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A&F Finds 'Growing Up' Tough Now that Sex No Longer Sells

Abercrombie is aging its models to show it is no longer a "teen" brand; company reported a Q2 loss.

clock 5hVicki M. Young

Media

Barbie Becomes Paid Social Media Influencer

Through her Instagram account, Barbie “produces” sponsored content.

clock 26mMaghan McDowell

Fashion

Costume Institute's Next Subject Said to Be Rei Kawakubo

The exhibit next spring would be only the second the Met has devoted to a living designer.

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Government and Trade

Inside Apple's new flagship in San Francisco's Union Square.

Government and Trade

U.S. Lawmakers Blast EC Ruling Against Apple

Apple vows to appeal the European Commission’s ruling.

clock 7hKristi Ellis

Francois Hollande raises doubts about timing of T-TIP

Government and Trade

French Officials Cast Doubts on T-TIP, Top Negotiators say Talks Still On

Industry groups continue to press for completion of T-TIP, calling the sweeping trade deal beneficial for brands and retailers.

clock 7hKristi Ellis

John Kerry

Government and Trade

John Kerry Calls for Strengthening Worker’s Rights in Bangladesh

Brands and retailers have worked with human and labor rights groups to improve safety in Bangladesh’s garment industry.

clock August 29, 2016Kristi Ellis

Tommy Hilfiger: Tommy Hilfiger is making progress on its Sustainable Evolution strategy.

Government and Trade

PVH Sets Enhanced CR Strategy, Commits to U.N. Sustainability Goals

PVH’s CR program is structured with 10 commitments across three key focus areas: empowering people, preserving the environment and supporting communities.

clock August 29, 2016Arthur Friedman

President Obama

Government and Trade

Target, Nike Join Others in Signing White House Equal Pay Pledge

Brands and retailers join a growing list of companies committed to supporting and creating gender equality policies.

clock August 26, 2016Kristi Ellis

Tokyo International Conference on African Development

Government and Trade

JETRO and UNIDO Sign Pact to Help Developing Nations

The new partnership will allow UNIDO and JETRO to develop joint projects and activities aimed at enhancing sustainable industrialization in developing countries.

clock August 26, 2016Arthur Friedman

Retailers are pressing for Internet sales tax parity.

Government and Trade

House Judiciary Chairman Releases Draft Internet Tax Bill

Retailers have been advocating for sales tax parity for several years.

clock August 25, 2016Kristi Ellis

Cosmetics are at the center of efforts to reform the FDA.

Government and Trade

Cosmetics Regulatory Reform Efforts Move Forward

Legislation aimed at overhauling the FDA’s authority over cosmetics is pending in Congress.

clock August 25, 2016Kristi Ellis

A Coach travel bag.

Government and Trade

AAFA Lauds Administration’s Intent to Review Travel Goods Benefits

Industry groups and apparel and accessories brands pressed the Obama administration to give duty-free benefits to more countries.

clock August 24, 2016Kristi Ellis

Hillary Clinton

Government and Trade

Hillary Clinton Ad Features New England Shirt Manufacturer

Massachusetts shirtmaker accuses Trump of “taking the shirts right off our backs” in new television aid set to air this week.

clock August 24, 2016Kristi Ellis

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