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Penney's Hit by Another Key Executive Departure

clock July 20, 2018David Moin

Business

Roberto Cavalli Said Open to New Investors

clock July 20, 2018Luisa Zargani

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Tmall Global Encourages Italian Beauty Brands to Enter Chinese Market

clock July 20, 2018Sandra Salibian

Government and Trade

Shipping containers are stacked on the deck of a ship in Kwai Tsing Container Terminals, Hong Kong, 11 July 2018. According to reports, Hong Kong's finance minister Paul Chan said the short-term impact on the city of China's escalating trade war with the United States would be limited to a dip in growth of just 0.1 or 0.2 of a percentage point. According to reports, US President Donald Trump announced on 10 July that US is preparing to impose 10 percent tariffs worth 200 billion US dollars on imported goods from China.A container ships sails the East lamma Channel, Hong Kong, China - 11 Jul 2018

Government and Trade

Trump Doubles Down on Threat to Raise Levies on All Chinese Imports

The President said he was ready to place tariffs on $500 billion worth of imports from China.

clock July 20, 2018Kathryn Hopkins

Google office in London

Government and Trade

Google Fined 4.34 Billion Euros in European Antitrust Case

Google violated antitrust rules to bolster its search engine on Android devices, according to European authorities.

clock July 18, 2018Mimosa Spencer

A look from the VOZ fall 2016 collection.

Government and Trade

Artisans Speak Out on the Effects of the Counterfeit Textile Trade

Voz artisans discuss the long-lasting effects of the counterfeit textile trade.

clock July 15, 2018Tracey Greenstein

An artisan at Tiffany's jewelry design and innovation center.

Government and Trade

Silver Lining for High-End Jewelers Amid Escalating Trade War

Luxury jewelry companies could benefit from a cut in levies by the Chinese government at the beginning of the month.

clock July 13, 2018Kathryn Hopkins

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

Experian Sees Trade War, Interest Rates Weighing Down on Consumers

A data analyst at the firm said consumers need to be wary of how federal policies impacts costs and credit.

clock July 13, 2018Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Masses of women leave their factories at the end of the day in Chittagong, southern Bangladesh. This region has more than 500,000 people employed in its garment sector.

Government and Trade

In Bangladesh’s Factories, Rohingya Refugees Work in Fear Under the Radar

Fleeing from Myanmar to Bangladesh, members of the Rohingya group secretly work in the nation’s apparel sector — but hide their true origins.

clock July 13, 2018Dene-Hern Chen

Minimum usage fee is £35Mandatory Credit: Photo by Cultura/REX/Shutterstock (9706678a)MODEL RELEASED, Female customer in shop, paying for goods using credit card on contactless payment machine, mid section, close-upVARIOUS

Government and Trade

Inflation Rises at Fastest Pace in Six Years, Raising Concerns Over Consumer Spending

Economists predict an escalating trade war will push prices up further, squeezing shoppers.

clock July 12, 2018Kathryn Hopkins

A container ships sails to the Kwai Tsing Container Terminals in Hong Kong, 11 July 2018. According to reports, Hong Kong's finance minister Paul Chan said the short-term impact on the city of China's escalating trade war with the United States would be limited to a dip in growth of just 0.1 or 0.2 of a percentage point. According to reports, US President Donald Trump announced on 10 July that US is preparing to impose 10 percent tariffs worth 200 billion US dollars on imported goods from China.A container ships sails the East lamma Channel, Hong Kong, China - 11 Jul 2018

Government and Trade

Can the Yuan Help Retailers as the Trade War Engulfs Fashion?

The fashion industry has been targeted in a government list of $200 billion worth of Chinese imports set for 10 percent levies.

clock July 12, 2018Kathryn Hopkins

The finale at Christopher Kane fall 2016, at the latest women's shows in London.

Government and Trade

British Fashion Council to Advise on Visas for Fashion Talent Amid Brexit Uncertainty

The BFC is hoping to retain international designers and talented creatives ahead of a Brexit deal.

clock July 6, 2018Fiona Ma

Traffic makes it's way past the Macy's flagship store, in New York. The company reported its second straight quarter of higher sales at existing stores after a three-year funk. Its shares surged nearly 9 percent Wednesday, and the stocks of other department store chains rose as wellEarns Macys, New York, USA - 16 May 2018

Government and Trade

U.S. Saw Rise in Jobs but Mixed Bag in Retail Sector

Clothing and accessories stores added jobs in June, but department stores shed them.

clock July 6, 2018Kathryn Hopkins

Photo courtesy of The Library.

Government and Trade

MIT Media Lab, G-Star Raw and Ace Hotel Collaborate for ‘Study Hall’

The event will take place on Aug. 26 at Ace Hotel in Los Angeles.

clock July 6, 2018Tracey Greenstein

Retailers on New Bond Street

Government and Trade

London’s West End Retailers Urge U.K. Government to Tax Online Companies

Retailers including Selfridges and Marks & Spencer are fighting for fairer taxing policies.

clock July 6, 2018Fiona Ma

People carry shopping bags in New York, New York, USA, 27 April 2018. The United States Commerce Department's Bureau of Economic Analysis reported today that the US economy grew at an annual rate of 2.3 percent in the first quarter, which is slightly above the average yearly growth rate.US Economic Growth, New York, USA - 27 Apr 2018

Government and Trade

Trade Wars: Will Fashion Be Next?

The trade dispute between the U.S. and China gets real as the first wave of tariffs is implemented.

clock July 6, 2018Kathryn Hopkins

Government and Trade

FIA, Parsons and Others Submit Comments on Immigrant Entrepreneur Rule

The joint comments address changes proposed by the Department of Homeland Security.

clock July 2, 2018Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Last minute holiday shoppers walk along a popular clothing district in Los Angeles on . Shoppers who are feeling good about the economy and spending more than expected on items like kitchen gadgets, toys and coats could make this the best holiday season in several years. Shoppers are spending at a pace not seen since the Great Recession, says Craig Johnson, president of retail consulting group Customer Growth PartnersHoliday Shopping, Los Angeles, USA - 24 Dec 2017

Government and Trade

Trade War Stakes: $27 Billion in Apparel Imports From China

This is twice as much as Vietnam, which was in second place with $12 billion.

clock June 21, 2018Kathryn Hopkins

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