A little more action please – When it comes to sustainability, talk is not enough

By guest author Mostafiz Uddin, Managing Director, Denim Expert Ltd. & Founder & CEO of Bangladesh Denim Expo “Actions speak louder than words; let your words teach and your actions speak.” A wise saying attributed to Saint Anthony of Padua, a Portuguese priest noted for his powerful preaching, expert knowledge of scripture, and undying love … More A little more action please – When it comes to sustainability, talk is not enough

Mango is building a faster fashion brand

Mango is building a faster fashion brand -A logistics arms race is picking up in the fast-fashion industry. It is one that retail and marketing editor Kati Chitrakorn saw first-hand when she visited Mango’s new 186000-square-metre fulfilment facility near Barcelona. The highly automated centre, which cost €232 million, was designed to get shipments out to Mango’s 2100 locations faster … More Mango is building a faster fashion brand

Autoneum – Updated short- and mid-term outlook

Autoneum – Updated short- and mid-term outlook – Following an in-depth analysis of the current business situation conducted by the new Group Management, Autoneum expects a net loss in the high double-digit million range for the full year 2019 due to the situation in North America and related one-time charges from impairments. … More Autoneum – Updated short- and mid-term outlook

Statement of ICAC’s 78th Plenary Meeting in Australia

Statement of ICAC’s 78th Plenary Meeting in Australia – he International Cotton Advisory Committee (ICAC) met in Brisbane, Australia between December 2-5, 2019 for its 78th plenary meeting since the establishment of the committee in 1939. The meeting was attended by 307 persons including representatives from 23 Member governments, 5 international organisations and 5 non-member countries. … More Statement of ICAC’s 78th Plenary Meeting in Australia

European Union appeals second WTO compliance panel ruling in Airbus dispute

The European Union filed an appeal on December 6, 2019, concerning the WTO panel report in the case brought by the EU in “European Communities and Certain Member States — Measures Affecting Trade in Large Civil Aircraft — Recourse to Article 21.5 of the DSU by the EU” (DS316). The report was circulated to WTO … More European Union appeals second WTO compliance panel ruling in Airbus dispute

The Holiday Shopping Sprint has just begun

This week’s note “From the Desk of Deborah Weinswig” (Coresight) looks at the coming shopping rush as consumers dash to buy gifts during the shortest-possible season between Black Friday and Christmas. The numbers are in, marking a solid start to the truncated 2019 holiday shopping season. US e-commerce sales during Cyber Week hit USD 31 … More The Holiday Shopping Sprint has just begun