Apr 15, 2013 Wal-Mart wants suppliers to list exactly which factories they work with. The retail giant says it will cut ties with anyone who subcontracts work without permission.
Apr 10, 2013 The lobster industry in Maine has proposed higher fees in order to spend big bucks on advertising. Some lobstermen say that’s a waste of money, but others hope it will increase demand.
Apr 5, 2013 Trendsetters, take note: sales of men's pajamas bottoms have jumped 15 percent in the last year.
Mar 20, 2013 The fashion market for fake fur has grown so fast that some suppliers are meeting the demand with real fur. Retailers as large as Nieman Marcus have been caught up in the faux faux fur kerfuffle.
Mar 13, 2013 The Spanish company Inditex, which owns Zara among other chain stores, has just unveiled an impressive set of figures: a 22 percent jump in profits.
Mar 6, 2013 Harley-Davidson factories no longer allow music on the assembly line, due to safety concerns.
Feb 15, 2013 The company that was founded by a former football player and is known for its hard-core, performance sportswear is testing a new branding strategy geared towards women.
Feb 7, 2013 Designers like Tory Burch target working moms with high fashion at mid-level prices.
Jan 25, 2013 The report on supplier responsibility from Apple indicates progress on working conditions and excessive overtime requirements at the tech giant's Chinese suppliers, including its largest supplier, Foxconn. But the report also revealed one supplier was employing child workers.