Alibaba is the force behind hit Chinese Communist Party app, sources say

“Xuexi Qiangguo”, which literally translates as ‘Study to make China strong’ and is a play on the government propaganda theme of applying President Xi Jinping’s thoughts, overtook Tik Tok and WeChat to become the county’s most popular app on Apple’s China app store last week.It was developed by a largely unknown special projects team at Alibaba known as the “Y Projects Business Unit”, which tak…

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CFE offers new free studios and support in East London for emerging talent

CFE is a London-based fashion/fashion tech business incubator and is part of the London College of Fashion (LCF) that is itself part of the University of the Arts London (UAL).Businesses can now apply for one of the studios that are within Poplar Works, a new development in East London that’s due for completion in September.

The applicants have to be UAL graduates, and/or previously sup…

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China’s Hengli makes bold $20 billion bet to spin coal into fabric

The announcement was intriguingคำพูดจาก สล็อตเว็บตรง. Coal is not a typical raw material for polyester and Hengli’s plan will be the world’s first of its kind in the China-dominated coal to chemical sector, where investment so far has totalled $85 billion according to the China Petr…

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Crocs breaks ground on new European distribution center

Spread across 35,000 square-meters (about 376,735 square-feet) the new facility will become Crocs’ largest distribution center in Europe. Construction of the distribution center will be handled by Hercuton Bedrijfsbouw.  The company said the new facility will be used as a storage location for the web store, and for supplying store branches and handling returns. 

The new location is exp…

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German row puts Turkish clothing export target in jeopardy

That may make it hard to match exports of $17 billion in 2016 which were already about $1 billion short of an initial target due to the attempted military coup of last July.Relations between Turkey and Germany deteriorated after Turkey arrested 10 rights activists, including a German, three weeks ago as part of a wider security crackdown.คำพูดจาก Read more

Crocs partners with ThredUp on resale program

Dubbed ‘Clean Out’, the program was designed to give preloved items a second life and supports Crocs’ commitment to become a net zero company by 2030. As part of the program, Crocs customers in the United States can now generate a prepaid shipping label online from ThredUp, fill any shippable box with apparel, shoes, and accessories from any brand, and ship it to ThredUp for free. After a qu…

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Global Fashion Group links up with Global Fashion Agenda

 As the organization’s only strategic partner with operations across Latin America, the CIS, Southeast Asia and Australia, GFG will bring its experience and knowledge of new markets to the relationship, as Global Fashion Agenda seeks to unite different industry actors in support of sustainability efforts. As part of the link-up, GFG will play an active role in the development of the non-pro…

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German union calls for pre-Christmas Amazon strike

Unions have staged repeated strikes in Germany, Amazon’s second-largest market after the United States, since 2013, hoping to force the retail behemoth to recognise collective bargaining agreements that apply to other retail employees.”Verdi wants to use the high-turnover days before Christmas to raise the pressure for collective wage bargaining at Amazon,” the union said in a statement on Sund…

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‘Silver Surfers’ web shopping growth surges due to lockdown – report

E-commerce specialist ParcelHero said the crisis “has forced many older shoppers to buy online regularly for the first time. As lockdown loosens, internet retailers must do their best to retain baby boomers’ custom and permanent changes should be made to sites seeking the grey pound”.Online shopping has been growing steadily in the UK for many years and while the fastest adoption is among…

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