Government and Trade

HelloITA.

Government and Trade

Alibaba and ICE Create HelloITA Project

Alibaba Group and the Italian trade agency unveil a new dedicated platform to promote Made in Italy and develop the online business of 80 brands in China.

clock September 6, 2018Sandra Salibian

An excerpt from Goody's document filed to the USTR rebuking tariffs - prominently featuring the Addams Family character, Cousin Itt.

Government and Trade

Vera Bradley, Goody Hair Accessories File Comments Rebuking Trump Tariffs

Goody got creative, including a photo of “Addams Family” character Cousin Itt in its document as a cautionary tale of life without hair ties.

clock September 6, 2018Misty White Sidell

A digital rendering of the cube dedicated to jewelry, part of the MIlano XL project.

Government and Trade

Milano XL Project Focuses on Sustainability for Second Edition

Comprising six installations, the project will run Sept. 12 to 24, celebrating Italian companies’ know-how and their eco-friendly, socially responsible assets.

clock September 3, 2018Martino Carrera

Whether Canada will join the U.S.-Mexico trade agreement for a new trilateral deal is still unclear.

Government and Trade

U.S., Mexico Have Preliminary Trade Deal But Questions Remain

Still unclear is whether Canada will join in for a new trilateral agreement.

clock August 27, 2018Vicki M. Young

2017 Apparel Textile Sourcing Canada  Day 2

Government and Trade

Apparel Textile Sourcing Canada Widens International Scope

The ATSC event aims to improve and strengthen international relationships amidst the U.S. trade war.

clock August 22, 2018Tracey Greenstein

Donald. J. TrumpDonald Trump signs the 'Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act of 2017', Washington, USA - 11 Apr 2018United States President Donald. J. Trump listens to victims' stories before signing bill 'H.R. 1865', the 'Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act of 2017' at The White House in Washington, DC, USA, 11 April 2018. With Trump are victims and family members of victims of online sex trafficking and members of the Congress.

Government and Trade

Has the President Sounded the Death Knell for Quarterly Earnings Reports?

He has asked the Securities and Exchange Commission to explore making the reporting schedule biannual.

clock August 17, 2018Kathryn Hopkins

Hanjin Shipping

Government and Trade

China and the U.S. Will Talk for the First Time in Two Months

The fashion industry will no doubt be hoping that the situation will be resolved before it gets hit with 25 percent tariffs.

clock August 16, 2018Kathryn Hopkins

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

U.S. Retail Sales Stronger Than Expected in July

Spending at clothing stores and department stores ticked up last month after sliding in June.

clock August 15, 2018Kathryn Hopkins

2017 Apparel Textile Sourcing Canada  Day 2

Government and Trade

Apparel Textile Sourcing Canada Gains Newfound Support From China

Chinese ambassador Lu Shaye will help open the upcoming Apparel Textile Sourcing Canada event on Aug. 20 to 22 in Toronto.

clock August 14, 2018Tracey Greenstein

President-elect of Mexico Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador arrives for a meeting with the Ambassador of the Republic of China in Mexico Qiu Xiaoqi (out of frame), in Mexico City, Mexico, 02 August 2018. Obrador will seek the adjustment of the trade balance with China, for which a Mexican delegation will travel to the Asian countryLopez Obrador will seek adjustment of trade balance with China, Mexico City - 02 Aug 2018

Government and Trade

Mexican Textiles Pin Recovery on Incoming President Obrador

The president-elect’s anti-corruption pledge and promise to fund training programs gives Mexican apparel and textile firms hope they can turn around their fortunes.

clock August 5, 2018Ivan Castano

retail stores jobs

Government and Trade

Specialty Stores Add Workers, Trade War Intensifies

Retailers are fighting for workers and worrying over the escalating trade war with China.

clock August 3, 2018Evan Clark

The turmoil in Nicaragua is causing U.S. fashion brands to re-evaluate their sourcing from the country and the region.

Government and Trade

Nicaragua Crisis Seen Spoiling Central America Sourcing, Investment

The turmoil in the Central American country is causing American fashion brands to review their sourcing of apparel from the entire region.

clock July 31, 2018Ivan Castano

Government and Trade

Government Report Shows Direct Investments Into and Out of the U.S. Increases

The bulk of investments were equity ones in manufacturing and through holding companies.

clock July 30, 2018Arthur Zaczkiewicz

People carry shopping bags in New York, New York, USA, 01 August 2017. A report released today by the United States' Commerce Department showed moderate consumer spending growth in June of this year.US Consumer Spending, New York, USA - 01 Aug 2017

Government and Trade

Strong Consumer Spending Boosts Q2 Economic Growth

Experts are questioning how long it can last against a backdrop of rising interest rates and an ongoing trade war.

clock July 27, 2018Kathryn Hopkins

Donald. J. TrumpDonald Trump signs the 'Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act of 2017', Washington, USA - 11 Apr 2018United States President Donald. J. Trump listens to victims' stories before signing bill 'H.R. 1865', the 'Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act of 2017' at The White House in Washington, DC, USA, 11 April 2018. With Trump are victims and family members of victims of online sex trafficking and members of the Congress.

Government and Trade

President Trump Lashes Out Anew at Amazon

The Donald, awash in a sea of criticism, reaches out to a lifeline — his love of attacking all things Amazon.

clock July 23, 2018Adriana Lee

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