Bridget Foley's Diary: Fall 2018: A Look Back

clock March 23, 2018Bridget Foley


How Ulta Is Resetting the Mass Beauty Shopping Experience

clock March 23, 2018Ellen Thomas


Tory Burch, Tresalia Tap Banks

clock March 23, 2018Evan Clark

Government and Trade

Donald J. TrumpTrump places tariffs on Chinese imports, Washington, USA - 22 Mar 2018US President Donald J. Trump speaks before signing a presidential memorandum targeting what the White House termed 'China?s economic aggression' in the Diplomatic Room of the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 22 March 2018. China is threatening retaliation for the tariffs on $50 billion US dollars (40 billion euros) of Chinese imports, sparking further fears of a trade war.

Government and Trade

Trump’s New China Tariffs Roil Retail, Fashion Groups

The industry sees its much-loved tax cuts slipping away with the strong possibility that new tariffs will hit apparel.

clock March 22, 2018Kali Hays

A L'Oreal factory

Government and Trade

L’Oréal Leads in Filing Trademark Applications

Abercrombie & Fitch ranked fifth last year as fashion and beauty firms stepped up their filings to fight against counterfeits.

clock March 22, 2018John Zarocostas

President Donald Trump walks to board Air Force One at Los Angeles International airport, in Los AngelesTrump, Los Angeles, USA - 14 Mar 2018

Government and Trade

Retailers Worry China Tariffs Could Cancel Out New Tax Benefits

Walmart, Target, Gap and others are urging Trump to “carefully consider” trade actions against China.

clock March 19, 2018Kali Hays

The U.S. Supreme Court.

Government and Trade

National Council of Textile Organizations Now Offers Industry News Via ‘TIN’

The NCTO launched its new web site, “Textiles in the News.”

clock March 16, 2018Tracey Greenstein

President Donald Trump shows off the tax bill after signing it in the Oval Office of the White House, in WashingtonTrump, Washington, USA - 22 Dec 2017

Government and Trade

No Timeline for Amending Mistakes in Tax Reform Bill

Retailers could be stuck with worse tax write-offs, and related cash-flow problems, for a while.

clock March 12, 2018Kali Hays

Walmart employee Kenneth White, left, is coached by Shabazz Bonner while using an inventory app during a class at the Walmart Academy at the store in North Bergen, N.J. The retail industry is being radically reshaped by technology and nobody feels that disruption more starkly than the 16 million Americans working as shelf stockers, salespeople and cashiersFuture of Work-Changing Retail, North Bergen, USA - 08 Nov 2017

Government and Trade

Retail’s February Hiring Surge Gets Jobs Back to Year-Ago Level

The industry is hiring again after last year’s widespread layoffs and store closures.

clock March 9, 2018Kali Hays

Government and Trade

LVMH Joins French Task Force on Gender Inequality

The luxury conglomerate joins five other firms in committing to the initiative, at the invitation of French President Emmanuel Macron.

clock March 8, 2018Joelle Diderich

Government and Trade

Marino Vago Hosts First Sistema Moda Italia’s Assembly as President

During the conference, preliminary data on the Italian textile and fashion industry’s positive performance in 2017 were also released by the association.

clock March 6, 2018Sandra Salibian


Government and Trade

Luxury Shares in Milan Unscathed by Political Elections

The political shake-up did not dent the performance of publicly listed Italian fashion companies a day after the elections.

clock March 5, 2018Luisa Zargani

Government and Trade

European Commission Commits to Fighting Illegal Content Online

LVMH has endorsed a statement made in Brussels Thursday, and has demanded a timely response against counterfeiting.

clock March 1, 2018Alice Coy


Government and Trade

Italian Government Increases Investments in Fashion as Industry Grows

Ahead of general elections on March 4, the industry hopes the new government will continue to support fashion.

clock February 28, 2018Luisa Zargani

The Eritrean delegation at the COMESA DTFA workshop held in the Seychelles last January.

Government and Trade

Key African Nations Establish Digital Free Trade Zone

Fifteen nations have launched a pilot electronic certificate of origin program to speed and simplify cross-border trade.

clock February 11, 2018Bambina Wise

Government and Trade

France Upbeat for Ready-to-Wear in 2018 After First Growth in a Decade

Warm weather and a new president helped push the sector into green territory.

clock February 7, 2018Mimosa Spencer

Government and Trade

Brazilian Makers Eye Recovery, See Colombian Trade Boost

The Brazilian textile and apparel industries are forecast to grow by close to 11 percent in 2018 as the economy improves.

clock February 5, 2018Ivan Castano

A woman works at an Abercrombie & Fitch store in Chicago. The government reports how much consumers spent and earned in March on Monday, April 29, 2013Consumer Spending, Chicago, USA

Government and Trade

Retailers Add More Than 15K Jobs in January

January worker additions to specialty retail nearly made up for several months of cuts.

clock February 2, 2018Kali Hays

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clock March 23, 2018Kali Hays and Lorelei Marfil

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