Government and Trade

Port of Los Angeles

Government and Trade

West Coast Dockworker Contract Extension Proposal to Go Before Union Members

The decision to ratify a contract extension with shippers will now go before members following a meeting of union delegates this week.

clock April 29, 2017Kari Hamanaka

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Government and Trade

Amazon’s Italian Subsidiary Under Investigation for Tax Evasion

The company is believed to have allegedly avoided paying 130 million euros, or $141.66 million at current exchange rate, from 2009 to 2015.

clock April 29, 2017Alessandra Turra

Dress by Raf Simons for Christian Dior, haute couture fall-winter 2012

Government and Trade

French Government to Buy Five Designer Items Every Season

The culture ministry unveiled a series of measures to safeguard the country’s assets, including a permanent fashion collection.

clock April 28, 2017Joelle Diderich

A rendering of the Made in New York Campus.

Government and Trade

New York Mayor Earmarks $136M for Made in New York Campus

The expenditure was included on the city’s official budget, which was released Wednesday.

clock April 26, 2017Jean E. Palmieri

Gary Cohn and Steven MnuchinWhite House news conference with US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and National Economic Director Gary Cohn, Washington, USA - 26 Apr 2017US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin (R) and National Economic Director Gary Cohn (L) participate in a news conference to discuss the tax reform plan of US President Donald J. Trump, in the James Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 26 April 2017.

Government and Trade

White House Reveals Little Detail on Tax Reform

The administration offered only “broad strokes” on tax reform Trump has been discussing since he was on the campaign trail.

clock April 26, 2017Kali Hays

President Donald Trump

Government and Trade

Retailers Await Specifics of Promised Trump Tax Reform

The fashion industry relies on imports and is watching closely to see if the BAT tax figures into the president’s plan.

clock April 26, 2017Evan Clark

Chinese President Xi Jinping (left) and U.S. President Donald Trump (right)

Government and Trade

Think Tank: War-gaming Seen as an Antidote to Trump Trade Policy Uncertainty

Experts from A.T. Kearney weigh in on the topic.

clock April 25, 2017Jim Singer and Johan Gott

Opposition is mounting within the fashion community to a potential move to Brooklyn.

Government and Trade

Apparel Manufacturing Proponents Urge Investment in Current Garment District

Designer Yeohlee Teng and others are seeking to retain creative “clusters” within Manhattan.

clock April 25, 2017Jean E. Palmieri and Lisa Lockwood

Government and Trade

Fashion Insiders Spar Over N.Y.’s Garment District Location

At an urban manufacturing symposium on Monday, proponents of differing plans shared views on talk of a Brooklyn move.

clock April 24, 2017Jean E. Palmieri

Government and Trade

CFDA, New York City EDC Award Next Round of Grants to Fashion Companies

Nearly $750,000 worth of equipment, software, infrastructure upgrades and workforce training will be awarded through the Fashion Manufacturing Initiative.

clock April 24, 2017Jean E. Palmieri

gap art peck

Government and Trade

Gap CEO Urged to Exit ‘Hyper-Partisan’ Business Lobby

Dozens of nonprofits signed a letter to Art Peck pushing for Gap to part ways with a Republican-backing, “anti-environmental” lobby.

clock April 24, 2017Kali Hays

Emmanuel Macron

Government and Trade

French Creatives Urge Anti-Extremism Vote

Fashion industry players are urging the French people to vote for Emmanuel Macron on May 7, whether through conviction or to counter extremism.

clock April 24, 2017Alex Wynne

The Oscar Niemeyer designed Bemge building.

Government and Trade

Brazilian Industry Hopes for Upturn

Despite widening corruption scandals in Brazil, the industry hopes to get a boost from a recovering economy.

clock April 24, 2017Ivan Castano

Opposition is mounting within the fashion community to a potential move to Brooklyn.

Government and Trade

Save the Garment Center Mobilizing to Fight Potential Zoning Changes

A meeting Monday night at the High School of Fashion Industries will address the issues.

clock April 21, 2017Jean E. Palmieri

Government and Trade

Alibaba Tip-Off Leads to Discovery of $2.9M in Fake Cosmetics

The racket focused on making imitation La Mer, SK-II and Jo Malone products.

clock April 21, 2017Tiffany Ap

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