Luxury parka maker Canada Goose said on Thursday it would stop making its products with fur by the end of 2022. The move comes after years of backlash over its use of coyote fur and amid a wider sustainability trend in the industry.
Department store Holt Renfrew, a retailer that sells the parkas, has also announced it will no longer sell products containing fur by the end of this year.
The entire industry is moving toward greener and recycled materials and away from animal products, according to retail analyst Farla Efros, the president of HRC Retail Advisory.
"It's the consumer that's the driving force," she said. "The more educated they are, the more knowledge they have, the more demands they're going to place and they're going to put a lot of stress on these manufacturers to ... become fur free."
In move analysts say is driven largely by consumers, outerwear manufacturer to stop using fur by end of 2022.