Clothes shops are among the worst-hit retailers from the coronavirus pandemic, but luxury brands appear to be weathering the conditions relatively well...
Shaun Borstrock 17 Nov 2020
A significant number of Chinese tourists spend large sums on luxury items, such as designer clothes and accessories, when they travel overseas...
Xiaoqing Chen and Carol Zhang 1 Oct 2020
Timberland has set a goal for its products to have a net positive impact on nature by 2030, in en effort to address the negative environmental impact of the fashion industry...
2 Sep 2020
Six months ago, you may not have thought much about where your groceries were produced. But chances are you're thinking about it now...
Cory Searcy and Pavel Castka 6 Aug 2020
Food giants muscle in on booming alternative protein market, with dedicated teams to develop and sell plant-based alternatives to meat and dairy...
30 Jul 2020
The world's largest jewellery maker will stop using newly mined silver and gold in its jewellery by 2025 and only buy from recycled sources...
9 Jun 2020
For years, apparel brands have promised to police their supply chains to root out unsafe conditions and worker abuse...
Jason Judd and Sarosh Kuruvilla 8 Jun 2020
Adidas has surged ahead to become a global leader in sourcing sustainable cotton...
13 Feb 2020
The winners of the annual Pentawards, a prestigious packaging design competition, were recognised at a gala ceremony held on 12 September in London. Microsoft scooped the top Diamond prize...
16 Sep 2019
Thirty-two global fashion and textile companies, including Adidas, Chanel and H&M, have signed a Fashion Pact, committing to achieving practical objectives together in three areas: climate, biodiversity and oceans...
27 Aug 2019
Swiss food giant Nestle announced Sunday that it would close its factory in Kinshasa, capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo...
4 Dec 2017
GENEVA - Nestlé, the world's largest food company, on Thursday reported a 9.1 percent fall in profits through the first six months of 2016, but said its sluggish performance should be reversed in a strong second half...
19 Aug 2016
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND: The European Union said that it had launched a fresh challenge to Russia at the World Trade Organisation, seeking to strike down Moscow's import duties on vans from Germany and Italy.
22 May 2014
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND: Switzerland's Holcim confirmed that it is in merger talks with its French rival Lafarge in a deal that would create the world's largest cement company.
7 Apr 2014