Amazon’s New Clothes May Outstrip Department Stores

According to a note issued by Morgan Stanley last week, it is predicted that Amazon will become the largest apparel retailer - by volume...

AAPN Weekly Roundup 4/20/18

The end of another week.. We're still receiving great feedback about our AAPN Carolina Mill Tour - including a great two-part report from Ed Gribbin,...

Opinion – Ed Gribbin on the AAPN Carolina Mill Tour Part 2

Here, as he promised, is the second half of Ed Gribbin's 'report' on our amazingly successful and informative AAPN Carolina Mill Tour. Enjoy! It really...

AAPN Members Haggar and Unifi: Helping the Environment One Pair of Pants at a...

AAPN Members Unifi and Haggar are doing amazing things together! For nearly a decade, Haggar Clothing Co. has partnered with Unifi, Inc. to produce its...

Unifi Enters into Agreement to Acquire the Dyed Yarn Business and Assets of National...

More big textiles developments out in the Carolinas! AAPN member Unifi, Inc., one of the world's leading innovators in synthetic and recycled yarns, has announced...

Opinion – Ed Gribbin on the AAPN Carolina Mill Tour

On our Carolina Textile Tour last week, we had 23 people from 9 brands and retailers. We also had one extra member - Ed...

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’s Carolina Mill Tour is Blowing Minds

Last week, we took the tour detailed in the below report by Devine Steele. 23 executives, managers and staff from 8 brands and retailers...

AAPN Weekly Roundup 4/13/18

What an amazing week! For most of it, we were out in the beautiful Carolinas, on the AAPN Carolina Mill Tour. And as Mike...

AAPN Member Unifi Helps Create Groundbreaking Fashion Exhibit for Flint, Michigan

Since the water crisis began in Flint, Michigan over a year ago millions of plastic water bottles have made their way into the city...

Alibaba vs. Amazon: Who Will Become Biggest Fastest?

Please note that Robin Lewis, who's article follows, is on our program May 6-8 at our Annual Conference at the Four Seasons Miami and...