The coronavirus pandemic has affected just about every area of our lives. Prior to the announcement of the pandemic, the furniture industry's growth had traditionally been thought of as unstoppable, as sales could come from a variety of sectors, namely - from traditional channels or through the private and public sector, and commercial office spaces among others. The logic behind this assumption is that rising expenditures on listed sectors expands the revenue of the furniture industry as almost no brand across industries goes without the basic need for furniture. In this way, the furniture industry is one of a kind that supports the other sectors of the society. The coronavirus pandemic has caused a lot of damage to the industries but even during the present crisis industries are trying to innovate to keep up the growth of the businesses. In fact, the office furniture business - a marketplace that has always been on an upswing requires a strategic algorithm of ethics, craftsmanship, … [Read more...] about What is the future of the furniture industry post COVID 19?
Scientific advancements have led to the introduction of many new chemicals into daily life. Unfortunately, along with their benefits, some of those chemicals have brought problems with toxicity. One group of chemicals that has faced this challenge is called polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs); they have been widely used as fire retardants but are now restricted due to their toxicity and tendency to accumulate in organisms. … [Read more...] about Sponges innocent of producing a toxic industrial chemical
DAR ES SALAAM, May 29 (Xinhua) -- A senior official with the Southern African Development Community (SADC) said on Friday the COVID-19 outbreak will reverse the gains on industrial development and trade that the region has made in the last couple of years. … [Read more...] about COVID-19 to reverse southern Africa’s industrial, trade gains: SADC official
Certainly, Indian businesses will have to navigate in the post COVID-19 world with caution and develop effective plans to ensure productivity keeping in mind employee safety and well-being. They will have to re-strategize operations, build digital capabilities and establish data culture to stabilize, re-open, engage, and grow. … [Read more...] about Ravi Shankar Prasad, top experts to share insights into future of Indian Industry. Watch Now
Kaspersky Lab software shut down the attacks before they could get any further. As a result, researchers still don’t know what attackers’ ultimate goal was. In recent years, control systems for gas refineries, power plants, factories, and other critical infrastructure have come under increasing attack by saboteurs and ransomware alike. It’s possible the ultimate target in these attacks were the contractors’ industrial enterprise customers. … [Read more...] about An advanced and unconventional hack is targeting industrial firms
The numbers for BBC Scotland’s digital channel, which is still optimistically scheduled for later this year, were discussed at Holyrood last week, where MSPs are holding an inquiry into the country’s film and television industries. It’s the first time they’ve been exposed to serious scrutiny and they are not holding up well. Submissions by some of Scotland’s biggest independent production companies are publicly stating what BBC producers privately fear: the annual budget set aside for the new channel is woefully inadequate. Caledonia TV said: “We are not convinced the £30m per annum content budget is sufficient to produce the required number of hours of original, high-quality primetime content the BBC proposal suggests and the audience will expect from Scotland’s new national broadcaster.” … [Read more...] about A new channel backed by £30m? The BBC is selling Scotland short