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Stagnant West Coast Port Talks Raises Specter of a Shutdown

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Los Angeles—Fears that a slowdown, or even a shutdown, of the 29 West Coast ports where half of U.S. maritime trade and more than … [Read more...]

Stumbling Block in West Coast Port Talks Reportedly Solved

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Los Angeles—After six months of haggling and stalled negotiations, a new contact agreement for dockworkers at West Coast ports … [Read more...]

174 Trade Associations Urge Settlement in West Coast Port Talks

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Washington—A coalition of 174 local, state and federal trade associations joined together to send the leaders of International … [Read more...]

AAFA Releases 2014 Apparel, Shoe Statistics

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Arlington, VA—The American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) released last week its ApparelStats 2014 and ShoeStats … [Read more...]

Imports Expected to Rise as West Coast Port Issues Continue

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Washington–Year-over-year import cargo volume at the nation’s major retail container ports is expected to continue to rise during … [Read more...]

Federal Mediators to Join Stalled West Coast Port Talks

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Los Angeles—After months of haggling, the labor dispute between the International Longshore & Warehouse Union (ILWU) and … [Read more...]

Holiday Imports Wrapping Up as West Coast Port Issues Continue

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Washington--With most holiday merchandise safely in the country despite significant congestion impacting West Coast ports, import … [Read more...]

Retailers Call on Port Parties to Remain at Negotiating Table

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Washington—With reports that on reports that the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and Pacific Maritime Association are … [Read more...]

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...]