Tag Archives: Garment Retailing

The New Holitistic Supply Chain: Where is it:?

A request from John

Thanks for your investment in writing the blog.  I would like to see an address of why sourcing is a strategic area for the buyer.  Often there is such a laser-like focus on “who can make Read More

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My Garment Industry Predictions for 2014

Garment industry experts confidently predict that the 500-billion ton meteorite that slammed into downtown Chicago yesterday morning, will have a negative impact on 2014 holiday sales.

Those of us who predict the Chicago calamity will get it right; those who … Read More

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China and Its Place in a Changing U.S. Garment Import Market

2011 brought wrenching change to the U.S. market.  From June through December unit imports declined every single month, as retailers drastically reduced inventories.

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U.S. Imports All Garments Monthly Data 2011 vs 2010
Units Value
January 17.0% 22.4%
February 12.3% 16.9%
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