China’s June apparel exports to the US fell 0.83 % in volume. But the country is still the top supplier to the US. Vietnam, the number two apparel supplier to the US, saw apparel shipments rise 6.6 % in value and 2.6 % in volume. Among other major suppliers, apparel imports from Bangladesh rose 9.9 … More China is still top apparel exporter to the USA, India’s shipments drop
The government must take steps necessary to make the Indian textile sector competitive, besides being dedicated on the tariff front. Like China, India has all required resources technology, skilled labourers, raw materials. It lacks is the political will to rectify policy anomalies. Twisted labour laws do not favour the creation of massive textile manufacturing units … More India doubles import duties on 328 textile items
By guest author Ben Stevens from Retail Gazette As the least successful retailers leave the high street to focus on the less-costly online format, a new opportunity for the most successful online retailers has emerged to take their place. We explore those retailers making the jump from clicks to bricks Between the turn of the … More Is Clicks-to-Bricks the new Brick-to-Clicks?
The equivalent to decarbonisation in the energy sector is a transition to carbon from renewable sources in the chemical and plastics industries. The nova-Institute published a position paper on the future of chemistry. The chemical industry may only develop into a sustainable sector once it bids farewell to fossil raw materials such as crude oil, … More Renewable Carbon is key to a sustainable and future-oriented Chemical Industry
Australian retailers enjoyed their best sales in a year last quarter as discounting drove goods off the shelves, suggesting consumer spending helped the economy maintain momentum Friday’s figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) showed retail sales for the June quarter jumped 1.2 % in inflation-adjusted terms, the best outcome in a year. That … More Australian second-quarter retail sales brighten prospects for GDP
The webinar, organised by the British Innovation-Forum will take place on Thursday, August 16 at 15.00-16.00 BST (including a Question and Answer live session). If you cannot make that time, register anyway and you will receive the recording via email. You can register here Recruitment is often the stage at which workers in supply chains … More Webinar on Responsible recruitment – tackling the issue at the root (August 16, 2018)