Business

Ken Downing Leaving Neiman Marcus

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Business

Galeries Lafayette's Billion Euro China Plan

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Fashion

Is L.A. the Future of the American Runway?

clock March 22, 2019Booth Moore

John Zarocostas

Financial

Shiseido Joins L’Oréal in Trademarks List

Fashion and beauty brands have sharply increased their trademark filings as part of their drive against counterfeits.

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The UN logo at a press conference of United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) in Geneva

Government and Trade

Failure of U.S.-China Trade Talks Would Have ‘Massive’ Global Impact, Study Warns

The U.N. Conference on Trade and Development warned of a possible global downturn and billions of dollars in lost trade if the two countries enter a trade war.

clock February 4, 2019John Zarocostas

Government and Trade

WTO Forum on U.S. Trade Sees Heated Exchanges

Tensions ran high during a tense review of U.S. trade policy.

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Donald Trump, Xi Jinping. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping shake hands during a joint statement to members of the media Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China. The U.S. is announcing that it will impose a 25 percent tariff on $50 billion worth of Chinese goods containing "industrially significant technology." The White House said, that the tariff will cover goods related to the "Made in China 2025" program. The full list of imports that will be covered will be announced by June 15Trade, Beijing, China - 09 Nov 2017

Government and Trade

Industry on Edge Over Trump, Xi Meeting

As the G20 meeting between Presidents Trump and Xi looms, the question is whether they will reach an agreement, or escalate the trade war.

clock November 28, 2018John Zarocostas

Financial

U.S. Tops in Global Competitiveness in 2018

A World Economic Forum study put America first, but warned that globalization is facing a potential backlash from consumers and politicians.

clock October 17, 2018John Zarocostas

Financial

U.S. Top Destination for FDI in Retail Apparel Sector

A U.N. report found the new projects included outlays by brands such as Golden Goose, Fabiana Filippi, Herno, Hennes & Mauritz and Hermès International.

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A L'Oreal factory

Government and Trade

L’Oréal Leads in Filing Trademark Applications

Abercrombie & Fitch ranked fifth last year as fashion and beauty firms stepped up their filings to fight against counterfeits.

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Golden Goose Men's Fall 2018

Legal

Golden Goose, Asos, L’Oréal, Philipp Plein Lead Cybersquatting Complaints

Fashion was the second most-affected area for cybersquatting last year after banking and finance, according to the World Intellectual Property Organization.

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A garment factory in Cambodia.

Financial

UN Forum Says Fashion Industry an Environmental Emergency

The forum contended that the fashion industry is the world’s second-biggest user of water and produces 20 percent of global wastewater.

clock March 5, 2018John Zarocostas

Government and Trade

‘Intangible Capital’ Seen of Growing Importance in Global Economy

According to WIPO, one-third of the value of manufactured goods sold globally, or $5.9 trillion, comes from “intangible capital,” the third-largest being textiles and apparel.

clock November 21, 2017John Zarocostas

Government and Trade

India Ratifies ILO Child Labor Rules

The ratification of the two conventions is expected to bring almost half a billion children and adolescents up to 18 years of age under legal protection.

clock June 14, 2017John Zarocostas

Government and Trade

Vietnam, Ethiopia Top Destinations for Industry FDI

In 2016, Vietnam was the biggest beneficiary country for new outlays in the sector with declared new projects valued at $2.7 billion, followed by Ethiopia with $636 million.

clock June 9, 2017John Zarocostas

Government and Trade

Subcontracting Factories Increase in Cambodia, ILO Finds

Employment fell in Cambodia’s garment sector despite a 7.2 percent increase in exports in 2016, the study found.

clock June 1, 2017John Zarocostas

Government and Trade

Apparel Exports Seen Driving Growth in Bangladesh, Cambodia, Vietnam

A U.N. study forecasts continued strong economic growth in the three countries over the next few years.

clock May 5, 2017John Zarocostas

Hanjin Shipping

Government and Trade

WTO Warns of ‘Deep’ Uncertainty Over Global Trade

WTO: World trade to rebound in 2017 and grow by 2.4 percent, but outlook clouded by downside risks and policy uncertainty.

clock April 12, 2017John Zarocostas

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