The Guatemalan flag


Guatemala Says It Won U.S. Labor Suit, Avoids $15 Million Fine

The Central American country says a panel cleared it of allegations by the USTR and AFL-CIO that it abused workers trying to unionize in the apparel sector.

– June 25, 2017

Fendi's new store at Iguatemi São Paulo.


Fendi Revisits São Paulo With New Concept

A second location in São Paulo, where the brand has an existing strong customer base.

– June 22, 2017

Hispanic shoppers are cutting back on their apparel purchases because of Trump's anti-immigration and deportation policies.


Trump Policies Hit Hispanic Apparel Sales

The threat of deportation and crackdown on immigration have stunted Hispanic demand for apparel, analysts say.

– June 19, 2017


Mexico Concerned Over $700M in Off-Price and Used Clothing Imports From U.S.

The bulk of the unloaded merchandise includes aspirational labels such as American Eagle, Abercrombie & Fitch, Tommy Hilfiger, Levi’s or Calvin Klein.

– June 16, 2017


Central American Apparel Makers Fret Over BAT, CAFTA

Textile and apparel manufacturers in the region are worried the Trump administration’s policies could severely hurt exports.

– June 2, 2017


Mexican Apparel Exports Up 10 Percent as Trump Begins NAFTA Rewrite

The industry has been boosted by the weak peso.

– May 19, 2017


American Apparel to Shift One-third of Production to Central America

The revived brand under Gildan plans to introduce a lower-cost basics line produced in Central America.

– May 17, 2017


Unilever Makes Hair-care Play, Purchasing Quala’s Personal-care Arm

The Latin American Quala was founded in 1980.

– May 15, 2017

A look from Anuar Layon's collection.


Mexico Fashion Week Gets a High Dose of Patriotism

Mexican designers are seeing a surge of interest thanks to Trump.

– May 8, 2017

The pool at Faena Buenos Aires.


Developer Alan Faena Plans New Buenos Aires Project

The developer and hotelier is planning more projects in the Puerto Madero district as well as expansion of his Faena District in Miami Beach.

– May 2, 2017

Renderings of future malls in Mexico.


Mexican Mall Developers Push Ahead Despite Trump Uncertainty

The nation’s major developers are sticking with plans to invest a total of $6.5 billion over the next four years.

– May 2, 2017


Mexico’s Mercado Libre Takes on Amazon Fashion recently launched the nation’s first digital fashion awards.

– April 28, 2017

The Oscar Niemeyer designed Bemge building.


Brazilian Industry Hopes for Upturn

Despite widening corruption scandals in Brazil, the industry hopes to get a boost from a recovering economy.

– April 24, 2017


Irving Penn Career to Be in Focus at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Before he bought his first Rolleiflex, the New Jersey native studied design under Alexey Brodovitch at the Philadelphia Museum School of Industrial Art, and started out in New York a graphic artist.

– April 17, 2017


Mexico Pressed by WTO to Cut Apparel Duties

WTO partners laud Mexico’s unilateral cuts in tariffs but urge nation to slash peak duties in sheltered apparel lines.

– April 12, 2017