USDA: India’s Cotton Import Duty Rescinded Until Late September 2022

Report Highlights: On April 13, 2022, the Government of India rescinded its cotton import duty of 10 percent until September 30, 2022. This import duty consists of a five percent basic customs duty and a five percent Agriculture Infrastructure and Development Cess (AIDC), which has been reversed to “Nil” until the end of the Indian … More USDA: India’s Cotton Import Duty Rescinded Until Late September 2022

Mayer & Cie. launches upgrade kits

Rejuvenating existing circular knitting machines with a lean budget. This month, the circular knitting machine manufacturer Mayer & Cie. is launching its upgrade kits for circular knitting machines that are already successfully in use by customers. With tailor-made packages, the company wants to give its users the opportunity to take advantage of technological progress in … More Mayer & Cie. launches upgrade kits

Mother’s Day Jewellery Spending Expected to Reach USD 7 billion

  According to a National Retail Federation survey, 41 % of consumers are predicted to give jewellery as a gift this year. By guest author Becken Branstrator from US National Jeweler This Mother’s Day, jewellery spending is expected to hit a whopping USD 7 billion. According to the annual consumer survey released by the National … More Mother’s Day Jewellery Spending Expected to Reach USD 7 billion

Small but Impactful: How SimpliCycle™ Valves Contribute to a More Circular Economy

By guest author Susan DeGroot, Director of Food + Beverage Marketing, North America. Aptar Food + Beverage is an industry leader with more than 30 years of revolutionising markets with packaging innovations worldwide. As the market continues to demand more sustainable product solutions, we are rising to the challenge. That is why we are proud … More Small but Impactful: How SimpliCycle™ Valves Contribute to a More Circular Economy

Aldi Commits to Remove Plastic Bags from All U.S. Stores

CEO reveals goal in customer letter featuring progress in other areas of sustainability. By guest author Bridget Goldschmidt, Managing Editor of Progressive Grocer. In a letter to customers, Aldi U.S. CEO Jason Hart revealed a new commitment to remove all plastic shopping bags from stores by the end of 2023, which, according to the company, … More Aldi Commits to Remove Plastic Bags from All U.S. Stores

Celeb couple launches Walmart workout wear line

    Key Points Walmart is unveiling an elevated activewear and swim brand, Love & Sports, created with fashion designer Michelle Smith and SoulCycle instructor Stacey Griffith. The fashion-forward collection is another sign of the big-box retailer’s efforts to become known as a place where shoppers can find stylish clothing along with milk, bananas and … More Celeb couple launches Walmart workout wear line