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Blockchain: Transforming the Fashion Industry – Part II

In part I of this article “Blockchain: Transforming the Fashion Industry – Part I” we discussed the techniques and values of the new technology.  We continue by discussing supply chain management via Blockchain and IP protection. Supply Chain Management Blockchains…

Blockchain: Transforming the Fashion Industry – Part I

Blockchain has started to transform the operations of many businesses around the world. It makes the textile, apparel, and footwear industries more transparent. What is BlockChain? It is a group of blocks carrying digital information. The blocks have information related…

The Biggest Fear in Business is Uncertainty

In this article, we comment on some of the ideas in an interview between Wilson Zhu, COO (Chief Operating Officer), Li&Fung and Anna Tehan, EVP Corporate Communications, Fung Group. How many of us were delighted to see “a return to…

New Expansion for the ATSC Show in Toronto

Apparel Textile Sourcing Canada (ATSC) is delighted to announce it is holding its fifth annual (2020) edition in Toronto, Canada from August 17 – 19th.  They will be relocating and expanding to the Toronto Congress Centre. The Toronto Congress Centre is close…

Everest Textile will be showcasing at the Miami ATS

Are you pre-registered for the Apparel Textile Sourcing Miami (ATSM) show, taking place at the Mana Wynwood Convention Center from May 27th – 29th, 2020?   You can pre-register for FREE by clicking on this link. Below we will preview the…

The UK, the Government, and the Fashion Industry

Last week, Boris Johnson from the Conservative party won a majority government.  What does that mean to the UK fashion industry? The British Fashion Council said that it would “keep working with the government to make sure the interests of the…

Apparel Textile Sourcing Toronto Pre Show Intelligence

Welcome to the ATSC (Apparel Textile Sourcing Canada) pre-show report. This report highlights what is happening during the show, seminars, special events and the latest trends and innovations. The day before the show was busy with the exhibitors being set up…

Day Three: ATSM 2019 Recap

So that’s a wrap on another Apparel Textile Sourcing Miami show. This year’s unprecedented growth and evolution would not have been possible without the support from the attendees, speakers, partners, and exhibitors. Destination: Miami This year ATSM 2019 tripled in…

Day Two: ATSM 2019 Fashion Show

They say things get better with age and nothing holds more true to that then day two of Apparel Textile Sourcing Miami 2019. Day one saw its focus on innovation, international trade, business opportunities, and incentives for apparel brands and…

ATSM Announces 2019 Show Dates!

We can’t get enough of Miami. A little over two months after the first ever Apparel Textile Sourcing Miami (ATSM) took place, we’re already trying to find our way back to South Florida. If you’re feeling the same way, then…

Future of Fashion to be Unveiled at ATSC 2018

Everyone always wants to know what’s NEXT- what does the future hold? This especially holds true in the world of apparel and textiles. In an industry that thrives on innovation, we have created daring cuts, styles, prints and garment fabrications….

Canadian Apparel Federation x ATSC

At the Apparel Textile Sourcing Show- Canada, seminars are held on everything from sustainability, to influencers, to governmental issues. This August 20thfrom 1-2pm the Canadian Apparel Federation will highlight Canada’s trade policy update by CAF’s executive director Bob Kirke. Canadian…

The Countdown is on to ATS-C 2018!

They say that, “There’s no rest for the wicked.” In reality, there’s no rest for the Apparel Textile Sourcing team. On the heels of their success from the inaugural ATS-Miami, Jason Prescott, the TopTenWholesale.com and Manufacturer.com team have poured a few…

Fashion and Sustainability-Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is

Sustainability and issues of climate change issues are ever-present in the media, and not without reason. By now it is widely known that the increase in global temperature is producing many adverse effects on the planet. Some of these effects…

China Extends Olive Branch, Cuts Tariffs

All is fair in love and war. And if we are on the brink of a trade war, it looks like China is trying to show the U.S a little love. It was announced that China plans to cut tariffs…

That’s a Wrap on the Debut ATS-Miami Show!

Our time in the sun has come to an end as the first ever Apparel Textile Sourcing Miami came to a close this past Wednesday. Now, at the end of a very busy and exciting week, we look back at…

Fashion Shows its True Colors at ATS Miami 

Day 2 at Apparel Textile was one to remember! The trade show floors were filled with attendees and exhibitors making connections and getting it done. Throughout the morning the convention center was abuzz with the event of the day- the…

ATS-M Packed for Trade Show’s First Day!

Apparel Textile Sourcing MIAMI trade show is here! This morning the doors to swung open to the Mana Wynwood Convention doors for the inaugural show. We’ve got China in the house. Also, India, Bangladesh, Turkey, and Pakistan. Also, Mexico, South…

“Let’s Talk”- ATS-M Seminars List

T-minus ONE day until Apparel Textile Sourcing MIAMI! Can you tell we’re excited? And we are, but all you amazing attendees and exhibitors should be too! We can’t wait to see all your smiling faces tomorrow morning for our first…

Runway Ready- ATS-Miami Style

Lights, camera, FASHION! Are you ready for a three-day extravaganza for all things apparel? We’re excited for business to be done and connections to be made, but the “can’t miss” event will be the ATS Miami Fashion Show. This event…

Amazon Set to Conquer Apparel

We are in the age of Amazon. The e-commerce and cloud computing giant has managed to establish itself as the largest information technology company by revenue. But, it didn’t stop there. After successfully capturing the online shopping industry, Amazon has…

Man Behind the ATS Brand: Jason Prescott

Less than a Week before the very first Apparel Textile Sourcing Miami (ATSM) finds Jason Prescott, founder and CEO of JP Communications and organizer of the Apparel Textile Sourcing shows, talking business with Jim Fried of Fried on Business. The…

Big-Name Companies Zara, Gap and more to Attend ATSM

May is finally here and the sun is shining, the Justin Timberlake memes have flooded the internet and Apparel Textile Sourcing MIAMI is almost here! We can’t wait for those doors to swing open to the Mana Wynwood Convention doors…

Trademarking Style: Fashion’s Appropriation and Trademark Problem

Peanut butter goes with jelly, Bert goes with Ernie and fashion goes with controversy. No stranger to the matter, the industry has a hot topic up for debate- the trademark. In a consumer market where buyers associate brands with specific…

Five Years Post-Rana Plaza: What Has Changed?

Disaster struck five years ago when a structural failure caused the five-story Rana Plaza to collapse, killing 1,134 factory workers. To this day, the incident is considered the deadliest accident to have occurred in a garment factory. If the building…

Miami-Next China of Latin America? 

For some time now, Miami has been touted as the “Gateway to the Americas. This is due to the fact that the Americas and the Caribbean look to South Florida as their entryway into the U.S for all things fashion,…

Tips and Tricks for Attending a Trade Show

Trade shows are a plethora of vendors to visit, potential business partners to meet and speakers to be inspired by. In many industries, especially fashion, trade shows are a must-attend event. Whether you will be attending a trade show for…

Miami Gives Back: Philanthropy Spotlight

In recent years, Miami has been garnering national attention for their swanky new hotels, influx of business investment in the area, and their rising apparel industry. What also deserves attention are some of the organizations that make philanthropy their mission. They…

ATS-M Announces List of Panels and Seminars

Miami is heating up on the heels of Apparel Textile Sourcing’s U.S debut. Apparel Textile Sourcing MIAMI (ATS-M) will bring over 200 apparel companies from over a dozen countries under one roof at the Maya Wynwood May 21st-23rd, 2018. ATS-M, along…

Keeping Up with the….U.S Trade Agreements

Keeping up with the new developments in U.S trade is starting to get as complicated as keeping up with the Kardashians. In the previous episode, The U.S enacted a 25% tariff on steel imports and 10% on aluminum as reported…