Month: April 2018

The Real Cost of Cheap Shirts

Mosammot Bulbuli is among the millions of people who work in Bangladesh’s factories that supply clothing to the rest of the world. She is also one of the thousands who were working in Rana Plaza in Savar five years ago when it collapsed. More than 1,100 people lost their lives; more than 2,000 were injured.…

Apex Footwear gets two CEOs

Apex Footwear has recently appointed two chief executive officers (CEOs). Appointed deputy managing director and CEO for unit 1, Abdul Momen Bhuiyan joined the company in 1995 and has been leading the export wing, Apex said in a statement yesterday.…

Exports decline 1.38pc

Export earnings fell 1.38 percent year-on-year to $3.05 billion in March due to a decline in leather goods shipment. March’s receipts fell short of the $3.16 billion target for the month, according to data from the Export Promotion Bureau (EPB).…