H4X Maps Out Plans for Summer Apparel Launch

The apparel brand  H4X that caters to gamers is looking to extend its reach. The Canadian company has seen strong sales for custom drops and plans to launch its own apparel label this summer. In an interview Tuesday, founder and chief executive officer Cole Gurman said he expects  North American

Singapore factory activity expands for sixth month running in December

SINGAPORE – Manufacturing ended a tumultuous year on a high note, with factory activity up again in December – its sixth consecutive month of expansion. Experts say the sector will continue to be a key driver of economic growth in 2021, but warned that this could be tempered amid restrictions

A Texas manufacturing C.E.O. urges employees to vote Republican.

With Election Day imminent, a prominent Texas business leader last week appeared to urge her employees to consider voting for Donald J. Trump and other Republican candidates. Barbara R. Smith, chief executive of the Commercial Metals Company, a manufacturer in Irving, Texas, suggested on Thursday in a memo to workers

U.S. manufacturing production unexpectedly drops in September

FILE PHOTO: A production line employee works at the AMES Companies shovel manufacturing factory in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, U.S. on June 29, 2017. REUTERS/Tim AeppelWASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. factory production unexpectedly fell in September, suggesting that manufacturing’s recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic was slowing heading into the fourth quarter. Manufacturing

U.S. manufacturing activity in nearly two years in August

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. manufacturing activity accelerated to a nearly two years in August amid a surge in new orders, but employment continued to lag, supporting views that the labor market recovery was losing momentum. The Institute for Supply Management (ISM) said on Tuesday its index of national factory activity

U.S. manufacturing activity at 19-month high in August

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. manufacturing activity accelerated to a more than 1-1/2-year high in August amid a surge in new orders, but employment continued to lag, supporting views that the labor market recovery was losing momentum. The Institute for Supply Management (ISM) said on Tuesday its index of national factory

Singapore factory output falls 7.4% in May as biomedical growth cools amid circuit breaker

SINGAPORE – Singapore’s manufacturing output shrank last month, reversing two straight months of expansion, as the pace of growth in the volatile biomedical cluster fell sharply. Overall production dropped 7.4 per cent year on year in May after increasing 13.6 per cent in April, according to data released by the