Survey Says Teens Prefer Food over Clothing, Nike is Losing Its Heat and Streetwear...

According to a survey recently published by Piper Jaffray Companies teen spending, which accounts for more than you might imagine, is changing, and while apparel...

Amazon Apparel Sales Gaining on Lululemon, Nordstrom and More

Department stores are already beleaguered by decades of encroachment by specialty and off-price retailers in their previously stalwart categories, including furniture, home goods and beauty....

China’s New Silk Road – A New Challenge for America

Yurts, camels and mud are the most prominent features of the countryside that surrounds Khorgos, but looks can be very deceiving, as for the last...

AAPN Welcomes New Member, Keer America Corporation

Keer America Corporation is a subsidiary of the Keer Group. Founded in 1995 and based in Zhejiang, China, the heart of China’s textile industry....

The Supply Chain of the Western Hemisphere is Known…….and it is Organized

While preparing slides for our Dallas Regional Conference recently, we went over mountains of data we maintain here at AAPN headquarters. The core data is, of...

YKK’s Grand Adventure into Anime

AAPN members are such innovators. Who knew anime and zippers were made for each other? It seems, however, that they are, as a video...

New Member Spotlight: Everest Textile USA LLC joins AAPN

The AAPN continues to grow and we’re pleased to welcome Everest Textile USA LLC into the fold. Founded in 1988, Everest Textile is an R&D...

What Words Drive YOUR career – Here are Several to Consider

Three very powerful words; “legacy, mastery, freedom and alignment. - Legacy and mastery are about the body of work and what you want to...

20th Century Fox Selects Gerber to Produce Replica Costumes for The Greatest Showman Premiering...

AAPN member Gerber combined forces with Global Garment Engineering and 20th Century Fox to replicate costumes worn by Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron, Michelle Williams,...

Cone Denim Launches Future BLACK+ Denim featuring Lenzing Modal® and REPREVE®

We love it when the entire partnership is made up of members of nearly 200 AAPN-member stakeholders, don’t you? Cone Denim, Lenzing and Unifi –...

Abercrombie & Fitch Puts Its Clothes Back On

In the early 2000's Abercrombie & Fitch were THE apparel brand to beat in the lucrative youth fashion market. However, years of decline -...