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Arthur Friedman

Senior Editor, Special Projects, Textiles & Trade

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Polartec Relaunches Its Polarfleece Brand

The company is also introducing MtnLogic, a top-of-the-mountain apparel brand built in collaboration with…

Retail Imports Higher Than Expected During Holidays

Cargo volume for 2016 is now estimated at 18.8 million TEU, up 2.9 percent from 2015.

Unifi’s Repreve Brand Enters Vietnam

Unifi said this collaboration will open distribution channels for Repreve in a key apparel-producing region.

USTR Urges Trade Reforms From China

While citing some positive developments, the overall picture currently presented by China's WTO membership…

ILA to Fight Fully Automated Terminals in Contract Talks

Informal talks with USMX management leaders are scheduled for Feb. 13 on a new master contract covering…

Rainforest Action Network Lauds Ralph Lauren for Wood-Based Fabrics Policy

Ralph Lauren's policy and actions on wood-based fabrics were developed in cooperation with Rainforest Action…

Covestro Leads Environmental Research Project

The materials manufacturer is heading a research project that aims to use the treated salt and purified…

Oeko-Tex Upgrades Regulations for Certification Programs

The new requirements allow Oeko-Tex to provide support for the Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals…

Taylor Stitch Teams With Woolmark Co. to Create Civic

Civic is an expansion to performance wear, combining fashion and function by tailoring the collection to meet…

Downlite Installs New Wastewater Recovery System

The system allows Downlite to recycle and reuse up to 99 percent of the water used to clean and sanitize its…

Miami Marine Terminal Conference Agreement Goes Into Force

The Miami Marine Terminal Conference Agreement allows the South Florida Container Terminal and the Port of…

Political Agenda Holds Opportunities and Concerns for Fashion Industry

Several issues, ranging from tax reform to trade and copyright protections, will be in play in the political…

Good Signs Ahead for Made in USA

The textile industry has re-established itself as an efficient, quality source of fast-turn production.

Obama’s Legacy: The Economy, the Environment and More

With President Obama term ending, it could be his achievements in the economic realm that will be most…

NYC Looks to Ease Traffic Congestion Around Trump Tower

NYPD to maintain enhanced security perimeter protecting the president-elect, while allowing limited vehicle…