Kids Need To Pack Quickly for School as Trump’s Tariffs Wait At Summer’s End — Panjiva


Kids Need To Pack Quickly for School as Trump’s Tariffs Wait At Summer’s End

China 1760 Cons. Discr. - Apparel 214 Cons. Discr. - Retailing 156 Info Tech - Tech Hardware 378 U.S. 3301

The late-summer back-to-school shopping season typically results in a peak in shipments for kids apparel, laptop computers and backpacks in June and July. Imports of the three categories have only risen by 1% on a year earlier in the three months to June 30. Within that however the fortunes of backpack and laptop suppliers are markedly different. Imports of backpacks have climbed 9% to reach a record in June. That’s likely due to their inclusion in the $200 billion of exports from China targeted by the Trump administration for 10% duties. Laptops meanwhile saw a 12% drop in the second qu...

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