AATCC 2022 Mid-Year Standards Supplement

AATCC publishes standards that have been approved since the annual release of the AATCC Manual of International Test Methods and Procedures. The standards will be available for download from the AATCC website starting July 1, 2022. The revised test methods are as follows: TM15-2021e Test Method for Colorfastness to Perspiration TM209-2019e Test Method for pH … More AATCC 2022 Mid-Year Standards Supplement

Elon Musk Seeks to Abandon USD 44 Billion Twitter Deal

Related Video How Elon Musk’s China Ties Could Test Twitter Play video: How Elon Musk’s China Ties Could Test Twitter Elon Musk has cultivated close ties with Beijing to build Tesla’s business in China. Now that he is buying Twitter and focusing on free speech, WSJ looks at how China has used the social-media platform … More Elon Musk Seeks to Abandon USD 44 Billion Twitter Deal

Pre-Loved Island: does eBay’s reality show tie-up signal the demise of fast fashion?

For this year’s Love Island ITV dumped fast fashion to couple up with eBay in a bid to push sustainable fashion. But what does this mean for fast fashion? By  guest author Georgia Wright from the Retail Gazette. In skimpy bikinis or glamorous dresses, this year’s Islanders are as immaculately dressed as ever and will … More Pre-Loved Island: does eBay’s reality show tie-up signal the demise of fast fashion?

WTO: Germany commits EUR 150000 to boost safe food exports from developing countries

Germany’s Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture is contributing EUR 150,000 (CHF 148,000) for 2022 to the Standards and Trade Development Facility (STDF) to help developing and least-developed countries (LDCs) meet international food safety, animal and plant health standards for trade. The objective is to enable them to access global and regional markets for agricultural … More WTO: Germany commits EUR 150000 to boost safe food exports from developing countries

M&S pay: 30 % of investors revolt against Steve Rowe’s bonus

By Gemma Goldfingle from the Retail Gazette. Almost 30 % of M&S shareholders voted against approving its remuneration report as it faced a backlash over outgoing CEO Steve Rowe’s bumper pay packet Rowe’s take home pay more than doubled last year after he received a GBP 1.6 million bonus M&S faced a sizeable shareholder rebellion … More M&S pay: 30 % of investors revolt against Steve Rowe’s bonus