Prop 65 Reform for Apparel Industry & California Businesses Welcomed

The Apparel Industry welcomes much needed Proposition 65 Reform. 
 "Proposition 65 is a good law that's helped many people, but it's being abused by unscrupulous ...

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Topics: apparel industry, Testing

uFaker: A New App That Rewards You For Reporting Counterfeit Products

uFaker is an easy-to-use mobile, web, and social platform for identifying, reporting, and combatting counterfeit products.

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Topics: apparel industry, Security, Consumers, Development

4 Reasons Why J Brand Denim Will Thrive in Japan

Fast Retailing Co., Ltd., owner of LA-based denim maker, J Brand has announced plans to launch a new subsidiary company, J Brand Japan Co., Ltd. to capture Japan's rapidly ...

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Topics: denim, apparel supply chain, apparel industry

7 Effects of the US Suspending Trade Privileges with Bangladesh

The Obama administration announced yesterday that effective in 60 days, the US will offically suspend all trade privileges with Bangladesh.

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Topics: apparel industry, Pricing, Garments, Factories, global apparel supplier

5 Reasons Why Levi Strauss Just Increased Profits by 264%

Long regarded as the iconic American denim company, Levi Strauss is excelling in the apparel industry because of these 5 crucial reasons.

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Topics: apparel industry, Design, Pricing, Development, Branding

What the CPSC Lead Limit Revisions Mean for the Apparel industry

The Consumer Product Safety Comission (CPSC) just announced a major revision to their very strict policy on lead limits for products intended for use by children 12 and under.

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Topics: apparel trims supplier, apparel industry, Safety Standards, raw materials

How Adidas is Using Technology to Save Millions in their Supply Chain

Adidas has effectively saved resources and money by reducing material waste, transportation, and distribution costs by utilizing 3D virtualization technology. 

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Topics: apparel supply chain, apparel industry, production

How the Africa Trade Initiative will Impact the Apparel Industry

President Obama announced a major trade partnership with sub-Saharan Africa aimed at expanding trade both with and within the growing nations. 

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Topics: apparel supply chain, apparel industry, Outsourcing, Manufacturers, production

What Neiman Marcus Should Do With Their $100M IPO

Luxury fashion and apparel retailer, Neiman Marcus announced today that it will be seeking to raise $100 million in an IPO geared to reinvent its shopping experience for customers.

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Topics: apparel industry, Retail, Online Retail, Customer Loyalty, Trends

5 Things You Need to Learn from Nike's Huge Management Changes

Today, Nike announced several major strategic changes within its executive management team that are designed to accomplish a few very specific core company goals. 

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Topics: apparel supply chain, apparel industry, Design, Development, Minimum Order Quantity, Innovation