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Vietnam Leads the Pack in Apparel Imports in July

Imports from Asian apparel suppliers to the U.S. outpaced Western Hemisphere countries in July.

Customs Brokers Strike in Pakistan

One of the major demands of the strikers is for the Federal Board of Revenue to remove a new 8 percent sales tax that has been imposed on the industry.

Customs Seizes $1 Million in Bogus Designer Handbags

Seizure was one of the largest for the Miami Seaport.

Gap Settles ITC Laser Denim Case

The retailer is one of the last companies to settle the case filed by Revolaze against 17 companies last year.

Froman Cites U.S.-Africa Trade Potential at AGOA Forum

Speaking at the AGOA Forum, Froman noted the recent bipartisan passing of a 10-year AGOA extension, the longest extension in the program’s history.

Chinese Drive 32% Rise in July’s Global Tourism Spend

Global Blue’s data showed that strong tourist spending in Europe offset a slowdown in Hong Kong, Macau.

Retail Apparel Prices Rise in July After Three-Month Slide

Prices for women’s and girls' apparel were up, while prices for men’s and boys' apparel were down.

Thailand’s Retail, Tourism Industries at Risk After Blast

The country must act fast to restore public confidence and security levels after Monday’s deadly bomb blast, according to a Singapore-based analyst.

Tianjin Port Disaster Could Create Delays for U.S. Importers

Retailers and apparel brands assess damage, face potential delays.