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Government Shutdown Deadline Looms

Industry concerns are mounting over another potential government shutdown.

Obama has High Hopes for Trans-Pacific Partnership

The President says that the odds of closing a deal are much better than they were last year.

Retail Sales Rise

Retail sales rose across the board in November, the U.S. Department of Commerce's monthly report showed Thursday.

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NYPD Nabs $2.2M in Counterfeit Goods

Fifty NYPD and U.S. Homeland Security officials swept into a Queens storage facility to seize the counterfeit goods.

Next Year Seen ‘Difficult’ for Business

Deflating optimism, continued conflict, and failure of global governance are key risks, report says.

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Bangladesh Shoots High: Apparel Sales of $50B by 2021

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, speaking at the opening of the three-day Apparel Summit, endorsed the idea of a $50 billion industry.

ShangPin, UKTI Sign Trade Agreement for China

The Chinese fast-fashion and luxury e-commerce platform has inked an agreement aimed at encouraging British business in region.

Customs Indicts Two Groups in Fraud Schemes

U.S. authorities have turned up alleged customs fraud involving the illegal importation of footwear.

Apparel Imports From Bangladesh Fall Again

Other countries such as India and Vietnam appeared to pick up some of the South Asian nation’s lost business.

U.S., Italian Customs Team on Fake Luxe Bust

470 seizures of counterfeit products were made in April and May.

China's Wage Growth Leads Asian Gains

Successfully attracting international buyers and expanding export markets will depend on a range of policy choices, according to a new report.

Specialty Stores, Discounters Boost Payrolls in November

Meanwhile department stores trimmed jobs, according to the U.S. Department of Labor's monthly employment report released Friday.

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