The University of the Punjab has committed to providing a disease, insect and drought-resistant cotton seed to farmers in Pakistan in order to boost the country's economy and save poor farmers PKR20,000 (US$189) per acre.
Building on the success of a similar collection for children earlier this year, PVH's Tommy Hilfiger business has developed a new clothing line for adults who may experience difficulty dressing themselves.
Two key business units of Fung Retailing Group have invested in a new product lifecycle management (PLM) solution as part of plans to digitalise their merchandise planning and design processes and share information seamlessly between Europe and Asia.
As part of ongoing efforts to increase transparency across its global supply chain, US department store retailer Target Corp is rolling out a new technology platform to boost the speed and quality of product inspections at 50 of its apparel vendors in Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand.
Cambodia's Labour Ministry is to drop two contentious clauses from a proposed minimum wage law that would have prevented independent research into the annual negotiation process and established labour courts to resolve disputes.
Building on the success of its first adaptive apaprel collection for children earlier this year, PVH's Tommy Hilfiger business has developed a line for adults, designed to allow ease of dressing for individuals and caregivers.
Yogawear retailer Lululemon Athletica is attempting to exploit an opportunity to expand its presence across China as the country's younger population begins to show signs it is becoming more health conscious.