Coronavirus: UK Retail sales at lowest levels since 1995

By guest author Sahar Nazir from Retail Gazette Retail sales declined 19.1% from April 5 to May 2 This is the worst decline since January 1995 according to BRC-KPMG retail sales monitor Retail sales have seen a record decline in April as the coronavirus lockdown continues to take its toll on the sector. On a … More Coronavirus: UK Retail sales at lowest levels since 1995

PCMC Signature Series (380V-s) wide-web press installed at J.J. Collins Printers

Modernised press eases digital printing conversion, signals new era for PCMC and RDP Marathon  Paper Converting Machine Company (PCMC)—part of the Barry-Wehmiller Converting Solutions Platform and a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of print technologies—announced the recent installation of the new Signature Series (380V-s) wide-web, high-speed offset press at J.J. Collins Printers in … More PCMC Signature Series (380V-s) wide-web press installed at J.J. Collins Printers

AATCC – Technical Committee on Research Service Award presented

The AATCC Technical Committee on Research (TCR) Service Award for 2020 was presented to R. Stephen (Steve) Simonson during the AATCC International Conference Awards Luncheon held in March 2020 in Greenville, SC, USA. Simonson is being recognized for his long-time leadership of RA106 UV Protective Textiles Test Methods Committee, including assisting with revising AATCC Test … More AATCC – Technical Committee on Research Service Award presented

OECD – Unprecedented collapse in CLIs in most major economies

Composite leading indicators (CLIs) in most major economies collapsed by unprecedented levels in April as containment measures for Covid-19 continued to have a severe impact on production, consumption and confidence. In China, however, where containment measures have already been eased, the CLI for the industrial sector is tentatively pointing towards a positive change in momentum, … More OECD – Unprecedented collapse in CLIs in most major economies

Roving Webinar on WIPO Services and Initiatives (May 26, 2020)

The first-ever online Roving Seminar on WIPO Services and Initiatives. Taking place on May 26, 2020, at 5.00 p.m. (CEST) the online seminar is an opportunity to learn more about protecting your intellectual property (IP) abroad, and to catch up with the latest developments in our global IP services. In this live webinar, senior WIPO … More Roving Webinar on WIPO Services and Initiatives (May 26, 2020)