative, carbon-negative manufacturing system used across the company’s entire line of modern luxury accessories.

As the name implies, AirCarbon Leather has been developed to provide a similar grain and smooth matte feel to real leather, but with a reduced environmental impact, great for technical accessories such as laptop and phone cases.

AirCarbon covalently modeled after the natural energy process that takes place in the ocean, where marine microorganisms use air and carbon extracted from greenhouse gases. Covalent uses biomimetic technology

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Inditex invests in technology to merge online with in-store shopping

MADRID (Reuters) – Zara owner Inditex unveiled a 2.7 billion euro ($3 billion) investment in technology on Wednesday to make it easier for customers to track the items they want, blurring the lines between online and in-store shopping.

Using the fashion retailer’s app, shoppers will be able to browse a specific store’s stock to buy items for collection the same day, reserve a changing room, find garments in store via a map and self check-out using QR codes.

The idea is that sophisticated control of stock and high-tech tools for shoppers to locate items both in store and online will lead to more sales at full-price.

The technology will be rolled out across Inditex’s stores over the next three years, a company spokesman told Reuters.

One billion euros of the investment is earmarked for a proprietary technology platform, the company said.

Inditex uses radio frequency technology, attached as a chip

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