The NCTO launched its new web site, “Textiles in the News.”
Retailers could be stuck with worse tax write-offs, and related cash-flow problems, for a while.
The industry is hiring again after last year’s widespread layoffs and store closures.
During the conference, preliminary data on the Italian textile and fashion industry’s positive performance in 2017 were also released by the association.
The political shake-up did not dent the performance of publicly listed Italian fashion companies a day after the elections.
LVMH has endorsed a statement made in Brussels Thursday, and has demanded a timely response against counterfeiting.
Ahead of general elections on March 4, the industry hopes the new government will continue to support fashion.
Fifteen nations have launched a pilot electronic certificate of origin program to speed and simplify cross-border trade.
Warm weather and a new president helped push the sector into green territory.
The Brazilian textile and apparel industries are forecast to grow by close to 11 percent in 2018 as the economy improves.
JD.com is throwing its weight behind Britain with a deal to sell two billion pounds of Made in the U.K. goods to Chinese consumers.
Trump managed to do little but retrod old ground in a near-record-breaking hour-and-20-minute address.
Democracy Forward urged an ethics agency to investigate claims Trump still uses her profile in the White House to circuitously boost her brand.