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Responsible Supply Chains in the Garment and Footwear Sector - OCDE

Responsible Supply Chains in the Garment and Footwear Sector - OCDE | Technology in Business Today | Scoop.it
In the wake of the collapse of the Rana Plaza garment factory in Bangladesh in 2013, initiatives to strengthen regulation of global supply chains in the textile and garment sector have multiplied. Tackling the issues involved requires sustained collaboration among industry, government, worker organisations and civil society. This project aims to promote such collaboration as well as the harmonisation of existing standards in the sector.
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Transportation Leads February Increase in Manufacturing Orders

Transportation Leads February Increase in Manufacturing Orders | Technology in Business Today | Scoop.it
One step forward after two steps back. New orders for manufactured goods rose 1.6% in February after drops the two previous months, the Commerce Department reported today, signaling a recovery from winter disruptions to production and shipping.
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The Global Business Environment: Success or Struggle?

The Global Business Environment: Success or Struggle? | Technology in Business Today | Scoop.it
Labor productivity is increasing, yet U.S. company profitability, as measured by return on assets, is 75% lower than in 1965, notes Guest Contributor Irving Wladawsky-Berger.
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Driving growth with manufacturing innovation

Driving growth with manufacturing innovation | Technology in Business Today | Scoop.it
MTA Director General Graham Dewhurst discusses some of the great examples of innovation in action ahead of MACH 2014, the UK’s largest manufacturing technologies show (Driving growth with #manufacturing innovation: Part one via @ManufacturingD
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Meet the small business owners who are profiting from online retail

Meet the small business owners who are profiting from online retail | Technology in Business Today | Scoop.it
Webtailers explain how they use online marketplaces and auction sites to sell their wares Selling products through online marketplaces and auction sites has become increasingly popular with home-based businesses because of the low startup costs,...
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A 'fourth Industrial revolution' is about to begin (in Germany)

A 'fourth Industrial revolution' is about to begin (in Germany) | Technology in Business Today | Scoop.it

IFactories are about to get smarter. The machines that make everything from our phones to our sandwiches rely on creaking technology -- but not for long

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Shanon Hausler's curator insight, December 7, 2015 4:05 AM

A German scientist believes that the fourth industrial revolution is soon to come. He gives his insight on ideas of how labs can be improved for the future, and how he believes that there will be hundreds of computers, all on wheels, so they can move themselves. If Germany and other places improve and upgrade like they think they will, then it will have large effects on their economy. Computers and robots will be taking over the jobs of a lot of people, and it is possible that maybe more things will be discovered or invented. 

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20 Mobile Industry Expert Predictions for 2014

20 Mobile Industry Expert Predictions for 2014 | Technology in Business Today | Scoop.it
In 2013, we saw major advancements in the mobile industry. The most recent hot topic of the mobile world is wearable technology, offering all new data and statistics to the users.
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Samsung profits fall 18pc amid battle with Apple

Samsung profits fall 18pc amid battle with Apple | Technology in Business Today | Scoop.it
Samsung is bracing itself for its weakest smartphone profit growth this year since it started making the devices in 2007
    
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How Twitter Is Changing the Advertising Industry: Video

How Twitter Is Changing the Advertising Industry: Video | Technology in Business Today | Scoop.it
Bonin Bough, former head of digital strategy for Pepsi, discusses how Twitter is changing the advertising industry with Cory Johnson on Bloomberg Television's "Bloomberg West." (Source: Bloomberg)

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