Friday, April 29, 2016 at 3:52pm
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Treasury Department again declined to name China a currency manipulator in its semiannual report to Congress on Friday. Treasury also said it found five countries — China, South Korea, Japan, Taiwan and Germany — met two of three criteria needed to be... read more
Friday, April 29, 2016 at 3:51pm
Berlin’s art-fashion connection got an Italian boost when Attilio Giusti Leombruni teamed with König Galerie to host an exclusive Gallery Weekend opening dinner there Thursday night. Two hundred international guests, including collector and media entrepreneur Christian Boros,... read more
Friday, April 29, 2016 at 3:43pm
California-based contemporary label Cleobella is diving into the swimwear category with the launch of Cleobella Turquoise, an pure-play online brand that will be available on its e-commerce site and select Target stores and starting Sunday. Mirroring the Cleobella... read more
Friday, April 29, 2016 at 2:50pm
The chief U.S. trade negotiator for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership talks said Friday the U.S. will not settle for a watered down trade pact with the European Union and is still optimistic a comprehensive trade agreement can be finalized this year. “The... read more
Friday, April 29, 2016 at 2:49pm
For VF Corp., fashion technology is less about a wearable-tech device and more about performance. “Consumers are asking for performance-quality apparel and footwear, which is the big news today. They absolutely want it,” said Eric Wiseman, VF’s chairman and chief executive... read more
Friday, April 29, 2016 at 2:49pm
Avery Dennison Retail Branding and Information Solutions has teamed with Evrytng (an “Internet of Things” or “IoT” smart products platform provider) to offer fashion apparel, activewear and footwear brands such as the Janela Smart Products Platform. The platform allows brands... read more
Friday, April 29, 2016 at 2:33pm
SEVENTH INNING STRETCH: After the Los Angeles Dodgers play the Atlanta Braves on June 5, Dodger Stadium will turn into one gigantic yoga class. In honor of Yoga Day, Marika Activewear, a division of FAM Brands, is sponsoring the event, which is open to beginners, seasoned yogis... read more
Friday, April 29, 2016 at 2:16pm
TJX Cos. Inc.’s Carol Meyrowitz saw her annual base salary remain unchanged for fiscal 2016 at nearly $1.6 million. The company’s chairman saw a 31.8 percent decline in total compensation to $19.6 million from $28.7 million, mostly due to a decline in stock awards. There was... read more
Friday, April 29, 2016 at 2:12pm
Forget the wrist, wearables are moving even closer to the consumer. MC10 Inc. and PCH have teamed up to commercialize what are essentially smart temporary tattoos. The skin-worn, ultrathin, stretchable, customizable and disposable stamp is officially called a Wearable... read more
Friday, April 29, 2016 at 2:05pm
A roller coaster day in the market on Friday trimmed the month’s gains to just 0.26 percent. At one point the Dow Jones Industrial average tumbled 200 points, but managed to recover and keep the losses at just 57 points to end the day at 17,733. In a similar pattern, the S&... read more