Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...

Beauty

Elf Cosmetics Files for IPO

The mass-market beauty company had $96.8 million in sales for the first half of 2016.

clock 21hAllison Collins

Fashion

Burkini Ban Rejected by French High Court

Rights groups applaud the decision as a victory for individual and religious freedom.

clock August 26, 2016Miles Socha

Beauty

Stash SJP Brings Edge to Celeb Scent Game

SJP's unexpected strategy to face celeb fragrance fallout.

clock August 26, 2016Rachel Strugatz

At a Crossroads

No cover image

Overview

A confluence of issues has put global apparel and textile trade at a critical junction.

From This Issue

Textiles

Energy Crisis Hampers Pakistan Textile Production

Pakistan continues to face a growing energy crisis adversely affecting the efficiency of its textile sector.

clock May 13, 2008Mahlia S. Lone

Government and Trade

NAFTA: The Canadian View

Just when the North American Free Trade Agreement seemed to be fully integrated into continental commerce, along came Democratic presidential candidates…

clock May 13, 2008Brian Dunn

Government and Trade

China’s Manufacturing ‘Pearl’ Loses Luster

Despite ongoing factory closures, thousands of lost jobs and apparel production moving out of China, the Chinese central government has yet to release any…

clock May 13, 2008Kathleen E. McLaughlin

Textiles

Asian Neighbors Pick Up Production

Spiraling energy and freight costs coupled with rising wages and other expenses in China’s Pearl River Delta, the world’s premier textile and apparel…

clock May 13, 2008John Zarocostas

Government and Trade

Time Crunch Spurs New Doha Trade Talks

Top negotiators from more than 150 countries are gearing up for a new diplomatic offensive in an attempt to achieve a breakthrough deal in the Doha global…

clock May 13, 2008John Zarocostas

Government and Trade

India Extends Textile Program

The Indian government, encouraged by the success of a seven-year program to modernize and upgrade the country’s vital textile sector, has extended it for…

clock May 13, 2008N. Vasuki Rao

Financial

Fuel, Labor Contracts Likely to Raise Costs

Retailers and vendors importing goods through West Coast ports have cause for concern, as ocean freight carriers seek to recoup skyrocketing fuel prices and…

clock May 13, 2008Ross Tucker

Government and Trade

Free Trade Hits Low Tide as Range of Issues Converge

Free trade has had a long run of expansion and widespread acceptance, but a conglomeration of issues is threatening to bring it’s growth and commercial and…

clock May 13, 2008Kristi Ellis

Government and Trade

Trade Timeline

1930 – 2007

clock May 13, 2008WWD Staff

Government and Trade

Facing a Quota-Free China

When quotas on imports to the U.S. from China are lifted at the end of 2008, sourcing executives are not expecting a run back to the world’s biggest…

clock May 13, 2008Liza Casabona

Latest Galleries

Social Studies