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Italy’s Camera della Moda Offers 150 Jobs to Ukrainian Refugees

The refugees will be employed in various production sites in different parts of Italy.

‘Enormous Uncertainty’ Ahead, WTO Warns, as Trade Growth Slows

WTO forecasts growth in world trade in goods will slow in 2022 with uncertainty due to the war in Ukraine and…

U.K. Bans Luxury Sales to Russia, Slaps New Tariffs on Imports, Vodka

Britain's international trade secretary Anne-Marie Trevelyan said the country stands "shoulder-to-shoulder…

Detailing the Luxury Export Sanctions on Russia

The U.S., in coordination with European powers, has tightened its economic vice on Russia over its invasion…

LVMH, Hermès, Kering, Chanel Alter Business With Russia

A host of top luxury brands are closing stores in Russia, while Swatch has suspended its exports.

FHCM Asks All Members to Provide Aid for Ukraine

All of the Fédération's members, which number around 100, will be asked to make donations via the UNHCR, the…

France’s President Macron Inaugurates Chanel’s 19M

Initiatives like Chanel's hub for its specialty workshops are key to training young French talent and…

NRF Applauds Court Stay on Gov’t Vaccine Mandate

Several trade organizations representing millions of workers filed a lawsuit against the government's…

Pandemic Has Stoked Appetite for French Luxury, Survey Finds

The growing importance of secondhand goods was one of the key findings of the Comité Colbert's new study into…

Italian Fashion Chamber Signs Protocol With Ministry of Labor to Support Generational Shift in the Sector

The Camera della Moda has signed a protocol with the Ministry of Labor to implement educational activities…

U.S. Sets Strategic Vision for China Trade Policy

U.S. trade rep Katherine Tai laid out the next steps, holding China to "Phase One" agreements and eliminating…

Furmark’s Farm-to-Shopfloor Tracing Tags Set for International Debut

The IFF said the new, QR-coded swing tags, which map the history of a fur garment, will be a "game changer."

Dove, The Body Shop Say ‘No’ to Animal Testing in Europe, the U.K.

The two beauty giants are behind a campaign to ensure the EU does not bring back animal testing for cosmetics.

Fashion’s Washington Agenda

Infrastructure, COVID-19, tariffs and taxes, and more.

Retail’s Supply Chain Woes, From Washington to Wall Street

The backend moves front of mind.