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Retail

Speculation Grows About Baker's Chase for Neiman's

A deal to sell the Dallas-based luxury chain would be difficult to execute.

clock 21hDavid Moin

Fashion

Inside Giorgio Armani's Chic Spring Collection

Dubbing his collection ‘Charmani,’ Giorgio Armani’s spring line radiated a chic charm that felt fresh and alluring.

clock September 23, 2016Bridget Foley

Fashion

Versace Rethinks Ath-leisure for Spring 2017

Donatella Versace played an athletic hand for the win for spring.

clock September 24, 2016Jessica Iredale

At a Crossroads

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Overview

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

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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

Essentialist

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The candidates and their families wear George W. Bush-era fashions, conjuring adversarial, provocative styles that could emerge during either party’s administration: From left to right: Chelsea Clinton as Paris Hilton, Hillary Clinton in Juicy Couture, Bill Clinton as Blink-182’s Travis Barker, Melania Trump as Avril Lavigne, and Ivanka and Donald Trump as Britney Spears and Kevin Federline.

Fashion

Could the Election Be Good for Fashion?

clock 21hMisty White Sidell

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