How William Shatner Turned a Flight of Fancy Into a Lyrical Pitch For the Planet

A version of this article also appeared in the It’s Not Just You newsletter. Sign-up here to get a new edition every weekend. —Actor William Shatner upon returning…

Falling plane values, e-commerce rise fuels boom in converting passenger planes to freighters

That has created a huge opportunity for passenger-to-freighter (P2F) conversion companies, including Singapore Technologies (ST) Engineering Ltd, Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) and U.S.-based Aeronautical Engineers Inc.Aviation analytics firm…

Asian-Americans’ buying power up 257% since 2000

Asian-Americans thrive in an increasingly digital world and their proclivity toward everything digital affects their viewing habits and purchasing preferences, says the Nielsen report called Asian-Americans: Digital Lives…

Macy’s introduces new diversity plan

 The new vision is centered on key focus areas within the company’s customer base, marketing, colleagues, suppliers and community.  “Our mission is to embed D&I [Diversity & Inclusion] into…

Nylstar introduces Meryl recycled yarns using Invista

 Invista sources post-industrial nylon 6.6 material from its plant in Kingston, Canada, where fibres for airbags and carpets are produced.  Through its proprietary process, Invista converts post-industrial fibre…

More people are familiar with resale in 2022, Gen Z interest up the most- RealReal report

The annual report is powered by data from the world’s largest online marketplace for authenticated, resale luxury goods, backed by more than 28 million members and more than…

Queen Elizabeth’s favourite brands face losing royal warrant

Fortnum and Mason teas, Burberry raincoats, Cadbury chocolate and even broomstick and dog food manufacturers are among those facing the loss of royal prestige.If they do not gain…

Rubies, the buried treasures of Pakistani Kashmir

But archaic tools and a lack of investment in infrastructure and techniques are hampering efforts to transform the area into a significant player in the gem industry.”We have…

Ethiopia- a minimum wage level being evaluated

A set minimum wage would not necessarily be the ideal solution, according to IndustriAll. The organisation cited the cases of Cambodia and Bangladesh, where the introduction of a…

Think-tank report on Uighur labour in China lists global brands including Nike and Gap

The Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI) report, which cited government documents and local media reports, identified a network of at least 27 factories in nine Chinese provinces where…