Adidas spends to hurdle supply chain challenges, Puma leaps ahead

Adidas reported Q1’21 revenue growth of 20.2% year over year in Q1’21 despite “industry-wide supply-chain challenges”. The firm’s CFO, Harm Ohlmeyer, noted that “freight rates are already up significantly and might see further increases given the container shortages that we have seen” though t... Read more →


Vivo battery ban may drag on Indian phone supply surge

Container line Ocean Network Express has joined various airlines in refusing to carry Vivo’s Y20 mobile phone or batteries due to recent fires linked to the model. That could slow Vivo’s recent growth in emerging markets. That growth can be seen in Indian imports of the firm’s phones which cli... Read more →


Cargo cascade could cut Cadila, Aurobindo drug exports to U.S.

The Indian Drug Manufacturers Association has warned that restrictions on cargo flights to India from China for the pharmaceutical industry could have “cascading effects on its entire supply chain”. China accounted for 75.5% of Indian imports of active pharmaceutical ingredients in the 12 mont... Read more →

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