China's exports to the US were up by more than 15% in October, which analysts believe is a result of American businesses rushing to import goods ahead of the implementation of an increased tariff rate in January.
A pilot project at the Port of Long Beach, aimed at improving cargo flow, has led to positive results including improved turn times, increased throughput and more productive turns - all leading to increased supply chain performance.
Trade associations from the US apparel and footwear industry are appealing a clause in the new US-Mexico-Canada (USMCA) trade agreement to lower the duty-free import threshold, arguing it would hurt the industry.
John Lewis, M&S and Next Plc are among a raft of British fashion retail giants to have signed a joint agreement with enforcement bodies to try to combat the exploitation of workers by UK fashion and textile manufacturers.
Omni-channel women's fashion retailer New York & Company, Inc is to change its name to RTW Retailwinds, Inc next week, ahead of plans to expand its celebrity brands and enter the intimate apparel market.
Pakistan-based hosiery manufacturer Interloop, which supplies brands including Nike, Puma and Adidas, is planning to float on the country's stock market as it looks to expand into new growth areas such as knitted apparel and denim.