Product shortage hits brands around the world

HANOI (AFP) – From shoes and sweaters to auto parts and coffee, Vietnam’s strict and prolonged coronavirus lockdown has triggered product shortages among global brands such as Nike and Gap, which have become increasingly dependent from the makers of the Southeast Asian nation. The increases in Vietnamese factories are part …

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“Mortified” Foxx accuses Lightfoot of spreading a false story about the lack of charges in the West Side shooting; “What she did yesterday was inappropriate”

CHICAGO (CBS) – A war of words between Cook County State Attorney Kim Foxx and Mayor Lori Lightfoot escalated on Tuesday, a day after the mayor called for prosecution in a shooting in the neighborhood of North Austin, claiming that there is video evidence and officers who witnessed the crime. …

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What you need to know about the coronavirus right now

People walk through a city park marked with social distancing circles as some restrictions are relaxed for fully vaccinated residents during a lockdown to curb the spread of a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Sydney, Australia, September 22, 2021. REUTERS / Loren Elliott October 5 (Reuters) – Here’s what you …

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Safety, agility and productivity in fastening technology

Safety, agility and productivity in fastening technology 05 October 2021 By Thomas Holland-Letz, Technical Director of Construction Fixings Europe (CFE) ETAs in the fastening industry are often driven by customer demands. Based on the information contained in the ETA, specifiers, designers and contractors can safely and efficiently select the most …

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Private equity merges Chilean SKY with Avianca – report

Chile reopens its doors to international travel 22.09.2021 – 06:25 UTC Chile will reopen for international travel on October 1, albeit under strict COVID-19 health protocols requiring mandatory quarantines and negative PCR tests. According to guidelines issued by the country’s health ministry, those eligible to leave and arrive in Chile …

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