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Seams in Good Condition

Clothing World presents the results of thefirst major study into the effects of fabric conditioner on the performance of garmentseams. The research outlines a number of measures that can be taken at the manufacturingstage to help reduce seam slippage — one of the principal causes of customer returns.

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All sewn up

Ease of use, reliability, durability and,of course, increased productivity are all driving developments in sewing machinery. Inthis special feature we look at some of the latest innovations coming on to the market.

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Are Apparel and Footwear Companies Ready for the Web?

Will apparel and footwear sales ever fly onthe Internet? That’s the question vendors and merchants are asking themselves as theysee consumers actively using the Internet to buy books, cars, and even make travelarrangements. While most consumers are not buying apparel and footwear via the computertoday, the clothing market place promises to heat up as the Internet increasinglyinfluences the way people live.

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High-Tech Heats Up at Super Show

Performance fibers and fabrics were thetalk of the town at the recent Super Show, which took place Feb. 12-15 in Atlanta, GA.From extreme sports apparel to everyday sportswear, a melding of high-tech and fashiondominated many apparel lines, targeting consumers’ increasing desire for"crossover" dressing.

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Spending for Athletic Footwear Dips 6% in 1998

Spending for Athletic Footwear Dips 6% in1998; Stable Fourth Quarter Helps Offset Weak Third Period; Running Shoes Edge OutBasketball as Most Popular Consumer spending for athletic footweardeclined 6% in 1998, due largely to a weak third quarter, according to a national surveythat has tracked the market since 1992.

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Control of remote suppliers

As apparel andfootwear companies move their sourcing of raw materials, Cut, Make and Trim (CMT)capacity, and finished product from domestic suppliers to more cost-effective areas of theworld, the issue arises as to how to secure control of this supply. This article examineshow technology is being used to address this issue, while it challenges some assumptionsinherent in the question itself.

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Peru: Open for Business

Peru’s best and brightest textile andapparel manufacturers were on hand at the recent PeruModa, promoting the country’shigh-quality products and niche market savvy. The second annual PeruModa, a matchmakingforum designed for international importers and Peruvian apparel and textile manufacturers,was a clear demonstration that Peruvian manufacturers are providing fabrics and garmentsof high quality and working hard to supply niche markets.

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Clotech 99

Clotech 99 has been described as one of the most important equipment andtechnology exhibitions that has ever been staged for the UK's sewn goods sector. Itstiming coincides with a period of major change and re-orientation throughout the industrywhich is, in turn, slowly giving rise to the recognition that there are stillopportunities to be explored and successes to be enjoyed through a combination of goodmanufacture, exciting design and a close proximity to the retailer.

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New Weapons Introduced in War Against Counterfeiting, Diversion

Willcox & Gibbs has established adivision that will offer the sewn products industry a "cafeteria" of productsdesigned to combat counterfeiting and diversion of merchandise. The new Anti-Counterfeiting & DiversionSolutions Division, led by industry veteran Mahlon Saibel, president, is targeting aproblem that has become increasingly serious for firms that market major apparel brandsand licensed sewn products goods. Indeed, the International Anti-Counterfeiting Coalition(IACC) estimates that the worldwide market for counterfeit goods is $250 billion, and theInternational Trademark Association reports that up to 22 percent of all apparel andfootwear sold worldwide is counterfeit.

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Storage & Distribution

Etam's rich pickings The move from supplying branches withpredetermined bulk allocations of garments to a process whereby they re-order on a dailybasis to replenish sold stock has resulted in Etam Plc revolutionising its storage anddistribution process.

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Learning Revolution

More than a dozen small and medium sizedclothing manufacturing companies in Scotland, from Peterhead to the central belt, havesigned up to a project which gives them access to new technology to improve businessprocesses and deliver training to workers where and when it is needed.

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ORCA Reports Dip In Outdoor Apparel Sales

Is the outdoor look losing its appeal?Market research data in ORCA’s Top-Line Report, a bimonthly measurement of retailsales of outdoor products, reveals a 21-percent decline in specialty store apparel salesbetween 1997 and 1998. Apparel sales for September/October 1997 were $156.6 million, and ayear later the same sales were measured at $124.4 million, or $32 million less.

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Sourcing - a simple solution?

In the heady days of the mid-eighties,consumers spent vast amounts of their disposable income on a wide range of clothing goods.Times have changed. It seems unlikely that market conditions will improve in the periodleading into the next century.

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Research Finds Apparel Market in Transformation

The apparel marketplace is beingtransformed by consumer buying habits that often don’t jive with traditional retailpractices, according to the latest Retail Intelligence System® (RIS) Softgoods RetailPreview report of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP.

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Education in training

As one of the new breed of NationalTraining Organisations, CAPITB Trust was given a long awaited official voice in educationwith a remit to equip young people with an understanding of the world of work and theskills that are essential to their future employability. CAPITB Trust has taken thisresponsibility seriously and is working to create a structure with which to influenceeducation nationally on behalf of the industry.

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Source Tagging

Tackling the issue of garment security isof prime concern to both garment manufacturers and the suppliers of labelling solutions. One of the central issues facing clothingmanufacturers when meeting the increasingly short lead times imposed by high streetretailers is how to ensure that all packaging meets the necessary requirements.

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Duck Head Apparel

NikiTait visits one of the fastest growing clothing brands in the US. "It all started back in 1865. Backwhen we manufactured denim overalls and jackets for the nation's railroad workers. Goodand sturdy clothes, just right for the times, these were the hardy ancestors of the DuckHead brand. Next, came the humble khaki. Sporting the world's first Duck Head logo in1978, the khaki classic, easy going style was in big demand on college campuses throughoutthe south east (USA). Its unparalleled popularity started a whole new generation of DuckHeads. To be sure, the world wanted more of our unique brand of quality. Soon, there wereDuck Heads in fine retail and department stores everywhere. Comfortable, casual clothesyou could tell were cut from a higher grade of fabric. More Duck Heads. Today, there areall kinds of Duck Head pants, shirts, shorts and skirts offered in a wide variety ofstyles and colours, worn by people of all ages and all walks of life", explains themanagement of Duck Head.

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Study shows global counterfeiting activity in the Apparel & Footwear Industries eating away at company sales

The International Trademark Associationtoday released a new study estimating the impact of trademark counterfeiting andinfringement on worldwide sales in the apparel and footwear industries. The International Trademark Associationestimates that in 1995, the apparel and footwear companies that participated in the studylost 22 percent of their sales or $2.1 billion due to trademark counterfeiting andinfringement activity. Counterfeit products can significantly damage companies not onlythrough loss of sales, but also by involuntarily associating them with inferior and unsafeproducts.

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The administration mushroom

The operating environment for businesses inthe Apparel & Footwear Industries has changed in recent years. Global trading andcompetition, low margins and more orders in small quantities are characteristic of today'sIndustries. All of these have created pressure on domestic businesses to grow strong ordie. The application of IT in the form of fully integrated Enterprise Resource Planning(ERP) systems has been a key part of the success of the thrivers. After all, how can youcontrol costs and maximize sales unless the activities of all resources are integrated?Business units must keep in touch with each other and the marketplace. These systems havenow become the norm. The question to ask is: are they all the same?

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Challenges for fashion education

Ann Priest, Dean of the School of FashionPromotion and Management at the London College of Fashion, addresses the Textile Institutein London Against a background of internationaldesign, global sourcing, cheap imports, a strong pound, lack of flexibility and investmentin home manufacturing, companies seeking to continue business in the UK bemoan the lack ofskills and interest in manufacture.