TradeReport

WTO Says Trade Restrictive Measures Actually Fell in 2017, but Protectionism Remains a Threat

Notwithstanding the headlines and rhetoric about greater protectionism in trade this year, the World Trade Organization said countries are holding back on trade restrictions, despite the apparent uncertainty.

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TradeNews

Will Cambodia Become a More Challenging Place to Source Apparel?

Cambodia has been enjoying a relative climb up the manufacturing value chain, according to the World Bank, but the country’s now facing a deteriorating political climate that has the potential to plague its growing garment industry.

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TechnologyReport

McKinsey: Automation Could Displace as Many as 800 Million Jobs, and Here’s Which Ones Will Go

It may have started with pesky sales phone calls you responded to before realizing the “person” on the line was actually a bot, but now automation is creeping into more and more facets of life and shifting necessary job skills.

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TradeNews

Vietnam Looks to Scale up Apparel and Footwear Production Ahead of EU FTA

With TPP on the rocks and the U.S. out whether TPP 11 happens or not, Vietnam has its efforts focused on preparing for more robust trade with the European Union. Vietnam and the European Union have been working on the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA)……...

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BusinessNews

New York & Company Acquires Fashion to Figure to Boost Plus Size Offering

Women’s specialty apparel retailer New York & Company has agreed to acquire trendy plus-size fashion brand Fashion to Figure in an effort to expand its offering in the extended sizes segment.

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RetailReport

Black Friday in Review: The Winners, The Losers, The Dollars and the Deals

The Black Friday results are rolling in, and so far it seems like business as it has been it retail: consumers capitalized on the best deals, Millennials spent the most money and department stores underperformed. Though some stats had pointed to a dampened Black Friday,……...

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Amazon Snags Half of All Black Friday Sales

Digital dominated the Black Friday shopping craze this season, and according to early assessments, Amazon was the clear winner when it comes to share of that spend. In fact, Amazon commanded half of it.

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