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Cotton On Kids Key Holder Job in Riverside, CA, United

Cotton On USA is the value fashion destination for what you want, when you want it.

We deliver the latest fashion and everyday basics into our stores daily. From day through to night our range is wide in appeal and our stores are the place to find your next fashion favourite. Join us to deliver the current trends everyone wants.

Requirements:
Must have previous experience as a Key Holder, or held equivalent duties and responsibilities within a retail environment
Must be at least 18 years of age or older to apply
This is a part-time position

Basic Job Duties:
Open/close store
Assisting and performing any and all financial/monetary functions
Supervising a staff of 1-5 people
Handling any and all customer service issues
Performing returns and exchanges
Processing shipment

To ‘Cotton On’ means to understand or discover the potential of a great idea. In 1991 we opened our first retail store in Geelong, and since then we’ve taken our ideas to the globe. Today the Cotton On Group is Australia’s largest fashion brand, with over 1,300 stores in more than 16 countries across the world, driven by a team of over 19,000 passionate people. We’re making sure our vision for what our customers want is delivered every time.

Our genuine belief and will to succeed has seen the group expand into sleepwear, intimates and active wear with Cotton On Body, footwear with Rubi shoes, children’s apparel with Cotton On Kids, youth fashion with Factorie, lifestyle store Typo, custom print tees with T-Bar, tween brand FREE by Cotton On and party wear by Supré, all underpinned by the same value proposition.

We want to give people the latest fashion at the right price. Value drives everything we do. In fact, if an idea doesn’t add value to our customers, our people, our brand or the community, we keep working on it until it does. Our culture is built around a solid set of ethics that underpin who we are, what we do, what we create and who we do business with. Our future success depends on us making responsible social and corporate decisions, which positively impact the people around us and improve their lives.

The Cotton On Foundation is the lifeblood that makes the Cotton On Group what it is today and our people and customers from around the globe get involved to help empower youth and take action. We get involved, roll up our sleeves and make things happen. We’ve always stayed true to our roots, and have an optimistic view of the world.

When we put our mind towards something, there’s no stopping us. From our first store to our thousandth, we’re always looking to the horizon for the next big adventure.

SALES TEAM MEMBER Jobs in Sandton, Gauteng at The Cotton On Group

SALES TEAM MEMBER Job at The Cotton On Group in Sandton, Gauteng

Job Description

ABOUT US

COTTON:ON was brought to life in 1991 and we’re the founding brand of our Cotton On Group family. We have kept our true Aussie spirit alive since we first began, and now with nearly 600 COTTON:ON stores across the globe, we continue to deliver value-fashion with a twist that always exceeds our customers’ expectations. We are passionate and hands-on, with a single focus: to deliver on-trend fashion, fast! All while making sure we’re having some fun doing it.

I AM. ARE YOU?

We deliver product that is always ON trend and work as a team to represent and deliver a globally dominant fashion retail brand that is always ON.

The ON GENERATION is Energetic, Passionate, Optimistic, Collaborative, Real, Ethical, Community Minded and Confident.

Join the team and be part of the next GENERATION. Mentor, lead and inspire the future leaders of Cotton : On.

This is your chance to get some great retail experience, a good casual study job or even start your career with an Australian born retail giant. Join us as a hard working, customer service focussed casual and the opportunities are endless. We have a fun, bubbly and busy environment, are enthusiastic about what we and want you to work with us in our [insert] store commencing immediately.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

Flexible availability to work weekends

Positive, can do attitude

Great organisation

Excellent communication & customer service

Ability to work 195 hours per month (with a minimum of 108 p/m)

Some previous customer service experience is a bonus but we will provide full training on the use of our POS, show you how to merchandise like a pro and serve customers like a star. You will be up to speed in no time.

OUR CULTURE

To describe COTTON:ON in six words is easy; optimistic, passionate, real, energetic, collaborative and, most importantly, ethical.

Our team members are a passionate group of people, committed to making a real difference in people’s lives through our philanthropic arm, the Cotton On Foundation. It is our shared belief that we can make a difference to lives of everyone we touch, from our backyard to the world.

BENEFITS

In return for your hard work and dedication you will be entitled to fantastic benefits including:

Great incentives for high achievers

Career and personal development planning

Exceptional product discounts

The chance to be part of a culture based on great working relationships

I am Cotton On, are you?

Cotton On is part of the Cotton On Group, a rapidly growing retail company based in Australia. There are solid plans for growth both internationally and domestically and great career opportunities are a part of this. Join us in delivering an experience that our customers love.

As part of the Cotton On Group, we are committed to creating successful career paths in a supportive and nurturing environment. We are very engaged with our community locally and globally and through the Cotton On Foundation offer our employees a chance to get involved and support a number of causes. We are passionate about our business and our people and are looking for great people to join the team.

Make your mark, apply now.

To be considered for this position you are required to be a Permanent Resident.

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About Company

Company: The Cotton On Group

Company Location:  Sandton, Gauteng

Marlee Paton ⋆ The Cool Career

Sometimes, you’re lucky enough to meet a person that makes life better, and instantly, you realise that the connection you feel will see you through the rest of your life.

That is the definition of “All That” – and that is how I felt, the moment I met the joyous Marlee Paton. 

Marlee defines what it means to live. After being scouted in high school, she travelled to the US to complete her University studies. Can you imagine how exciting that would be? Upon returning she sidestepped into a media buying role, before landing a job with Cotton On. 
It’s here between the walls of the ‘Cotton On Commune’ that Marlee has honed her PR craft. If you are wanting a career in the PR industry, then this the interview for you. I wish I could jam more objectives into this intro, but the truth and proof is in her words. This #careerstory is one of my personal favourites. Marlee is a girl you want in your arsenal, and human you want living on this planet. 
Please read down to the very end and tell us what you think.
Enjoy!
Hey Marlee, so pumped for this interview. Can you start by telling us where you grew up and how that shaped the person you are, and the career that you are in today?

I grew up in the Western Suburbs of Melbourne with my parents and sister, Lyndsey who is four and a half years older than me. Growing up we had the typical sister fights about clothes or me wanting to hang out with her friends but now she is my absolute best friend. I have such fond memories of my childhood which was mostly spent by the beach, camping with my cousins and playing and hanging out at our local lacrosse club in Williamstown.

Both my parents were really active growing up, especially my mum. She ran her first half marathon when she was in her late fifties and is still my constant motivator for knowing age is just a number, and that you can do anything you put your mind too. I actually thought I wanted to be an interior designer was I was younger. I would go over to my friends’ houses and ask them if I could clean and re-organise their room, which they thought was so strange – but I just loved doing it.

Turns out my love for this faded, but I do certainly consider myself a bit of an organisational freak today which has proved helpful for me in jobs later on!

Where did you go to High School and how was that experience for you?

Throughout my high school years, I attended Williamstown High School. Located by the beach, we often spent our time after school at the beach or having our PE classes replicate a mini nippers training session. Sport played a huge role during my time at high school. I put my hand up for every team; lacrosse, softball, volleyball, swimming you name it I was in. Looking back, this really helped me meet new friends and gave me an identity outside of the classroom which was really crucial during those difficult teen years!

Marlee in the 2009 Senior Australian Lacrosse Team

I absolutely loved completing my VCE, it was like everything just fell into place and I really enjoyed the classes I took (okay maybe not Maths…) and I was lucky enough to be surrounded by an amazing group of around 10 girlfriends who I am still close with.

In year 12, I put quite a bit of pressure on myself to perform both in and out of the classroom. That year I was selected in the 2009 Senior Australian Lacrosse Team which meant a trip to London and Prague for three weeks in the middle of midyear exams to compete in the World Cup. I was determined to make it work so I made sure to meet with all my teachers before I left so I didn’t miss out on any crucial info. Seeing as I was in the UK when our mid year Psychology exam took place, I had to wake up at 2am local time and sit the test and the same time my peers were just from across the other side of the world.

I was exhausted and I was in the middle of a training camp where my body was being pushed to the brink but I did it and as soon as the tournament was over and all my teammates continued and travelled around Europe I was straight back on the plane to smash the next half of the year!

OMG, are you super human or something Marlee? Did your high school play an important role in helping you choose your further education and future career?

Bringing it back to sport, I always thought I would go down the route of studying Sports Management, Personal Training or maybe P.E Teaching. However as I started exploring different classes in my later years (years 10-12) like Psychology and Business Management and I realised that I had a keen interest in marketing, communications and business. I also loved learning about consumer behaviour and organisational structures.

Did you complete any internships or work experience placements in high school? Tell us about that experience.

I had a part time job at 14 at the local surf shop in Williamstown. From year 10 on wards I would go to school, pack a bag, get changed and then walk to work straight from school. My shifts were short only from 3:30-6 doing things such as stocktake, unpacking boxes and helping out customers on the floor. I loved it and I think the job taught me at a young age about time management, discipline and gaining vital people skills. I loved working and having the freedom to earn my own money most of which went back into the store after buying clothes!

Did you go to College, University, Tafe or another equivalent? Take us through the courses that you studied and why you chose them?

Yes! My college path was a lot different to most young Australian girls. Since I was 5 years old I played Lacrosse. Throughout all my schooling years I was constantly juggling lacrosse commitments and study. In year 10, I was lucky enough to be chosen to play for the U19 Australian Lacrosse Team and travel to Canada to play in the World Championship.

As the baby of the team at just 15 years old I was so excited just to be there but little would I know that college coaches from America were in the stands recruiting for their next bunch of athletes. A few months later and I was approached by multiple coaches from across the United States and as I was heading into Year 12 I signed my official letter of intent to accept a 4 year athletic scholarship at Loyola University Maryland. Located on the east coast in Baltimore, It was there where I studied a Bachelor of Arts in Communications, Specializing in PR and Advertising with a minor in Marketing.

Global Citizen Marlee.

Was it scary leaving my family at 18 and flying half way across the world to dive into this new scary world? Hell Yes. But it was the most amazing experience and I will forever cherish the people, memories and lessons I gained from those 4 and a half years.

Tell us about your career journey so far. Who you have worked for, and explain any highlights.

After returning from the states, I made sure to have a month or two grace period to enjoy summer and defrost from those East Coast winters. However, in the new year of 2015 I started my first full time job at Seven Affiliate Sales (the regional arm of Channel 7, now called PRIME Media Group). Here I worked in the Brand Partnerships Team as an assistant. My days were spent booking ad spots for major sponsors in AFL Games and programs such as My Kitchen Rules. I also pulled together sponsorship proposals, and soaked a much knowledge about the Australian Media landscape as possible.

From there I got promoted to a Sales Executive and worked across accounts such as Coles, Target, Kmart & Bunnings. While it was such great experience working in the fast paced media/sales environment I quickly realised sales weren’t for me and I started looking for a role where my creativity and people skills could shine.

In 2016 I started as a Marketing Coordinator at Typo. It was such a fun role, I mean, we often sat around brainstorming campaigns featuring Mermaids and Unicorns! However, after working in the role I found myself really curious about the PR side of things and when the opportunity came up I jumped at the chance. Cotton On is one place where internal hires are always welcomed and supported.

One of the key values at Cotton On Group is Start Here. Go Anywhere and it really is true – and something the group fosters!

How did you get the PR Specialist role?

After seeing the job posted on the Cotton On Careers page, I immediately emailed the PR manager who was working for Typo at the time and said I would love to grab a coffee to discuss the role further. After a few meetings and submitting a brief I made the trek across the office to move out of Typo and into the Group Comms team.

In Bali with the Cotton On Body Team

At Cotton On, the PR team works as a mini in house agency with working across all 9 of the Cotton On Brands. I started out working as a PR Coordinator for Cotton On Kids, Rubi and Cotton On Foundation, three brands that were extremely different but very fun to work on. It also was such a great way to meet new people in the business and network with different departments! Today, it’s been roughly two years since I have joined the team and I honestly couldn’t be more grateful for the people I get to come in and work alongside of everyday.

Marlee and some members of the Rubi team.

What is the hardest part of your current job as a PR Specialist?

When I studied PR in College, it was taught in a much more ‘traditional’ sense then the PR we know today.

There was no such thing as social influencers, and you spent more time crafting the perfect pitch and writing endless media releases than you did scrolling through Instagram on the hunt for the next up and coming content creator. The challenge today is finding people that can talk to your brand in a genuine and authentic way. With the influx of #spon and #ad posts you need to find people that are a good fit your brand and also have a greater message or story to share to allow for that deeper connection and believe-ability.

Marlee and mega influencer and babe Kiara King from @lioninthewild – we interviewed Kiara on The Cool Career, read her advice. It’s awesome.

What does a day a typical business day look like for you in your current job at Cotton On?

As the current PR Specialist at Cotton On, every day is always different whether it be working and planning monthly campaigns alongside our social media and events teams, building out our robust influencer strategy or brainstorming new angles for media, no day is the same day which to me is really important in your job!

I currently work across Cottton On, Cotton On Body and Rubi and absolutely love the mix of talent, projects and products we get to work with. Last year I was given the opportunity to travel to Bali for our swim launch with Cotton On Body, hosting influencers for the 2018 Global Citizen Festival in South Africa, and most notably travel to Uganda to see the life changing work of The Cotton On Foundation. Last year was huge in terms of accomplishing many things on my career bucket list.

I also count myself lucky to walk through the doors every morning, coffee in hand into a buzzing and inspired workplace. There will always be dogs in the office, which is an instant mood lifter and with health and fitness being incredibly important to me we are also encouraged to take our lunch breaks at the gym with our own personal trainers, free gym classes and access to the delicious healthy café!

Marlee in Uganda for Cotton On Foundation

Marlee in Uganda for Cotton On Foundation.

Who has been your hero, or greatest inspiration growing up and why?

This is very easy to answer! One half of Showandtellonline ladies, Stacey has been my long time mentor, next door neighbour and inspiration for as long as I can remember. I am constantly bouncing ideas off her for my new side business, Scrunchee and chatting to her about my future, career and general life advice. She has three beautiful boys and manages to juggle so many balls with such a cool, calm and collected manner. Even though there is over 10 years between us, I count my lucky stars to have her in my life as another sister and friend.

Love that Marlee. It’s so important to have a mentor, or someone that you can bounce ideas off. What advice would you give girls who are interested in your career?

If you are getting into PR because you think it’s all parties, glamour and networking, than you may want to schedule some catch ups with people that actually work in the industry to give you a little bit of a reality check!

“While PR is definitely a fun, creative and rewarding job it’s also monotonous, gritty and brutal at times.”

I spent a solid year and a half where most of my time was spent in the sample room, packing and unpacking boxes and learning way too much about Australia Post than I care to share. However,  I believe that in this industry everyone needs to experience the administrative, repetitive and not so glamourous tasks to fully understand what the role of a PR lead involves.

Another bit of advice would to ALWAYS be a team player. No matter what the task is (and believe me you get some pretty obscure tasks thrown at you in this industry) make sure you lend a helping hand and roll up your sleeves even when the task doesn’t fall into your job description. I will always remember and be thankful to those colleagues who helped me out with some mundane tasks when they didn’t have too.

COTTON ON is looking for Store Assistants |

The Cotton On Group is looking for people to join them as Sales Assistant or Sales Team Members. They seek enthusiastic, customer focused Store Assistants to join their teams at various stores around the country.

This is your chance to get some great retail experience, a good casual study job or even start your career in retail.

Must haves

  • Flexible availability to work weekends
  • Positive, can do attitude
  • Great organisation
  • Excellent communication & customer service

Some previous customer service experience is a bonus but we will provide full training on the use of our POS, show you how to merchandise like a pro and serve customers like a star. You will be up to speed in no time.

How to apply

Click on the links below to apply now.

  1. CLICK HERE TO APPLY  Cotton ON – Somerset Mall, Cape Town,
  2. CLICK HERE TO APPLY Cotton ON – Paarl Mall, Cape Town
  3. CLICK HERE TO APPLY  Cotton On Kids – Greenstone, Johannesburg
  4. CLICK HERE TO APPLY Cotton ON – Cradlestone, Westrand, Gauteng
  5. CLICK HERE TO APPLY Cotton ON Rubi – Cavendish, Cape Town
  6. CLICK HERE TO APPLY  Cotton On Kids – Tygervalley, Cape Town
  7. CLICK HERE TO APPLY  Cotton On Kids – Somerset, Cape Town
  8. CLICK HERE TO APPLY  Cotton On Kids – Cavendish, Cape Town
  9. CLICK HERE TO APPLY  Cotton On Kids – V&A Waterfront, Cape Town
  10. CLICK HERE TO APPLY  Typo – Loch Logan, Bloemfontein
  11. CLICK HERE TO APPLY  Typo – Nicolway, Johannesburg
  12. CLICK HERE TO APPLY  Cotton ON KIDS – Gateway, KwaZulu Natal
  13. CLICK HERE TO APPLY  Cotton On Body – Sandton, Gauteng
  14. CLICK HERE TO APPLY  Cotton On Body– Wodmead, Gauteng
  15. CLICK HERE TO APPLY  Cotton On Body – Cresta, Gauteng
  16. CLICK HERE TO APPLY  Cotton On Kids – Rosebank, Johannesburg
  17. CLICK HERE TO APPLY  Cotton ON – Springfield, Durban, Kwa-Zulu Natal
  18. CLICK HERE TO APPLY Cotton On Kids – Waterfall, Rustenburg
  19. CLICK HERE TO APPLY  Cotton On Kids – Northgate, Johannesburg
  20. CLICK HERE TO APPLY  Cotton ON – Access Park, Kenilworth, Western Cape
  21. CLICK HERE TO APPLY  Cotton ON – Tygervalley, Bellville, Western Cape
  22. CLICK HERE TO APPLY Cotton ON Rubi Shoes – V&A Waterfront, Cape Town
  23. CLICK HERE TO APPLY  Cotton ON Rubi Shoes – Cradlestone, Johannesburg
  24. CLICK HERE TO APPLY  Rubi Shoes – Fourways, Johannesburg
  25. CLICK HERE TO APPLY  Typo – Woodlands, Pretoria
  26. CLICK HERE TO APPLY  Cotton ON BODY – Gateway, KwaZulu Natal

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Coton Colors by Laura Johnson

Our core values serve as the foundation for our crew and how we do business. The behaviors we focus on every day are:  

Creative

Creating original, artistically designed products featuring both function and flair, providing customers with versatility and a touch of fun, while also stimulating employees in an inspiring, clean, and organized atmosphere.

“Can Do” Attitude

There are no immediate answers of NO at Coton Colors.

Discerning

Expecting the absolute best of ourselves, with unprecedented attention to detail in planning, creation, and execution in every area of our company. Always working to the level of “The Coton Colors Way” which is doing things better, with more style, and with more fun than anyone else.

Intelligent

Consistently seeking learning opportunities to improve our talents.

Quick, Hardworking & Nimble

In everything we do, constantly improving our methods to do it better, faster, and cheaper without sacrificing our Core Values. We are nimble and are pleasantly adaptable to take advantage of opportunities.

Giving

Realizing our own blessings, seeking out ways to give back a little HAPPY to those that need it most.

Hospitable

Evoking a warm, nurturing environment with our employees and customers alike, creating lifelong relationships.

Shoot the Moon Mentality

Consistently challenging ourselves to find and tackle bigger and better ideas.

Respectful

Steadily seeking out and listening to the feedback and insight from employees, vendors, and customers, striving to incorporate opinions to create the best products, methods, and services. Supporting each other with a tenacious pursuit of dependable communication and on-time deliveries of promises.

Trustworthy

Operating with the highest of moral standards – we expect those of others, so we definitely expect the same of ourselves!

Proud

Always taking the time to be proud of our many accomplishments and recognizing, acknowledging, and celebrating them along the way.

Happy 

Finding HAPPY in all that we do – from the first product idea through development and into creation and marketing – bringing that HAPPY to our customers.

Cotton Crisis Destroys Jobs Tied to Pakistan’s Biggest Cash Crop

(Bloomberg) —

Pakistan, one of the world’s largest cotton producers, is finding it increasingly hard to meet its own needs, a problem that could push up import bills and further hurt its fragile economy.

Years of bad weather, pest outbreaks and better margins on other crops have hurt the quality and quantity of harvest. And the scale of damage is accelerating: production in the current fiscal year is set to tumble to the lowest level in about three decades.

As a result, the country is spending billions of dollars to import record amounts of cotton to feed its textile industry, something it can ill afford to do. Its current account — which posted a rare surplus between July and December — has recently flipped back into a deficit amid higher imports. The move also threatens to boost cotton prices, which have already hit a seven-year high.

Cotton is one of the most important cash crops for Pakistan and commonly referred to as “white gold” by the 1.5 million farmers that depend on it for a living. It serves as the raw material for the textile industry, which provides employment to 40% of the workforce and generates more than half of foreign exchange earnings.

Low cotton output has forced more than 60% of ginners to completely shut their factories in the past three years, leaving hundreds of thousands of farmers and textile workers out of work, according to Jassu Mal, chairman of Pakistan Cotton Ginners’ Association, a group representing about 1,300 mills.

‘Alarming Level’

“The cotton crop has shrunk to an alarming level but we don’t see the government taking any serious steps to revive production,” said Mal, who’s also Chief Executive Officer of Sindh Agro Industries and operates Pakistan’s biggest ginning mill in Hyderabad.

In the latest season, Mal had to close at least three of his seven factories and run others at 50% capacity due to the lack of cotton. The company’s number of ginning workers has plunged to 100 from 400 about five years ago.

Story continues

Pakistan’s cotton production is forecast to slump to less than 6 million bales in 2020-21, the lowest since at least 1992, according to Nasim Usman, chairman of the Karachi Cotton Brokers Forum. At its peak, output was more than 14 million bales in 2004-05.

The government has set a target for 10.5 million bales for fiscal 2022. That’s hardly a consolation as the previous year’s guidance was the same level and production is well short of estimates. Pakistan’s financial year is from July to June.

Meanwhile, its textile industry is booming. Manufacturers are operating at full capacity and on track to ramp up exports, thanks to the resumption of economic activities as coronavirus cases eased in June.

Imports Soar

This has caught the attention of Prime Minister Imran Khan, who said earlier this month that the textile industry is short of laborers. Cotton imports soared to make up for the production shortfall, almost doubling to 3.68 million bales in the nine months to March from a year ago, official data show.

During this time, textile exports expanded $940 million to about $11 billion. However the amount was close to being offset by the $870 million increase in textile imports, which consisted mostly of raw materials, over the same period.

The country is paying dearly for overseas cotton and would need to import 3 million to 4 million more bales by June, said Khaqan Najeeb, a former adviser to Pakistan’s finance ministry.

Higher purchases could further boost global cotton prices and widen Pakistan’s trade deficit, which rose more than 120% to $3.3 billion in March as Khan’s government struggles to tame inflation. A weaker rupee raises prices of essentials at home when the country’s balance of payment position worsens.

Diplomatic Tensions

Pakistan’s long-running tensions with neighboring India could add pressure to the cotton shortage. Last month, the government had initially approved the import of cotton yarn from India, lifting a nearly two-year ban, but Khan’s cabinet later rejected the proposal in a dramatic U-turn, saying trade could not resume until some political issues are resolved.

To revive production, the government plans to offer subsidies for cotton seed and pesticides and may unveil a minimum price for the first time to support farmers, Fakhar Imam, Pakistan’s food security minister, said in February. “The cotton production crisis is deepening in Pakistan. We will have to prevent the farmers who are shifting from cotton to other crops,” he said.

For now, the measures don’t seem to be easing farmers’ concerns. Noor Muhammad, 56, has decided not to sow cotton this year on the seven acres of land he manages in Matiari after experiencing disappointment in the past.

“I borrowed 100,000 rupees ($652) to buy inputs for the crop but a poor harvest never allowed me to pay it back,” Muhammad said, with perspiration dripping from his forehead as he carried a bundle of wheat, another major crop for Pakistan, off to the thresher.

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What was it: another “bang” over Simferopol

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SIMFEROPOL, 18 Sep – RIA Novosti Crimea. Around noon, a loud bang was heard in the sky over Simferopol, which triggered alarms at cars, windows in houses began to tremble. Eyewitnesses wrote about this on social networks.

An incomprehensible “clap”: the morning rumble in Simferopol is being discussed on the Web The area of ​​loud sound propagation over the city turned out to be quite extensive: the residents from the village of Lozovoe in the Simferopol district to the district of the state district power station wrote about the fact that “the windows in the house trembled” or “the alarm went off in all cars” …

Sound spawned discussions on social networks, people divided into several camps in search of reasons.The majority this time “voted” for “overcoming the supersonic barrier by the plane.” Many even assured that they saw the plane itself.

The Ministry of Emergency Situations told how the Crimeans reacted to cotton in the sky over Simferopol >>

“Simferopol Cotton”, or Chronicle of the Capital Panic Also, traditionally, the version about a career in Lozovoy, where “a layer was blown up”, was heard. So far, none of the versions has received official confirmation. Thus, the Ministry of Emergency Situations and the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of RIA Novosti Crimea reported that no signals from the population about possible emergency situations were received.

“The plane went to supersonic”, or What “banged” in the Crimea. Expert opinion >>

The military expert ruled out a rocket explosion over Simferopol The Black Sea Fleet, in turn, said that planes do not fly over cities and switch to supersonic speed at an altitude of at least 11 thousand meters, so that the sound simply does not reach the ground.

At the Simferopol airport, RIA Novosti Crimea was informed that the new cotton did not affect the work of the main air harbor in any way, everything was in normal mode.

Chelyabinsk | Blasting operations in the Kazantsevo open pit

became the cause of the “cotton” in Chelyabinsk

Chelyabinsk region, November 18 – AiF-Chelyabinsk.

The reason for the powerful “cotton” felt by the residents of Chelyabinsk in the afternoon of November 18 was blasting operations in a granite quarry near the regional center, the Ministry of Emergency Situations in the Chelyabinsk region reported.

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Let’s remind that the shock wave was felt by the residents of Kalininsky, Kurchatovsky, Central and other districts of Chelyabinsk. At the same time, in some buildings, glass trembled and walls shook. The clapping began at 2 pm, some townspeople said that they lasted until 3 pm.

“The source of cotton, according to preliminary data, was the planned blasting operations at the open pit of the Chelyabinsk Granite Quarry LLC in the village of Kazantsevo,” the Ministry of Emergency Situations said.

The rescue department stressed that no one was killed or injured. Life support facilities and socially important buildings are operating normally.

Note that the Chelyabinsk residents themselves built a variety of versions of what happened. So, according to some, another meteorite exploded over the city. Others grumbled about “high-profile” exercises at the Chebarkul training ground.

This material was published on the BezFormata website on January 11, 2019,
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The source of the loud explosion that frightened the city was the work in the granite quarry

The source of the loud explosion, which so frightened the residents of Chelyabinsk, was the planned work carried out at the open pit of the Chelyabinsk Granite Quarry LLC (the village of Kazantsevo).
14:53 11/19/2014 Results74 – Chelyabinsk

Rostekhnadzor became interested in a powerful explosion at the Chelyabinsk quarry

A powerful explosion at a granite quarry located near the village of Novokazantsevo caused a check.
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No one was injured during the powerful explosion in Chelyabinsk

Yesterday, November 18, residents of Chelyabinsk were frightened by a powerful explosion, which sounded at about two o’clock in the afternoon.
13:58 11/19/2014 Polit74 – Chelyabinsk

Rostekhnadzor will arrange an inspection of blasting operations in a quarry near Kazantsevo

Chelyabinsk region, November 19 – AiF-Chelyabinsk.

A group of Rostekhnadzor,
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There was no overspending of explosives at the granite quarry in Chelyabinsk

The work was carried out as planned. The explosion in the quarry, which frightened the Chelyabinsk residents, was planned.
12:13 19.11.2014 UralInform Bureau – Chelyabinsk

The Ministry of Emergency Situations told about the explosions, the echoes of which frightened Chelyabinsk residents

It turned out that on November 18, planned blasting operations were carried out on the territory of a granite quarry near the village of Kazantsevo.
12:12 19.11.2014 MediaPlant – Chelyabinsk

A cotton source in Chelyabinsk was searched for at 78 potentially hazardous facilities

CHELYABINSK, AN “Access”

The reasons for the emergence of cotton, which alarmed Chelyabinsk residents on November 18, were searched at 78 potentially dangerous objects located in the city,
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An explosion thundered in Chelyabinsk

Yesterday, November 18, residents of the regional center were alarmed by an unexpectedly thundering explosion.
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The Ministry of Emergency Situations published clarifying information on cotton in the north-west of Chelyabinsk

On November 18, residents of the Kurchatovsky, Kalininsky and Tsentralny districts of Chelyabinsk received a number of calls that they had heard cotton.
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Residents of Chelyabinsk were frightened by explosions at a granite quarry

An event that scared half of Chelyabinsk. Residents of Kurchatovsky, Kalininsky and Tsentralny districts heard an explosion, glass vibrated in the apartments of many townspeople.
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Rostekhnadzor will check the fact of an explosion in a quarry near Chelyabinsk

Konstantin Gandau

A group of specialists from Rostekhnadzor will assess the actions of Chelyabinsk Granite Quarry LLC, whose blasting operations in the area of ​​the Novokazantsevo settlement on Tuesday afternoon, November 18, caused anxiety among the citizens.
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The Main Directorate held a briefing about strong cotton, which was heard by residents of several districts of Chelyabinsk

A briefing was held at the emergency department of the Southern Urals with the participation of the Acting Head of the Main Directorate of the EMERCOM of Russia for the Chelyabinsk Region Konstantin Gandau.
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Konstantin Gandau: 11 operational groups of the Ministry of Emergency Situations were looking for a source of cotton

CHELYABINSK, AN “Access”

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Chelyabinsk were not going to blow up

Chelyabinsk residents report an explosion that they felt on the afternoon of November 18.

The press service of the Main Directorate of the EMERCOM of Russia in the Chelyabinsk Region reported that the cause of the claps heard by residents of several districts of Chelyabinsk was
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Chelyabinsk residents felt today a wave from the explosion at the quarry

No one was killed or injured, according to the local Emergencies Ministry

In some places in the center of Chelyabinsk, as well as in the north-west, the townspeople today felt a powerful blast wave and a characteristic sound, writes 74.ru.
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Clarifying information on cotton in the north-west of Chelyabinsk

On November 18, residents of the Kurchatovsky, Kalininsky and Tsentralny districts of Chelyabinsk received a number of calls that they had heard cotton.
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An explosion that alarmed Chelyabinsk occurred in the village of Kazantsevo

According to the Ministry of Emergency Situations, there is no threat to the residential areas of the city. The explosion, which alarmed the inhabitants of all districts of Chelyabinsk, occurred in the village of Kazantsevo.
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Explosion in Chelyabinsk was staged by workers of a granite quarry

They went overboard with explosives.

The powerful explosion that thundered in Chelyabinsk on November 18 was the work of the workers of the granite quarry, sources told Uralinformburo.They went overboard with explosives.
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No one was injured in the explosion at the Chelyabinsk granite quarry

No damage.

The Main Directorate of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Russian Federation of the Southern Urals confirmed the fact of an explosion at the Chelyabinsk granite quarry in the village of Kazantsevo.
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The Ministry of Emergency Situations does not confirm the version of the explosion at the Chebarkul test site

The services of the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia in the Chelyabinsk Region are checking where an explosion could have occurred, from which the residents of South Urals felt the cotton.
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Chelyabinsk citizens were alarmed by an explosion at a granite quarry

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CHELYABINSK, AN “Access”

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The source of the explosion was 2.5 km from the residential areas of Chelyabinsk

CHELYABINSK, AN “Access”

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Blasting works at a quarry in the village of Kazantsevo scared Chelyabinsk citizens

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Blasting operations in the Kazantsevo quarry became the cause of the “cotton” in Chelyabinsk

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Russia will receive domestic cotton this year

Russia will begin production of domestic cotton for the first time this year – the first industrial 1000 hectares will be sown with cotton.“We are starting to work on cotton production, this is a new culture, we are ripe. At present, all technology issues have been worked out, this year about 1000 hectares of cotton will be sown in Astrakhan and Volgograd, ”said Petr Chekmarev, director of the department of crop production, mechanization, chemicalization and plant protection of the Ministry of Agriculture, at the All-Russian agronomic meeting.

“We have an opportunity – 200,000 hectares of areas that are suitable for growing cotton. Therefore, we will continue and improve this work in order to provide ourselves with these raw materials, ”he said.According to the official, the need for domestic cotton is related to the agricultural policy of the Central Asian countries. “I have just returned from Uzbekistan. In three years we will not get cotton from these regions – they are just actively building processing plants, and they will not sell a single ton of cotton to us, ”Chekmarev said.

Cotton was sown in the south of Russia even before the revolution. And the USSR in the 1940s. adopted the state cotton growing program and established the Cotton Growing Institute in the city ofBudennovsk in the Stavropol Territory. However, in the 1950s. the idea was abandoned: in Central Asia, the harvest was higher. After the Central Asian republics became independent states, the creation of their own cotton industry was viewed by the Russian government as one of the ways to make the textile industry independent from foreign suppliers. So far Russia has been importing all cotton, but since 2006, an early maturing variety of cotton suitable for Russian conditions has been grown in the experimental fields of the Volgograd State Agrarian University.

According to the Ministry of Agriculture, subject to land reclamation, the maximum cotton cultivation area in Russia will be 220,000 hectares, including 47,000 hectares in the Astrakhan Region and 120,000 hectares in the Stavropol Territory. The demand of Russian enterprises for cotton fiber is estimated at about 70,000 tons per year.

Chinese Ministry of Commerce commented on H&M’s refusal to use cotton from Xinjiang – Economy and Business

BEIJING, March 25. / TASS /. Swedish clothing retailer H&M must “correct the mistake” of publicly refusing to use cotton from Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region (XUAR) due to alleged human rights violations in the region.This was announced on Thursday by the official representative of the Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China Gao Feng.

“I hope this company will show respect for the principles of the market and correct the mistake, as well as refrain from politicizing commercial issues,” he stressed at a weekly press conference.

According to the representative, the PRC government is supporting foreign companies that contribute to the formation of effective international supply chains. “As for individual enterprises making strategic business decisions based on falsified information, Chinese consumers have already reacted about this,” added Gao Feng.

As he noted, Beijing is categorically against interference in the internal affairs of Xinjiang and protests against the sanctions that were applied by individual states against China “on the basis of false information under the pretext of protecting human rights.”

“We invite foreign companies to visit Xinjiang to study this issue and are ready to provide support to enterprises engaged in trade and investment activities in Xinjiang,” summed up Gao Feng.

Xinjiang Cotton Controversy

Earlier, H&M said the retailer was “deeply concerned about reports from civil society organizations and media that mention allegations of forced labor and ethnic and religious discrimination in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.”According to the document, the company makes sure that its suppliers do not violate human rights, and has assured customers that it will not use cotton from Xinjiang.

In December 2020, the United States banned the import of cotton and cotton products from the XUAR in northwestern China due to alleged human rights violations there. As stated in the message of the US Customs and Border Protection, the decision was made “on the basis of information that indicates cases of forced labor, among others, prisoners.”

China produces about 20% of the world’s cotton, most of which comes from Xinjiang.

Bandage HARTMANN PUTTERBINDE 5mx10cm elastic 100% cotton

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The bandage is 100% made of special weave cotton.

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Natural vs. Synthetics. Should you avoid synthetic fabrics? – Blog

In the old days, everywhere and everywhere there were only natural fabrics: they simply did not know how to make others. Then the world was stirred up by discoveries like the creation of polyester and other synthetic fibers. Then the scales swung in the other direction again, and a whole trend appeared for everything natural. But while everyone around is talking about the dangers of “all chemistry”, let’s study the materiel a little.Should we give preference only to natural products?

Created by Nature

So, let’s start with the fact that natural fabrics are divided into four groups: cotton, linen, woolen and silk.

There are a lot of cotton fabrics. Among them there are both thin ones – summer T-shirts, shirts, light trousers and jumpers are sewn from them, as well as thick and fleecy ones (for example, denim, flannel, corduroy), which warm well. Cotton is good for many people: hypoallergenic, pleasant to the touch, durable, easy to wash and iron.But there is another side of the coin: it stretches when worn, sheds quickly, removes moisture poorly, gets wet and dries for a long time, so it is not suitable for sports.

The main advantage of flax is that it is not hot even in extreme heat. After all, it not only protects the body from overheating, but is also able to give you a little extra coolness. It is a thin but durable fabric with a pleasant texture. But flax wrinkles very much and is difficult to iron, remember?

Wool is indispensable in the cold season: it warms well and removes moisture, is pleasant to wear.Therefore, classic suits made of fine wool, tweed jackets and cashmere scarves are always out of competition. However, hair care is not so easy and it can cause allergies.

Silk items surpass their colleagues in strength and beauty. Silk is very pleasant to the touch, dries quickly, and is comfortable in it in the heat. But this is a delicate fabric, because silk ties, plastrons, scarves, shirts and suits need special care.

In a nutshell, natural fabrics are of plant or animal origin, so they are environmentally friendly, breathe well and have excellent thermoregulation, but they can be fragile and require careful handling.

Man Made

It is believed that synthetics may not be very useful for health. There is some truth in this, but not everything is so scary. Modern technologies make it possible to produce fabrics that are not inferior to natural ones in many respects, and even surpass them in others. Man-made fibers are used to create durable, practical materials, which are mainly used in the production of sportswear and clothing for outdoor activities. This is a very soft and warm fleece, practical Polartec, breathable membrane fabrics, durable nylon, etc.What fibers are they made of?

Acrylic is conventionally called artificial wool. He looks like her outwardly: soft and warm. Inexpensive acrylic sweaters, jumpers, scarves and hats are noticeably lighter than woolen ones. But its ability to pass air is much lower and it loses its original appearance faster.

Polyamides are quite strong, they retain their shape for a long time, do not stretch or shrink. Fabrics made from such fibers are easy to clean and dry, but they do not give heat, do not remove moisture from the body and become electrified.Of them, waterproof windbreakers, some sportswear, bags, backpacks are sewn.