Corporations are cheering a U.S. Supreme Court decision limiting where they can be sued for patent infringement, despite loopholes in the ruling where lawsuits will continue to be filed in certain jurisdictions.
Worldwide apparel and footwear consumption is projected to rise by 63%, to 102 million tons in 2030, increasing the need for fashion industry to address its environmental and social footprint, says a recent report.
Over the year ending April 2017, the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) apparel index rose 0.5 per cent in the US market, according to ‘The Economics Daily’ released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
The Subscription Commerce Conversion Index found that 84% of subscription businesses struggle to find new customers. Consumer goods services ranked third, followed by publishing and entertainment services.
The 10-year deal between Under Armour and the MLB that replaces Nike will now begin in 2019. The athletic apparel company will debut the new on-field uniforms in 2019 and will make fan merchandise available in 2018.