Government and Trade

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

Government and Trade

Contraband Apparel Trade Could Disrupt NAFTA Talks

Mexican executives say there has been no letup in the amount of illegally imported apparel from Asia.

clock April 11, 2018Ivan Castano

Government and Trade

Apparel Textile Sourcing Canada Show Introduces Miami Edition

The event May 21 to 23 will have about 300 booths for apparel, accessories, fabrics, raw materials, and home and hospitality textiles and linens.

clock April 9, 2018Rebecca Kleinman

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Government and Trade

Will Trump’s China Tariffs Stall Made in the USA?

Experts say the tariffs will spark a domino effect, which might hike up end-prices on household items.

clock April 5, 2018Elizabeth Doupnik and Arthur Zaczkiewicz

India is undertaking an apparel sizing project in six major areas that could impact how global brands size their clothes for the market.

Government and Trade

Indian Sizing Project Could Force Global Brands to Adapt

The apparel sizing project is expected to be completed by 2021.

clock April 4, 2018Mayu Saini

Donald J. TrumpTrump places tariffs on Chinese imports, Washington, USA - 22 Mar 2018US President Donald J. Trump speaks before signing a presidential memorandum targeting what the White House termed 'China?s economic aggression' in the Diplomatic Room of the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 22 March 2018. China is threatening retaliation for the tariffs on $50 billion US dollars (40 billion euros) of Chinese imports, sparking further fears of a trade war.

Government and Trade

Trump’s New China Tariffs Roil Retail, Fashion Groups

The industry sees its much-loved tax cuts slipping away with the strong possibility that new tariffs will hit apparel.

clock March 22, 2018Kali Hays

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