Quotes From the Book Drive by Daniel Pink

I did not write the first paragraph below but I wish I had because it has been my reality for my 24 years here...

Amazon’s Trojan Horse

This article is from Robin Lewis' RobinReports. We can not WAIT for the interview of Robin by Ed Gribbin at our Annual Conference one...

China’s Once-Booming Textile and Clothing Industry Faces Tough Times

THIS is why we promote the Americas and our membership elsewhere - at our Annual Conference; our Leadership Forum; our Regional Conferences; our Carolina...

Fast Fashion Goes Green With Mushrooms, Lumber Scraps, and Algae

Fashion is getting greener, and that can only be a good thing. a recent Bloomberg article (see below) highlights the efforts being made by...

AAPN Weekly Roundup 4/27/18

Another week - and almost another month - over. Much of what we have had to share this week has still revolved around the AAPN...

Brands and Retailers Comment on the AAPN Carolinas Mill Tour

At AAPN, we feel the Carolinas Mill Tour for 23 people from 9 brands and retailers two weeks ago was about perfect. A total of...

Infographic: How Amazon Makes Its Money

Everyone knows Amazon generates a great deal of revenue. But given how diverse the company has become (does anyone remember when it was just...

New Member News: Diversitex joins AAPN

We are delighted to announce that Diversitex has joined our AAPN family. Diversitex, Inc. is a family-owned fabric company that has just celebrated 40 years...

2018 AAPN Carolina Mill Tour – Photo Album Online Now

We are delighted to share the photo album compiled during our five-day AAPN Carolina Mill Tour which more than 20 of us experienced just...

How to Introduce a New Hire; Intern; Child and Others to Our Industry

We recently got a note from an exec member asking us the best way to get a new sales associate of theirs involved with...

AAPN Member American & Efird Release 2017-2018 Corporate Sustainability Report

AAPN member American & Efird (A&E), one of the world's foremost manufacturers and distributors of industrial and consumer sewing thread, embroidery thread and technical...