Kering & LVMH owners pledge EUR 300 million to repair Notre Dame in Paris

Billionaire owners of Kering & LVMH pledge hundreds of millions to help repair Notre Dame de Paris The Pinault family – owners of Gucci & Yves Saint Laurent parent company Kering – will donate £86m The Arnault family – owners of Louis Vuitton & Dior parent company LVMH – pledged £173m Paris’ iconic and World … More Kering & LVMH owners pledge EUR 300 million to repair Notre Dame in Paris

OECD employment rate increases to 68.6 % in the fourth quarter of 2018

OECD employment rate increases to 68.6% in the fourth quarter of 2018 The OECD area employment rate – the share of the working-age population with jobs – increased by 0.1 percentage point in the fourth quarter of 2018, to 68.6 %. Compared to the previous quarter, the employment rate increased in 26 out of 36 … More OECD employment rate increases to 68.6 % in the fourth quarter of 2018

Report sheds light on impact of digital technologies on global value chains

Global value chains (GVCs) have regained momentum in recent years, leading to the creation of new jobs and increased prosperity, especially in developing economies, according to a new report co-published by the WTO and five other institutions. New digital technologies, such as robotics and big data, are reshaping GVCs and creating new opportunities for the … More Report sheds light on impact of digital technologies on global value chains

Digital-native brands test the waters of physical retail

It is practically become a cliché the past few years: Physical retail is dying; ecommerce can stand on its own. But, if both of those are true, why are so many digital natives opening physical locations? The answer is simple, says Nikki Baird, vice president of retail innovation at Aptos. “There is no way to … More Digital-native brands test the waters of physical retail

Powered by HeiQ Smart Temp technology, BUFF® launches CoolNet UV+® for activated cooling

HeiQ partners with BUFF® on their new CoolNet UV+® fabric to stay dry and feel cool. For 25 years, BUFF® has premiered and innovated the tubular headwear category. Headquartered in Spain, the company was founded to keep warm the founder’s neck and head during his cross-country motorcycle rides. Today, BUFF® continues its heritage of quality … More Powered by HeiQ Smart Temp technology, BUFF® launches CoolNet UV+® for activated cooling