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Apparel Retail Sales Start to Slip Again in March

The rate of online shopping growth continues to outstrip traditional retail.

clock April 16, 2018Kali Hays

Donald. J. TrumpDonald Trump signs the 'Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act of 2017', Washington, USA - 11 Apr 2018United States President Donald. J. Trump listens to victims' stories before signing bill 'H.R. 1865', the 'Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act of 2017' at The White House in Washington, DC, USA, 11 April 2018. With Trump are victims and family members of victims of online sex trafficking and members of the Congress.

Government and Trade

Retail Execs Meet With Trump at White House

The National Retail Federation said the brief talk was “constructive.”

clock April 11, 2018Kali Hays

Government and Trade

Contraband Apparel Trade Could Disrupt NAFTA Talks

Mexican executives say there has been no letup in the amount of illegally imported apparel from Asia.

clock April 11, 2018Ivan Castano

Government and Trade

Apparel Textile Sourcing Canada Show Introduces Miami Edition

The event May 21 to 23 will have about 300 booths for apparel, accessories, fabrics, raw materials, and home and hospitality textiles and linens.

clock April 9, 2018Rebecca Kleinman

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Government and Trade

Will Trump’s China Tariffs Stall Made in the USA?

Experts say the tariffs will spark a domino effect, which might hike up end-prices on household items.

clock April 5, 2018Elizabeth Doupnik and Arthur Zaczkiewicz

India is undertaking an apparel sizing project in six major areas that could impact how global brands size their clothes for the market.

Government and Trade

Indian Sizing Project Could Force Global Brands to Adapt

The apparel sizing project is expected to be completed by 2021.

clock April 4, 2018Mayu Saini

Donald J. TrumpTrump places tariffs on Chinese imports, Washington, USA - 22 Mar 2018US President Donald J. Trump speaks before signing a presidential memorandum targeting what the White House termed 'China?s economic aggression' in the Diplomatic Room of the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 22 March 2018. China is threatening retaliation for the tariffs on $50 billion US dollars (40 billion euros) of Chinese imports, sparking further fears of a trade war.

Government and Trade

Trump’s New China Tariffs Roil Retail, Fashion Groups

The industry sees its much-loved tax cuts slipping away with the strong possibility that new tariffs will hit apparel.

clock March 22, 2018Kali Hays

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Government and Trade

L’Oréal Leads in Filing Trademark Applications

Abercrombie & Fitch ranked fifth last year as fashion and beauty firms stepped up their filings to fight against counterfeits.

clock March 22, 2018John Zarocostas

President Donald Trump walks to board Air Force One at Los Angeles International airport, in Los AngelesTrump, Los Angeles, USA - 14 Mar 2018

Government and Trade

Retailers Worry China Tariffs Could Cancel Out New Tax Benefits

Walmart, Target, Gap and others are urging Trump to “carefully consider” trade actions against China.

clock March 19, 2018Kali Hays

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Government and Trade

National Council of Textile Organizations Now Offers Industry News Via ‘TIN’

The NCTO launched its new web site, “Textiles in the News.”

clock March 16, 2018Tracey Greenstein

President Donald Trump shows off the tax bill after signing it in the Oval Office of the White House, in WashingtonTrump, Washington, USA - 22 Dec 2017

Government and Trade

No Timeline for Amending Mistakes in Tax Reform Bill

Retailers could be stuck with worse tax write-offs, and related cash-flow problems, for a while.

clock March 12, 2018Kali Hays

Walmart employee Kenneth White, left, is coached by Shabazz Bonner while using an inventory app during a class at the Walmart Academy at the store in North Bergen, N.J. The retail industry is being radically reshaped by technology and nobody feels that disruption more starkly than the 16 million Americans working as shelf stockers, salespeople and cashiersFuture of Work-Changing Retail, North Bergen, USA - 08 Nov 2017

Government and Trade

Retail’s February Hiring Surge Gets Jobs Back to Year-Ago Level

The industry is hiring again after last year’s widespread layoffs and store closures.

clock March 9, 2018Kali Hays

Government and Trade

LVMH Joins French Task Force on Gender Inequality

The luxury conglomerate joins five other firms in committing to the initiative, at the invitation of French President Emmanuel Macron.

clock March 8, 2018Joelle Diderich

Government and Trade

Marino Vago Hosts First Sistema Moda Italia’s Assembly as President

During the conference, preliminary data on the Italian textile and fashion industry’s positive performance in 2017 were also released by the association.

clock March 6, 2018Sandra Salibian

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Government and Trade

Luxury Shares in Milan Unscathed by Political Elections

The political shake-up did not dent the performance of publicly listed Italian fashion companies a day after the elections.

clock March 5, 2018Luisa Zargani

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