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U.S. Service Industries Expand at Slowest Pace in Nine Months

U.S. Service Industries Expand at Slowest Pace in Nine Months

Growth at U.S. service providers slowed to a nine-month low in February as companies grappled with logistical challenges and rising prices at the same time a stretch of severe winter weather gripped much of the nation. The Institute for Supply Management’s services...

Restaurants Gain 286,000 Jobs in February

Restaurants Gain 286,000 Jobs in February

The restaurant industry gained 286,000 jobs in February, recouping about 73 percent of the losses it suffered in the previous two months. The news is in line with how sales have trended for restaurants, particularly in the full-service industry. After traveling on a...

A Global Perspective of the Uniform Industry

A Global Perspective of the Uniform Industry

This is a two-part series that discusses Brexit and its impact on UK, EU, and North American Trade. It's an interconnected world when it comes to trade and supply chains. For much of the American uniform industry the focus has traditionally been on NAFTA, CAFTA,...

Safariland Introduces Two Enhanced Armor Systems

Safariland Introduces Two Enhanced Armor Systems

Safariland®, a brand of The Safariland Group, a leading global provider of safety products designed for the public safety, military, professional and outdoor markets, announced last week that it has released two new highly customizable armor systems: the SHIFT 360™...

Building Back Better for US textiles and apparel

Building Back Better for US textiles and apparel

The U.S. has moved from ‘America First’ under the Trump administration, to ‘Buy American’ under President Biden.  While it is too soon to tell for sure how big a shift this will be in domestic and international trade, there are some strong indicators that the textiles...

Postmen and women trial new uniforms

Postmen and women trial new uniforms

The Royal Mail is trialling a new uniform for its postmen and postwomen, saying it was designed to better reflect the modern delivery round. The new-look uniform, the first change in more than a decade, retains Royal Mail’s red colour, and includes walking trousers...