LAS VEGAS — Country of origin is becoming a crucial element in making sourcing decisions.
Experts at the Sourcing at MAGIC show said rising interest from consumers and escalating attention from politicians has heightened the focus on where textiles and apparel are manufactured. In the challenging global economy, buyers sought the most advantageous deals, while vendors and the governments backing them promoted free-trade agreements, prices and other factors that gave them an edge.
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