Sustainable Retailing in the Fashion Industry: A Systematic Literature Review
AbstractAlthough sustainability in the fashion industry has gained prominence from both business practices and academic research, retailing, a vital part of the supply chain, has not yet been fairly explored in academia. The interest in this area has increased lately, mainly due to the growing complexity within this dynamic context. Therefore, it is meaningful to conduct a systematic review of the relevant published literature in this field. This study aims to identify the main perspectives of research on sustainable retailing in the fashion industry. The content analysis results indicate that the most prominent areas in the field are sustainable retailing in disposable fashion, fast fashion, slow fashion, green branding and eco-labeling; retailing of secondhand fashion; reverse logistics in fashion retailing; and emerging retailing opportunities in e-commerce. The results from this review also indicate that there is a lack of research on sustainable retailing in the fashion industry in the developing market. View Full-Text
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Yang, S.; Song, Y.; Tong, S. Sustainable Retailing in the Fashion Industry: A Systematic Literature Review. Sustainability 2017, 9, 1266.
Yang S, Song Y, Tong S. Sustainable Retailing in the Fashion Industry: A Systematic Literature Review. Sustainability. 2017; 9(7):1266.Chicago/Turabian Style
Yang, Shuai; Song, Yiping; Tong, Siliang. 2017. "Sustainable Retailing in the Fashion Industry: A Systematic Literature Review." Sustainability 9, no. 7: 1266.