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Importers Weighing Their Options

Now that the day has come when WTO countries have dropped all quotas, importers aren't planning a headlong…

Denim Dish: ’05 Goals: Denim Searches For Next Big Thing

Jeans executives are focusing on niche marketing to attract customers, as well as developing new washes and…

’05 Goals: Ready for Sourcing’s Evolution

Major makers are preparing for a sea change in worldwide textile and garment sourcing, as WTO nations end the…

Ge-Ray in Activewear Push

NEW YORK — Knit textile specialist Ge-Ray Fabrics has started a division focusing on swimwear and activewear…

Importers, Gov’t Duel on Safeguards

A lawsuit brought by an import group took the debate on globalization and outsourcing of U.S. jobs into the…

China to Impose Export Tariffs in Trade Reversal

China made a bold gambit in the high-stakes world of international trade, leaving the rest of the global…

ITG Takes Home Route in China

ITG inked a deal with China Ting Group to roll out a chain of Burlington House Retail stores in China and…

Malden Workers OK New Contract

NEW YORK — Averting a threatened strike, the manufacturing employees of Malden Mills Industries approved…

Malden Facing Potential Strike

Malden Mills is facing a strike by its unionized workforce, which was set to vote Thursday evening on whether…

What to Watch: Jeans Brands Ride Demand Wave

The cycle has swung in favor of jeans, and vendors don’t foresee any dip in the year ahead. Their main…

What to Watch: Persuading Shoppers to Trade Up

For most of the past decade, apparel executives have regarded deflation as being as certain as death and…

The Top 10 Stories of 2004: 3. Don’t Quota Me

The final year of the quota regime was filled with sound and fury, as executives in many of the 148 nations…

What to Watch: Textile Mills Look Beyond the Border

NEW YORK — For textile suppliers, the coming year will bring the biggest change to their competitive model…

What to Watch: Navigating the Sourcing Winds

NEW YORK — As they look ahead to the first year of quota-free apparel and textile trade, importer executives…

Simpler Shipping Seen Beyond Quotas

The final weeks of the quota system will present importers with several logistical hurdles and legal…