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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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

The Next No-No: San Fran Bans Fur

The debate over fur is not a new one. In fact, animals-rights activists have been throwing red paint on those who wrap themselves in the material for years. And, pamphlets, commercials and viral videos have depicted the not so warm…

ITAA: It’s a Wonderful World of Textiles

Calling all textile lovers! Does your apparel profession allow you to pick, play and discover the latest and greatest in the fiber world? Or, do you wish you could pawn off that part of the design process off to a…

Crowd-Sourcing Clothing

The fashion industry has notoriously been a “cool kids” club. They congregate at the most fashionable table in the proverbial cafeteria and no, you cannot sit with them. This elite selection of people from fashion brands, magazines and other firms…

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