Government and Trade

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

Kevin PlankUnder Armour 'I Will I Want' Women's Campaign, New York, America - 31 Jul 2014(CEO and founder of Under Armour, Inc)

Government and Trade

Under Armour’s Plank Resigns From White House Council

Plank joins the ceo of Merck as the second to resign from the American Manufacturing Council.

clock August 14, 2017Jean E. Palmieri

President Donald Trump holds up a signed memorandum calling for a trade investigation of China, in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House in WashingtonTrump, Washington, USA - 14 Aug 2017

Government and Trade

Trump Orders Probe Into China’s Intellectual Property Practices

The investigation turns up the heat on U.S.-China trade relations.

clock August 14, 2017Evan Clark

Port of Los Angeles

Government and Trade

West Coast Dockworkers Union Confirms Contract Extension

The vote in favor of the extension is expected to ensure smooth operations for the West Coast’s ports until 2022.

clock August 4, 2017Kari Hamanaka

The recent expansion of the 100-year-old Panama Canal is allowing for faster international shipping of apparel

Government and Trade

Global Shipping Outlook Stable, but Higher Wages in China Worrisome

CBX Software said in its report that the global trade outlook is positive.

clock August 2, 2017Arthur Zaczkiewicz

online shopping

Government and Trade

EU Seeing More Online Shopping, but Cross-Border Challenges Remain

European shoppers are still somewhat wary of e-commerce and retailers may be their biggest obstacle.

clock July 25, 2017Kali Hays

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

Retail Spending More to Lobby Trump Administration

Issues abound with the new administration and retailers are paying for a voice.

clock July 25, 2017Kali Hays

Pierre Moscovici EU commissioner customs

Government and Trade

EU Caught €670M Worth of Counterfeit Goods Last Year

The number of seized items grew and counterfeit beauty products, apparel and accessories made up about half of the value.

clock July 20, 2017Kali Hays

Government and Trade

Brazil Moves to Eradicate 10,000 Sweatshops in São Paulo Area

The AFL-CIO alleges the illegal factories employ workers in sub-standard conditions.

clock July 19, 2017Ivan Castano

Milano XL

Government and Trade

Milano XL Project to Celebrate Italian Know-How

Comprising seven installations, the project will run Sept. 16-26 during Milan Fashion Week, supported by the government, the city and the fashion industry’s main associations.

clock July 18, 2017Luisa Zargani

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