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US importers find ways to adapt to, skirt Trump’s tariffs

Big US companies are accelerating efforts to move more of their supply chains from China to neighbouring countries in light of Trump administration tariffs. Companies...

Indian authorities arrest top executive at retailer Future Group over unpaid duties

Indian federal authorities arrested a top executive at the retail conglomerate Future Group, one of the largest retailers in the country, on customs fraud...

Social businesses led by women can fix ‘any problem’: Muhammad Yunus

Social enterprises run by women and young people can fix the world's most pressing problems - from climate change to wealth inequality - because...

Big clothes brands found to fall short of own fair wage promises

The world's top clothing brands are failing to fulfil their own promises to pay workers a fair living wage that covers basic family needs,...

US fires arrow into Huawei’s Achilles heel

The Trump administration's move to block US technology sales to Huawei shoots an arrow deep into the Chinese tech giant's Achilles heel -- its...

Ethiopian clothes makers earn less than half the salary of Bangladeshi tailors: study

Ethiopia's clothes factory workers, producing items for top fashion brands including Guess, H&M and Calvin Klein, are the worst paid in the world, earning...

Telenor and Axiata enter talks to merge Asian businesses

Norwegian telecom operator Telenor said Monday it has entered into talks with Malaysian telecoms group Axiata about a potential merger of the companies' Asian...

Fashion giant H&M lists suppliers for all garments to tackle worker abuses

Fashion brand H&M has become the first major retailer to list individual supplier details for each garment on its website to increase transparency in...

Bangladesh garment makers ask government to extend export subsidy

Bangladesh’s garment makers have asked the government to extend a 5 percent export subsidy for the industry, saying they are being squeezed between low...

Dutch sweets giant probes ‘attack’ on Bangladesh factory workers

The Dutch sweets giant behind the Mentos and Alpenliebe brands has pledged to investigate after its workers in Bangladesh said they were attacked, just weeks after...