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Slugfest: U.S. Dollars Versus Euro

Currency Shake-up Rattles Fashion World

The plummeting euro and the pumped-up dollar have made for one strong cocktail of pleasure — and pain — for businesses and consumers on both sides of the Atlantic.

Value, Price Focus at Prime Source

As producers and brands continue to struggle with production costs in China, manufacturers have been emphasizing service and technology.

Michael Froman Assures Industry on TPP

Tells NCTO meeting there will be "no surprises" in final pact.

Eric Wiseman

Trade Shifts Talk of AAFA Summit

In a climate of high expectations, fashion executives are hoping to take advantage of new market-opening opportunities.

Ex-Luxottica Chief Tipped for Milan Mayor Candidacy

Andrea Guerra was listed by Italy’s La Repubblica newspaper on Monday as one of the possible candidates to succeed Giuliano Pisapia.

Manufacturing at Maple Trading Co.

Myanmar Production Comes in From the Cold

The European Union is poised to become the largest export market for “Made in Myanmar” apparel this year, three years after the group of nations lifted economic and trade sanctions against the Southeast Asian country.

FTC Mails Refunds on L’Occitane False Claims

Skin creams had claimed body slimming capabilities.

BLS Reports Higher Wages and Employment

The Bureau of Labor Statistics confirmed today what economists have been estimating for the past few months: employment and wages are trending up.

President Barack Obama speaks at the White House Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection.

President Obama Launches Competition for Textile Investment

The initiative is offering $150 million in public-private investment in a new textile manufacturing innovation institute.