30 Shocking Figures and Facts In Global Textile and Apparel Industry

30 Shocking Figures and Facts In Global Textile and Apparel Industry

  1.       The global textile and garment industry (including textile, clothing, footwear and luxury fashion) is currently worth nearly $3,000 trillion 2.       The world childrenswear market is expected to reach beyond $186 billion in 2014, marking a 15 percent...

Water scarcity threatens profits at food and beverage producers

RANDALL HACKLEY   Food and beverage producers face rising costs that could curtail growth as water shortages and pollution become more severe, a group of investors warned in a new report. Water scarcity is already impacting companies in drought- stricken regions...
Don’t avoid fruit because of its sugar content, experts warn

Don’t avoid fruit because of its sugar content, experts warn

DODGING fruit because you think its high in sugar? You could be doing your health a disservice. Experts fear mixed messages coming via social media from people untrained to dish out health advice could be giving fruit a bad name. So is the sugar contained in fruit...