Leading figures within sub-Saharan Africa's manufacturing sector will convene virtually at the Manufacturing Indaba 2020 to debate pressing issues impacting the region's industrial landscape...
Clothes shops are among the worst-hit retailers from the coronavirus pandemic, but luxury brands appear to be weathering the conditions relatively well...
Shaun Borstrock 17 Nov 2020
A significant number of Chinese tourists spend large sums on luxury items, such as designer clothes and accessories, when they travel overseas...
Xiaoqing Chen and Carol Zhang 1 Oct 2020
Timberland has set a goal for its products to have a net positive impact on nature by 2030, in en effort to address the negative environmental impact of the fashion industry...
2 Sep 2020
Six months ago, you may not have thought much about where your groceries were produced. But chances are you're thinking about it now...
Cory Searcy and Pavel Castka 6 Aug 2020
Food giants muscle in on booming alternative protein market, with dedicated teams to develop and sell plant-based alternatives to meat and dairy...
30 Jul 2020
The world's largest jewellery maker will stop using newly mined silver and gold in its jewellery by 2025 and only buy from recycled sources...
9 Jun 2020
For years, apparel brands have promised to police their supply chains to root out unsafe conditions and worker abuse...
Jason Judd and Sarosh Kuruvilla 8 Jun 2020
Adidas has surged ahead to become a global leader in sourcing sustainable cotton...
13 Feb 2020
The winners of the annual Pentawards, a prestigious packaging design competition, were recognised at a gala ceremony held on 12 September in London. Microsoft scooped the top Diamond prize...
16 Sep 2019
Thirty-two global fashion and textile companies, including Adidas, Chanel and H&M, have signed a Fashion Pact, committing to achieving practical objectives together in three areas: climate, biodiversity and oceans...
27 Aug 2019
NUREMBURG, GERMANY: In 2011, demand for mobile phones once again increased in Europe, largely as a result of the rising popularity of smartphones. According to GfK, 3.2% more mobile phones were sold in 2011, in particular the sales of smartphones increased by 67%.
15 Feb 2012
NEW YORK, US: Consumer confidence fell in 25 out of 52 countries in Q4 2010 as hope for a global economic recovery evaporated at the end of last year, according to the latest edition of the Nielsen Global Consumer Confidence Index, which tracks consumer confidence, major concerns and spending intentions among online consumers.
27 Jan 2011