Government and Trade


Government and Trade

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Hong Kong Protests Swell

The pro-democracy demonstrations, now dubbed the "umbrella revolution," continue into their fourth day.

Michelle Obama, Narciso Rodriguez, Cooper Hewitt National Design Awards, NDAs, luncheon, White House,

First Lady Honors Designers at White House

Michelle Obama hosted a luncheon for recipients of the Smithsonian’s Cooper Hewitt National Design Awards, which included Narciso Rodriguez.

FTC Charges Shapewear Firms With Making False Claims

Two marketers of women’s shapewear have settled FTC charges over slimming claims for their products and will refund consumers a total of $1.5 million.

Hong Kong Protests Rattle Retailers

Increasing civil unrest is likely to dent retail sales and scare off Chinese tourists.

Diego Della Valle Criticizes Italy's Prime Minister

The honeymoon between the Tod’s chief and Matteo Renzi is over.

Trade Issues Key at India Summit

White House officials said Friday that several trade issues are among the key topics President Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will discuss.

Obama to Appoint Matthew Rubel for Second Term

Rubel is to serve an additional four-year term on an executive-branch trade advisory committee.

Joshua Teitelbaum to Join Commerce Department

He is joining the department as deputy assistant secretary for textiles, consumer goods and materials.

Joshua Teitelbaum Said to be Named to Key Commerce Post

Sources said Wednesday that Commerce is close to naming Teitelbaum as successor to Kim Glas, who left the agency in June.

Paris, Anne Hidalgo, Paris Fashion Week, Q&A, interview, Paris, mayor, Fondation Louis Vuitton

Madame Mayor: Anne Hidalgo Preps for Paris Fashion Week

The 55-year-old left-leaning politician talked about tourism, opening up City Hall to young designers and visiting the new Fondation Louis Vuitton.

ITC Investigating Denim Patent Case

The U.S. International Trade Commission said it is initiating an investigation into a patent infringement complaint regarding laser-abraded denim technology.

USTR Presses Labor Case Against Guatemala

The office is charging that the country has failed to effectively enforce its own labor laws and fully comply with an 18-point enforcement plan.

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