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techcrunch.com - Anthony Ha - Colvin raises $15M to rethink the flower supply chain
Colvin raises $15M to rethink the flower supply chain
TechCrunch

At first glance, Colvin — which recently announced that it has raised a $15 million Series B — might look like just another flower and plant delivery company, but co-founder and CEO Andres Cester said the startup has a much grander…

standard.co.uk - Mark Shapland - Boohoo launches independent review into supply chain
Boohoo launches independent review into supply chain
Evening Standard

Boohoo has today launched an independent review into its supply chain. The review follows reports of low pay and unsafe conditions at supplier's factories. The review will be led by Alison Levitt QC and Brian Small, the company's deputy chairman.

bloomberg.com - Andrew Marc Noel - World's Supply Chain Managers Bask in Their Extended Moment
World's Supply Chain Managers Bask in Their Extended Moment
Bloomberg

Supply Lines is a daily newsletter that tracks COVID-19's impact on trade. Sign up here, and subscribe to our Covid-19 podcast for the latest news and analysis on the pandemic. Accustomed to crunch time and performing in a crisis, the world's…

dailymail.co.uk - Boohoo launches independent review of supply chain after shops snub
Boohoo launches independent review of supply chain after shops snub
Mail Online

Probe will be led by Alison Levitt QC after claims of poor conditions in chain Value of Boohoo has dropped after shop chains ditched it over allegations Firm also pledged to speed up its independent third party supply chain review Under fire…

itproportal.com - Sead Fadilpašić - AI could transform the supply chain
AI could transform the supply chain
ITProPortal

Senior decision makers at mid-market discrete manufacturers see artificial intelligence (AI) as the technology that is going to make the most difference in supply chain transformation within the next three years. This is according to a new report…

forbes.com - Andrew Busby - Boohoo Commit To Undertake Independent Review Of Supply Chain And Refute Slavery Allegations
Boohoo Commit To Undertake Independent Review Of Supply Chain And Refute Slavery Allegations
Forbes

In response to the allegations of modern slavery in The Sunday Times, Boohoo has issued a further statement to the Stock Exchange this morning in which it refutes the “false allegations” according to Pretty Little Thing owner, Adam…

standard.co.uk - ALEX LAWSON - Boohoo shares plunge again as vow to probe supply chain falls flat
Boohoo shares plunge again as vow to probe supply chain falls flat
Evening Standard

Boohoo's attempt to stamp out growing City fears over the fallout from modern slavery allegations fell flat today as shares crashed, wiping £300 million off the retailer's value. The online fashion retailer attempted to nix the growing…

bloomberg.com - Enda Curran - U.K. Jobs Plan, Hong Kong Peg, Supply Chain Managers: Eco Day
U.K. Jobs Plan, Hong Kong Peg, Supply Chain Managers: Eco Day
Bloomberg

Economists play down threat to the Hong Kong dollar peg New MIT study questions the role of ‘superstar' cities Welcome to Wednesday, Europe. Here's the latest news and analysis from Bloomberg Economics to help you start the day: U.K.

telegraph.co.uk - Press Association - Boohoo hires top lawyer to investigate supply chain
Boohoo hires top lawyer to investigate supply chain
The Telegraph

Boohoo has appointed a top lawyer to review its UK supply chain after a series of allegations over the conditions at factories where its clothes are made seriously hit the company's share price. Enjoy unlimited access to all articles Get unlimited…

rte.ie - RTÉ News - Boohoo launches independent review of UK supply chain
Boohoo launches independent review of UK supply chain
RTÉ

Boohoo has commissioned an independent review of its supply chain in Britain after a damaging media report about dire factory working conditions put the brakes on the online fast fashion retailer's meteoric rise. While factory conditions in Asia…

ttnews.com - World's Supply Chain Managers Bask in Their Extended Moment
World's Supply Chain Managers Bask in Their Extended Moment
Transport Topics

A man takes a bar of soap off a store shelf in Mumbai, India. (Kuni Takahashi/Bloomberg News) [Ensure you have all the info you need in these unprecedented times. Subscribe now. ] Accustomed to crunch time and performing in a crisis, the world's…

businessinsider.com - Mary Hanbury - Boohoo launches independent review of its supply chain, cuts two suppliers following exploitation claims
Boohoo launches independent review of its supply chain, cuts two suppliers following exploitation claims
Business Insider

Boohoo has launched an independent review into its UK supply chain following a report from The Sunday Times, which found that workers at one of its suppliers' factories were being paid as little as £3.50 ($4.37) an hour. Boohoo said it would…

wwd.com - Samantha Conti - 'Shocked and Appalled' Boohoo Sets Independent Review of Supply Chain
'Shocked and Appalled' Boohoo Sets Independent Review of Supply Chain
WWD

LONDON — Days after an undercover investigation uncovered abysmal working conditions at one of its factories in Leicester, England, Boohoo Group said it will launch an immediate, independent review of its supply chain, and has pledged 10…

independent.co.uk - Samuel Lovett - Boohoo launches independent review into supply chain after allegations of exploitation
Boohoo launches independent review into supply chain after allegations of exploitation
The Independent

Boohoo has announced it is launching an independent review into its supply chain after it was alleged staff are earning less than the minimum wage amid unsafe working conditions. The online fashion retailer has committed £10m towards…

reuters.com - Reuters Editorial - Britain's Boohoo launches independent review of UK supply chain
Britain's Boohoo launches independent review of UK supply chain
Reuters

LONDON, July 8 (Reuters) - Online fashion retailer Boohoo said on Wednesday it was launching an independent review of its supply chain in Britain, led by a senior lawyer, following a media report about dire working conditions in one English…

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