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Chanel Métiers d’Art Show at the Ritz Paris: Review

Karl Lagerfeld paraded a pre-fall collection for the 2016-17 Chanel Métiers d’Art collection as opulent as the setting — the Ritz Paris.

clock December 6, 2016Miles Socha


Job Cuts at Honest Co. Could Mean IPO Tabled

The business is cutting about 80 positions in the first quarter.

clock 12hAllison Collins and Evan Clark


Supreme Court Decision Seen as Blow to Fashion Designers

The court's ruling in favor of Samsung in its battle with Apple could weaken patent protection for fashion designs.

clock 12hKristi Ellis

Government and Trade

Donald Trump

Government and Trade

Industry Officials Concerned by Trump’s Tariff Pledge as Imports Grow

China, which has been a target of Trump’s antitrade rhetoric, is a top supplier of apparel to the U.S.

clock 20hKristi Ellis

Matteo Renzi and President Obama

Government and Trade

Renzi’s Resignation Fails to Rattle Europe

Analysts were not concerned about effects of resignation on luxury industry.

clock December 6, 2016Luisa Zargani

Government and Trade

Bangladesh Alliance Announces Remediation Progress in Factories

Retailers and brands are members of two industry initiatives performing inspections and overseeing remediation in factories in Bangladesh.

clock December 5, 2016Kristi Ellis


Government and Trade

NRDC Report Sites Clean Energy Growth

The NRDC report said 20 percent of the U.S. population lives in a state with a goal of at least 50 percent renewable energy.

clock December 5, 2016Arthur Friedman

Government and Trade

China Derails WTO Environmental Goods Agreement

Some trade experts viewed the 11th hour move by China in the closing stage of the two-day ministerial talks “as a political miscalculation.”

clock December 5, 2016John Zarocostas

Sydney, Australia

Government and Trade

Australia Clears Way for Chinese Tourist Influx

2017 has been designated the “Australia-China Year of Tourism.”

clock December 5, 2016Tiffany Ap


Government and Trade

Sweatshops Persist in U.S. Garment Industry

Sweatshop conditions are still found in garment factories in California 20 years after investigators uncovered one of the most egregious examples in El Monte, Calif.

clock December 5, 2016Kristi Ellis and Khanh T.L. Tran

Matteo Renzi and wife Agnese

Government and Trade

Italian Prime Minister Resigns

Renzi acknowledged the result of the exit polls following the referendum held on Sunday, which showed the “no front” ahead almost 60 percent.

clock December 4, 2016Luisa Zargani

President Barack Obama

Government and Trade

Justice Dept. Appeals Preliminary Injunction on Overtime Rule

Retailers joined a coalition in a lawsuit against the overtime rule.

clock December 2, 2016Kristi Ellis

Doug McMillon

Government and Trade

Wal-Mart’s McMillon Tapped for New Trump Business Leaders’ Forum

The exec of Wal-Mart, which launched its own Made in America program three years ago, is a choice meant to reflect Trump’s push to increase manufacturing jobs in America.

clock December 2, 2016Kristi Ellis

Government and Trade

Specialty Stores, Department Stores Cut Jobs in November

The overall economy added 178,000 jobs, in line with the pace of job growth in previous months.

clock December 2, 2016Kristi Ellis

Giorgio Armani, Renzo Rosso, Matteo Renzi and Alberta Ferretti.

Government and Trade

Italy’s Fashion Executives Vie for Stability, Stand Behind Prime Minister Ahead of Referendum

Uncertainty looms as Italian citizens gear up for a referendum on Dec. 4 to vote on a change in the country’s constitution.

clock December 2, 2016Luisa Zargani

Andrea Rosso Talks Diesel’s License Strategy in Berlin

Government and Trade

Andrea Rosso Talks Diesel’s License Strategy in Berlin

At the celebration of the exclusive Diesel Alrite Watch by Rostarr, Diesel’s creative director for licenses Andrea Rosso talked about his experiences in the license business.

clock December 1, 2016Quynh Tran

Maersk Lines

Government and Trade

Maersk to Acquire Rival Carrier Hamburg Süd

With the acquisition, Maersk Line will have an 18.6 percent global capacity share.

clock December 1, 2016Arthur Friedman

Donald Trump chose Wilbur Ross as Commerce Secretary.

Government and Trade

Wilbur Ross Seen Balancing Trump Trade Agenda

In the perch at the Commerce Department, Ross will be tasked with walking the delicate line of pushing trade and manufacturing policies.

clock December 1, 2016Kristi Ellis and Arthur Friedman

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