Xinjiang cotton boycott leaves Western brands reeling
10 April 2021 | 1:19 pm
Names like Adidas and Burberry face a dilemma: either respect a boycott on cotton from China's Xinjiang region — reportedly produced using forced Uyghur labor — or lose access to the world's biggest consumer market.
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The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Kayode Fayemi, on Wednesday said that he will resign his appointment as Minister of Mines and Steel Development in a week time.
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Miss World Manushi Chillar on Thursday (July 05) attended a promotional event of Club Factory, a leading e-commerce company, in India's showbiz capital of Mumbai.
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Andy Palmer, chief executive officer at Aston Martin, discusses the high-end luxury automobile industry, Brexit's impact on the brand, building growth in the company and share price, and electric vehicles under the Lagonda brand.
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A new policy paper has defended China’s attempt to strike hard at extremism. The crackdown forms part of a strategy that includes "standardized" education camps, where activists say one million people are detained.
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Ivanka Trump announces the closure of her namesake clothing, footwear and accessories brand, which had become a target of opponents of her father President Donald Trump.
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Being creative is difficult and building a business based on creativity can be even harder, but Sydney Sam has found a way to create pan African brands, through his company Workspace Global and has even attracted clientele such as the World Bank. He spoke to CNBC Africa’s Kopano Gumbi about what it takes to be a successful brand agency.
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Kanye West's Yeezy brand is expected to top $1.5 billion in sales this year, and the star insisted he loves to create products and "problem-solve".
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Ivan Menezes, chief executive officer of Diageo Plc, discusses the distiller's plan to return as much as 4.5 billion pounds ($5.6 billion) to shareholders. He also comments on whisky, gin, tequila sales and Diageo's brand acquisition strategy in an interview on "Bloomberg Surveillance."
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VW is under pressure for working with the Chinese government in Xinjiang after evidence of human rights abuses against Uighurs in the region. Meanwhile, the German and US governments urged China to uphold human rights.
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On a visit to Kyiv, Germany's deputy foreign minister has told DW that innocent people had died due to Russia's "terrorist methods." She has pledged additional aid to help Ukraine's decimated energy infrastructure.
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As chaos engulfs Elon Musk’s takeover of Twitter, smaller firms and nonprofits want people to ditch the services of Big Tech. But how do you take on the world's tech giants?
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A statue of German colonial official, Curt von Francois, was moved from its pedestal in Namibia's capital Windhoek to a museum after activists criticized it as a symbol of oppression.
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Mali's military junta acted unconcerned by the announced withdrawal of German troops from the country. But civil society is worried about yet another ally abandoning military aid for crisis-beset Mali.
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In an interview with FRANCE 24 in Strasbourg, the chairman of the environment committee at the European Parliament reacted to the recent COP27 climate summit in Egypt. Pascal Canfin hailed the deal on "loss and damage" for vulnerable countries as "better than nothing" and welcomed the fact that China has been asked to contribute to it.