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The Asian Banker – UK Digital Finance Leadership Programme

The Asian Banker is a leading provider of strategic intelligence on the financial services industry, established since 1996. Based in Singapore, The Asian Banker is in the business of helping decision makers develop creative solutions around research and intelligence to achieve tangible business...[more]


marcus evans to Host the 8th Annual Pharmacovigilance, Drug Safety & Risk Management Conference on September 20-21, 2018 in Philadelphia

marcus evans will host the 8th Annual Pharmacovigilance, Drug Safety & Risk Management Conference on September 20-21, 2018 in Philadelphia. This conference will address emerging trends in risk management, reporting automation and other surveillance strategies. Participants will discuss the...[more]


Apparel Retailers, Finally Recovering, Eye Cotton Prices Warily

Apparel Retailers, Finally Recovering, Eye Cotton Prices Warily

Apparel retailers are finally winning back shoppers just as a new potential problem arises: more expensive cotton.[more]


Global Trade Skirmish Puts Factories, Recovery at Risk

Factory growth in major manufacturing hubs showed signs of cooling last month as companies braced for potential damage from rising global trade tensions while also grappling with accelerating inflation and a strong dollar.[more]


Antibiotic Supply Chains Are on the ‘Brink of Collapse,' Report Says

Antibiotic Supply Chains Are on the ‘Brink of Collapse,' Report Says

Antibiotic supply chains are “on the brink of collapse” and procurement has a part to play in “rebuilding the market,” according to a new report.[more]


Container Lines Battle Shippers Over Bunker Surcharges

Several of the world's largest container shipping companies have imposed emergency bunker surcharges upon their customers in the past two weeks, seeking to claw back revenues lost to rising fuel bills caused by the jump in crude prices in recent months.[more]


Amazon Accused of Treating U.K. Warehouse Staff Like Robots

Amazon Accused of Treating U.K. Warehouse Staff Like Robots

Amazon has been accused of treating staff like robots as it emerged that ambulances had been called out 600 times to the online retailer’s U.K. warehouses in the past three years.[more]


For Europe, an Unpleasant Question: Confront Trump or Avoid a Costly Trade War

For Europe, the first move was easy. Officials swiftly announced plans to strike back with retaliatory measures against President Trump’s tariffs on steel and aluminum while vowing a legal challenge.[more]


European Union's New Privacy Law Made Some Websites Go Dark Today. Here's What Else Has Changed.

The European Union's new data privacy regimen, the bloc's first major overhaul of rules governing people's data since 2005, took effect last week after months of sometimes frantic preparations by virtually any company that operates a website accessible there.[more]


Logistics Hiring Surged in May on Growing Freight Demand

Logistics Hiring Surged in May on Growing Freight Demand

Logistics and freight transport companies went on a hiring spree in May, adding 18,700 jobs to keep pace with accelerating demand in the U.S. shipping markets.[more]


European Commission Proposes Ban on Single-Use Plastic Items

The European Commission is proposing a ban on single-use plastic items like straws and utensils according to draft rules released this week. The legislation, which needs the approval of all member states and the European Parliament, would also require plastic producers pay for cleanup and waste...[more]


The Financial Impact of the Romaine Lettuce E. Coli Outbreak Isn't Over

The Financial Impact of the Romaine Lettuce E. Coli Outbreak Isn't Over

It is “unlikely” that any romaine lettuce from Yuma, Arizona — the origin of E. coli contaminated greens — remain on grocery store shelves, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, along with the Food and Drug Administration. However, consumers, farmers and retailers are still...[more]


Another Antibiotic Crisis: Fragile Supply Leads to Shortages

Shortages of some life-saving antibiotics are putting growing numbers of patients at risk and fuelling the evolution of “superbugs” that do not respond to modern medicines, according to a new report.[more]


U.S. Retailers to Spend More on Supply Chain Management This Year, Report Says

U.S. retailers plan to increase spending on supply chain management against a background of online retail expansion, according to a report.[more]


E.U. Project Targets Close-Proximity Autonomous Navigation

An E.U.-funded research project is underway to develop technical solutions for safer navigation in close proximity of other stationary or moving vessels and objects.[more]


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