Indian exporters scrambled on Tuesday to assure global clients like Zara and Giorgio Armani their shipments would arrive despite a government crackdown on cattle slaughter which threatens the lucrative leather industry.
This month, documentary film “Machines” opened the Copenhagen Fashion Summit, an event bringing together executives from leading clothing brands, social associations and politicians to discuss ethical fashion.
6-7.5 million retail jobs in the US are likely to become automated, leaving a large portion of the retail workforce, mostly women and working poor, at risk of becoming 'stranded workers', says a recent report.
The Fair Wear Foundation and ILO Better Work, a flagship program of the UN’s International Labour Organisation, will collaborate to help garment companies ultimately enhance their ability to improve labour conditions.
The vast majority of UK retail workers under the age of 34 are struggling to pay their day-to-day bills as an increase in zero hour contracts is undermining their ability to budget, plan and save money.
Chinese online and mobile payment platform Alipay launched in Hong Kong its first app to handle transactions not denominated in the yuan currency, moving closer to its goal of wider currency payment options.