Government and Trade


Government and Trade

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Michelle Gloeckler Discusses Wal-Mart's U.S. Manufacturing

“It was a journey that didn’t take us further from home, as most journeys do, but closer to the heart of America," Gloeckler said at the WWD CEO Summit.

Prato Trial Gets Started

The trial against the three Chinese managers of the Teresa Moda garment factory that burned last December, causing the death of seven workers, is underway.

Report Links Brands to 'Slavery' in Indian Mills

A new report alleging “modern-day slavery” in five Indian textile mills prompted Western retailers linked to the factories to pledge to take action.

VF Sustainability Report Details Plan of Action

VF Corp. outlined ambitious goals and addressed significant challenges in its global supply chain in the launch.

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Mexico Asks H&M, Forever 21 to Source in Its Shores

A Mexican trade lobby group is proposing that global retailers expanding in Mexico should also source apparel from the country.

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Premium Brands Staying Close to Home in L.A.

Rising costs and mounting statutory requirements are failing to push upscale jeans companies outside their California hub.

AAFA Signs MOU with Chinese Chamber

The AAFA and China Chamber of Commerce signed a memorandum to facilitate deeper dialogue between U.S. and Chinese apparel and textile companies.

Bangladesh Alliance Contracts for Independent Assessment

The project team will be led by Hasanat Alamgir, an associate professor of occupational health at the University of Texas School of Public Health.

Women's Apparel Prices Fall in September

A decline in women’s apparel retail prices in September was offset by an increase in men’s, boys’ and girls’ clothing prices.

ILO Urges Further Reform in Bangladesh

The International Labor Organization intensified the pressure on the Bangladesh government to make stronger reforms in its garment industry.

China Q3 GDP Beats Expectations

While that growth exceeded analysts' expectations, it was also the slowest expansion since the first quarter of 2009.

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