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San Francisco Considers Plastic Water Bottle Ban

Six years after it banned single-use plastic bags, San Francisco could become the first major U.S. city to restrict plastic water bottles as well.

Would Ban Use At Public Events Of 100 People Or More »

Retailers Set Up Fund For Bangladesh Garment Workers

Several retailers and labor groups are pledging to establish a $40 million compensation fund to help Bangladeshi families affected by April’s catastrophic Rana Plaza factory building collapse.

Considered Unprecedented In Apparel Industry »

Counselor Commentary: Target Data Breach Lessons

This year, retailers are especially thankful about one thing – that they’re not Target.

Minnesota-Based Company Under Enormous Scrutiny »

Consumer Sentiment Hits Five-Month High

The final Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan (TR/UM) consumer sentiment reading of 2014 shows an improving economic outlook among Americans.

Best Index Reading Since The Summer »

CPSC Recalls Children’s Sweatshirts

Continuing a long line of children’s outerwear recalls in 2013, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced last week that it is recalling Browning’s youth buckmark hooded sweatshirts.

Drawstrings Cause For Concern »

Survey: Marketers Want Data To Drive Programs

A new study from the Direct Marketing Association (DMA) shows that marketers are increasingly implementing campaigns that are driven by data and that prove the return on investment of each effort.

Particularly Optimistic About Mobile Marketing Opportunities »

Legislation Aims To Prevent Job Applicant Credit Checks

A new measure introduced by U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and co-sponsored by five other legislators would ban companies from conducting credit checks on most prospective employees.

Bill Named The Equal Employment For All Act »

Ennis Reports Quarterly Financials

Top 40 supplier firm Ennis reported yesterday that its sales increased by 5.9% in its most recent quarter.

Parent Company To Three Other Industry Suppliers »

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