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FTC Reaches Settlement With Made in USA Brand LLC

The commission charged that the certifier had deceived consumers.

Blog Posts on Alibaba's China Leadership Links Censored in China

Alibaba has been in the spotlight as it prepares its stock market listing, particularly over its complicated web of affiliations and corporate governance.

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CAFTA Countries Fear TPP Prowess

Central American manufacturers are increasingly concerned over Vietnam’s participation in the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

Port Labor Talks on Hiatus Again

Labor negotiations at West Coast ports set to resume Wednesday.

Internet Sales Tax Bill Revived in Senate

Retailers' efforts to close the Internet sales tax loophole just found new life on Capitol Hill.

U.S. Expands Sanctions Against Russia

While the actions did not directly impact the global fashion industry, the sanctions created uncertainty for U.S. brands selling into the Russian market.

Rana Plaza Survivors React to Charges

Workers and survivors hurried to share the news with their colleagues about the charge sheet accusing 18 people this week.

Brazil's Retail Sales Up 0.5% in May

Increase is strongest since November, agency says.

Eighteen Charged in Rana Plaza Collapse

Those accused of breaching regulations include the owner of the building.

China Q2 GDP Grows 7.5%

The better-than-expected gross domestic product growth puts China on track to reach the government’s annual target.

U.S. Retail Sales Rise in June

Apparel and accessories stores posted a seasonally adjusted 0.8 percent increase.

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