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Central America’s Largest Apparel Factory Begins Pilot Phase

The factory in Honduras will produce sportswear for brands including Nike and Under Armour, according to…

Louis Vuitton Launches Mexican E-commerce

Louis Vuitton is joining a rush of brands launching their own e-commerce sites in Mexico, including Cartier…

EXCLUSIVE: Pandemic Delays Opening of Mexico’s Largest Luxury Mall

The Grand Outlet Riviera Maya is set to measure almost 1 million square feet of mixed retail, restaurant and…

EXCLUSIVE: El Palacio de Hierro to Remodel Key Mexico City Stores

The renovations come as retail sales are beginning to rebound, with Mexico seeing fewer infections and deaths…

El Palacio Launches Ad Campaign Celebrating Fashion ‘Renewal’

The marketing campaign is aimed at boosting sales, which fell 26 percent last year due to the pandemic.

Latin America E-tailer Dafiti Seeks New CEO in Reshuffle

Latin American e-tailer Dafiti said CEO and cofounder Philipp Povel and the other cofounder, Malte Huffman…

Latin American Luxury Poised for Rebound

After a decline of about 25 percent, the market is expected to grow by 10 percent in 2021, driven by…

Brazil Must Step Up Sustainability Efforts, Report Says

The study reveals that emissions from the country's cotton farming and production chain have reached critical…

Taxes, Red Tape Squeeze Brazilian Beauty Exporters

As exports rise, Brazil's beauty producers are looking to the government to finally ease onerous taxes.

Mexico Must Do More to Protect Indigenous Fashion Designs, Experts Say

"Appropriate credit" is what Mexican communities and government officials are increasingly demanding fashion…

South America’s Dafiti Takes on Amazon, Mercado Libre in Fashion E-tailing

The company aims to grow revenues by 30 percent as it rolls out more international brands to South American…

Twin Storms Seen Denting Central America’s Apparel Exports

Estimates are that tropical storms Iota and Eta could cost the region $200 million in lost apparel exports to…

SPFW Fetes 25 Years With Digital Show on City’s Buildings, Monuments

The 11 clips commemorated key moments in the event's 25-year history.

Mexico’s El Palacio Moves to Limit Pandemic Losses With Online Push

The bulk of the strategy aims to correct snafus linked to online orders and delivery timelines, reconcile…

Coronavirus Hits Latin American Luxury Sales

Luxury goods sales are seen declining by 30 percent or more in the region as Mexico and Brazil continue to…