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With a global vendor base of around 6,000 factories working with leading retailers and brands, sourcing specialist William E. Connor & Associates Ltd. has an enviable view into worldwide sourcing shifts. In the second instalment of a two-part interview with just-style, company chairman and CEO William E. (Chip) Connor discusses opportunities, challenges and concerns.
Transparency and integrity are two words that crop up repeatedly in conversation with William E. (Chip) Connor, chairman and CEO of Hong Kong based global sourcing specialist William E. Connor & Associates Ltd. Indeed, these have been cornerstones of the business since it was founded 65 years ago, and continue to underpin every aspect of an operation set up to act as its clients' alter-ego.
Authorities in Bangladesh have been urged to start making plans to ensure building and fire safety in the ready-made garment industry is upheld once the current support from external stakeholders comes to an end.
Two of the top executives at Ultrasonic AG, a Germany-listed footwear firm based in China, have disappeared - along with most of the company's cash funds.
Two Cambodian trade union members were detained this morning (17 September) and soldiers mobilised as garment workers campaigned for a rise in the minimum wage.
Tuba Group workers are understood to have set a 25 September deadline for the Bangladesh government to pay their compensation or face demonstrations before Eid.
Fast Retailing group executive director Nancy Pedot has stepped down after less than a year in the role to pursue career opportunities outside of the Japanese retailer.
Bangladesh's apparel exports edged up by 1.7% in the first two months of the current fiscal year as buyers continue to remain cautious following last year's factory safety issues and subsequent strikes and disruption as a pay rise was negotiated for apparel workers.
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