The Economic and Societal Impact of the Yarn Forward Rule on CAFTA-DR Signatories

Werner International, which has provided management and strategic consulting services exclusively to fiber, textile, apparel, and retail customers on a worldwide basis for over 80 years, has conducted a third-party independent review of the Dominican Republic-Central...

The adventures of clothing – from secondhand clothes to recycling

History Secondhand clothing collection and reuse has a long history. In mid and late 19th century, London, Paris and Netherlands were centers for trading of secondhand clothes and the sales were mostly to Europe or Americas. The industry has fluctuated over the 20th...

E-COMMERCE AND FASHION

E-commerce is an essential part of today’s retail market. Globalization and digital advancements have paved the way and global consumer trends have shaped the e-commerce market from a small segment to a vital part of any brand’s success. Fashion industry makes up the...

THE FUTURE OF THE TEXTILE AND CLOTHING INDUSTRY IN AFRICA

When the World Trade Organization ended the textile and clothing quota system in 2005, large textile and clothing producers such as China and India were amongst the key beneficiaries, while Africa was among the big losers. As part of the Chinese and Indian supply...

Authentic Denim Is Cotton Denim

For nearly a hundred and fifty years, denim jeans have been the timeless symbol of classic Americana. James Dean wore perfectly faded jeans. Marilyn Monroe wore them with a white button-down tucked in. “Rosie the Riveter” made the working-girl denim jumpsuit famous,...