The hard labor cost of tomatoes

In our second installment of the “Hard Labor” series, the worldwide problem is how the Finnish food storage chain identified violations of human rights in Italy, the work of which brings the product into the world’s supermarket shelves.

In order that Oxfam can review the supply chain for its Italian tomatoes, S Group, Finland’s largest food retailer. It was found that many food items are gradually isolated from their production costs and contribute indirectly to the exploitation of migrant workers by low prices.

The story explores watersheds of the sales at the very beginning of the supply chain by growing the buying power of retail groups. It also stresses the role of organized crime and outlines measures taken to address this issue by certain food producers, stakeholders, and charities.

It’s a very complicated topic, but, as with the chocolate production discussed in the first article of the series, one simple conclusion is that it will almost certainly be appropriate for consumers to pay more to solve these problems.

Click here to read the accompanying podcast, which discusses the shortcomings in the social audits used by various leading companies in their supply chains.

Automotive

Why hydrogen-powered cars not gone yet

While the use of hydrogen is limited to date, lawyers agree that hydrogen-powered vehicles have a huge potential to help transport decarbonization without increasing drivers and haulers ‘ convenience.

In most major car markets, October sales declined

Europe was the only major car market in October that saw a year-over-year increase in new car sales.

US House tax proposal will boost electric cars and renewable energy

In the United States, Republicans A long-awaited draft of a plan to expand key tax credits for wind and solar energy and make independent energy storage projects eligible for federal tax incentives was issued by the House of Representatives.

Retail

Cosmetics, skincare products are one of the biggest winners in China’s 24-hour shopping festival, with Chinese consumers spending USD 38.4 billion on the vast array of products, which was coordinated by Alibaba Singles Day in China L’Oréal, Estée Laudre, and Procter & Gamble.

CEO: Target is well-positioned to manage impending tariffs

Executives said the store is selling their products on the same day and focusing more on segments like toys and computers when it goes to the holiday.

Online sales holding back Lowe’s growth, CEO says

The home retailer is planning to change their web site substantially in order to further boost the sales in e-commerce by more than the low one estimates, said CEO Marvin Ellison on 20 November.

Home Deposit eliminates ‘ more than half ‘ of the effect on Chinese goods from tariffs

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Shreyas Tanna

Shreyas Tanna

The winner of the title Mr. Pune 2009, Mr. Shreyas Tanna is currently the young, dashing, and dynamic CEO of a market research company called ResearchNReports in Pune. Fondly known as RNR, the company specializes in market research as well as industry analysis, and is closely associated with its parent company Absolute Market Insights (AMI). Mr. Shreyas Tanna began his corporate journey as the Head of Corporate sales & PR at RED Entertainment while pursuing his degree for MMS (Marketing) from the MGM College of Management, Mumbai. After accomplishing the tedious task of balancing his work and education, he further polished his skills in Corporate Sales, Public Relations, Channel Development, Global Client Engagement, Strategic Consulting, and Brand Development by working with HDFC Life and Researchmoz Global Pvt. Ltd. His dedication towards his work has even won him accolades such as the National Level Performer 2013 – HDFC Life and Mr. Research Moz 2015. A disciplined individual with a loving heart, he is often seen taking crisp walks with an engrossed look and a gentle smile within the premises of his company to interact with the various departments. And he will be usually followed by an adorable trail of his beloved trio of Shih Tzu babies proudly known as Gucci, Drake, and Paris. The most enticing thing that you will notice about this content and proud pet parent is his infectious positivity and the firm belief in his eyes, a reflection of his favorite quote, “LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL!”