• What does the US and China trade war mean for fashion?

    4 monthes ago - By Fashion United

    The US has announced a trade war on China. Should those in Europe or the rest of the world care? The answer is a deciding yes. For luxury companies, who have a global supply chain that is widely spread across international markets, any barriers to the movement of goods could be detrimental.
    On a consumer level, think about the jeans and t-shirts you are wearing.
    The cost of these good are likely to go up. Your mobile phone, accessories like umbrellas and small leather goods, the list is long. Because anything that is made in China could be subject to tariffs.
    We know by now that when two...
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  • Trade Wars: Will Fashion Be Next?

    Trade Wars: Will Fashion Be Next?

    4 monthes ago - By WWD

    The waiting game has begun for the U.S.'s fashion industry.
    As the trade dispute between the U.S. and China escalates from a war of words to a reality with tariffs set to take effect Friday, concerns are growing over how long fashion can stay out of the fray.
    The sector has successfully avoided a direct hit by the first wave of levies on $34 billion worth of Chinese imports that were ready to be triggered just after midnight, as well as duties on another $16 billion earmarked for a unspecified later date.
    However, the worry is what will be President Trump's next move. Neither he nor...
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