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Marty JackleySupreme Court hears arguments in e-commerce case, Washington, USA - 17 Apr 2018Marty Jackley, Attorney General of South Dakota, speaks to the media after arguing a closely watched e-commerce case before the Supreme Court in Washington DC, USA, 17 April 2018. The case involves whether states can collect sales tax from retailers who have no physical presence in their state.

Legal

Online Tax Issue May Be Too Big for Supreme Court

The justices seemed eager to have Congress deal with the issue of online retailers paying state taxes, but also showed concern for small businesses.

clock April 17, 2018Kali Hays

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

Retail Execs Meet With Trump at White House

The National Retail Federation said the brief talk was “constructive.”

clock April 11, 2018Kali Hays

A reporter holds a phone showing the Facebook app in San FranciscoFacebook, San Francisco, USA - 27 Mar 2018

Technology

Tech’s Crisis of Confidence

With more questions about how the Silicon Valley giants operate, the world is reevaluating its love affair with technology.

clock April 6, 2018Evan Clark and Adriana Lee

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Government and Trade

Will Trump’s China Tariffs Stall Made in the USA?

Experts say the tariffs will spark a domino effect, which might hike up end-prices on household items.

clock April 5, 2018Elizabeth Doupnik and Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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.

Financial

President Trump’s China Tariffs Skip Apparel

The duties could make it more expensive to buy machinery to produce goods in the U.S.

clock April 3, 2018Evan Clark

President Donald Trump walks to board Air Force One at Los Angeles International airport, in Los AngelesTrump, Los Angeles, USA - 14 Mar 2018

Fashion Scoops

Amazon Stock Withstands Trump Tweet

The President again went after the e-commerce company, noting the post office was being treated as “Delivery Boy.”

clock April 3, 2018Evan Clark

US President Donald J. Trump listens to remarks from President Erdogan (not pictured) during a joint statement in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 16 May 2017.Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan visit to Washington DC, USA - 16 May 2017Trump and Erdogan face the issue of working out cooperation in the fight against terrorism as Turkey objects to the US arming of Kurdish forces in Syria.

Technology

Latest Trump Attack Sends Amazon Stock Down – Again

The President’s latest tweet storm takes aim at Amazon again, doubling down on post office gripes, and driving shares down once more.

clock April 2, 2018Adriana Lee

President Donald TrumpDonald Trump arrives at Palm Beach International Airport, USA - 29 Mar 2018

Technology

Trump Continues Attack on Amazon

The tweeter-in-chief kept at the e-commerce giant over Easter weekend.

clock March 31, 2018Evan Clark

U.S. President Donald Trump waves as he walks across the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, after returning from his Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, FlaTrump, Washington, USA - 25 Mar 2018

Financial

Amazon Stock Hit By Trump Worries

Amazon’s market value fell $32 billion as investors worried that President Trump’s angry words could translate into action.

clock March 28, 2018Evan Clark and Adriana Lee

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

Trump’s New China Tariffs Roil Retail, Fashion Groups

The industry sees its much-loved tax cuts slipping away with the strong possibility that new tariffs will hit apparel.

clock March 22, 2018Kali Hays

President Donald Trump walks to board Air Force One at Los Angeles International airport, in Los AngelesTrump, Los Angeles, USA - 14 Mar 2018

Government and Trade

Retailers Worry China Tariffs Could Cancel Out New Tax Benefits

Walmart, Target, Gap and others are urging Trump to “carefully consider” trade actions against China.

clock March 19, 2018Kali Hays

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Media

Women in the World Summit Has More to Say Than Ever

A blowhard in the White House means more to react to.

clock March 15, 2018Sharon Edelson

President Donald Trump shows off the tax bill after signing it in the Oval Office of the White House, in WashingtonTrump, Washington, USA - 22 Dec 2017

Government and Trade

No Timeline for Amending Mistakes in Tax Reform Bill

Retailers could be stuck with worse tax write-offs, and related cash-flow problems, for a while.

clock March 12, 2018Kali Hays

Donald J. TrumpUS President Donald J. Trump signs a presidential proclamation on tariffs, Washington, USA - 08 Mar 2018US President Donald J. Trump delivers remarks before signing a presidential proclamation on steel and aluminum tariffs, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 08 March 2018. President Trump is imposing tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. A decision to impose the tariffs on Canada or Mexico will not be decided until negotiations on the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

Fashion Scoops

Retail, Fashion Industries Worried by New Trump Tariffs

Industry groups aren’t up for a “trade war” that may well have broad effects.

clock March 8, 2018Kali Hays

A woman works at an Abercrombie & Fitch store in Chicago. The government reports how much consumers spent and earned in March on Monday, April 29, 2013Consumer Spending, Chicago, USA

Government and Trade

Retailers Add More Than 15K Jobs in January

January worker additions to specialty retail nearly made up for several months of cuts.

clock February 2, 2018Kali Hays

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Justine Bateman, Sarah Jessica Parker, Alysia ReinerChanel x Tribeca Film Festival Women's Filmmaker luncheon, Odeon Restaurant, New York, USA - 20 Apr 2018

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Chanel, Jane Rosenthal Celebrate Female Filmmakers at TFF 2018

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