Tuesday, August 20, 2019

AAPN’s ‘Dynamic Duo’ Honored

I've never seen anyone work harder or with more passion and patience that Devin Steele. He is tireless and so smart. So, receiving the...

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...
UNBELIEVEABLE: Who Knew Amazon Owned All This?

UNBELIEVEABLE: Who Knew Amazon Owned All This?

Amazon has more than 80 private-label brands across all categories, including a dozen women’s clothing brands and seven denim brands
When It Comes to 'Made in USA,' Does American Pride Stop at the Wallet?

When It Comes to ‘Made in USA,’ Does American Pride Stop at the Wallet?

While folks say they want ‘Made in America’ products, in many cases they are not willing to spend the extra money for them
NYT: 'It Is Our Fault': El Salvador's President Takes Blame for Migrant Deaths in Rio Grande

NYT: ‘It Is Our Fault’: El Salvador’s President Takes Blame for Migrant Deaths in...

We have dozens of members in El Salvador. We know for certain they have created tens of thousands of jobs. Their commitment to stability and investment in-country continues.
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.
FN: In the Era of Cause Marketing, Here's What Not to Do

FN: In the Era of Cause Marketing, Here’s What Not to Do

There are many ways that brands can miss the mark with their marketing. Here, experts share a few major mistakes to avoid.
Lunchtime Read "Why the Era of Free Trade May Be Coming to an End"

Lunchtime Read “Why the Era of Free Trade May Be Coming to an End”

For the past two years the U.S. and other leading economies have engaged in a series of trade wars with no end in sight
FORTUNE: Manufacturers Are Considering Leaving China. But It Isn't All Because of the Trade War

FORTUNE: Manufacturers Are Considering Leaving China. But It Isn’t All Because of the Trade...

An interesting piece from Fortune with notes from Mike Todaro.