Sunday, June 17, 2018


Italian designer Alberta Ferretti poses with Alitalia airline crew during the official presentation of Alitalia's new Alberta Ferretti-designed uniforms in Milan

Alitalia Staff Get New Designer Uniforms despite Uncertain Future

MILAN (Reuters) Despite a cloud over its future, Alitalia is decking out its flight attendants in sleek new uniforms designed by Alberta Ferretti featuring the...
Staff member hooks up a charging cable to EV at a charging station in Liuzhou

China Vows Action against ‘Blind’ Electric Vehicle Growth

SHANGHAI (Reuters) China will take action to curb the "blind" development of its rapidly growing electric vehicle sector, a spokeswoman for the state planning agency...
Workers put up the letters of the logo at a Zara store, an Inditex brand, in Madrid

Zara Looks to Technology to Keep Up with Faster Fashion

By Sonya Dowsett MADRID (Reuters) The pioneer of fast fashion isn't looking so fast anymore Inditex, the world's largest clothing retailer and owner of the Zara...
The logo of Amazon is pictured inside the company's office in Bengaluru

Exclusive: Amazon to Tap Brazil Beauty Obsession with Cosmetics Partners

By Gram Slattery and Jeffrey Dastin SAO PAULO (Reuters) Inc is recruiting major Brazilian cosmetics firms Grupo Boticario and Natura Cosmeticos SA to sell...
Microsoft's CEO Satya Nadella speaks at the Viva Tech start-up and technology summit in Paris

Exclusive: Microsoft Takes Aim at Amazon with Push for Checkout-Free Retail

By Jeffrey Dastin and Stephen Nellis SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) Microsoft Corp is working on technology that would eliminate cashiers and checkout lines from stores, in a...
A man walks past an electric board showing exchange rates of various cryptocurrencies at Bithumb cryptocurrencies exchange in Seoul

Cryptocurrency Tether Used to Boost Bitcoin Prices, Study Finds

By John McCrank and Anna Irrera NEW YORK (Reuters)  There is evidence that tether, a digital currency pegged to the U.S. dollar, may have been used...