Fashion

Hedi Slimane Joins Céline, Will Add Men’s Wear

clock January 21, 2018WWD Staff

Eye

Paris Retrospective Keeps Azzedine Alaïa's Spirit Alive

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Business

Richemont Launches Offer to Buy All of YNAP

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Ivan Castano

More than 40,000 apparel and footwear stores have closed in Brazil in the last few years, but retailers are beginning to see a rebound.

Retail

Brazilian Retailers Eye Recovery — For Now

After shuttering 40,000 stores in the last few years, Brazil’s fashion retailers are expected to rebound in 2018, although uncertainties remain.

clock January 14, 2018Ivan Castano

Tents stand on the other side of the shore of Laguna de Condado opposite the exclusive area of ??Paseo Caribe in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Hurricane Maria didn't discriminate between rich and poor when it ravaged Puerto Rico, but the recovery has been another storyHurricane Maria The Rich and The Poor, San Juan, Puerto Rico - 23 Oct 2017

Retail

Puerto Rico’s Holiday Sales Up, But Retailers Face Longterm Struggles

Estimates for lost retail sales over the next year because of Hurricanes Irma and Maria range up to $15 billion, according to experts.

clock December 23, 2017Ivan Castano

Government and Trade

Mexico Textiles Sector Agrees to 5-Year NAFTA Review as Risks Loom

The agreement for the review is aimed at keeping the Tariff Preference Level to source key clothing feedstocks in place.

clock December 4, 2017Ivan Castano

The quake-collapsed textile factory building leaves an empty space at the corner of Bolivar and Chimalpopoca streets after the rubble was cleared away in the Obrera neighborhood of Mexico City, . As rescue operations stretched into day 5, residents throughout the capital have held out hope that dozens still missing might be found aliveEarthquake, Mexico City, Mexico - 23 Sep 2017

Government and Trade

Mexican Earthquake Said to Have Spared Apparel Supply Chain

Apparel manufacturers are struggling against lost orders as a result of the disaster, however.

clock October 30, 2017Ivan Castano

The quake-collapsed textile factory building leaves an empty space at the corner of Bolivar and Chimalpopoca streets after the rubble was cleared away in the Obrera neighborhood of Mexico City, . As rescue operations stretched into day 5, residents throughout the capital have held out hope that dozens still missing might be found aliveEarthquake, Mexico City, Mexico - 23 Sep 2017

Retail

Mexico Quake Could Trigger $3.6 Billion in Retail Losses

Many stores remain fully or partially closed as the city continues to dig out from the devastating quake.

clock October 2, 2017Ivan Castano

Flowers and candles are placed in tribute to victims of the terrorist attack in Las Ramblas boulevard in Barcelona, Spain, 24 August 2017. At least 15 people were killed and some 130 others injured after cars crashed into pedestrians on the La Rambla boulevard in Barcelona and on a promenade in the coastal city of Cambrils on 17 August. The so-called 'Islamic State' (IS) claimed responsibility for the attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils.Tributes to terrorist attacks victims, Barcelona, Spain - 24 Aug 2017

Retail

Retail in Barcelona Stalls After Terror Attack

Sales in some stores have fallen by half since the attacks that killed 13 people.

clock August 26, 2017Ivan Castano

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

Donald Trump, who met with Mexico President Enrique Peña Nieto, last August, has vowed to renegotiate NAFTA with Mexico and Canada.

Government and Trade

Mexican Apparel Makers Set Out Stance for NAFTA Renegotiation

The Mexican industry is pressing for the U.S. to maintain the TPL provisions of the pact.

clock July 17, 2017Ivan Castano

Government and Trade

Haitian Apparel Workers Threaten Strike Unless Wages Increased

The workers are demanding an increase in pay to 800 gourdes a day, or $12.70.

clock July 9, 2017Ivan Castano

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Government and Trade

Guatemala Says It Won U.S. Labor Suit, Avoids $15 Million Fine

The Central American country says a panel cleared it of allegations by the USTR and AFL-CIO that it abused workers trying to unionize in the apparel sector.

clock June 25, 2017Ivan Castano

Hispanic shoppers are cutting back on their apparel purchases because of Trump's anti-immigration and deportation policies.

Retail

Trump Policies Hit Hispanic Apparel Sales

The threat of deportation and crackdown on immigration have stunted Hispanic demand for apparel, analysts say.

clock June 19, 2017Ivan Castano

Government and Trade

Mexico Concerned Over $700M in Off-Price and Used Clothing Imports From U.S.

The bulk of the unloaded merchandise includes aspirational labels such as American Eagle, Abercrombie & Fitch, Tommy Hilfiger, Levi’s or Calvin Klein.

clock June 16, 2017Ivan Castano

Government and Trade

Central American Apparel Makers Fret Over BAT, CAFTA

Textile and apparel manufacturers in the region are worried the Trump administration’s policies could severely hurt exports.

clock June 2, 2017Ivan Castano

Government and Trade

Mexican Apparel Exports Up 10 Percent as Trump Begins NAFTA Rewrite

The industry has been boosted by the weak peso.

clock May 19, 2017Ivan Castano

Retail

American Apparel to Shift One-third of Production to Central America

The revived brand under Gildan plans to introduce a lower-cost basics line produced in Central America.

clock May 17, 2017Ivan Castano

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