Business

Ira Neimark, Retail Legend, 97

clock April 19, 2019David Moin

Beauty

The Problem With Marketing Cannabis Beauty

clock April 19, 2019Allison Collins

Eye

Terror Jr. Emerges to Tell the Truth

clock April 19, 2019Maxine Wally

Government and Trade

Shoppers walk past sale signs in San Francisco. On Wednesday, Aug 15, the Commerce Department releases U.S. retail sales data for JulyRetail Sales, San Francisco, USA - 03 Jul 2018

Government and Trade

Retail Sales Bounced Back Last Month

Clothing store sales rose by 2 percent between February and March.

clock April 18, 2019Kathryn Hopkins

British Prime Minister Theresa May speaks at a press conference after a special EU summit on Brexit at the European Council in Brussels, Belgium, 11 April 2019. EU leaders gathered for an emergency summit in Brussels to discuss a new Brexit extension.European Council Brexit Summit, Brussels, Belgium - 11 Apr 2019

Government and Trade

British Pound Holds Firm Following Latest Brexit Extension to Oct. 31

Prime Minister Theresa May will address parliament Thursday about the latest delay.

clock April 11, 2019Samantha Conti

Garment factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Government and Trade

Bangladesh’s Reliance on Apparel, Textiles Grows

The industry remains the country’s largest, but WTO members urged Bangladesh to reduce reliance on the sector.

clock April 5, 2019John Zarocostas

Target Store On this photo, a Target store advertises for employment, in Daly City, Calif. Retailers including Toys R Us, Pier 1 and Borders plan to hire more temporary holiday workers this season than last year, emboldened by several months of sales gains and a slowly improving economy. While such jobs will be an early Christmas present for some of America's unemployed, they're unlikely to make a dent in the stubbornly high unemployment rateHoliday Hiring, Daly City, USA

Government and Trade

U.S. Jobs Market Rebounded in March, But Not in Retail

The economy added 196,000 jobs last month, up from 33,000 in February.

clock April 5, 2019Kathryn Hopkins

Amazon estimates “more than 90 percent of inauthentic reviews are computer-generated."

Government and Trade

Trump Cracks Down on Counterfeits Sold Through Online Marketplaces

He has tasked the Department of Homeland Security with compiling a report on the problem.

clock April 3, 2019Kathryn Hopkins

Government and Trade

WTO Predicts Weak Growth for Trade in 2019

In 2018, the U.S. remained the world’s top importer, with the value of shipments up 9 percent to $2.61 trillion.

clock April 2, 2019John Zarocostas

Anti-Brexit protesters outside the Houses of ParliamentPro and anti Brexit protests, London, UK - 01 Apr 2019

Government and Trade

MPs Sharpen Pencils for New Round of Brexit Votes as Activists Strip Naked

British parliamentarians readied for a new round of voting to break the Brexit deadlock.

clock April 1, 2019Samantha Conti

A shopper carries bags in San Francisco. On Monday, July 16, the Commerce Department releases U.S. retail sales data for JuneRetail Sales, San Francisco, USA - 03 Jul 2018

Government and Trade

Weak Retail Sales Add to Confusion Over Economy

February’s numbers were worse than economists had been expecting.

clock April 1, 2019Kathryn Hopkins

A woman passes by a restaurant with a poster depicting US President Donald J. Trump, stating that all US costumers will be charged 25 percent more than other customers starting from the day president Trump started the trade war with China, in Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China, 13 August 2018. US President J. Trump announced on 10 July that US is preparing to impose 10 percent tariffs worth 200 billion US dollars on imported goods from China. These tariffs would affected mainly consumer goods.US-China trade war, Guangzhou - 13 Aug 2018

Government and Trade

This Payment Platform Offers Rebates to Mitigate Trade War Impact

Apparel companies face higher costs, but Veem has a program to help.

clock March 29, 2019Arthur Zaczkiewicz

British Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street following a meeting with her cabinet in London, Britain, 12 March 2019. British parliament will vote on British Prime Minister May's amended Brexit deal later in the day. Theresa May wants parliament to back her 'improved' withdrawalk agreement she has negotiated with the EU over the so-called 'backstop'. The United Kingdom is officially due to leave the European Union on 29 March 2019, two years after triggering Article 50 in consequence to a referendum.British MPs to vote on PM May's amended Brexit deal, London, United Kingdom - 12 Mar 2019

Government and Trade

Pound Steady as MPs Prepare for More Brexit Votes, and May Vows to Quit

May has succumbed to pressure from her own Conservative party, promising to resign if her Brexit deal passes.

clock March 27, 2019Samantha Conti

Italy, China sign memorandum of understanding.

Government and Trade

Italy, China Sign Memorandum of Understanding

Italy’s Lega party is also aiming to implement the country’s efforts to protect Made in Italy.

clock March 25, 2019Martino Carrera

Government and Trade

Purchasing Power of U.S. Exports Decline With China, Rise For Latin America

Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows a 2.6 percent gain with Latin America.

clock March 21, 2019Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Michael Evans, president of Alibaba Group

Government and Trade

China Talk Dominates AAFA Conference

The trade war and what the Chinese consumer wants were the hot issues of the two-day event.

clock March 15, 2019Kathryn Hopkins

Pro-Brexit leave the European Union supporters react outside the Houses of Parliament in London, . British lawmakers have voted to delay Brexit, just 15 days before the country is scheduled to leave the European Union. The House of Commons voted by 412-202 in favor of seeking to postpone the U.K.'s departure for at least three months beyond the scheduled March 29 departure from the EUBrexit, London, United Kingdom - 14 Mar 2019

Government and Trade

British Pound Slips as Members of Parliament Vote to Delay Brexit

The U.K. will likely leave the European Union well after March 29, the original Brexit deadline.

clock March 14, 2019Samantha Conti

British Prime Minister Theresa May departs Downing Street for parliament after cabinet meeting in London, Britain, 13 March 2019. MPs will vote later in the parliament on whether to block the UK from leaving the EU without a deal on 29 March, after again rejecting the PM's withdrawal agreement on 12 March. The United Kingdom is officially due to leave the European Union on 29 March 2019, two years after triggering Article 50 in consequence to a referendum.Cabinet meeting in London, United Kingdom - 13 Mar 2019

Government and Trade

British MPs Vote to Kill No-Deal Exit From EU, Dodging ‘Hard’ Brexit

Members of Parliament voted 312 to 308 in favor of killing the no-deal option “in any circumstance,” sending the pound up 0.7 percent to $1.32.

clock March 13, 2019Samantha Conti

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