A Johnson & Johnson subsidiary came under attack in court on Monday for attempting to use the bankruptcy process to resolve tens of thousands of claims that its baby powder and other talc-based products caused cancer.
The German group has announced the collective dismissal of 21 employees at its leather goods factory in Scandicci, Tuscany. Unions claim the factory's activity will be delocalised, and called for industrial action.
Criticised by a major investor for focusing on sustainability, Unilever CEO Alan Jope will be under pressure at the consumer goods group's quarterly results on Thursday to show the two can go hand in hand.
Centric Brands LLC announced on Wednesday a new partnership with the Black Talent in Design & Fashion Fund (BTDF) to provide scholarships to fund Black students studying to enter the fashion and/or footwear industry.
Hot on the heels of supporting student talent via its GFW tie-ups, Boohoo Group is expanding the theme, confirming its partnership with not-for-profit social enterprise Fashion-Enter to support industry apprenticeships.