In creating La Bouche Rouge, Nicolas Gerlier has created a 'cosmetics house' that offers both desirability and sustainability. Launching with lipsticks, the brand has been picked up by retailers Colette and Bon Marché.
The Cotton Council International will host a Cotton USA event, an industry gathering for the cotton textile supply chain as a platform to exchange business updates and views on global sourcing patterns, in Hong Kong.
Competition Commission of India (CCI) has ordered an investigation into a Monsanto joint venture, saying it suspected the company had abused its dominant position as a supplier of genetically modified (GM) cotton seeds.
French companies have launched the "Paris We Love you" campaign. It aims to boost Paris' appeal after the November attacks, exploiting the great sympathy that was spontaneously expressed the world over.
India, the world's biggest cotton producer, is likely to export 6.8 million bales in the 2015/16 season, up 18% from a year ago as demand from Asia is expected to improve, a senior government official said on Tuesday.
India will be forced to make large-scale government cotton purchases from farmers for a second straight year, following a cut in imports by top buyer China that has depressed prices, industry officials said.