Business

How to Prepare for the Next Phase of COVID-19

clock April 3, 2020Alexandra Pastore

Accessories

Family, Industry Pay Tribute to Sergio Rossi

clock April 3, 2020Luisa Zargani

Beauty

Coronavirus Sparks Beauty Market Decline

clock April 3, 2020Allison Collins

Government and Trade

An empty street and closed stores are shown at a central plaza and shopping district amid a public health order that has closed down most retail stores and suspended dine-in restaurant service in Santa Fe, N.M., . New Mexico Cabinet Secretary for Tourism Jen Schroer says the state's tourism industry will continue to suffer amid COVID-19 restrictions and vowed the state will do what it can to help hotels, tourist spots, and businesses recover once restrictions are liftedVirus Outbreak New Mexico, Santa Fe, United States - 27 Mar 2020

Government and Trade

Mexican Industry Sales Plunge 70 Percent Due to Pandemic

Nearly 320,000 jobs and 8,815 companies are in jeopardy.

clock March 31, 2020Ivan Castano

Adidas store

Government and Trade

Adidas Takes ‘Indecent’ Advantage of German Eviction Freeze

Politicians slammed the brand for refusing to pay their rent and say they’re watching to see if rules need to be adjusted, thanks to corporate rent-dodgers.

clock March 30, 2020Cathrin Schaer

France

Government and Trade

France Extends Lockdown Until at Least April 15

The government’s scientific council advises at least six weeks of confinement in total. 

clock March 27, 2020Mimosa Spencer

BFC Seeks Government Aid

Government and Trade

The BFC Battles for Designers, Creating New Fund, Setting Digital Plans

The organization has set aside 1 million pounds to help vulnerable businesses with the BFC Foundation COVID Crisis Fund.

clock March 27, 2020Samantha Conti

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., walks off of the stage after speaking during a news conference on Capitol Hill in WashingtonVirus Outbreak Congress, Washington, United States - 26 Mar 2020

Government and Trade

Unemployment Spike Gives Stimulus Package New Urgency

Three million applied for jobless benefits last week as lawmakers rush through $2 trillion in aid.

clock March 27, 2020Evan Clark and Sindhu Sundar

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director general of the World Health Organization, informs the media about updates regarding the novel coronavirus during a new press conference at WHO headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, March 9, 2020. World Health Organization (WHO) press conference on coronavirus,m COVID-19, Geneva, Switzerland - 09 Mar 2020

Government and Trade

Global FDI Seen Plummeting by Up to 40 Percent

The demand shock will be the biggest factor pushing down investment in all sectors, including services, as earnings plummet.

clock March 26, 2020John Zarocostas

Man sits outside a closed wholesale market in Mumbai, India, . As cities and factories were closing in virus-control measures, Indian migrant workers crowded a railway station to reach their home villages Sunday, suggesting social distancing could be difficult in the world's second-most populous country. For most people, the new coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms. For some it can cause more severe illnessVirus Outbreak , Mumbai, India - 24 Mar 2020

Government and Trade

COVID-19: India in Lockdown, Apparel Factories Closed

The government has ordered a nationwide lockdown for 21 days beginning Tuesday.

clock March 24, 2020Mayu Saini

Man runs in an empty street of Paris

Government and Trade

France Unblocks Emergency Loans for Coronavirus-Hit Firms

Companies of all sizes will be able to apply for loans equivalent to three months of revenues to tide them over the coronavirus crisis.

clock March 24, 2020Joelle Diderich

The new Mulberry Portobello tote

Government and Trade

Mulberry Poised to Make ‘Small Loss’ in H2 Due to Coronavirus Closures

The British brand said it had expected to be profitable, and cash generative, in the six months ended March 28.

clock March 24, 2020Samantha Conti

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Government and Trade

Fashion Industry Comes Together to Fight Coronavirus Pandemic

Eager to help, companies and brands have agreed to mass produce things like face masks, medical overalls and hand sanitizers to stop the spread of COVID-19.

clock March 23, 2020Kellie Ell and Rosemary Feitelberg

Backpack styles.

Government and Trade

U.S. Government Excludes Some Backpacks, Bags, Textiles From Trade War Tariffs

The USTR issued a memo curiously excluding some accessories and textiles from the last wave of tariffs in President Trump’s trade war with China.

clock March 23, 2020Misty White Sidell

Outside of the world's largest Primark store in Birmingham, England.

Government and Trade

Primark Shuts Final Stores, Cancels Future Orders Due to Coronavirus

The retailer’s stores in the U.K. will close their doors Sunday, March 22, following a worldwide shutdown.

clock March 22, 2020Samantha Conti

A nearly deserted Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, Italy's oldest active shopping mall, in downtown Milan, Italy .

Government and Trade

Italy Shuts Down All Non-Essential Manufacturing Activities To Fight Coronavirus Epidemic

Italy’s prime minister Giuseppe Conte said the measure will be instrumental to fight Italy’s biggest crisis after Second War World.

clock March 21, 2020Alessandra Turra

Carlo Capasa

Government and Trade

Italy’s Camera della Moda Calls on Government to Support Industry

President Carlo Capasa discussed the exceptional measures needed to fight the exceptional moment determined by the coronavirus crisis.

clock March 19, 2020Luisa Zargani

An employee picking with Amazon robotics.

Government and Trade

France Says Amazon Putting ‘Unacceptable’ Pressure on Staff

The spat comes amid growing strain on the logistics chain, as workers in sectors considered essential express concern about their safety.

clock March 19, 2020Joelle Diderich

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How European Financial Packages Can Help Mid-Sized Beauty Companies

clock April 3, 2020Jennifer Weil and Quynh Tran and Fiona Ma and Sandra Salibian

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