Apparel Industry; Opportunities in Latin and Central America

Whenever the apparel supply chain is staring down some sort of upheaval—whether it’s the Tranche four tariffs, fires in Bangladesh or China wage hikes—many decide that it’s a good time to take... Read more »

The future of Sustainability and Near Shoring

Two decades ago, the USA and European apparel brands and retailers rushed to shift production to Asia to gain a cost advantage.  Now they are moving production to better cost-efficient regions with... Read more »

Opportunities and Challenges in Textiles and Apparel in India

The recently re-elected government needs to rethink its policy on turning around India’s second-largest job provider as the textile and apparel sector continues to gasp for growth. Three years after key regulatory... Read more »

I know everything, so why do I need help?

Understanding the importance and value of your supply chain and sourcing professionals. Their role in helping to make sure the right suppliers are constantly and consistently validated, vetted, on-boarded, and trained to... Read more »

How to prepare for a trade show as an Exhibitor

In preparation for the exhibition, it is important to plan in advance and take further action at the trade shows to make sure you get lots of value from the experience. There... Read more »

Making the best of the trade show as a buyer

Exploring the best strategies and things to do before, during and after a tradeshow as a buyer.   What are your business, product, and end consumer needs? Determining the type of tradeshow that... Read more »

CCCT and its importance in the Textile and Apparel industries

Industry professionals need to understand the importance of interacting with established associations and organizations that support Chinese businesses with their domestic and international presence.   In this article, I will discuss the benefits... Read more »

Tradeshow Importance and Sourcing New Suppliers

In business, we all get comfortable with existing relationships. You know each other’s needs, egocentricity, pet peeves, and requirements. You have done this in the past so why can’t you do this... Read more »