A Beauty Awakening

“Conscious Beauty. Clean Beauty. Green Beauty. Sustainable Packaging. Selfcare. Wellness. Health. Safety…” These are key buzzwords for today’s conscious-beauty consumer. She/he strives to protect the environment, prevent animal testing, ensure healthy ingredients, guarantee fairness in manufacturing and labor, and support noble social causes — all while looking beautiful. [Randa Fahmy | September 8, 2020 |…

Aluminum Tariffs Re-Imposed After Canada Breaches USMCA Commitment

By Jeff Ferry, CPA Chief Economist Last week the Trump administration re-imposed aluminum tariffs on imports of Canadian aluminum to stem the Canadian surge which violated Ottawa’s USMCA promise to avoid increased imports. According to the August 6th presidential proclamation, “Imports of non-alloyed unwrought aluminum from Canada during June 2019 through May 2020 increased 87 percent…