Deborah Belgum

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Hong Kong Fashion Week Fills the Runway With Dozens of Shows

Fashion Extravaganza

For the first time ever, a U.S. designer was included in the opening night of the Hong Kong Fashion Extravaganza. Several other parts of the world were also represented on the stage.

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Something for Everyone

Hong Kong Fashion Week

As China’s apparel and textile industries compete to maintain their global dominance, similar challenges confront Hong Kong Fashion Week, established more than 40 years ago at a time when many people outside of Asia knew nothing about making clothes in this part of the world.

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The Wild Side of Fashion


Hong Kong designer Andy Ho goes all out during Hong Kong Fashion Week.

Major Progress Made in Longshore Contract Negotiations

West Coast Port Crisis

After a federal mediator was called in earlier this year to speed things along, West Coast longshore workers and their employers said they have resolved the sticky issue of how the chassis fleet is maintained and by whom.

Prana Names New Director of International Sales


Prana, the lifestyle and yoga line headquartered in Carlsbad, Calif., is going more global with the appointment of Pacho Bedoya as its new director of international sales. He begins his new job on Feb. 2.

Container Volumes Rise with the Business Tide at Local Ports

Import & Export

The Port of Los Angeles reported that in 2014, cargo-container volumes were up 6 percent over the previous year. Total volumes reached 8.34 million 20-foot containers, which is the third busiest year for the port.

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LA Design Student Shows in Hong Kong


Woodbury University graduate shows her student collection at Hong Kong Fashion Week.

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Wildfox Swim Shows Off Cruise '15 Collection


Wildfox Swim goes from the runway to the retailer with Cruise '15 collection.

Ships Stack Up as Port Terminals Try to Clear Back-Logged Containers

Import & Export

As of Jan. 15, there were 13 cargo-container ships anchored beyond the breakwater that protects the Port of Long Beach and the Port of Los Angeles.

Full Steam Ahead for 2015 as Economy Accelerates and Gas Prices Drop


Just about everyone agrees that 2015 is shaping up to be a good year for the U.S. economy.

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