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Muslim Fashion Industry Reacts to France's Burkini Ban

Designers, including burkini creator Aheda Zanetti, are puzzled over the recent backlash.

clock 9hRitu Upadhyay


Hilfiger to Create Fashion Carnival at South Street Seaport

The designer will showcase the fall Tommy x Gigi Collection designed in collaboration with supermodel Gigi Hadid.

clock August 22, 2016Lisa Lockwood


Jenna Dewan Tatum Tapped as Danskin Brand Ambassador, Ad Campaign Face

Actress and dancer Jenna Dewan Tatum is Danskin's newest brand ambassador, appearing as the face — and body — of its fall ad campaign.

clock 9hMarcy Medina

In Focus

Zika Fears Weigh on Miami Beach

Lincoln Road Mall in Miami.

Government and Trade

Hillary Clinton

Government and Trade

Hillary Clinton Unveils Sweeping Plan to Help Small Businesses

Clinton’s plan would provide new tax breaks for small businesses and tax incentives for state and local governments, lessening the burdens on small businesses.

clock 10hKristi Ellis

The U.S. military's chemical biological defense suit.

Government and Trade

U.S. Military Launches Design Competition, Seeks Fashion, Textile Help

The Defense Department’s competition is yet another step the Obama administration is taking to collaborate with the fashion and textile industries.

clock 11hKristi Ellis

Chaz Dean

Government and Trade

Rep. Pallone Calls for Hearing on Cosmetics Regulatory Reform

The personal-care products industry is also pressing for FDA reform of cosmetics oversight.

clock August 22, 2016Kristi Ellis

Retail apparel prices fell in April.

Government and Trade

Retail Apparel Prices Flat in July

Retailers saw some strength in women’s and men’s apparel prices in July.

clock August 16, 2016Kristi Ellis


Government and Trade

Support Broadens for Apple in Court Case, Online Petition Launched

Designers continue to voice support for Apple and concern about the potential for the case to hurt fashion and broader design patents.

clock August 15, 2016Kristi Ellis

Government and Trade

Reebok Files Patent Infringement Complaint at ITC

The brand is seeking relief from footwear imports allegedly infringing on some of its patented footwear technology.

clock August 15, 2016Kristi Ellis

President Barack Obama gives the State of the Union address, Washington D.C.

Government and Trade

Obama Administration Takes Procedural Step to Advance TPP

The step incrementally advanced TPP but the trade deal faces significant hurdles in Congress.

clock August 12, 2016Kristi Ellis

Maersk Line

Government and Trade

Maersk Group Sunk by Low Freight Rates in Q2

Maersk Line reported a loss of $151 million compared to profit of $507 million in the second quarter of 2015.

clock August 12, 2016Arthur Friedman

Government and Trade

China’s Retail Sales Grow 10.2% in July

That is a slight contraction from the 10.6 percent growth seen in June.

clock August 11, 2016Casey Hall

Port of Los Angeles TraPac container terminal

Government and Trade

West Coast Dockworkers Union Votes to Move Forward With Early Contract Talks

The move is viewed as a step towards ensuring stability and avoiding the supply chain disruption that impacted retailers and other industries in late 2014 and into early 2015.

clock August 11, 2016Kari Hamanaka

Hillary Clinton

Government and Trade

Hillary Clinton Voices Opposition to TPP Post-Election, Vows Trade Fairness

Clinton called Trump out again for his signature suit and tie collection reportedly being made abroad.

clock August 11, 2016Kristi Ellis

New York City

Government and Trade

NYCEDC Creates Emerging Developer Loan Fund

The fund specifically seeks to facilitate the acquisition process and increase opportunities for emerging developers, which includes many minority and women-owned firms.

clock August 11, 2016Arthur Friedman

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