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ITC Patent Case Reflects Tech's New Role

As new technologies come into play, so do new legal woes, as evidenced by the patent infringement case aimed at 17 U.S. and European brands and retailers.

Europe Shows Signs of Weakening

July data shows manufacturing and services activity slowed in August.

Republican, elections, political action committees, Democrats, Senate, GOP, Wal-Mart, PAC, National Retail Federation, outlook,

Fashion Industry PACs Favoring GOP in Midterms

The industry so far appears to be voting Republican when it comes to the upcoming midterm Congressional elections in November.

Bangladesh Govt. Files Case vs. Factory

The Bangladesh government's Inspector General has filed a case against Newtech Apparels Ltd. for failing to comply with an evacuation order.

U.S. Brands Named in Infringement Complaint at ITC

RevoLaze and TechnoLines filed the complaint against 17 well-known denim brands and retailers, alleging they have violated a section under U.S. trade law.

Labor Activists Team Up Across Asia's Borders

Thousands of workers in China, Indonesia and Cambodia have protested in recent months.

Pakistan, Kohinoor Mills, textiles

Pakistan Mills See Blockade Easing

The protest march from Lahore in Punjab to the capital Islamabad caused disruptions in textile shipments starting Aug. 8.

Wal-Mart Updates Made in USA Progress

Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s second U.S. manufacturing summit in Denver was filled with speeches from top company executives.

VF Corp. Ups Bangladesh Funding to $17M

The company said it is increasing its own funding to help improve working conditions in the country's garment industry.

Denver Event Aims to Close Gap in Walmart's 'Made in USA' Push

The retailer has pledged to buy an additional $250 billion in U.S.-made goods over the next decade.

Japan's Q2 GDP Shrinks 6.8%

The economy contracted the most since the record earthquake three years ago as consumption and investment plunged after April's sales-tax increase.

Bangladesh Exports Fall

Bangladesh's exports fell 1.4 percent in July from a year earlier, government data showed on Monday, the first decline since August 2012.

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