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What Green Recovery Policy Could Mean for Fashion

The European Union’s Green Deal is a could-be blueprint for the world’s green coronavirus rebuild. What does it mean for fashion?

clock May 20, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

The Little Market x Hanro collaboration

Fashion Scoops

Luxury Lingerie Brand Hanro Teams With The Little Market for Latest Collab

One hundred percent of proceeds will support the nonprofit.

clock December 3, 2019Kellie Ell

Boris Johnson announced leader of Britain's Conservative Party

Financial

Pound Rises After Brexit Deal, as Brands Make Demands in Tariff War

The pound rose 1 percent after Johnson tweeted that he’d reached a Brexit deal with the EU. Now, it’s up to Parliament to vote on it.

clock October 17, 2019Samantha Conti

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Media

Europe Approves Tougher Digital Media Copyright Rules

Aimed at the likes of Google and Facebook, the new rules are meant to give some power back to news publishers and content creators.

clock March 26, 2019Kali Hays

A Michael Jordan logo reflects off of Niketown in Portland, Ore. A photographer has accused Nike of violating the copyright of his 1984 image of a soaring Michael Jordan, which he alleges the company later misused to create the profitable "Jumpman Logo." The lawsuit, filed in federal court in Portland,, seeks unspecified monetary damages based on profits attributable to the infringement on the copyrightNike Lawsuit-Jordan Copyright, Portland, USA

Legal

Supreme Court Denies Nike ‘Jumpman Logo’ Case

The same day the European Commission hits Nike with a fine for more than $14 million for violating sanctions in the European Union.

clock March 25, 2019Kellie Ell

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Media

Google Hit With Third EU Fine in Two Years

European lawmakers aren’t letting up on the search company and its advertising methods.

clock March 20, 2019Kali Hays

The Spotify shop at Topshop.

Legal

Apple’s Alleged App Store Monopoly Could Affect Other E-commerce Platforms

Fashion marketplaces, like Amazon, eBay and Farfetch, could have tighter regulations in the future if government officials determine Apple has a monopoly.

clock March 18, 2019Kellie Ell

Google News Germany

Media

News Media Pushing Back on Google Opposition to EU Copyright Changes

A lot is at stake for Internet platforms and publishers in Europe, where an extension of copyright law is being considered.

clock January 11, 2019Kali Hays

A$AP Rocky Guess Club t-shirt

Financial

European Commission Charges Guess $45 Million for Violating Competition Laws Abroad

But the fine was expected. In fact, execs had already factored it into the most recent earnings report.

clock December 17, 2018Kellie Ell

Financial

Trend Forecaster Li Edelkoort Calls for Minimum Apparel Prices in the EU

Her suggested T-shirt price: 25 to 30 euros.

clock October 15, 2018Melissa Drier

Union Jack and European Union flags in London

Beauty Features

What to Watch: Brexit and the Beauty Industry

It remains to be seen how much the U.K.’s divorce from the European Union will impact the business, which is slowing.

clock August 30, 2018Jennifer Weil

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

Google office in London

Government and Trade

Google Fined 4.34 Billion Euros in European Antitrust Case

Google violated antitrust rules to bolster its search engine on Android devices, according to European authorities.

clock July 18, 2018Mimosa Spencer

Levi's denim.

Government and Trade

EU to Levy Higher Duties on Some U.S. Imports

Ten to 50 percent tax increases will be placed on a wide range of products, including fashion, beauty goods and footwear, starting June 22.

clock June 21, 2018Jennifer Weil

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Government and Trade

Europe Wants More Transparency From Big Digital Companies

The European Commission is pushing for more regulatory authority over online players like Google, Amazon and Facebook.

clock April 26, 2018Kali Hays

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Turkish Textile Industry Struggles

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Turkish Textiles, Apparel Sector Struggles in Wake of COVID-19

clock 10hSuna Erdem

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