MILAN, July 3- Italy's fashion designers have long been plagued by cheap copies of their bags and clothing but there is also a flourishing market for reproductions of high-end furniture for those that covet "Made in Italy" architectural style at low prices. Some have taken legal action, but now a new law introduced this year in Italy may help their cause.» Read More
*Manufacturers in price war for standard LED light bulbs. FRANKFURT, April 3- Lighting companies like Philips and Osram are scrambling to develop more advanced technology as a price war for LED bulbs threatens to eat into profits and bring on a period of low growth as the long-life bulbs become more common.
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NEW YORK, March 13- Cotton is no longer king of the U.S. apparel industry as lower prices fail to revive consumer demand and once-mocked man-made fibers take a permanent place in American wardrobes.
NEW YORK, Jan 30- The arctic cold sweeping across the United States has caused rare winter power interruptions for U.S. spinning mills in North and South Carolina, including Frontier Spinning Mills, the second-largest yarn producer in the United States.
*Around 15 firms have moved operations to Vietnam- trader. BEIJING/ SINGAPORE, Jan 15- Chinese yarn makers, crippled by artificially high prices for cotton at home, are shifting production overseas to secure cheaper raw materials, even going as far afield as the United States.
SANTERAMO IN COLLE, Italy, Jan 12- From this hilltop town on the heel of Italy's boot, Pasquale Natuzzi has built an eponymous furniture company that is one of the country's most global brands.
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