Latest apparel and textile news & analysis in North America
There's hardly an apparel industry commentator on the planet who's not forever going on about rising cost prices, writes Mike Flanagan. But...
Apparel imports into the US wound down in December as the holiday season came to an end, yet all but two of the leading supplier countries b...
Hurt by adverse weather conditions, a continued shift by consumers to invest in high-value items such as cars, and a general slump after the...
Hot on the heels of its best quarterly growth of the year, US sportswear giant Under Armour has defended questions over the competitive posi...
Patagonia's goal of building "the world’s most socially and environmentally responsible supply chain" has made the outdoor wear specialist something of a pioneer in its industry. Cara Chacon, the group's director of social & environmental responsibility, however, is quick to admit that despite its successes, the company is far from perfect.
In the first part of this two-part interview, Kurt Cavano, founder and chief strategy officer of cloud-based supply chain platform GT Nexus, discussed how easy access to capital and technology is shaking up the retail industry. Here he talks about its impact on apparel production.
UK footwear brand Clarks has appointed footwear veteran Gary Champion as president of its Americas business, with responsibility for guiding the division to "its next stage of growth".
US apparel executives believe China will still be the first choice sourcing destination over the next two years, but they expect the country's lead to narrow, a new survey has found.
This year will mark what is being described as another challenging year for the US cotton industry, with low cotton prices, ample global stocks and uncertainties regarding global mill cotton use.
US retail sales are forecast to grow 3.1% in 2016 as lower gas prices contribute to higher discretionary income for consumers to save, pay down debt and spend.
While in-store purchases have dropped, the store remains pivotal when it comes to returns, new research suggests.
Eileen Fisher has become the largest women's wear brand to gain B Corp certification, less than a year after setting its sights on 100% sustainability by 2020.
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