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Week in Review: 10 Must-Read Articles

Clover leaf ball gown, 1953 from Metropolitan Museum of Art's "Charles James: Beyond Fashion."

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...]

Third Annual “Imports Work” Week Scheduled May 5-9

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Washington—For the third year in a row, Imports Work Week, scheduled for May 5 to 9, draws attention to the crucial role that … [Read more...]

April Retail Imports Expected to Spike Up 6.1%

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Washington—With spring flowers come burgeoning shipments of imports destined for the national major retail container ports. In … [Read more...]

Retail Imports to Rise in March as Retailers Stock Up for Spring

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Washington–The nation’s major retailer are stocking up for the Spring/Summer season, according to the latest data from the monthly … [Read more...]

AAFA Names New Chairman, International Trade Policy

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Arlington, VA— American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) announced Thursday that Rick Helfenbein, president of TellaS … [Read more...]

Retail Imports Expected to Slow in Typically Slow February

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Washington—The volume of imports at major retail container ports is expected to drop 8.4% in February from the same time last year … [Read more...]

E-Fairness, Cyber Security Among Top Retail Priorities This Year

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Arlington, VA—The two items that top retailers’ agenda for strengthening laws both have cost multi-millions to retailers in the … [Read more...]

Trade Groups Support Expanded Imports in Sub-Saharan Africa

Left to Right: ACTIF Chairman Jaswinder Bedi, USAID Principal Advisor for Africa Oren Whyche-Shaw, and AAFA Executive Vice President Steve Lamar shake hands after signing a memorandum of understanding.

Washington—Building on the momentum of President Obama's Trade Africa initiative, a new trade alliance will promote Africa as a … [Read more...]

Retail Imports Expected to Rise 4.8% This Month

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Washington—While retailers conduct their final tallies of their holiday business, the latest figures on import volume at the … [Read more...]