H&M’s sales grew as expected in the three months to May 31, its second quarter, with an impressive 11%. In local currencies that was ‘only’ a 6% rise, but in the current retail environment, that’s a strong result.
Garment manufacturers in Bangladesh demanded higher export subsidies from the government, saying proposals in the latest national budget were not enough to compensate for higher production costs and low prices.
Google is trying to plug a surge of public scrutiny around the world by overhauling its policy office, with an emphasis on having policy staffers and company executives alike building relationships with governments.
The U.S. Trade Representative's Office on Monday will kick off seven days of testimony from U.S., manufacturers and other businesses about President Donald Trump's plan to hit another round of Chinese goods with tariffs.