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Here is a hot topic which could be debated and blogged well after the Global Fashion Summit has taken place in Denmark on May 3rd.
Read the following article (courtesy of Fashion United, Spanish edition, which popped up in my inbox) and then reflect on the highly relevant question posed by a reader from Argentina.
Fashion industry to sign code of ethics in Copenhagen
Princess Mary of Denmark
On May 3rd Copenhagen will host the world summ...
Has Optimism returned!
After the financial “Shock and Awe” experienced in the major world economies back in September 2008, there are finally concrete signs that the world, and especially its biggest economy, that of the United States, is finally pulling itself up by its bootstraps and starting to perform.
Retail sales in the U.S. rose in February by the most in five months, reflecting broad-based gains that indicate the world's largest economy is picking ...
Diesel enlists Finnish blogger
Yes I can!
Almost six months ago FashionNetAsia published a blog entitled Anyone can be a fashion critic highlighting the power of the internet, blogs, opinion pieces on fashion and last but not least the social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter. These platforms allowed “unknowns” with no place in the corporate media to become fashion critics simply by launching a blog using free, off the shelf software.
At the ...
Transition, uncertainty and change are characteristics on the zodiac sign
In the Chinese Zodiac, 2012 is the Year of the Water Dragon which is traditionally characterized by transition, uncertainty and change. It starts on January 23rd and ends on February 9th 2013. The last Year of the Water Dragon was in 1952 and this year saw important transitions such as the death of King George VI of England and the ousting of King Farouk in Egypt in a military coup. In the same year Great...
Diario Tiempo Argentino – January 8th 2012
FashionNetAsia comment: Strikes are not a new phenomenon in China. A quick internet search will reveal that more than two years ago strikes were also taking place there. The real problem is profit margins for export oriented companies and these margins are also related directly to wage levels. Expect more companies to move to the Chinese hinterland and rural areas where labor is cheaper as well as to other countries in South East Asia such as ...