World Trade Organization (WTO) members have adopted a new roadmap for reducing technical barriers to trade, having agreed on almost 30 recommendations they say will improve the way members deal with standards, regulations and trade.
A cotton programme in India that enables the use of micro-irrigation technology via a community funding mechanism has been found to save farmers significant labour, money and water, a new report has found.
With just three weeks to go before this year's World Manufacturers Forum (WMF), organisers have released further details of the exciting lineup of speakers who will be discussing 'Manufacturing 4.0: Steps towards a future vision.'
Canadian outdoor apparel specialist Canada Goose has revealed better-than-expected second-quarter profit and raised its outlook for the year as it looks to build on its business in China and expand domestic operations.
Social media platform Instagram has taken yet another step towards "seamless" shopping, launching three new features it says will provide consumers with an easier way to shop online ahead of the key holiday trading season.
Five of the world's largest container carriers have confirmed they are preparing to form a global association of ocean shipping lines that aims to standardise industry practices as a way of making the sector more efficient.
The European Parliament yesterday (15 November) passed a resolution urging the Bangladesh government to allow the work of the Transition Accord on Fire and Building Safety to continue beyond November this year.
The UK's fashion, textile and retail sectors have voiced concern over the continuing Brexit uncertainty following the signing of a draft withdrawal agreement between Britain and the European Union (EU).
Top stories on just-style this week include a look at how the ongoing 'trade war' between the US and China could increase the number of American apparel brands shifting their sourcing away from Chinese suppliers, an interview with Pamela Mar, director of sustainability at the Fung Group, and Vietnam becoming the seventh country to ratify CPTPP - or TPP-11.