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By the Numbers

NEW YORK — As the premium jeans business has taken off in recent years, with tremendous amounts of attention…

Banging the Drum on China

NEW YORK — The chorus of voices complaining about China's trade practices has grown in recent months to…

Mending an Ailing Afghan Economy

NEW YORK — During the five years Afghanistan was ruled by the Taliban, the country was stripped economically…

FCBID Approves 9 Percent Rise in Surcharge

NEW YORK — The board of the Fashion Center Business Improvement District has approved a 9 percent increase in…

Inflation Fears Mount as Consumer Prices Gain in March

Retail prices for women's apparel jumped 1.8 percent in the month and 0.4 percent for the year, according to…

Shipowners Seek Major Price Hikes

Negotiations between importers and ocean carriers on next year's shipping contracts are at a critical point…

Spillane: Malden’s Next Chapter

NEW YORK — After emerging from bankruptcy, Malden Mills Industries is moving forward with a new management…

Latest China Data Shows Surge

NEW YORK — China’s market share in the categories of goods for which the U.S. may impose safeguard quotas…

Strong Sales Boost Levi’s Earnings

Levi Strauss posted a $47.3 million profit on 4.5 percent revenue growth in its first quarter, but retail…

Silten to Step Down as Dockers President

NEW YORK — Bobbi Silten, president of Levi Strauss & Co.’s U.S. Dockers division, will be stepping down from…

Hemming And Hawing

For decades, the rise and fall of hemlines has been the cause of chatter among designers, sociologists and…

Wholesaler Nabbed for Tax Fraud

In a crackdown on tax fraud in the garment industry, IRS agents arrested the owner of Y.K.Y. Inc. and charged…

Marlow Steps Up

NEW YORK — The premium jeans market has apparently become so alluring that even companies aiming for a lower…

Earnest Goes to the Store

Earnest Sewn is set to open its first store, in New York’s Meatpacking District, with a rugged ambiance…

Miller for Garment Job Incentives

NEW YORK — City Council Speaker Gifford Miller, a Democratic candidate for New York mayor, said he would…