U.S. Economy grew by 2.1 % in Second Quarter

The report indicates overall growth has slowed since last year, but consumer spending was strong. By guest author Ben Casselman from New York Times Economic growth slowed last spring, but don’t panic — the decade-long expansion has lost some momentum, but there’s little reason to think it is about to stall out. Gross domestic product, … More U.S. Economy grew by 2.1 % in Second Quarter

Responsible Innovation™ to define new denim frontiers

ISKO Washing Seminar returns to Italy to share knowledge Responsible denim, innovative ideas and industry’s insights take centre stage. Sharing values and expertise is at the very heart of ISKO, the leading denim ingredient brand behind people favourite jeans. Since the very beginning the company has relied upon three main pillars – competence, creativity and … More Responsible Innovation™ to define new denim frontiers

3D Printing and the Circular Economy – the Viability of 3D Printing

By guest author Ese Osaghae from 3D Printing It is important to address that waste is less of an issue when a mindset is adopted towards solving it. I make this disclaimer because as we have been looking into this series on the circular economy, we have initially outlined various ideals and thought processes opposed … More 3D Printing and the Circular Economy – the Viability of 3D Printing

Is the U.S. missing the sourcing opportunity in Portugal?

While far from the top 10 list of textile and apparel suppliers to the U.S., Portugal is offering the supply chain something it desperately needs: flexibility. At Texworld USA in New York City Monday, exhibitors in the Portugal Pavilion took an opportunity to bring their competitive offerings to light at a time when sourcing has … More Is the U.S. missing the sourcing opportunity in Portugal?

Walmart revamps Finance Teams as It Integrates Jet.com

Retailer has been working to combine its store and e-commerce operations in recent years has been working to combine its store and e-commerce operations in recent years By guest author Mark Maurer from Wall Street Journal Walmart Inc. ’s finance executives are undergoing a shuffling as the world’s biggest retailer absorbs Jet.com into the company’s … More Walmart revamps Finance Teams as It Integrates Jet.com

Global Innovation Index 2019

India makes major gains as Switzerland, Sweden, U.S., Netherlands, U.K. Top Ranking; Trade Protectionism poses risks for Future Innovation Released jointly by WIPO, Cornell University, INSEAD and the 2019 GII Knowledge Partners, the Confederation of Indian Industry, Dassault Systèmes – the 3DEXPERIENCE Company – and the National Confederation of Industry (CNI) – Brazil and Brazilian … More Global Innovation Index 2019