Swiss manufacturers cut jobs that sector warns won’t come back

Six decades after opening, Schindler’s hometown factory in Ebikon that decades ago employed hundreds will be scaled back to under 100 employees by the end of 2017.They…

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The Air Jordan 1 is the star of sneaker resales

While sneaker brands seem to be doing better than ever, it’s still hard to dethrone the Jordan Brand, the fruit of a successful and decades-long collaboration between…

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Zippers used by clothing brands found to contain ‘forever chemicals’

Tokyo-based YKK Corp. alerted its customers to the PFAS on some waterproof zippers and other products in the first half of the year, although the discovery is only…

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Without insurance, some vendors balk at stocking Sears’ shelves

The strain in Sears’ supply chain is exacerbated by the scarcity and high cost of a type of vendor insurance known as accounts receivable puts, which ensure…

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