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Cotton Industry Subsidies Slip 12% in 2013/14

Cotton

The International Cotton Advisory Committee estimates that 44% of world cotton production received direct government assistance.

Bangladesh Increasing Garment and Textile Exports

A new report says Bangladesh’s share of textile and garment exports will increase further in the next 16 years thanks to its low cost base and large working population.

Tesco Shares Fall on Guidance Overstatement

Tesco says its guidance for the six months to August 23 was overstated by an estimated £250 million.

Bill Introduced to Tackle Outerwear Import Duties

A bipartisan bill would eliminate certain duties on recreational performance outerwear imported into the U.S.

Business Groups Express Relief as Scotland Votes No

UK business associations have expressed their relief as the referendum on Scottish independence resulted in a No vote, meaning the nation will remain part of the union. 

Prada H1 Profit Falls on Europe Weakness

Prada

Prada has booked a drop in first-half earnings due to weakness in Europe, and said there are no signs of improvement in the short term.

Puvvada to Head VF Jeanswear Innovation Center

VF Corp

Apparel and footwear giant VF Corp has tapped Sudhakar Puvvada to the newly-created role of vice president of its Global Jeanswear Innovation Center.

Dollar General Committed, Despite Family Dollar’s Rejection

Dollar General

Dollar General has once again reaffirmed its commitment to acquiring Family Dollar Stores, which has advised shareholders to reject a tender offer from its rival.

Apparel Prices Declined in August

Apparel prices in the U.S. dropped in August, following three consecutive months of growth, according to new figures.

Neiman Marcus Swings to Q4 Loss

Neiman Marcus

Neiman Marcus Group has swung to a loss in its fourth-quarter due to an increase in interest expenses and flat margins.