Beauty

Beauty Forced to Confront Racism

clock June 5, 2020Alexa Tietjen and Allison Collins and Ellen Thomas

Fashion

Voices of Fashion's Black Creatives on the Work to Be Done

clock June 5, 2020Andrew Shang and Victor Vaughns Jr. and Thomas Waller and Luis Campuzano and Emily Mercer and Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion

Bottega Veneta Taps Designer Matthieu Blazy

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Government and Trade

Editorial use only. This image is for Editorial use purposes only. The Image can not be used for advertising or commercial use. The Image can not be altered in any form. Credit should read Andrew Parsons/n10 Downing street. HANDOUT /NO SALESMandatory Credit: Photo by ANDREW PARSONS/DOWNING STREET HANDOUT/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock (10665962c)A handout photo made available by n 10 Downing street shows Britain's Health Secretary Matt Hancock holding a digital Covid-19 press conference in n10 Downing street in London, Britain 01 June 2020.Coronavirus in Britain, London, United Kingdom - 01 Jun 2020

Government and Trade

‘Black Lives Matter’ Says U.K. Health Secretary as COVID-19 Report Emerges

Public Health England has been studying the disproportionate impact of the coronavirus on people from black and Asian ethnic groups.

clock June 2, 2020Samantha Conti

Louvre Museum closed, following the confinement announcements by French government, due to the coronavirus pandemic, the streets of Paris are empty, monuments, stores and public gardens closed on March 19 2020 in ParisCoronavirus outbreak, Paris, France - 22 Mar 2020

Government and Trade

France Continues to Lift Lockdown

Parks, museums, restaurants and bars will begin opening next week.

clock May 28, 2020Mimosa Spencer

Government and Trade

Italian Fashion and Textile Companies Tripled Requests for Wage Support Measure in 2020

Wage support was mostly requested to aid blue collars workers.

clock May 28, 2020Sandra Salibian

California Governor Gavin Newsom Memorial Day 2020 coronavirus

Government and Trade

California Reopens In-Store Shopping Statewide Amid Coronavirus

Retail is back, with some restrictions, as are hair salons and barbers in most counties.

clock May 26, 2020Kali Hays

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Government and Trade

Coronavirus Safety Complaints by Retail Workers on the Rise

Workers have filed thousands of coronavirus-related complaints as business lobbies push for immunity from liability.

clock May 26, 2020Kali Hays

Street Style, shoe detailStreet Style, Spring Summer 2020, Paris Fashion Week Men's, France - 22 Jun 2019

Government and Trade

Footwear Industry Pleads With Trump Administration for Tariff Deferment

The U.S. footwear industry’s lobby group penned a letter to U.S. officials, addressing financial fallout from the coronavirus crisis.

clock May 20, 2020Misty White Sidell

salons barbershops closed in California amid coronavirus

Government and Trade

Salons in California a ‘Few Weeks’ From Reopening, Governor Says

California appears to be picking up speed in its reopening plans amid the coronavirus pandemic.

clock May 18, 2020Kali Hays

Manufacturer of crafted denim team at Blackhorse Lane Ateliers

Government and Trade

BFTT Awards 1.2M Pound Fund to Support Sustainable Growth and Innovation

The program, backed by the Business of Fashion, Textiles and Technology will help 10 U.K brands develop concepts into real business plans.

clock May 18, 2020Tianwei Zhang

Central American Unions Demand Payment

Government and Trade

EXCLUSIVE: Central American Workers Demand $1.7B in Back Pay From U.S. Firms

Central American unions are launching a campaign to pressure U.S. companies sourcing apparel in the region to pay factories for canceled orders and provide a living wage until COVID-19 abates.

clock May 14, 2020Ivan Castano

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Government and Trade

L.A. Expected to Keep Lockdown Orders Through July

City planning is being based on weeks more of people being at home, while Gov. Newsom starts to modify state orders on offices and malls.

clock May 12, 2020Kali Hays

Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak in Downing Street, Central London, Britain, 04 May 2020. The United Kingdom's 66 million inhabitants are living through their seventh consecutive week of nationwide lockdown prompted by the ongoing pandemic of the COVID-19 disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus.Coronavirus in Britain, London, United Kingdom - 04 May 2020

Government and Trade

U.K. Gov’t Extends Furlough Scheme, Aids Garment Industry Supply Chains

The British government plans to extend a nationwide furlough scheme to the end of October and help vulnerable garment supply chains abroad.

clock May 12, 2020Samantha Conti

Workers at the Sparrow factory in Bangladesh

Government and Trade

Bangladesh Factories Reopen Amid Coronavirus Chaos

Bangladesh workers are returning to factories despite confusion over safety protocols and as the industry loses billions of dollars worth of orders due to the pandemic.

clock May 11, 2020Mayu Saini

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Government and Trade

Retail Job Losses Hit 2.1 Million for April

The unemployment rate shot up to 14.7 percent, underscoring the economic challenges facing fashion.

clock May 8, 2020Evan Clark

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Government and Trade

Calif. Gives Retailers New Guidelines to Start Reopening

No more small, indoor break rooms for workers and hand sanitizer is going to be everywhere.

clock May 7, 2020Kali Hays

A pedestrian wearing a mask walks past a closed business in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, 14 April 2020. Massachusetts Governor has asked residents to conform to social distancing, work from home and remain home when ever possible to control the spread of the disease and issued an emergency order requiring all businesses and organizations that do not provide 'COVID-19 Essential Services' to close their physical workplaces and facilities to workers, customers and the public and many small businesses are in danger of not recovering when the economy re-opens. Countries around the world have closed borders, schools as well as public facilities, and have cancelled most major sports and entertainment events in order to prevent the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus causing the Covid-19 disease.Coronavirus Covid-19 Boston closed businesses, USA - 14 Apr 2020

Government and Trade

No More PPP Loans to Big Business, State Attorneys Demand

The state attorneys believe as much as $154 billion of the first round of loans went to large businesses.

clock May 6, 2020Kali Hays

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clock June 5, 2020Alexa Tietjen

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