A meeting in south India earlier this month brought women workers, manufacturers and brands together for the first time in a bid to map the role of homeworkers in the shoe industry and improve working conditions.
After gold exports dropped by six percent in the first eight months on the financial year 2018, jewellery exporters fear another dip as the UAE, a major importer, will impose five percent VAT from January 1.
The U.S. holiday shopping season is on track to break sales records on the back of surging consumer confidence and increased use of mobile devices, presenting an unexpected boon for retailers and delivery companies.
Belgium’s FNG Group is moving its stock to an automated warehouse in Zoetermeer, the Netherlands. With the news system, the group is able to save costs while working more efficiently with its online partners.
The textile and clothing (T&C) sector has witnessed subdued performance in 2016, says a recent review. Despite a bright EU economy, T&C activity in EU lost dynamism in particular towards the end of the year.