U.S. adds 196000 Jobs in March – Unemployment at 3.8 %

After a lackluster performance in February, the job market bounced back in March. By guest author Peter Eavis for the New York Times. Peter Eavis is a New York based reporter covering companies and markets. Before coming to the Times in 2012, he worked at The Wall Street Journal The Labour Department released its monthly … More U.S. adds 196000 Jobs in March – Unemployment at 3.8 %

Positive review of Switzerland’s international cooperation by the OECD

The Development Assistance Committee presented the results of its review of Switzerland’s international cooperation in Bern on 5 April 2019. Its findings are for the most part positive: Switzerland is a strong and reliable development partner. The Committee has made new recommendations to Switzerland to enable it to meet the challenges ahead. Among other measures, … More Positive review of Switzerland’s international cooperation by the OECD

WTO members consider six regional trade agreements

WTO members reviewed six regional trade agreements (RTAs) at a meeting of the Committee on RTAs on 1 April 2019. The new chair of the Committee, Ambassador Carlos Mario Foradori of Argentina, presided at this first Committee meeting of 2019 The Committee is important to the functioning of the WTO, Ambassador Foradori said, adding that … More WTO members consider six regional trade agreements

Italian Textile Machinery sector is a major player at Techtextil in Frankfurt, Germany

A significant contingent of Italian textile machinery companies on hand at the upcoming edition of Techtextil Frankfurt, Germany, the most important global event for technical fabrics. The technical/innovative textile sector has developed at a very high pace in recent years. In 2010, global production of textiles for technical applications and nonwovens amounted to  EUR 37 … More Italian Textile Machinery sector is a major player at Techtextil in Frankfurt, Germany

Foot Locker Investor Day 2019: Investing in Youth Culture through Physical and Digital Experiences; 200 Power Stores by 2023

On March 28, 2019, Foot Locker hosted its investor day. The company focused on its customer-connected strategic framework, strategic initiatives, international expansion plan, Power Store portfolio optimization and five-year financial outlook. During the event, Foot Locker: Updated its purpose — “to inspire and empower youth culture.” Outlined its customer-connected strategic framework spanning collections, content, community, … More Foot Locker Investor Day 2019: Investing in Youth Culture through Physical and Digital Experiences; 200 Power Stores by 2023

Sir Philip Green to woo landlords with 20 % Arcadia shares

Arcadia to offer landlords 10-20% shares to gain support for restructuring plans Sir Philip Green said Arcadia has drawn up a list of stores for closure Sir Philip Green has said he will offer Arcadia Group shares to landlords in a bid to gain their support for his restructuring plans. According to The Sunday Times, … More Sir Philip Green to woo landlords with 20 % Arcadia shares