OECD CLIs point to stable growth momentum in the OECD area

Composite leading indicators (CLIs), designed to anticipate turning points in economic activity relative to trend six to nine months ahead, now point to stable growth momentum in the OECD area as a whole following last month’s assessment of stabilising growth momentum, but continue to point to easing growth momentum in the United States, Germany and … More OECD CLIs point to stable growth momentum in the OECD area

WACKER opens Technical Centre for Tile-Adhesive applications in Bengaluru

Munich-based chemical company WACKER is strengthening its presence in India by opening a technical centre in Bengaluru. Located in the south of the country, it will serve as a regional competence centre for tile- adhesive applications. Continuing growth in the Indian construction sector is driving demand for personally tailored solutions for tile adhesives. The new … More WACKER opens Technical Centre for Tile-Adhesive applications in Bengaluru

IMF Blog -US Business Investment – Rising Market Power mutes Tax Cut Impact

By guest authors Emanuel Kopp, Daniel Leigh, and Suchanan Tambunlertchai from IMF Emanuel Kopp is a Senior Economist in the North American Division, covering the United States economy. Previously, he was in the IMF’s Monetary and Capital Markets Departments, where he worked on various Financial Sector Assessment Programs (including Germany, Italy, Denmark, and Colombia), as … More IMF Blog -US Business Investment – Rising Market Power mutes Tax Cut Impact

Ralph Lauren’s sub-brand RRL picks London for debut UK store

By guest author Elias Jahshan from Retail Gazette RRL, a sub-brand of Ralph Lauren, has opened its first UK standalone store The store is located in the Carnaby neighbourhood in Soho, central London US fashion retailer RRL, a sub-brand of Ralph Lauren, has opened its first ever UK store in central London. The brand, named … More Ralph Lauren’s sub-brand RRL picks London for debut UK store

Victoria’s Secret casts First Openly Transgender Woman as a Model

The selection of Valentina Sampaio, 22, was seen by some critics of the brand as long overdue. “Never stop dreaming,” she wrote on Instagram. By guest author Christine Hauser from the New York Times Victoria’s Secret has cast an openly transgender woman for the first time, hiring the Brazilian model Valentina Sampaio for a catalog … More Victoria’s Secret casts First Openly Transgender Woman as a Model

AATCC and Runway of Dreams Foundation Announce the 2020 “Fashion for All” Student Design Competition

Students are invited to showcase their design talents to win cash and recognition by participating in the international 2020 AATCC and Runway of Dreams Foundation Fashion For All Student Design Competition. The 2020 theme challenges students to transform a current stylish, on-trend look that reimagines fashion and function for persons with dwarfism. Runway of Dreams … More AATCC and Runway of Dreams Foundation Announce the 2020 “Fashion for All” Student Design Competition