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Retail Imports Set Records Despite Continuing West Coast Port Issues

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Washington--Import cargo volume at the nation’s major retail container ports is expected to slow down this month following record … [Read more...]

NRF Asks Obama to Intervene in West Coast Port Talks

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Washington--A coalition led by the National Retail Federation (NRF) is asking President Obama to get involved in the contract … [Read more...]

Growing List of Shareholders Urge Action on Agreement for West Coast Ports

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Washington—Retailers are getting restless. It’s all about the continuing negotiations over a new labor agreement to resolve the … [Read more...]

Retail Imports to Set New Record in Final Surge Before Holidays

The port at Savannah, Ga., is one of dozens on the East Coast that would be affected should a strike occur on Dec. 29.

Washington—The final surge in import cargo ahead of the holiday season will likely happen this month, setting a new monthly record … [Read more...]

Li & Fung: China Consumption Growth to Bring Major Change

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Paris--Not content with dominating the global exporting landscape, China is now switching its focus to growth in domestic … [Read more...]

Digital Trade Has “Far-Reaching” Economic Impact

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Washington--Digital trade is having far-reaching effects on the U.S. economy and has “fundamentally transformed” business … [Read more...]

Retail Imports Remain Above Average as Port Talks Continue

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Washington--Retailers concerned by the lack of a West Coast longshoremen’s contract will continue to bring merchandise into the … [Read more...]

Li & Fung Profit Rises 16% on Improved Sales to U.S.

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Hong Kong—Li & Fung, one of the world’s largest suppliers to retailers, , the world’s reported first-half profit rose 16% … [Read more...]

Record Imports Expected As West Coast Port Talks Continue

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Washington-- Import volume at major U.S. container ports is expected to hit an all-time record in August as retailers concerned … [Read more...]

AAFA Lobbies to Protect First Sale Rule

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Arlington, VA--The American Apparel and Footwear Association (AAFA) is urging U.S. Customs not to proceed with proposed changes to … [Read more...]

West Coast Port Talks to Resume Wednesday

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Los Angeles—Negotiation talks over the West Coast longshore workers and their employers are expected to resume Wednesday after a … [Read more...]

Retailers Call for Action on TPA and Smarter Enforcement of Trade Rules

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Arlington,VA—The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) emphasized this week the need for Congress to renew Trade Promotion … [Read more...]