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United States President Donald J. Trump speaks before signing a memorandum on addressing China's laws, policies, practices, and actions related to intellectual property, innovation, and technology at The White House in Washington, DC,. Pictured from left to right is US Representative Darrell Issa (Republican of California), US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, and Us Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross.Trump Remarks at Signing of Memorandum on China Trade, Washington DC, USA - 14 Aug 2017

Government and Trade

Retailers Aiming for ‘Update’ of NAFTA as Negotiations Continue

The NRF is open to changes, as long as the deal remains in place.

clock September 22, 2017Kali Hays

Retail Exterior Views Around Av. Des Champs-élysées Paris. Architectural Stock, Various, United Kingdom. Architect: N/a, 2016. Architectural Stock, Various, United Kingdom. Architect: n/a, 2016.

Government and Trade

Europe Aiming for Stricter Taxes Against Digital Companies

The European Union wants to overhaul a fragmented, outdated tax code that favors digital operators.

clock September 21, 2017Kali Hays

People take to the streets to protest during the announcement by US Attorney General Jeff Sessions at a briefing on Deferred Action For Childhood Arrivals, at the Department of Justice in Washington, DC, USA, 05 September 2017. President Donald Trump has decided to end the Obama-era program that grants work permits to undocumented immigrants who arrived in the country as children.Protest on Deferred Action For Childhood Arrivals Program, Washington, USA - 05 Sep 2017

Government and Trade

Fashion, Tech Giants Rally Behind Dream Act After Trump Immigration Rollback

Wal-Mart, Amazon and many others are renewing their support for permanent legislation aimed at helping young immigrants gain citizenship.

clock September 21, 2017Kali Hays

Products from Beautycounter.

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Beautycounter Launches Pro-Regulation Coalition

The beauty company and 14 other brands are coming together to try to change cosmetic safety laws.

clock September 12, 2017Allison Collins

Victoria's Secret angels pose in front of the Shanghai skyline.

Government and Trade

Shanghai Customs Destroy $30m of Imported Clothing

Chinese state media reported international brands including Victoria’s Secret and Ralph Lauren have had shipments destroyed for not meeting safety standards.

clock September 12, 2017Casey Hall

United States President Donald J. Trump (left) participates in an American Technology Council roundtable with corporate and eduction leaders including Microsoft CEO Satya Narayan (center) and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos (right).White House tech summit, Washington DC, USA - 19 Jun 2017

Government and Trade

Amazon Backs States’ Lawsuit Against Trump’s DACA Rollback

More than a dozen states are suing to keep a program for young immigrants in place.

clock September 6, 2017Kali Hays

President Donald Trump speaks to the media in the lobby of Trump Tower, in New YorkTrump, New York, USA - 15 Aug 2017

Government and Trade

Fashion Leaders Condemn Trump Ending DACA Immigration Program

Retail and fashion leaders were among the hundreds of companies that urged Trump to keep a citizenship program for young immigrants.

clock September 5, 2017Kali Hays

Retail sales

Government and Trade

Specialty, Department Stores Slash 3K Jobs in August

The numbers were not affected by Hurricane Harvey, but that could change this month.

clock September 1, 2017Kali Hays

President Donald Trump speaks to the media in the lobby of Trump Tower, in New YorkTrump, New York, USA - 15 Aug 2017

Government and Trade

What to Watch: Fashion’s Political-Economic Interchange

Donald Trump’s election fed the stock market rally, but it might not survive him as president.

clock August 22, 2017Evan Clark

President Donald Trump looks away as he listens to a questions from members of the media in the lobby of Trump Tower, in New YorkTrump, New York, USA - 15 Aug 2017

Government and Trade

What to Watch: Trump Presidency and Trade

Taxes, trade and a protesting public are mainstays of the Trump administration so far.

clock August 22, 2017Kali Hays

UK Prime Minister Theresa May leaving 10 Downing Street, London

Government and Trade

What to Watch: Will Brexit-Bound Britain Get a New Prime Minister This Year?

Some say Theresa May’s days are numbered as the country flies into bumpy Brexit negotiations

clock August 22, 2017Samantha Conti

Xi JinpingChinese President Xi Jinping visits Berlin, Germany - 05 Jul 2017Chinese President Xi Jinping attends a press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel (unseen) at the German Chancellory in Berlin, Germany, 05 July 2017. The two leaders are later scheduled to attend an opening ceremony of the Panda Garden at the Berlin Zoo. Two giant pandas at the zoo, Meng Meng and Jiao Qing, have been on loan from China for 15 years and will move into their new quarters at the Panda Garden on 05 July.

Government and Trade

What to Watch: Looking Ahead in China

The 19th Party Congress will set the political stage in the massive country for the next five years.

clock August 22, 2017Tiffany Ap

Government and Trade

Barcelona Hit by Terrorism as Van Rams Pedestrians

Spanish police said the bloodshed on the city’s Las Ramblas boulevard, a popular spot for tourists and shoppers, was a terrorism act.

clock August 17, 2017Mimosa Spencer

President Donald Trump speaks to the media in the lobby of Trump Tower, in New YorkTrump, New York, USA - 15 Aug 2017

Government and Trade

Amazon Stock Bruised After Trump Says It’s Harming Retailers

The President tweeted about Amazon and taxes after a weekend of violent protesting in Virginia.

clock August 16, 2017Kali Hays

Doug McMillon Wal-Mart Store, Inc., Chief Executive Officer Doug McMillon speaks at the Wal-Mart shareholder meeting in Fayetteville, ArkWal Mart Annual Meeting, Fayetteville, USA

Government and Trade

Wal-Mart’s Doug McMillon Rebukes Donald Trump

The ceo said the President “missed a critical opportunity to help bring our country together” in Charlottesville.

clock August 15, 2017Evan Clark

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