Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 1:24pm
WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection said it has established a trade enforcement task force as it intensifies its enforcement efforts related to the interdiction of imported products suspected of using forced labor, as well as antidumping and countervailing duty laws... read more
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 10:09am
Vice Media and ESPN are joining forces for the first time in a production and distribution deal across digital, mobile and TV. According to Vice, its sports vertical “Vice Sports,” will produce a new short-form series to air exclusively on ESPN properties, including TV, digital... read more
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 9:13am
LONDON — In a year that’s set to be lackluster for initial public offerings here, British high-street brand Joules is taking a leap and planning to list on the smaller AIM division of the London Stock Exchange. Joules, a premium lifestyle brand known for its weekendwear for men... read more
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 9:09am
PARIS – Kering announced on Tuesday that it has appointed Emmanuel Gintzburger as chief executive officer of Alexander McQueen, succeeding Jonathan Akeroyd, who leaves the company after 12 years at the helm. Gintzburger, previously worldwide retail and wholesale director for... read more
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 8:25am
Jaeger-LeCoultre has unveiled a short film featuring Elisa Sednaoui to mark its collaboration with French shoe designer Christian Louboutin on the 85th anniversary of its classic Reverso watch. “Reverso by Christian Louboutin,” which can be viewed on the Swiss luxury watchmaker... read more
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 7:48am
VINTAGE ONLINE: Couture connoisseur William Banks-Blaney has made a big digital move with his label William Vintage, and will as of today begin selling his finds worldwide through the brand’s new Web site. “We have always intended to launch William Vintage online,” Banks-Blaney... read more
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 7:43am
Despite uncertainty arising from a heated presidential race and Americans’ anxiety about their jobs, the country’s top trade negotiator is pushing for passage of the Trans-Pacific Partnership in Congress this year by promoting the benefits for Made in USA products and... read more
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 6:59am
U.S. stocks fell this morning as China took the spotlight away from oil. A drop in Chinese manufacturing data represented the 14th consecutive decline, sparking fear in investors. But China’s Shanghai composite remained resilient and closed higher by 1.9 percent. The S&P... read more
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 6:28am
SMELL THE TWIGS: FKA Twigs has been described as a rising star and an all-around enigma, but she’s yet to be called a fragrance creator — until now. The multihyphenate music phenomenon is collaborating with House of Matriarch on a fragrance due out later this year, according to... read more
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 5:32am
Amid a steep drop in desktop online transactions, RetailMeNot Inc. posted flat first-quarter earnings per share as net revenues fell 9.5 percent. The results were at the high-end of its guidance, and for the second quarter the recent acquisition of GiftCard Zen is expected to... read more