Business

Challenges, Missteps and Hope Abound for Digital Media

clock December 14, 2018Kali Hays

Business

LVMH Buys Luxury Travel Group Belmond for $2.6 Billion

clock December 14, 2018Joelle Diderich

Business

Seeking the Mall's New Formula

clock December 14, 2018Sharon Edelson

Government and Trade

Prime Minister, Theresa May, leaves 10 Downing Street for Prime Minister's Questions. There have been at least 48 letters handed in to Graham Brady, Chair of the 1922 Committee and tonight she faces a vote of no confidence from her party in the House of Commons.Prime Minister's Questions, London, UK-12 Dec 2018

Government and Trade

Pound, Euro Make Modest Gains as Theresa May Wins Confidence Vote

May won, but not by much, and will have a hard time pushing future legislation through.

clock December 12, 2018Samantha Conti

British Prime Minister Theresa May

Government and Trade

Pound Gains, FTSE 100 Rises as Markets Bet on May Confidence Vote Win

Britain’s prime minister will face a no confidence vote Wednesday night.

clock December 12, 2018Samantha Conti

TV screens show a news program with an image of U.S. President Donald Trump in his address at the U.N. General Assembly, at the Yongsan Electronic Market in Seoul, South Korea, . South Korea seemed to downplay the latest hot rhetoric aimed at North Korea by President Trump, calling his words a signal of Washington's strong resolve to deal with the North's march to nuclear weapons mastery but essentially a repetition of U.S. policyKoreas Tensions Trump, Seoul, South Korea - 20 Sep 2017

Government and Trade

WWD Yearbook #1: President Trump, Season 2: The Drama Continues

President Trump has reimagined the presidency as a content creation job and is remaking American policy in the process.

clock December 12, 2018Evan Clark and Kathryn Hopkins

British Prime Minister Theresa May after switching on the Christmas tree lights outside 10 Downing Street in London, Britain, 06 December 2018. May is holding five days of debate over Brexit at parliament, hoping to persuade MPs to vote for her EU Brexit deal.Christmas tree lights at 10 Downing Street in London, United Kingdom - 06 Dec 2018

Government and Trade

Pound Slides to New Lows as Britain’s May Postpones Brexit Vote

As if Brexit uncertainties were not enough to spook businesses, it looks as if Christmas will be a dreary one for Britain’s brick-and-mortar retailers.

clock December 10, 2018Samantha Conti

Backstage at Stella McCartney RTW Spring 2019

Government and Trade

Stella McCartney, Burberry Among Brands to Address Climate Change

Burberry, Stella McCartney, Inditex, Kering and H&M, among others, have signed the Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action.

clock December 10, 2018Natalie Theodosi

Handbag brands that rely on Chinese production have gained some tariff breathing room.

Government and Trade

Handbag Retailers Avoid January Tariffs Amid Trade War Ceasefire

Increased tariffs on a raft of Chinese imports set to be introduced on Jan. 1 will not go ahead for now.

clock December 2, 2018Kathryn Hopkins

Donald Trump, Xi Jinping. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping shake hands during a joint statement to members of the media Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China. The U.S. is announcing that it will impose a 25 percent tariff on $50 billion worth of Chinese goods containing "industrially significant technology." The White House said, that the tariff will cover goods related to the "Made in China 2025" program. The full list of imports that will be covered will be announced by June 15Trade, Beijing, China - 09 Nov 2017

Government and Trade

China and U.S. Agree Not to Impose More Tariffs, Says Xinhua

Starting Jan 1, it heads off a plan by Washington to hike existing tariffs and tax the entire value of Chinese exports to the U.S.

clock December 1, 2018Tiffany Ap

Donald Trump, Xi Jinping. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping shake hands during a joint statement to members of the media Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China. The U.S. is announcing that it will impose a 25 percent tariff on $50 billion worth of Chinese goods containing "industrially significant technology." The White House said, that the tariff will cover goods related to the "Made in China 2025" program. The full list of imports that will be covered will be announced by June 15Trade, Beijing, China - 09 Nov 2017

Government and Trade

Industry on Edge Over Trump, Xi Meeting

As the G20 meeting between Presidents Trump and Xi looms, the question is whether they will reach an agreement, or escalate the trade war.

clock November 28, 2018John Zarocostas

Donald Trump, Xi Jinping. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping shake hands during a joint statement to members of the media Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China. The U.S. is announcing that it will impose a 25 percent tariff on $50 billion worth of Chinese goods containing "industrially significant technology." The White House said, that the tariff will cover goods related to the "Made in China 2025" program. The full list of imports that will be covered will be announced by June 15Trade, Beijing, China - 09 Nov 2017

Government and Trade

Trump Talks Tariffs as Make-or-Break Summit With China Approaches

He doubled down on his threat to impose tariffs on more goods if the two superpowers fail to come to an agreement.

clock November 26, 2018Kathryn Hopkins

Donald Trump, who met with Mexico President Enrique Peña Nieto, last August, has vowed to renegotiate NAFTA with Mexico and Canada.

Government and Trade

During Hearing, NCTO Praises USMCA Deal, But TPLs Are a Sticking Point

Overall, the new trade agreement with Canada and Mexico is good for the textile industry.

clock November 16, 2018Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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Government and Trade

British Lawmakers Want to Grill Fast-Fashion Bosses

They are conducting an inquiry into the impact the industry has on the environment and pay.

clock November 9, 2018Kathryn Hopkins

Democratic House Minority leader from California Nancy Pelosi (L) and Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee chair Ben Ray Lujan (R) from New Mexico react to early returns from the 2018 midterm general election during a House Democratic Election Night event at the Hyatt Regency in Washington, DC, USA, 06 November 2018.House Democratic leaders watch 2018 midterm election returns in Washington, DC, USA - 06 Nov 2018

Government and Trade

Trump Trade War Seen Rolling On After Election Setback in House

President Trump is expected to continue to pursue his trade policies through executive actions.

clock November 7, 2018Kathryn Hopkins

The U.S.-China trade war could potentially escalate next year, hurting apparel and footwear.

Government and Trade

IDB Bank Holds U.S.-China Tariff Panel for Apparel Industry

IDB Bank held a panel Monday night on the U.S. and China trade war, spotlighting apparel and footwear industry in reaction to tariffs.

clock November 6, 2018Kaley Roshitsh

China hosts its inaugural International Import Expo in Shanghai.

Government and Trade

Alibaba Pledges to Import $200 Billion in Goods Over Next Five Years

The company’s pledge follows founder Jack Ma’s comments that the trade war is “the most stupid thing in the world.”

clock November 6, 2018Tiffany Ap

People shop at the Pentagon City Mall in Arlington, VaHoliday Shopping, Arlington, USA - 22 Dec 2017

Government and Trade

Wage Growth at a Near-Decade High

Retailers will be hoping higher wages and more jobs will translate into a strong holiday season.

clock November 2, 2018Kathryn Hopkins

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