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

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