While China has raised import duties on several categories of U.S. goods, it lowered tariffs on apparel, cosmetics, household goods and jewelry, which could see these industries thrive, according to Cowen and Company.
The latest round of U.S. tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods could hit the Apple Watch, health trackers, streaming music speakers and other accessories assembled in China, government rulings on tariffs show.
Singapore on Thursday ratified the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership, the third country to adopt the Asia-Pacific trade pact renegotiated by 11 countries after the U.S. rejected it.
The Deckers Brands labels announced on Thursday that they have entered into a partnership with Camber Outdoors, an organization dedicated to promoting corporate diversity and women’s leadership within the outdoor sector.
Despite lauding itself as a family-friendly company, Estée Lauder is settling a discrimination lawsuit filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) for paternity bias on behalf of new fathers for $1.1M.
Asda and its clothing brand George have joined the Microfibre Consortium to understand and reduce the impact of microfibres in clothing, which can find their way into the ocean and eventually poison the food chain.
Most UK consumers think manufacturers are the most responsible for the development of unsustainable clothing, and nearly 50% would pay more for clothing made from natural fibres, a new survey has found.
The Australian subsidiary of the sustainable British cosmetics brand has apologised for accidentally underpaying its staff to the amount of AU$2 million, following "serious payroll system errors" made since 2010.
Development at the outlet mall due to open at The O2 in London this October is proceeding with the companies behind it announcing the first names to have signed up. They include Calvin Klein, Kurt Geiger and Levi's.