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Business

AGOA Extension to Fuel African Exports

AGOA was the focus of a three-day conference in Geneva on Aid for Trade hosted by the World Trade Organization.

– July 2, 2015

Fashion

Dubai Mall and Vogue Italia to Launch ‘Who is on Next? Dubai’

The emerging talent contest for Middle Eastern, African and Asian designers will happen during October's Vogue Fashion Dubai Experience.

– June 29, 2015

Gail Strickler

Business

Source Africa: The AGOA Success Story

The third annual Source Africa event featured a series of panel discussions took place at the Cape Town International Convention Center.

– June 29, 2015

The countries where gay marriage is legal.

Business

Chart: Countries Where Gay Marriage is Legal

The U.S. is the latest county to join nearly two dozen other nations that makes same-sex marriage legal, which was applauded by the fashion inudstry.

– June 29, 2015

NC ROCKS

Accessories

NC Rocks Fine Jewelry Line to Launch in U.S.

Dubai-based designers Nadine Hammoud and Cherine Altobaishi are introducing NC Rocks, a jewelry collection with multi-generational appeal.

– June 26, 2015

The Markets

Woolmark Names Judges for India, Pakistan, Middle East

The regional winner is set to be revealed in Dubai on July 22.

– June 26, 2015

Business

Global Investments in Apparel and Textiles Surge to $28.2B

Some of the biggest new greenfield investments were made by Chinese companies eager to relocate and establish factories in developing countries with lower costs.

– June 25, 2015

Business

Potential of Sub-Saharan Africa Touted by Altagamma

With its Market Focus study on the area, the Italian luxury goods association sees growth prospects especially in South Africa, Nigeria and Angola.

– June 20, 2015

Carolina Herrera, House of Herrera

Beauty

Carolina Herrera Travels to Dubai to Launch New Fragrance

‘We need drama,” quipped Carolina Herrera, following an interview last week at her Manhattan offices about her new collection of six fragrances, collectively called Herrera Confidential.

– June 12, 2015

Business

House Passes Trade Preferences, TPA Faces Vote Friday

The trade preference measure, which passed on a vote 397 to 32, is important to the fashion industry.

– June 11, 2015