Clothing brand Hush sees rapid growth in backlash against fast fashion

 Hush started out selling pyjamas and cardigans but now covers all wardrobe bases. Photograph: Hush PrettyLittleThing and Missguided have hit the big time selling £5 dresses and £1 bikinis to the youth market but another online British brand, Hush, is expanding rapidly in a backlash against fast fashion. Sales at London-based Hush, which is run by a husband and wife team, jumped 35% last year to more than £40m as its jumpsuits and dresses found an audience among women aged 35 to 45 who, it says, “like fashion but are not a slave to…

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Poor Diet Sees Scurvy Reappear in Australia

Scurvy, a disease historically associated with old-world sailors on long voyages, is making a surprise comeback in Australia, with health officials Tuesday revealing a rare spate of cases. Caused by vitamin C deficiency, the condition used to be a common — and often fatal — curse among seafarers who went months without fresh fruit and vegetables. Once barely heard of in developed countries, reports suggest the problem is also on the rise in Britain, while a medical journal this year detailed the case of a baby developing scurvy in Spain.…

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Breathe at Your Peril: Delhi Sees Month’s Worst Air Quality

With continuous deterioration in its air quality, Delhi on Thursday breathed the most polluted air of the month as the Air Quality Index (AQI) dipped to the season’s threshold at 355 — labelled ‘very poor’. Unlike other two days, Ozone was for the first time in October found a decisive element in the worsening air quality. Beside Delhi, other cities that share the same air-shed or similar climate zone, including Agra, Kanpur and Faridabad, also inhaled an equally bad air quality or even worse. In Kanpur the AQI was 451,…

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Apple Sees massive potential in Indian marketplace, Says CEO Tim cook dinner

Apple sees a “big marketplace capacity” for its merchandise in India and the technology giant is “surely putting power” inside the country to be able to start rolling out excessive-speed wireless networks this 12 months, CEO Tim cook dinner said. “this is some other huge one. India can be the most populous united states within the world in 2022. India these days has approximately 50 percentage in their population at 25 years of age or younger. it’s a very younger us of a. people actually need smartphones there, actually need…

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Crisil Sees GDP Growing At 7.9% in 2016-17

Mumbai: The country’s GDP can grow by 7.9 per cent next fiscal if the monsoon is normal and government implements the reform measures announced so far, domestic rating agency Crisil said on Friday. The growth forecast, highest by any house and even above the government’s own estimate of 7-7.75 per cent, has been arrived assuming a faster growth in agriculture, Crisil Chief Economist Dharmakirti Joshi said in a concall today. The country has faced weather shocks for three consecutive years, including two years of deficient rains in 2014 and 2015,…

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