China Phase 1 Trade Deal brings boost for U.S. Cotton

The National Cotton Council thinks the Phase 1 trade deal with China signed today by President Trump could bring in trade boost to U.S. cotton exports. The Phase 1 agreement states a chapter on agriculture with Chinese purchases of U.S. products intended to reach at least $40 billion per year starting in 2020. Hence, the … More China Phase 1 Trade Deal brings boost for U.S. Cotton

US-China tariff battle ends with trade deal, apparel sector unhappy with deal

United States will reduce the 15 % tariffs imposed on a wide range of Chinese consumer goods by half and also cancel another round of tariffs implemented in December. On its part, China will buy an additional USD 12.5 billion worth of agricultural products from the US in the first year and UDF 19.5 billion … More US-China tariff battle ends with trade deal, apparel sector unhappy with deal

The Department Store of the Future will look a lot like the Past

By guest author Justin Lahart from Wall Street Journal The department store transformed America. Now some of the very forces that fueled its rise have been turned against it. The only way out may be for it to recapture something of its past. In an era in which online stores such as Amazon.com are battling … More The Department Store of the Future will look a lot like the Past