With 8 years of U.S. job gains, unemployment is lowest since 1969

By guest author  Ben Casselman from the New York Times “The Labour Department released its official hiring and unemployment figures for September on October 5, 2018 , providing the latest snapshot of the American economy 134,000 jobs were added last month. Wall Street economists had expected an increase of about 168000, according to MarketWatch. ■The … More With 8 years of U.S. job gains, unemployment is lowest since 1969

Partnership for sustainable textiles – the path is the goal

Following the initial discovery phase, the Partnership for Sustainable Textiles, created in 2014 on the initiative of German Development Minister Gerd Müller, Dr Jürgen Janssen talking is now in its second year of implementation. For the members, this is quite a challenge, because it involves rethinking a lot of processes within existing procedures. The Cotton … More Partnership for sustainable textiles – the path is the goal

NAADAM opens first permanent store in New York City, USA

Following the brand’s successful pop-up shop last year, ethical and sustainable cashmere brand Naadam has opened its first permanent brick-and-mortar store in the West Village neighborhood of New York City. Located at 392 Bleecker Street, the store will be a one-of-a-kind experience for the shopper, where visual and engaging concepts will live throughout the space. … More NAADAM opens first permanent store in New York City, USA

European Union joins WIPO’s Marrakesh Treaty, greatly expanding coverage

The European Union has joined WIPO’s Marrakesh Treaty in a big expansion in membership for the accord, which eases the creation and transfer across national boundaries of texts specially adapted for use by visually impaired people. Ambassador Elisabeth Tichy-Fisslberger, Permanent Representative of Austria to the United Nations in Geneva and representative of the 28-member European … More European Union joins WIPO’s Marrakesh Treaty, greatly expanding coverage

Two more House of Fraser branches to close as shoppers complain stores “looks like Sports Direct”

More House of Fraser store closures have been revealed across the UK as shoppers criticise the newly overhauled stores for resembling Sports Direct. House of Fraser’s stores in Exeter and Shrewsbury are reportedly due to close in early 2019, leading to hundreds of job losses. It is understood that its Exeter branch was not due … More Two more House of Fraser branches to close as shoppers complain stores “looks like Sports Direct”