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Study Cites U.S. Re-shoring Drive

The overall re-shoring of U.S. manufacturing may have taken a step back in 2014, but the apparel industry bucked the trend.

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Piece & Co.'s Mission to Disadvantaged Communities

Piece & Co. is out to change the world by employing one woman at a time.

NYC Textile Week Set to Launch

An alignment of textile and fashion trade shows have come together for the soft launch of NYC Textile Week.

Europeans Leery of Wearable Tech

Report suggests Americans are more willing to consider all manner of devices.

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Industry Players Talk China, Sustainability

Environmental degradation is a hot button issue in China these days – one that the government is tackling and forcing manufacturers to address.

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Hub Seen Boosting N.Y. Manufacturing

The Manufacturing Innovation Hub will provide research, design, development and manufacturing resources for emerging designers and apparel manufacturers.

Mexico Approves Six-Prong Textiles Aid Package

The package is aimed to shield its industry from undervalued Asian imports and bolster its competitiveness.

Gildan Forecasts Loss, Cuts Prices in Printwear Business

Canadian apparel maker Gildan Activewear Inc forecast a first-quarter loss.

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NYC to Invest $3.5M in Fashion Incubator in Brooklyn

City officials today will reveal plans to invest in a new fashion epicenter called the Manufacturing Innovation Hub for Apparel, Textiles & Wearable Tech.

Bangladesh Summit to be Held

The Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association is set to sponsor the “Dhaka Apparel Summit.”

DOL Cites Bangladesh, Cambodia for Child Labor

The department has added garments from Bangladesh and textiles from Cambodia to its new “List of Goods Produced by Child Labor or Forced Labor.”

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