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

Why LA Garment Makers Get a Boost as China Denim is Under Pressure

A new report on denim production in China, titled "Breathless for Blue Jeans" has just been released and the findings are very troubling.  

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Topics: denim, Consumers, Safety Standards, Garments

Thinking of Sourcing in Laos?

Laos announced that they've set a goal to double clothing and apparel exports by 2015, but they'll need to drastically grow their workforce to support rising demand.

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Topics: Outsourcing, Manufacturers, global apparel, Garments

Cambodia: Shoe Factory Collapse Kills 2

Early Thursday morning, the ceiling of a factory in Cambodia which manufactures Asics shoes collapsed while workers were inside, killing two people and injuring seven. This comes ...

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Topics: Safety Standards, Manufacturers, Garments