The fashion industry has been imploding for a while now and, thanks to the drastic changes COVID has brought, the need for a change is greater than ever. Over inflated inventory and constant surplus issues, all of which have been a thorn in the side for years, are even more painful and in danger of threatening retail than before.
In the recent New York Times article, Sweatpants Forever, Irina Aleksande takes a look at just how fashion has been further imploding under the added weight of the Coronavirus. Stuck on a precipice of change since the 2008 recession, the industry has struggled to truly find its footing in terms of producing what consumers really want
Asos posted a record 329% increase in pretax profit to £142.1 million ($184 million) in the year to August.
This was mainly down to it cutting around £50 million ($65 million) of costs.
Sales of sportswear, skincare, and makeup also boomed during lockdown.
But it said it was “cautious on the outlook for consumer demand” because of pressure on the disposable incomes of its customers, who are mainly in their 20s.
Asos shares fell by 9%, set for their largest one-day fall since mid-March.
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Asos more than quadrupled its profits in the year to August thanks to cost-cutting measure and a sportswear boom during lockdown, it announced on Wednesday.
But it warned that its target market, people in their 20s, were struggling economically. It was “cautious on the outlook for consumer demand, and will remain so until lifestyles and financial stability for our
International healthcare workers should have their visas automatically renewed for free to ensure they can help tackle the UK’s second wave of coronavirus, the British Medical Association (BMA) has said.
Between the end of March and October 1, health and care staff with expiring visas had them automatically renewed for 12 months free-of-charge, allowing them to stay and work in the country.
Now, the BMA, the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) and Unison have written to Home Secretary Priti Patel asking for the system to be extended “as a matter of urgency”.
The joint letter said: “It is clear we are now entering a second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic.
“With daily cases reaching record highs we need to do as much as possible to retain the skills and experience of our talented overseas colleagues as we have an incredibly tough few months
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – The world’s biggest container shipping line, Maersk
, said on Tuesday demand was recovering faster than expected and lifted its earnings outlook, while also announcing plans to cut 2,000 jobs as it streamlines to cut costs.
Maersk, which handles about one in five containers shipped worldwide, said that though cargo volumes were still down on last year they had picked up more than forecast after falling sharply at the height of the coronavirus pandemic a few months ago.
“A.P. Moller – Maersk is on track to deliver a strong Q3 with solid earnings growth across all our businesses, in particular in Ocean and Logistics & Services,” Chief Executive Soren Skou said in a statement.
“Volumes have rebounded faster than expected, our costs have remained well under control, freight rates have increased due to strong demand,” Skou said.
Volumes in Maersk’s Ocean-division declined by around 3% in the
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The management consulting market declined by $30 billion due to decreased client demand during the coronavirus pandemic, but certain areas are still growing.
Experts told Business Insider that technology, healthcare, and strategy consulting remain steady areas of growth for major firms like KPMG, McKinsey, and Boston Consulting Group.
Consultants with specializations in digital transformation, corporate turnarounds, and cybersecurity are in higher demand right now.
Here are the practice areas that will expand in response to the coronavirus and how much they pay.
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If you’re looking for a job in management consulting right now, it pays to be in a booming sector.
The coronavirus pandemic has upended the management-consulting industry. The market for consultants has declined this year to an estimated $132 billion from $160 billion because of decreased client demand, according to research platform Statista. The crisis put a strain on corporate budgets,
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Even if a vaccine for Covid-19 becomes widely available – and widely used – around the globe, and if the very onerous government restrictions on international travel largely disappear, airlines still will continue to struggle with extraordinarily weak demand for business travel through the end of 2021, and likely beyond.
And that could be devastating for already cash-depleted airlines that are guaranteed this year to report losses that, even for an industry with a long history of red ink, will be record-shattering.
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Media reports claim the striker’s asking price has become a barrier between a possible move
Asamoah Gyan’s business manager Samuel Anim Addo has revealed speculation that the Ghana striker is demanding an amount of $500,000 [€426,530] from Asante Kotoko before joining the local giants are untrue.
The former Sunderland and Udinese striker, who has been without a club since January, has been heavily linked to the Porcupine Warriors ahead of the commencement of the 2020-21 football season in November.
Rumours of an imminent move have been heavily fueled by the 34-year-old’s long-held dream of wearing the Kotoko jersey before calling time on his playing career.
He played for Liberty Professionals before leaving the domestic league for Italian side Udinese in 2003, but the Kumasi-based outfit is the most successful club in the history of the Premier League, having won 23 titles.