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Arthur Friedman

Senior Editor, Special Projects, Textiles & Trade

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How U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol Is Advancing Sustainably Grown Cotton

Fashion needs transparency, and one industry group is doing its part to further that goal.

Denim’s New Mantra: Perform or Die

Whether performance is the goal or fashion is the focus, fabric innovations help brands stay ahead, even when…

Unifi Spins Survival Into Prosperity With Repreve

The Repreve facility in Yadkinville, N.C., is the largest texturized yarn manufacturing plant in the country…

Apparel Industry on Edge Over Trump, GOP Trade Plans

The implications of the proposed border adjustment tax and the threat to renegotiate or scrap the North…

NYDJ Teams With Clothes4Souls in Jeans Donation Initiative

Starting Wednesday and throughout 2017, NYDJ will donate an item of clothing to Clothes4Souls when a customer…

Supply Chain Undeterred in Environmental Efforts

There is some concern that advances will be counteracted by action to roll back environmental protections and…

Invista Exploring Sale of Apparel & Advanced Textiles Unit

Invista, a unit of Koch Industries, said options include potentially selling or further investing in the…

China Supreme Court Upholds Huntsman’s Patent Infringement Case

In earlier decisions, lower courts ruled that Colva had infringed on Huntsman's Chinese patent.

Retailers Urge Labor, Management to Avoid One-Day Port Shutdown

Thousands of companies rely on East Coast and Gulf Coast ports.

Fashion Industry Plays Role in NYC Job Growth

New York has seen strong job growth in recent years with initiatives to spur further gains, and the fashion…

WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement Ratified

The agreement seeks to expedite the movement, release and clearance of goods across borders.

NCC Joins Group Calling for Restraint on Budget Cuts

The group noted that the Congressional Budget Office estimated that the 2014 Farm Bill has cost far less than…

Retailers Withdraw From Bangladesh Apparel Summit

Their decision to withdraw is said to be in response to the campaign of repression against the labor movement…

East Africa Trade Hub and AAFA Join on Sourcing Pact

The agreement launches the East Africa Cotton, Textile and Apparel Initiative to establish sustainable…

Applied DNA Sciences Expands Patent Portfolio

Applied DNA's U.S. and global patent portfolio now totals 44, with 84 applications pending.