Government and Trade

President Donald Trump walks to board Air Force One at Los Angeles International airport, in Los AngelesTrump, Los Angeles, USA - 14 Mar 2018

Government and Trade

Retailers Worry China Tariffs Could Cancel Out New Tax Benefits

Walmart, Target, Gap and others are urging Trump to “carefully consider” trade actions against China.

clock March 19, 2018Kali Hays

The U.S. Supreme Court.

Government and Trade

National Council of Textile Organizations Now Offers Industry News Via ‘TIN’

The NCTO launched its new web site, “Textiles in the News.”

clock March 16, 2018Tracey Greenstein

President Donald Trump shows off the tax bill after signing it in the Oval Office of the White House, in WashingtonTrump, Washington, USA - 22 Dec 2017

Government and Trade

No Timeline for Amending Mistakes in Tax Reform Bill

Retailers could be stuck with worse tax write-offs, and related cash-flow problems, for a while.

clock March 12, 2018Kali Hays

Walmart employee Kenneth White, left, is coached by Shabazz Bonner while using an inventory app during a class at the Walmart Academy at the store in North Bergen, N.J. The retail industry is being radically reshaped by technology and nobody feels that disruption more starkly than the 16 million Americans working as shelf stockers, salespeople and cashiersFuture of Work-Changing Retail, North Bergen, USA - 08 Nov 2017

Government and Trade

Retail’s February Hiring Surge Gets Jobs Back to Year-Ago Level

The industry is hiring again after last year’s widespread layoffs and store closures.

clock March 9, 2018Kali Hays

Government and Trade

LVMH Joins French Task Force on Gender Inequality

The luxury conglomerate joins five other firms in committing to the initiative, at the invitation of French President Emmanuel Macron.

clock March 8, 2018Joelle Diderich

Government and Trade

Marino Vago Hosts First Sistema Moda Italia’s Assembly as President

During the conference, preliminary data on the Italian textile and fashion industry’s positive performance in 2017 were also released by the association.

clock March 6, 2018Sandra Salibian


Government and Trade

Luxury Shares in Milan Unscathed by Political Elections

The political shake-up did not dent the performance of publicly listed Italian fashion companies a day after the elections.

clock March 5, 2018Luisa Zargani

Government and Trade

European Commission Commits to Fighting Illegal Content Online

LVMH has endorsed a statement made in Brussels Thursday, and has demanded a timely response against counterfeiting.

clock March 1, 2018Alice Coy


Government and Trade

Italian Government Increases Investments in Fashion as Industry Grows

Ahead of general elections on March 4, the industry hopes the new government will continue to support fashion.

clock February 28, 2018Luisa Zargani

The Eritrean delegation at the COMESA DTFA workshop held in the Seychelles last January.

Government and Trade

Key African Nations Establish Digital Free Trade Zone

Fifteen nations have launched a pilot electronic certificate of origin program to speed and simplify cross-border trade.

clock February 11, 2018Bambina Wise

Government and Trade

France Upbeat for Ready-to-Wear in 2018 After First Growth in a Decade

Warm weather and a new president helped push the sector into green territory.

clock February 7, 2018Mimosa Spencer

Government and Trade

Brazilian Makers Eye Recovery, See Colombian Trade Boost

The Brazilian textile and apparel industries are forecast to grow by close to 11 percent in 2018 as the economy improves.

clock February 5, 2018Ivan Castano

A woman works at an Abercrombie & Fitch store in Chicago. The government reports how much consumers spent and earned in March on Monday, April 29, 2013Consumer Spending, Chicago, USA

Government and Trade

Retailers Add More Than 15K Jobs in January

January worker additions to specialty retail nearly made up for several months of cuts.

clock February 2, 2018Kali Hays

The headquarters.

Government and Trade Pledges to Push U.K. Products in China Ahead of Brexit is throwing its weight behind Britain with a deal to sell two billion pounds of Made in the U.K. goods to Chinese consumers.

clock February 1, 2018Samantha Conti

U.S. President Donald J. Trump arrives for the State of the Union address in the chamber of the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington, DC.State of The Union address, Washington DC, USA - 30 Jan 2018This is the first State of the Union address given by U.S. President Donald Trump and his second joint-session address to Congress.

Government and Trade

Trump’s State of the Union Leaves Retail, Fashion Groups Wanting Specifics

Trump managed to do little but retrod old ground in a near-record-breaking hour-and-20-minute address.

clock January 31, 2018Kali Hays

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