Fresh mobilisation for wage increases in Myanmar

This year, the latter are forecast to be worth a record €2 billion, compared to €1.65 billion in 2016. However, according to the Myanmar Times, demonstrations have broken out in… Read more

Dutch regulator warns Dutch consumers about fake social media stores

The regulator had previously warned Dutch consumers about dubious online stores operating on Facebook and Instagram. However, in 2017, According to ACM, Dutch consumers made purchases of a total of… Read more

At VitroLabs, lab-grown leather moves from theory to practice

From pineapple and mushroom to apple, grape, cactus, banana and kombucha, there’s no end to the fruit, vegetables and plants now being used to make handbags and shoes that are… Read more

ASOS launches Circular Design Guidebook for designers, brands and students

It’s a 112-page interactive resource produced to help designers, students and fashion brands “design and create fashion products that support the circular economy”.The co-authored guidebook contains a detailed breakdown on… Read more

Irish regulator opens first privacy probe into Google

The probe was the result of a number of submissions against the company, the Irish Data Protection Commissioner said, including from privacy-focused web browser Brave which complained last year that Google… Read more

HanesBrands CFO to exit company

According to a report from Biz Journals, Hytinen has accepted a similar position with Iron Mountain, a Boston-based storage and information management services company.He will continue in the CFO role… Read more

Amazon files legal complaints in Italy, Spain against fake review brokers

Amazon has long been battling with fake or manipulated reviews and the problem has only worsened as more people flocked to its site for shopping during the coronavirus lockdowns.Tens of… Read more

Italy’s firms shake lockdown using shortcut in coronavirus law

The government last week extended non-essential business closures to May 3. But more than 100,000 mainly small- and medium-sized companies have applied to keep going or partially reopen.In principle, a… Read more

Italian men’s brand Canali closes factory near Milan

The historic brand, founded in 1934 in Brianza (to the north of Milan), has made its specialisation an asset – a sole and unique label for men, entirely produced in… Read more