Government and Trade

Hackett Store on Savile Row

Government and Trade

U.S. Suspends Punitive Airbus Tariffs on British Luxury Imports

The move will be a boon for Savile Row tailors as well as cashmere, bed linen, gin and whisky producers who’d been suffering the impact of the 25 percent tariffs on exports to the U.S.

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Chic Shanghai

Government and Trade

Intertextile, Chic Shanghai Set New Dates

COVID-19 compliance pushed the fairs back by one week.

clock March 4, 2021Tiffany Ap

Shops at Motcomb Street.

Government and Trade

British Fashion, Retail, Beauty Lobbies Welcome New Government Support

British Chancellor Rishi Sunak unveiled his spring budget on Wednesday offering a fresh support package for business, although many would argue there is still much more to be done.

clock March 3, 2021Samantha Conti

Carlo Capasa

Government and Trade

Italian Fashion Seeks 3B Euros in Aid From Government

The Camera della Moda estimated that 3 billion euros is needed to restart the country’s fashion industry, impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Government and Trade

Italy’s Fashion and Textile Sectors Map Out Five-Year Rebound Plan

Sistema Moda Italia is turning to the government for aid to help the industry rebound.

clock March 3, 2021Martino Carrera

Carlo Capasa

Government and Trade

Italy’s Fashion Industry Needs 3 Billion Euros, Camera Della Moda Says

Carlo Capasa, head of Italy’s fashion body, told the Italian government that 3 billion euros are needed to restart the country’s fashion industry, impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

clock March 3, 2021Luisa Zargani

Government and Trade

Shiseido Surges in Trademark Applications, L’Oreal Slides

The latest application metrics by the Geneva-based WIPO show that fashion and beauty companies worldwide were active filers.

clock March 2, 2021John Zarocostas

Government and Trade

Brazil Must Step Up Sustainability Efforts, Report Says

The study reveals that emissions from the country’s cotton farming and production chain have reached critical levels while textile waste remains a growing problem.

clock February 26, 2021Ivan Castano


Government and Trade

Italy’s Fashion Industry Leaders Join Forces

A group of leaders, from Patrizio Bertelli, Gildo Zegna and Renzo Rosso, and fashion associations met on Wednesday to discuss the challenges and opportunities facing the industry and to join forces to speak up and help support the development of activities in the country. 

clock February 24, 2021Luisa Zargani

Buyers at Intertextile Shanghai.

Government and Trade

Intertextile and Yarn Expo Shanghai Postponed

The organizers said they hoped to hold it later within the month of March.

clock February 22, 2021Tiffany Ap

A CBP officer inspects a shipment.

Government and Trade

Retail Industry Awaits Biden’s Posture on Tariffs and Trade

Apparel retailers want to see the new administration roll back tariffs on Chinese imports, though they have yet to see signs it will.

clock February 10, 2021Sindhu Sundar

NCTO president and chief executive officer Kim Glas

Government and Trade

National Council of Textile Organizations CEO Kim Glas on Biden’s Policies, Trade and the Pandemic

A year into the ongoing pandemic, the textile industry group’s head emphasized the need for policies that incentivize domestic manufacturing.

clock February 9, 2021Sindhu Sundar

President Biden has issued an executive order meant to raise the bar for government spending on products made in America.

Government and Trade

As Online Sales Rise, Brands Push Washington to Act on Counterfeits

The retail lobby, which wants online platforms to be more accountable for counterfeit sales, expects Congress to act in 2021.

clock February 8, 2021Sindhu Sundar

United States Capitol Dome in Washington DC

Government and Trade

Retailers Push for Dream Act’s Revival

The NRF said it supports creating paths to residency and citizenship for undocumented immigrants who arrived in the U.S. as children.

clock February 4, 2021Sindhu Sundar

United States Capitol Dome in Washington DC

Government and Trade

Fashion Trade Groups Call for Stimulus Help

The AAFA, Accessories Council, CFDA and Travel Goods Association made their pitch in a letter to congressional leaders.

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