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Petrol price at 4-year high: Public blames govt; Jaitley ignored warning? Diesel prices at record high of Rs 61.74 per litre, petrol crosses Rs 71 Time to enforce a cost-plus pricing formula for petrol and diesel As global crude rallies, petrol prices in Delhi hit 3-year high of Rs 71 Govt asks oil retailers not to ...
The garment industry, since the beginning, has relied on some form of the piece-rate system—I'm going to give you so many cents per operation [a.k.a., a piece-work wage system that pays workers based on how many actual items they produce, or actions they complete toward the completion of an item].

After Rana Plaza, two campaigns of inspections and remediations sought to reform much of Bangladesh's garment industry. Five years after the collapse, as these agreements, which center on the economic leverage held by international brands, reach their deadlines, they too have made many factories ...
Rana Plaza may have been the most deadly garment factory collapse in the history of Bangladesh, but it was not the first. On April 11, 2005, the seven-storey Spectrum garment factory came down at Palashbari in Ashulia. As many as 63 workers were killed and 84 were injured, while two are still ...
The garment and footwear industry continues to play a pivotal role in Cambodia's economy, accounting for over 70 percent of exports. However, it is increasingly coming under pressure, facing challenges from inside the country and abroad, including higher salaries, a low level of productivity and rising ...
Amazon might have the upper hand in general merchandise, but it looks like Macy's has beat out the e-tail giant to become the top online clothing retailer in the country, according to a study by digital marketing research firm SimilarWeb. Analyzing digital brands' performances on desktop and mobile in its ...

Stores are beginning to conform to shoppers' needs and wants. Express' New York shop on Madison Avenue, serving as a prototype for future expansion plans, has been decked with phone chargers, digital styling screens, lounges, and will hold events every month inspiring young entrepreneurs.
After years working in a Phnom Penh garment factory, where she made little money and had to ask permission to go to the bathroom, Hab Saly returned home to start her own sewing workshop and help other women escape the lonely, grinding life of a factory worker.
However, last year a garment factory operated by Pan-Pacific International Company, which produces for GAP, Old Navy and O'Neill, caught fire and caused 720 million kyats ($527,000) in damages. The fire broke out after 4 a.m. and luckily no workers were injured or killed. The factory's general manager, ...
However, last year a garment factory operated by Pan-Pacific International Company, which produces for GAP, Old Navy and O'Neill, caught fire and caused 720 million kyats ($527,000) in damages. The fire broke out after 4 a.m. and luckily no workers were injured or killed. The factory's general manager, ...
The pop-up shop is located next to Arhaus Furniture. | Courtesy of All for Men Threads. Spring is here, and clothing retail shops catering to the Kentucky Derby season are popping up all over. Locally based online retailer All for Men Threads is the latest; it has opened a temporary shop in Mall St. Matthews, ...
Ann Sothida has come a long way, from a garment factory worker earning $50 a month to the country director of a multinational Fortune 500 real estate firm. From her plush office on the 9th floor of Phnom Penh Tower, Ann Sothida has a view up Monivong Boulevard to the gleaming steel and glass towers ...
Over the past decade, there has been a much stronger focus on the actions that third parties and suppliers based in developing countries take on behalf of the multinational companies they are commissioned by. Very often, these locally based operators are blamed for many of the corrupt, unethical—and ...
Honey Baked Ham CEO to become CEO of women's clothing retailer J.Jill. Email; Share · Share · Tweet · Save · Print · Order Reprints. Email; Facebook · LinkedIn · Twitter · Save. More. Email; Facebook · LinkedIn · Twitter · Save. By David Allison – Editor, Atlanta Business Chronicle. Mar 27, 2018, 11:38am ...
Clothing retailer Zara plans to introduce augmented reality (AR) displays into 120 stores beginning in April, Reuters reported on Tuesday—the latest effort for a brick and mortar retailer to use technology to draw in millennial shoppers and compete with online retail giants like Amazon. Zara's AR displays will ...
Rising temperatures and more frequent flooding events are likely to increase with climate change, and in Bangladesh, this will affect the lives of the 4 million people working in the garment industry. These employees are disproportionately women, which is one reason why empowering women to lead on ...
Scheduled to open in September, Kids Cavern will occupy almost 15,000 sq ft. It will host a range of brands including Fendi, Dolce & Gabbana, Gucci, Kenzo Kids, Roberto Cavalli Junior, Armani Junior, Hugo Boss, Canada Goose, and Moncler. The store will also include a soda bar, iPad stations and ...

logo-pinklily_1509747030__69349.original BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (Feb. 22, 2018) — The Pink Lily Boutique announced today plans to double the footprint of their state-of-the-art fulfillment center in Bowling Green's South Central Kentucky Industrial Park to more than 50,000 s.f. of office and industrial ...
A slice of downtown real estate was the perfect fit for a custom menswear store. Boston-based Blank Label opened Monday at Market Center downtown. The 1,900-square-foot space at 1360 17th St., Suite 102, is the company's first walk-up retail store. Store manager Connor Lees helped launch the ...
Major garment industry hauler says crackdown ensnaring legal trucks ... The government's strict enforcement efforts against oversized trucks are starting to ensnare legal trucks at checkpoints, further hampering the time-sensitive garment industry, according to the head of the country's largest trucking ...
With the tagline "Born in the Pacific Northwest. Raised in dirt. Runway ready." online apparel retailer LumberUnion has planted roots in its hometown of Seattle. CEO Anthony Bergin opened the company's first-ever permanent physical store this month in Pacific Place, following the common trend of ...
A women's retailer will open a store location at The Greene Town Center in July. Dry Goods, a clothing brand for women owned by Von Maur, will open a new store at The Greene during the summer. Owned by department store chain Von Maur, Dry Goods is a “new generation of stores” created for young ...
The Hixson area will see a new restaurant and clothing retailer as a developer remakes a closed Kmart store on Highway 153 into a $14 million shopping center. Texas Roadhouse plans to open an eatery this summer on an outparcel of the former Kmart parking lot near Northpointe Boulevard, said ...
TAIPEI – Major Japanese clothing retailer Shimamura Co. will soon expand into online sales in Taiwan to better meet the needs of young consumers and improve sales in the already robust market. Its local unit plans to open an e-commerce channel on Taiwan's two major online shopping sites — momo ...
It's considered the worst garment industry accident of all time: An eight-story building housing several garment factories and a shopping center called Rana Plaza collapsed five years ago in Bangladesh, killing more than 1,000 workers and injuring more than 2,500. Officials discovered the top four floors ...


 

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