Asia to remain the dominant sourcing base for US fashion companies: Survey

The ‘2020 Fashion Industry Benchmarking Study’ says despite the changing business environment due to COVID-19, Asia’s position as the dominant sourcing base for US fashion companies remained unshakeable. The study found the top 10 most-utilized sourcing destinations for US companies in 2020 remained the same as last year and eight Asian countries, including Bangladesh, saw … More Asia to remain the dominant sourcing base for US fashion companies: Survey

Low-cost measurement of facemask efficacy for filtering expelled droplets during speech

Abstract Mandates for mask use in public during the recent COVID-19 pandemic, worsened by global shortage of commercial supplies, have led to widespread use of homemade masks and mask alternatives. It is assumed that wearing such masks reduces the likelihood for an infected person to spread the disease, but many of these mask designs have … More Low-cost measurement of facemask efficacy for filtering expelled droplets during speech