Facebook-owned Instagram on Tuesday made a move into potentially lucrative e-commerce by adding an option to buy products shown off in posts by selected brands. A new “checkout” button for instant purchasing was launched in the beta version of the app in the US with a limited number of businesses, according to the popular image-centric Read More →

The American Gem Trade Association (AGTA) recently announced that the prestigious annual design competition, the AGTA Spectrum Awards, is moving to Summer 2016. Deadlines for entries will be June 17, 2016, with the New York drop-off taking place on June 28, 2016. “The Spectrum Awards are one of our biggest promotional efforts and we are Read More →

The Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) has engaged Style House, a Fashion Creative Consulting Agency in Nigeria to manage its Human Capital Development Centre (HCDC) in Lagos, to develop capacity for the garment sector. Under the arrangement, Style House will manage the HCDC and run training programmes that meet international standards for developing the skills Read More →