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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...]

As Negotiating Deadline Looms for West Coast Ports, Economic Trouble on Horizon

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Washington—As negotiations continue for a new contract agreement covering 13,600 dockworkers at 30 ports stretching from San … [Read more...]

Retail Imports Spike as Contract Deadline Approaches

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Retail Imports Spike as Contract Deadline Approaches Washington—Import volume at major U.S. container ports is expected to … [Read more...]

CPSC Delays Final Rule on Certificates of Compliance

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Washington—Responding to written requests from 32 trade associations as well as 58 public comments raising issues, the Consumer … [Read more...]

Week in Review: 10 Must-Read Articles

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New York--This week was chock full of interesting, useful information if you were paying attention, that is.In a special … [Read more...]

May Imports Continue to Rise Ahead of Port Labor Negotiations

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Washington—–Import volume at the nation’s major retail container ports is expected to increase 3.5% this month as negotiators … [Read more...]

Retailers Highlight Importance of Imports for Jobs During “Imports Work” Week

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Arlington, VA—Today marks the beginning of the 3rd annual “Imports Work Week, and retailers are quick to point out how essential … [Read more...]

Report: Imports are More “Made in USA” Than Label Reveals

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Washington—Imported products sold in the United States from clothing to cars contain far more U.S. parts or other content and … [Read more...]