Fashion

Lagerfeld: Meryl Streep Passed On Oscar Dress When Chanel Refused to Pay

"A genius actress, but cheapness also, no?”

clock 5hBridget Foley

Fashion

Jeremy Scott Presents “Cardboard Couture” for Moschino

The pun-filled collection was about a rich clotheshorse gone broke.

clock 7hJessica Iredale

Business

Retailers Withdraw from Bangladesh Apparel Summit

Seven leading apparel companies - H&M, Gap, Inditex, C&A, Next, VF Corp. and Tchibo - have pulled out of the Dhaka Apparel Summit.

clock February 22, 2017Arthur Friedman

Government and Trade

MOL Benefactor

Government and Trade

Retailers Urge Labor, Management to Avoid One-Day Port Shutdown

Thousands of companies rely on East Coast and Gulf Coast ports.

clock 6hArthur Friedman

A Made in New York Campus is Planted in Brooklyn

Government and Trade

Fashion Industry Plays Role in NYC Job Growth

New York has seen strong job growth in recent years with initiatives to spur further gains, and the fashion industry is playing a key role.

clock 12hArthur Friedman

The TFA is aimed at speeding up the shipment of goods across borders.

Government and Trade

WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement Ratified

The agreement seeks to expedite the movement, release and clearance of goods across borders.

clock February 22, 2017Arthur Friedman

Carlo Capasa, Livia Firth and Michele Scannavini

Government and Trade

First Italian Green Carpet Fashion Awards Set for September

The Awards will be held on Sept. 24 during Milan Fashion Week at the La Scala theater.

clock February 22, 2017Luisa Zargani

Government and Trade

NCC Joins Group Calling for Restraint on Budget Cuts

The group noted that the Congressional Budget Office estimated that the 2014 Farm Bill has cost far less than projected.

clock February 22, 2017Arthur Friedman

Garment factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Government and Trade

Retailers Withdraw From Bangladesh Apparel Summit

Their decision to withdraw is said to be in response to the campaign of repression against the labor movement carried out by the Bangladesh government and factory owners.

clock February 22, 2017Arthur Friedman

Rick Helfenbein

Government and Trade

East Africa Trade Hub and AAFA Join on Sourcing Pact

The agreement launches the East Africa Cotton, Textile and Apparel Initiative to establish sustainable workforce development programs in the region.

clock February 22, 2017Arthur Friedman

Paul Ryan

Government and Trade

U.S. Manufacturers Urge Congress to Pass Tax Reform, Including Border Adjustability

Chief executive officers support House Speaker Paul Ryan’s tax reform plan.

clock February 21, 2017Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Patagonia

Government and Trade

Retailers’ Boycott of Utah Leaves Outdoor Trade Show Looking Elsewhere

Brands like Patagonia and The North Face pulled out of the show over Utah’s attempts to get 1.3 million acres of public land handed back over to the state.

clock February 17, 2017Kali Hays

Government and Trade

Dhaka Summit to Address Bangladesh’s Safety Progress, Workers’ Rights

Sustainability to take center stage at the Apparel Summit in Bangladesh, but can the global protests on labor issues be ignored?

clock February 17, 2017Mayu Saini

Emanuel Chirico

Government and Trade

PVH’s Emanuel Chirico Talks Border Tax, Trade in Washington

Chirico said a border tax on imports will create uncertainty and potentially impact investments.

clock February 16, 2017Kristi Ellis

US Secretary of Labor-designate Andrew Puzder withdrew his name from consideration amid controversy.

Government and Trade

Labor Secretary Nominee Withdraws Amid Controversy

Fast food executive Andrew Puzder, President Trump’s embattled Labor Secretary nominee, withdrew his name from consideration Wednesday.

clock February 15, 2017Kristi Ellis

President Trump meets with the Retail Industry Leaders Association.

Government and Trade

Retail CEOs Talk Border Tax, Regulations With Trump

The president pledged to cut regulations and simplify and lower taxes for corporations and families.

clock February 15, 2017Kristi Ellis

A rendering of the Made in New York Campus.

Government and Trade

An Apparel Campus Grows in Brooklyn

The hub will include shared services and related uses to support its apparel firms and larger Sunset Park garment cluster.

clock February 14, 2017Arthur Friedman

Kellyanne Conway, counselor to President Trump, who endorsed Ivanka Trump's brand is is now at the center of an ethics controversy.

Government and Trade

Ethics Office: Disciplinary Action for Ivanka Trump Plug ‘Warranted’

Director said evidence suggests Conway violated ethics rules.

clock February 14, 2017Kristi Ellis

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Nordstrom outpaced rivals last year, driven by online and Nordstrom Rack.

Business

Nordstrom Reports Fourth-Quarter Net Gain

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