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Maison Margiela, Lanvin and Dries Van Noten Spring 2017

At Paris Fashion Week all three houses offered exhilarating collections that were a heady exploration of creative unsettling.

clock 23hBridget Foley

Fashion

Chloé Captured the Effortless Simplicity of French Style

The seafaring life was the inspiration for Clare Waight Keller's lovely, breezy spring collection for Chloé.

clock 8hBridget Foley

Beauty

Study: Influencers Rule the Social Media Beauty Landscape

Advertising technology firm Pixability found brand-generated digital content is falling behind the content produced by individual creators.

clock September 28, 2016Rachel Brown

Government and Trade

Government and Trade

Industry Groups Say Pay Reporting Requirement Burdensome

The EEOC and Obama administration argue too many workers are not given equal pay for equal work.

clock 5hKristi Ellis

Government and Trade

Asos Responds to Criticism About Factory Working Conditions

The GMB issued a statement Thursday in reaction to a Buzzfeed News investigation that accused the e-tailer of health and safety violations and improper monitoring and surveillance practices.

clock 7hLorelei Marfil

Barack Obama speaks to members of the military, Fort Lee, Virginia, USA
 - 28 Sep 2016

Government and Trade

House Passes Bill Delaying Labor Department’s Overtime Rule

WASHINGTON — Retailers lauded a bill passed by the House of Representatives on Wednesday night that would delay the implementation of the Obama administration’s new overtime rule. The House passed the “Regulatory Relief for Small Businesses, Schools and Nonprofit Act” on a vote of 246 to 177. The bill seeks a six-month delay in the Department […]

clock 11hKristi Ellis

Damco

Government and Trade

Sejling Named CEO of Maersk’s Damco Logistics Unit

Sejling joined Maersk in 1997 and is currently Head of East West Trades at Maersk Line.

clock September 28, 2016Arthur Friedman

Port of Los Angeles

Government and Trade

West Coast Dockworkers, Shippers Set Date to Mull Contract Extension

The two groups will together consider an extension, according to a joint statement issued today.

clock September 27, 2016Kari Hamanaka

Global trade

Government and Trade

WTO Revises Trade Forecast Downward for 2016

WTO trade economists also cut the trade growth forecast for 2017 to between 1.8 and 3.1 percent, down from 3.6 percent previously.

clock September 27, 2016John Zarocostas

Government and Trade

Felicia Pullam Named to Key Commerce Post

Pullam will draw from her experience at Commerce to oversee a key government textile division.

clock September 27, 2016Kristi Ellis

Clinton and Trump Presidential Debate

Government and Trade

Debate Stirs More Industry Concern About Candidates’ Trade Positions

Candidates’ positions on tax and regulatory reform were hailed by some industry officials.

clock September 27, 2016Kristi Ellis

President Obama in Austin, Tex.

Government and Trade

White House Unveils South by South Lawn Lineup

President Obama is teaming up with the organizers of SXSW to host his own music, arts and film festival at the White House.

clock September 26, 2016Kristi Ellis

Government and Trade

ILO-IFC Better Work Programs Get Good Grades in Study

The study, commissioned by the ILO and the IFC, draws on assessment surveys of 15,000 garment workers and 2,000 factory managers.

clock September 26, 2016John Zarocostas

Maersk

Government and Trade

Transportation Giant A.P. Møller – Mærsk Splitting Into Two Divisions

The company’s board said this will ensure a focus on driving synergies and developing new products and services in Transport & Logistics.

clock September 22, 2016Arthur Friedman

U.S. Africa Business Forum, New York, USA - 21 Sep 2016

Government and Trade

U.S. and Africa Strengthen Trade and Investment

Apparel brands and retailers are investing more in sub-Saharan Africa under an extension of a key U.S. trade program.

clock September 21, 2016Kristi Ellis and Arthur Friedman

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clock September 28, 2016Elizabeth Doupnik

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