The fashion industry is the second most polluting industry in the world. Every step, from the process of creating fabrics to the finishing product that can be quickly replaced by a newer one, all contribute to environmental damage. Hoping to move the Japanese textile industry forward, JETRO introduced “sustainability” as the theme of this year’s Japan Textile Salon.
This year’s Japan Textile Salon discussion panels are largely focused on the importance of the companies to invest in sustainability. “Sustainability isn’t a trend, it’s a direction,” said Chief Merchandising Officer at Untuckit LLC Bjorn Bengtsson. …
North America’s largest lifestyle tradeshow NY NOW opens
NY Now has once again opened its door at The Jacob K. Javits Convention Center from Feb. 1st-5th, 2020; As the largest lifestyle trade fairs in North America, more than 20 thousand distributors and buyers from all over the world attended this 5-days event. …
It has been an unsettling start to 2020. What started far away in Wuhan, China broke into a pandemic and had since put the rest of the world on pause. We are well into the New Normal era; Businesses are closed, employees and students commute from room to room, and everything has moved online to ensure the effectiveness of quarantine.
Although the coronavirus pandemic significantly changed our lifestyle, having more time on our hands also means we have to discover new ways to stay busy.
A new way of hanging out
The concept of hanging out is nothing like before…
The notion of a smart home has long been in discussion for years, but people are only beginning to embrace this concept in the past few years.
The demand for smart homes has increased on a global scale over the years, and several factors contributed to that.
Although the general public considers the idea of a smart home as a luxury rather than a necessity, more homeowners now see internet-enabled technologies as a requirement.
Leading Japanese staffing company Pasona NA, Inc., which began its operation in the United States in 1985, welcomes its 35th anniversary this year. Starting as a temporary staffing service, Pasona NA transformed into the leading human resources outsourcing firm it is today by responding to rapid shifts in customer needs.
Taylor English, a full-service law firm headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, marked its 15th-anniversary milestone this year. Since its establishment in 2005, the law firm has grown to approximately 180 attorneys working throughout the United States. Recognized as one of the top law firms in the country, Taylor English stands itself out when it adopted a hybrid business model by embracing a remote workforce into its traditional law practice three years ago.
“I decided to move to Taylor English because it incorporated the good elements from both traditional law firms and a remote law firm,” said Taylor English partner Masae Okura.
By the end of May, U.S. cities are slowly reopening after months of quarantine. Yet, with the continuous spreading of the coronavirus, many companies are in no hurry to rush the employees back to the office and have decided to maintain the remote-work option.
When the coronavirus pandemic struck, the remote workforce has become vital for most companies. Yet, many companies may not have the right resource to implement the practice since it’s not the core of the business. …
While the COVID-19 shutdown has caused inconveniences to our daily lives, it had given us a chance to return to our hobbies; And cooking was one of the most popular quarantine trends.
Many are taking their time to learn new recipes and experiment with new flavors. Yet, learning to cook unfamiliar ethnic cuisine is no piece of cake. Ingredients of Asian dishes can be hard to find, as many of them uses a variety of seasonings, spices, and sauces. …
Since the beginning of the year, coronavirus has gradually spread to the rest of the globe. By the end of April, the number of confirmed cases has almost reached 2.7 million.
While the coronavirus pandemic has most of the world staying at home, Taiwan has remained lockdown free and even reported zero new cases for three times within April. The name “Taiwan,” has appeared on multiple international media outlets as people are dying to know how a small island country of 23.78 million contained this highly infectious disease.
“Not only did the government mobilize quickly in response…
As the coronavirus pandemic sweeps the world, many companies are adapting to the remote work lifestyle. However, numerous small businesses are facing an unprecedented challenge as they are forced to put their business on hold as an effort to slow the spread of the virus.
Due to the uncertainties posed by the coronavirus outbreak, with no signs of improvement soon, the demand for small business loans spikes. Many small businesses turned to financial companies like Celeri Network, a small business loan broker that facilitates lending by connecting business owners to trusted partners.
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