President Joe Biden on Wednesday called for a sweeping use of government power to reshape the U.S. economy and counter China's rise in a $2 trillion-plus proposal that has been met with swift political resistance.
A group of investors and other funds are ramping up pressure on Western companies over alleged human rights abuses in China's Xinjiang region, highlighting the challenges for brands trying to maintain business ties.
At least three Chinese celebrities on Saturday dropped German fashion house Hugo Boss, the latest foreign brand caught in a concerted boycott by Chinese consumers over Western accusations of forced labour in Xinjiang.
US Trade Representative Katherine Tai has said she was maintaining the threat of US tariffs on goods from Austria, Britain, India, Italy, Spain and Turkey in retaliation for their digital services taxes.
China’s top ride-hailing app dropped Swedish fashion retailer H&M from its listings as Chinese celebrities stopped endorsing foreign labels in a growing uproar over Western accusations of forced labour in Xinjiang.
A judge on Friday denied the appeal of Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard to be released from jail ahead of a possible hearing for extradition to the United States on sex trafficking and racketeering charges.
The votes on whether to form a union at Amazon's Alabama fulfillment center are set to be reviewed, with momentum for future labor organizing at America's second-largest private employer hanging in the balance.
Japanese retail sales fell for the third straight month in February as households kept a lid on expenditure amid the coronavirus emergency, underscoring its fragile economic recovery from last year's slump.
Athletic shoe maker Nike Inc on Monday sued a New York-based company that produced "Satan Shoes" purported to contain a drop of human blood as part of a collaboration with "Old Town Road" rapper Lil Nas X.