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Whether or not tariffs will be effective in addressing the long-term policies of foreign governments is anybody’s guess. In the meantime, they are likely to affect your current supply chains. How should you respond? What is your tariff strategy?

With some tariffs on apparel and footwear products already proposed, and more possible, the nearly $17 billion tariff burden our industry already pays to the U.S. Treasury could multiply fast. Here's what you can do.

Now more than ever, retailers and manufacturers need to take active steps to take stock of their intellectual property and determine what steps they need to take to protect that property from misuse while reducing their own risk of infringement.

Beginning today, U.S. exports to the European Union will face an extra duty (of 25%) at their border.

A suit brought against Kohl's, Macy's, J.C. Penney and Sears points to a very real and growing risk for retailers: that their promotional practices may be leaving them open to legal action.

We are told that Star Wars takes place a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away. But the lessons it holds for us on trade, make it very contemporary and very proximate.

The Trump administration’s proposed tariffs on $50 billion of Chinese imports, coupled with retaliation promised by China, would reduce U.S. gross domestic product by nearly $3 billion and destroy 134,000 American jobs.

If you’d been asleep since Election Day and woken up now, you might think Trump’s presidency was actually quite conventional. Here’s an inside look at the White House, and what you should really be paying attention to.

Claims by Birkenstock that Amazon has failed to prevent counterfeits of its products have led the company to end its relationship with the online retailer in Europe.

Cocona Inc.'s lawsuit against Columbia Sportswear and The North Face for violating U.S. Patent No. 8,945,287 B2 is moving forward in Colorado.

Cocona Inc.'s lawsuit against Columbia Sportswear and The North Face for violating U.S. Patent No. 8,945,287 B2 is moving forward in Colorado.

The groups launched the Coalition on Capitol Hill today with participation from VF Corporation, Target Corp, SanMar Corporation, Precision Custom Coatings, and Levi Strauss & Co. Following the launch, the Coalition will meet with officials in Congress and the Administration to discuss the impact and importance of the U.S. global value chain.

Organizations representing America's most recognized retail brands, suppliers and Main Street businesses, announced the launch of the U.S. Global Value Chain Coalition.

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