A coalition of businesses and trade associations, including several representing apparel importers and retailers, on Monday launched Trade for America, an umbrella group that will push for the renewal of President Bush’s Trade Promotion Authority.
The volume of global air freight is forecast to triple over the next 20 years, reflecting the growing demand for fast delivery of goods, according to a new report. Manufacturing growth in China and India will drive the expansion.
Luxury proved the mantra of retailers attending the Premiere Classe and Eclat de Mode trade fairs at the Porte de Versailles here.
From Dallas to Dubai, Zang Toi has built a solid business and a loyal following for his theatrical evening looks — such as the huge beaded opera cloaks he showed — along with curve-accenting sportswear and coats: a leopard-patterned,…
James Bunn has been named to the new post of executive vice president of sales at Schifter + Partners.
Lower-cost fabrics from Asia might be losing their luster as textile companies turn back to higher-quality goods, said executives of the Première Vision textiles trade show, which opens Feb. 20 in the Villepinte fairground.
Visitors will discover trend forums dotted throughout halls 5 and 6 of Première Vision. Hall 5, for example, will have two areas dedicated to trends in sport and tailoring, as well as the salon’s nascent “New Bests Bistros” space, dedicated to denim.
Christian Lacroix, having already given France’s high-speed trains an eye-popping and futuristic interior, is extending his makeover to staff uniforms.
“To infinity and beyond.” That’s how Terry Lundgren, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Federated Department Stores, describes what…
Blame fewer trips to the supermarket. Blame the Internet. Or blame the fact that it’s simply harder for editors to top themselves year after year.