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The fashion sourcing countries to watch in 2024

This year is coming to an end filled with uncertainty but there are still rays of hope in terms of…

Wider fallout of Israel-Gaza conflict concerns fashion supply chain

Gribbin explained: "If the Israel-Gaza war escalated in Middle East there would be spill over effects into Turkiye and Jordan…

Central America apparel expert joins SPESA board of directors

SPESA revealed its latest developments during its annual business meeting, held as part of the 38th World Fashion Convention, co-hosted…

Signal: X posts of the week – Fair wages, AI-based innovations, US trade policy

One of the most popular X posts was from the non-profit Global Human Rights Centre which shared the news of…

AI project aims to add value to fashion brands while boosting supplier profits

Multilateral agency ITC and fashion manufacturer association IAF are previewing the research phase of their AI fashion supply chain project…

IAF, SPESA World Fashion Convention to explore regional sourcing solutions

The IAF and SPESA World Fashion Convention, which is taking place in Philadelphia, US on 22-25 October, aims to educate…

IAF, SPESA to tackle supply chain challenges at 38th World Fashion Convention

Scheduled to take place on 23-25 October in Philadelphia, IAF and SPESA are preparing an agenda for the World Fashion…

Tom Glaser to join World Fashion Convention as keynote speaker

The International Apparel Federation (IAF) and Sewn Products Equipment and Suppliers of the Americas (SPESA) have joined forces to bring…

The shape of US apparel sourcing in 2023

Ed Gribbin is on so many apparel industry committee boards that the ‘about’ section on his Linkedin profile warrants an…

What’s next for US apparel manufacturing?

Texprocess Americas 2023 and Techtextil North America 2023 took place at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta to showcase…