Government and Trade

H&M Hennes & Mauritz

Government and Trade

No More Spam: Retailers Forced to Rethink Strategies Under New EU Privacy Guidelines

It’s survival of the fittest under the new General Data Protection Regulation.

clock 3hFiona Ma

Made in Guatemala

Government and Trade

Guatemala on Tenterhooks as Vietnam Targets Export Surge

Vietnam’s lead and growing market share of U.S. apparel imports is causing panic in Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador and Nicaragua.

clock June 13, 2018Ivan Castano

Hermés silicon valley palo alto

Government and Trade

French Luxury Brands Target Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs

Luxury association Comité Colbert is hosting an all-expenses paid trip for 50 start-up founders and venture capitalists.

clock June 5, 2018Joelle Diderich

U.S. President Donald Trump waves to journalists as he walks across the South Lawn before boarding Marine One and departing the White House in Washington, DC. Trump is traveling to Camp David.Members of the Trump Family depart White House, Washington DC, USA - 01 Jun 2018

Government and Trade

Trump Touts Successes 500 Days In

Lobbyists for apparel retailers are worried the industry will lose its gains from tax reform to a trade war.

clock June 4, 2018Evan Clark

Workers with minimum wage slogans marching in downtown Yangon.

Government and Trade

Rohingya Crisis, Minimum Wage Issues Cast Shadow on Myanmar

Investment in the $3 billion industry could suffer due to backsliding of democracy, the EU ambassador says.

clock May 31, 2018Dene-Hern Chen

Mayor Bill De BlasioMetropolitan Opera Opening Night Gala, Metropolitan Opera House, New York, USA - 25 Sep 2017

Government and Trade

De Blasio Adds Three Fashion Execs to Mayor’s Fund Board

The fund strives to make New York more equitable.

clock May 18, 2018Jean E. Palmieri

A Chinese Factory Machine Operator Working at a Textile Manufacturing Factory in Beijing China 19 December 2011 China's Manufacturing Activity Fell in December As Crises in the Us and Europe Drag on the Economy According to Data Released on 15 December Chinese Economists Have Forecast Economic Growth of About 8 5 Per Cent Next Year Down From a Projected 9 2 Per Cent This Year China BeijingChina Economy Textile - Dec 2011

Government and Trade

Textile Group Calls for Higher Tariffs on Chinese Apparel

Auggie Tantillo of the National Council of Textile Organizations argued for higher duties on apparel and textile from China.

clock May 17, 2018Evan Clark

Confindustria Moda's headquarters in Milan.

Government and Trade

Confindustria Moda’s Headquarters Unveiled

The site was unveiled on Tuesday as the fashion association, formed last year, revealed plans to expand globally and grow exports.

clock May 15, 2018Sandra Salibian

Garment factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Government and Trade

What’s Next for Bangladesh?

As the Accord gets a six-month extension and the Alliance gets set to expire in two months, questions continue over how Western brands can ensure worker and factory safety in the Asian country.

clock May 15, 2018Mayu Saini

Government and Trade

Hawaii Passes Bill Banning Chemicals Found in Sunscreen

Oxybenzone and octinoxate are said to have harmful effects on coral reefs.

clock May 3, 2018Layla Ilchi

Pedestrian zone, Galway, IrelandVARIOUS

Government and Trade

Europe Wants More Transparency From Big Digital Companies

The European Commission is pushing for more regulatory authority over online players like Google, Amazon and Facebook.

clock April 26, 2018Kali Hays

A Phillips preview at the Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong.

Government and Trade

Swiss Watch Sales Rise 4.8% in March

Exports of Swiss timepieces were up 10.1 percent in the first quarter, the highest quarterly growth rate since June 2012.

clock April 24, 2018Joelle Diderich

European Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmstroem speaks during a media conference at EU headquarters in Brussels on . The European Union will set out its strategy Wednesday on how to counter potential U.S. punitive tariffs on steel and aluminumEurope US Trade War, Brussels, Belgium - 07 Mar 2018

Government and Trade

European Union Sends ‘Strong Message’ With Mexico Trade Pact

Europe looks eager to buck some more protectionist economic and policy trends seen in the U.S. and the U.K.

clock April 23, 2018Kali Hays


Government and Trade

Apparel Retail Sales Start to Slip Again in March

The rate of online shopping growth continues to outstrip traditional retail.

clock April 16, 2018Kali Hays

Donald. J. TrumpDonald Trump signs the 'Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act of 2017', Washington, USA - 11 Apr 2018United States President Donald. J. Trump listens to victims' stories before signing bill 'H.R. 1865', the 'Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act of 2017' at The White House in Washington, DC, USA, 11 April 2018. With Trump are victims and family members of victims of online sex trafficking and members of the Congress.

Government and Trade

Retail Execs Meet With Trump at White House

The National Retail Federation said the brief talk was “constructive.”

clock April 11, 2018Kali Hays

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