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IFKT/ IFWS-appoints new President for US Section of IFKT Internationale Föderation von Wirkerei und Strickerei-Fachleuten (International Federation of Knitting Technologists has appointed Hitesh Kumar Sharma (Knitting Technologist) on October 5, 2018, as its as new president for United States National Section. He has been with the organization since 1999 and elected first time president in … More Personalities

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Kimberly-Clark Names Michael Hsu as its Next CEO Kimberly-Clark Corporation announced that its Board of Directors has named Michael D. Hsu, 54, chief executive officer, effective January 1, 2019. Hsu will continue to serve as a member of the company’s Board of Directors. Hsu has served as Kimberly-Clark’s President and Chief Operating Officer since January … More Personalities

Applied DNA enters FY2019 with strong business momentum

Reflects continuing demand for traceable cotton and synthetic textiles, new food-based agriculture applications and growing LineaRx business Applied DNA Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ: APDN) (“Applied DNA” or the “Company”), the leader in large-scale PCR-based DNA manufacturing, has entered its FY2019 with strong momentum in the first month in textiles, food-based agriculture and through the LineaRx subsidiary. … More Applied DNA enters FY2019 with strong business momentum

Hermès launched its Chinese e-commerce website on October 17, 2018

Key Points Hermès launched its Chinese e-commerce website on October 17, according to Chinese luxury news site Jing Daily. The new site features a wide assortment of ready-to-wear men’s and women’s apparel as well as accessories and handbags. The launch follows the company’s September announcement that it planned to open its 25th store in China, … More Hermès launched its Chinese e-commerce website on October 17, 2018

Debenhams to close 50 stores & cut 4000 jobs amid biggest loss in 240-year history

By guest author Ava Szajana-Hopgood from Retail Gazette UK Debenhams has announced plans to close up to 50 stores after it reported the biggest loss in its 240-year history. The beleaguered department store said it could close up to 50 under-performing stores out of its 165-strong portfolio in the next three to five years, leading … More Debenhams to close 50 stores & cut 4000 jobs amid biggest loss in 240-year history