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State Dept. Identifies Forced Labor in Garment, Cotton Sectors

New report on human trafficking details problems of forced labor in several countries and sectors.

Fashion Industry Flexes Its Lobbying Muscle on TPP

The fashion industry has logged thousands of miles and spent heavily on shaping the rules of TPP.

Wal-Mart Pledges New Steps to Reduce Greenhouse Gases

White House launches new plan with private sector pledge to reduce greenhouse emissions.

Fashion World Spends Big in First-Half Lobbying

How much retailers and industry associations have spent on lobbying in Washington in the first half.

Kmart Settles Converse Trademark Case

Kmart joins other major brands and retailers in settling broad ITC trademark infringement case

Guess Inc. Settles ITC Laser Denim Case

Guess joins long list of companies that have settled the ITC patent infringement case.

Hermes Fakes Valued at $3.23M Seized by Customs and Border Protection

The counterfeit Hermes belts are part of a wave of fakes that have become increasingly successful at deceiving unsuspecting buyers

Labor Groups File Complaint Against Peru

Complaint charges Peru with failing to uphold workers' rights in sectors including garment and textiles.

Child Labor in India’s Cottonseed Industry Detailed

Despite some progress and a reduction in the use of child labor proportionally, India's cottonseed industry still faces significant problems.