The United States is home to the world’s largest garment consuming country. Yet it has virtually no viable domestic garment making industry.
This is a remarkable state of affairs. The United States invented the clothing ready-to-wear industry. At the end … Read More
For over 20 years all negotiations for U.S. garment related free trade agreements have been governed by 2 assumptions.
1. Without the support of the textile industry, the U.S. Congress will reject any proposed garment free trade agreement.
As a … Read More
Posted in Customer Strategies, Factory Strategies, Global Issues, U.S. Government
Tagged garment factories, garment imports, Globalization, protectionism, tariffs, U.S. Government Policy, Vietnam, Yarn Forward Rule
We in the fashion industry pride ourselves on making the products our customers want. If my fourteen-year-old son wants the baggy pants look, talented designers working with the most professional merchandisers swing into action to ensure that he too can … Read More