Tuesday, August 20, 2019

AAPN Member Inspectorio Featured in NRF’s 19 Innovative Companies Reshaping The Shopping Experience

Recently the National Retail Federation released their picks for "19 Innovative Companies Reshaping The Shopping Experience". And among those picks was AAPN member Inspectorio, who were...

The Made in USA Sweatshirt and the CCW Finishing Operation

At our 2014 Annual Conference, we asked Bayard Winthrop, who founded the Made in USA sweatshirt brand American Giant, to speak. We had learned of...

AAPN Visits Mexico!

We were in Mexico City last week setting up our December 4 AAPN Mexico City Regional Conference and visiting members. It is...

AAPN Member Patagonia is #6 on FastCompanies 50 Most Innovative Companies List

In 2013, when Randy Harward (see photo) was still with Patagonia, Sue and I got the grand tour. The building shown is the original...

Sage Sayings to Start Your Week

There's nothing quite like a great quote to give you that little bit of extra inspiration to start the week off on the right...
Fortune: Corporate Responsibility Is Taking On a New Meaning

Fortune: Corporate Responsibility Is Taking On a New Meaning

This great piece - which mentions AAPN member Patagonia - highlights a number of different ways that companies can demonstrate greater corporate responsibility. Training, transparency, community engagement and more. Which ones are a priority for your company?
Costco Selling $7 Billion of Apparel a Year !!

Costco Selling $7 Billion of Apparel a Year !!

Americans are increasingly picking up tops and trousers from a retailer better known for its no-frills warehouses and bulk everything.
Devin Steele's Excellent Summary of ITMA2019

Devin Steele’s Excellent Summary of ITMA2019

Devin Steele of e Textile Communications excellent summary of ITMA 2019.

Walmart Offers College Subsidy So U.S. Workers Pay $1 a Day

All companies compete as supply chains. Need further proof? Walmart is offering virtually free college tuition to study supply chain. Every college graduate with...

Why Consulting Can Be Better Than Retiring

We are all 'consultants' in a way. The strength of this network is the hundreds of individuals who, when they are active in our...